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Refugees trapped in Australia’s offshore detention to get new life in Canada

Reliefweb 18 Oct 2021
The Rudd Labor Government introduced the current version of offshore detention in 2013 and this policy has been continued under three Coalition Prime Ministers ... The good news of the first 10 sponsorship approvals will spur RCOA on to keep raising funds to free more refugees from Australia’s oppressive offshore processing regime.
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Dominion Energy Virginia, State Corporation Commission Staff, Office of Attorney General, and Other Parties File ...

Johnson City Press 18 Oct 2021
The settlement agreement provides a balanced, reasonable and cost-effective approach that supports continued capital investments in Virginia in order to meet the Commonwealth's public policy priorities and the needs of our customers.
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Court orders mute asylum seeker detained in Australia be released into community or moved to Nauru

The Observer 17 Oct 2021
The judge has ordered AZC20 be moved from the Perth immigration detention centre to Nauru, Australia’s only remaining offshore processing island ... Dale argued the facts of the case showed offshore processing, far from being consistently and universally applied, was a policy that randomly selected people for transfer to Nauru or PNG’s Manus Island.
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Nephin Energy records €59m loss despite €14m profit from gas sales

The Irish Times 16 Oct 2021
Accounts show NEL earned a €14.1 million profit last year from selling gas ... The group paid a €56.5 million dividend to its shareholder, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ... However, the offshore oil and gas industry argues that both this legislation and conflicting energy policy statements have left companies unwilling to risk investing here ... .
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China easing mortgage rules on Evergrande contagion worries

Straits Times 15 Oct 2021
He said regulators should also loosen policies for project loans and onshore corporate bond markets, given that offshore debt financing is "almost shut down at the moment" ... The pressure on growth will likely trigger further policy easing, including a 25 basis point interest rate cut next year, according to economists led by Mr Liu Li-Gang ... BLOOMBERG.
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China eases mortgages for rest of year amid Evergrande contagion

Straits Times 15 Oct 2021
He said regulators should also loosen policies for project loans and onshore corporate bond markets, given that offshore debt financing is “almost shut down at the moment.” ... The pressure on growth will likely trigger further policy easing, including a 25 basis point interest rate cut in 2022, economists led by Liu Li-Gang wrote ... More on this topic.
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Researchers asked people worldwide about divisiveness. Guess where U.S. ranked

The Los Angeles Times 15 Oct 2021
WASHINGTON — . Perhaps the most unrealistic of President Biden’s campaign promises was his repeated suggestion that he could bridge the deep gulfs that divide American society ... The U.S ... Environmental policy experts told Congress that the government needs to expand its oversight of offshore oil platforms and pipelines, Anna Phillips reported.
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Baker breathes new life into offshore wind energy incentives

Cape Cod Times 14 Oct 2021
“We're ensuring that Massachusetts retains its leading edge position in the offshore wind policy debate in the US by proposing to, among other things, remove the price cap on project proposals to ensure that projects have the flexibility to incorporate storage, improve ...
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Charlie Baker proposes ‘game-changing’ offshore wind investment

Boston Herald 14 Oct 2021
“We’re ensuring that Massachusetts retains its leading-edge position in the offshore wind policy debate in the U.S ... Critics of the governor’s plan said the removal of caps on the cost of energy that have helped keep prices low for consumers could send the price of electricity generated by offshore wind spiraling out of control.
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Baker to file legislation to invest in clean energy innovation, workforce development

Daily Times Chronicle 14 Oct 2021
“This legislation includes a historic, once-in-a-generation $750 million investment to spur the next phase of clean energy innovation and will help advance critical priorities in the offshore wind industry by making key policy changes to the procurement process, lifting the price ...
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Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on President Biden’s Meeting with President Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya

The White House 14 Oct 2021
Kenyatta’s family holding a lot of offshore wealth, and I’m wondering if the President will be mentioning this at all and raising any sort of concerns about at least the appearance of what was revealed ... President Biden has said that the fight against corruption will be at the center of his foreign policy agenda.
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Floating Offshore Wind, United States: TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group Launch TotalEnergies SBE US Joint Venture

Polk County Itemiser-Observer 13 Oct 2021
offshore wind industry, to unlock untapped deep-water opportunities that will provide renewable electricity to millions of U.S ... To bring its full benefits to market, we need to go big and go deep," said Stephanie McClellan, Ph.D., Chief of Strategy & Policy, TotalEnergies SBE US and founder, Special Initiative on Offshore Wind.
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Britain on the brink

New Statesman 13 Oct 2021
I consent to New Statesman Media Group collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy ... As they grapple with the fallout from Brexit and the pandemic, Johnson and his team are taking policy decisions they accept will cause pain for many people but insist are worth it for the longer term.
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Murphy, Ciattarelli fight over COVID masks, school funding, abortion, white privilege in another heated N.J. ...

NJ dot com 13 Oct 2021
Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli on Tuesday night traded another set of bitter exchanges over COVID-19 vaccines and mask policies, school funding, and white privilege — while finding some common ground on abortion ... Murphy argued Ciattarelli would put lives “needlessly at risk” through his COVID-19 policies.
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5 telling moments between Murphy, Ciattarelli from their feisty final N.J. governor’s debate

NJ dot com 13 Oct 2021
Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli ... 2 ... Tim Hawk ... embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, which broke decades of American policy. He also said he disagreed with Trump on offshore drilling, funding for the Gateway Tunnel project, and ending state and local property taxes deductions above $10,000 (all issues with a New Jersey connection) ... 28.
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