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Polluted Air, Water Cost 9 Million Lives in 1 Year

In 2015, 9 million people died prematurely as a result of pollution. That's 16% of all human deaths worldwide for the year. A new study looks at what can be done......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 20th, 2017

Where Nestlé guzzles water, locals doubt claims of negligible impact

Bottling operations can draw 130 million gallons a year from one site at almost no cost to Nestlé. Its application to pump even more has opened a political fight......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2017

Polluted environments are killing 1.7 million children a year

Thomson ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - A quarter of all global deaths of children under five are due to unhealthy or polluted environments including dirty water and air, second-hand smoke and a lack or adequate hygiene, the World Healt.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 6th, 2017

Polluted environment kills 1.7 million children each year: WHO

The causes include unsafe water, lack of sanitation, poor hygiene practices as well as injuries.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 6th, 2017

Comstock Mining Announces 2017 Year End Results, Exceeds Cost Reduction Targets; Enters Agreement for Non-mining Asset Sale for $4 million

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:LODE) today announced selected strategic and financial highlights for the year ended December 31, 2017. General Ov.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 20th, 2018

Last year"s New York subway outage will cost Con Ed $202 million

The New York subway station power failure last year that sent commuters into an uproar and triggered a state investigation will end up costing utility owner Consolidated Edison Inc. $202... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2018

Ancient Fish Fossil Found By A Young Tourist

The 90-million-year-old ancient fish fossil doesn’t correspond to any known fish species. The discovery by a young tourist in Colombia marks a discovery of an intact deep water fish which lived du.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 2nd, 2018

Cost of crisis at tallest US dam reaches $870M in California

The costs of dealing with last year's near-disaster at the nation's tallest dam have reached $870 million, California officials said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 26th, 2018

Amazon Prime monthly price hike to generate $300 million a year

Amazon.com Inc. will generate an extra $300 million annually by increasing the monthly cost of Prime membership by $2, according to Cowen & Co......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 22nd, 2018

World"s largest desalinated water reservoir unveiled in the desert

On Monday, the United Arab Emirates unveiled the world's largest desalinated water reserve in the middle of the Liwa desert. It holds 5.6 billion gallons of water and cost $435 million to build......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 16th, 2018

World"s largest water reservoir unveiled in the desert

On Monday, the United Arab Emirates unveiled the world's largest desalinated water reserve in the middle of the Liwa desert. It holds 5.6 billion gallons of water and cost $435 million to build......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 15th, 2018

Correction: Sears-Liquidity story

Sears is raising $100 million in new financing, will seek twice that from other sources, and will attempt $200 million in additional cost cuts this year unrelated to store closings......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 11th, 2018

First-ever Pentagon audit will cost $367 million this year

Budget hawks have been calling for an audit of the Defense Department fo.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2018

Sears raises $100M in new financing, eyes $200M in cost cuts

Sears is raising $100 million in new financing, will seek twice that from other sources, and will attempt $200 million in additional cost cuts this year unrelated to store closings......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

Code crackdown: China payments restrictions to hit profits

BEIJING (Reuters) - A decision by China's central bank to rein in reserve funds held by payment firms could cost the industry upwards of $689 million a year, spur consolidation and alter the way Asia's biggest tech firms move money......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 5th, 2018

Apple’s Offer to Fix iPhone Batteries Could Cost Them 16 Million in New Sales

Apple is offering replacement batteries from $79 to $29. Apple Inc.'s offer to replace iPhone batteries cheaply may cut sales of new handsets by millions of units this year, according to Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz. "E.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 3rd, 2018

Trump-GOP Bill Resurrects $20 Billion Obamacare Tax on Crucial Medical Equipment

One company said the tax will cost it $75 million this year......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 2nd, 2018

Young scientist tackles Flint water problem

A 12-year-old Denver girl troubled by media reports about toxic drinking water in Flint, Michigan has developed a test that detects high lead levels faster and at a lower cost than traditional tests. Gitanjali Rao won the 2017 Discovery Education 3M.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2017

Take a look inside an abandoned $35M Communist monument

There's an abandoned monument in Bulgaria filled with communist propaganda. Construction cost the equivalent of $35 million today. Earlier this year, a group of adventur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2017

The cost of gas the year you were born

There were an estimated 218 million motorists in the United States in 2015, accounting for a combined 3......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2017

Uber hacker is 20, lives with his mom and was paid $100,000 to destroy data, report says

The hacker that engineering a massive data breach of Uber Technologies Inc. that affected 57 million people is a 20-year-old man who lives with his mother in Florida, Reuters is reporting. The company admitted last month that it paid the hacker $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017