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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

Cost of a Thanksgiving Meal the Year You Were Born

Approximately 285 million Americans sit every year on the fourth Thursday of November to celebrate Thanksgiving. With 88% of the country sharing a similar meal on the same day, price fluctuations in........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 17th, 2017

Seattle City Council rejects employee tax that would have funded homeless services

The plan was proposed in October by council members Mike O'Brien and Kirsten Harris-Talley. The tax would have cost Amazon, one of the city's largest private employers, $4 million per year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

The royal family spent $6 million on travel this year — and the cheapest trip they took cost $26,635

James Whatling/Pool/Getty ImagesIf only we could all travel like royalty. Whether they're heading off to a far-flung destination or merely hopping aboard the Royal Trai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 3rd, 2017

Judge denies request to fund federal subsidies, costing Mass. $28M in 2017

A federal judge on Wednesday denied a multi-state request to force the Trump administration to make subsidy payments to insurers, a decision that is estimated to cost insurers in Massachusetts $28 million this year.  Eighteen states, including Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2017

Bad air, water kills: At 2.5 mn, India tops list for pollution-linked deaths

India recorded the most number of premature deaths because of pollution in 2015 at 2.51 million lives lost, followed by China at 1.8 million deaths, a recent study has revealed.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 20th, 2017

Ford to recall 1.34 million trucks in North America for door latch fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall 1.34 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to side door latches at a cost of $267 million......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2017

Ford to recall about 1.3 million trucks in North America for door latch fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall about 1.3 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to side door latches at a cost of $267 million......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2017

Scenes from the PBJ"s Corporate Philanthropy Awards (Photos)

In a great year for Portland giving, one of the biggest efforts went toward building, and maintaining, 382 affordable housing units. The Housing Health Initiative, administered by Central City Concern, cost more than $40 million to build. Much of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

This $28 million Dallas mansion has a haunted water park

CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" shows you the $28 million estate that includes two mega-mansions and a haunted water park in the backyard......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2017

DHX Media Reports Results for Fiscal 2017

DHX Media Reports Results for Fiscal 2017 DHX Media Reports Results for Fiscal 2017 Revenue of $298.7 million, adjusted EBITDA of $87.3 million; Peanuts' first year cost synergies on track; SG&A reduction program initiated HALIFAX, NS--(Market.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaSep 27th, 2017

Cable-cord cutting is accelerating, but at what cost?

This year alone, more than 22 million TV viewers age 18 and older are expected to ditch their traditional cable TV bundles, according to eMarketer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2017

TSA’s $800M Air Marshal Program May Not Deter Terrorism, Says Audit

At a cost of $800 million each year the TSA needs to find out if air marshals are deterring terrorists......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 12th, 2017

AP source: Permanent Delaware River drilling ban in works

A seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River would be replaced by a permanent ban under a proposal that's being developed by the agency that oversees the water supply of more than 15 million people......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 7th, 2017

Blaisdell Center’s $500 million renovation will complete design phase next year

The project, which is currently in the conceptual design phase, is estimated to cost $400 million to $500 million and will be funded primarily through city bonds......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2017

A 20-year-old woman is suing Costco over chicken salad she says triggered kidney failure and $2 million in medical bills (COST)

Fox 13 NewsA 20-year-old is suing Costco after E. coli-tainted chicken from the retailer caused serious health problems, including epilepsy and kidne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Christian McCaffrey, who will make $11 million this year, can"t watch "Game of Thrones" because he doesn"t have the password

Twitter/@Panthers While the day-to-day lives of professional football players are probably vastly different than yours or mine in most regards, in some cases our favori.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2017

Broadway office development to cost $84.6 million

The Pearl developer announced the project last year, which will sit on a 3.13-acre plot at 1803 Broadway......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2017