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Lawsuit by Environmental and Community Organizations Seek Stricter Rules by EPA for Handing and Disposal of Fracking Waste

Lawsuit by Environmental and Community Organizations Seek Stricter Rules by EPA

A law suit was filed on Wednesday by several environmental and community organizations to put pressure on the Environmental Protection Agency to make stricter rules regarding management and disposal of drilling and hydraulic fracking waste.

McDonald’s Testing ‘Gilroy Garlic Fries’ in a Small Test Market in the U.S

McDonald’s Testing ‘Gilroy Garlic Fries’ in a Small Test Market in the U.SMcDonald's has tried many new ways to gain back its customers. This time its Gilroy garlic fries.

If Things do not Change Verizon Workers Could Continue with Their Strike

If Things do not Change Verizon Workers Could Continue with Their StrikeEven on Tuesday, the north country Verizon workers continued to picket in order to attract attention to their mainly related to issues of reduced membership and job security. Almost 36,000 workers have joined the strike.

Gene Cota, Verizon employee for eighteen years said, "They want to close down call centers, close certain buildings, shuffle people around."

American Family Association says It’s Testing Target’s Bathroom Policy

American Family Association says It’s Testing Target’s Bathroom PolicyTarget's new restroom policy of allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that they identify themselves with, is sending waves across the country. The reaction is mixed. American Family Association an anti-LGBT group said it is "testing" Target's bathroom policy.

Construction Equipment Maker Caterpillar Inc Will Shutter Five Plants

Construction Equipment Maker Caterpillar Inc Will Shutter Five Plants Peoria, Illinois based Caterpillar Inc, the maker of machinery and engines said on Thursday that the company will shutter five U. S. plants and trim approximately 820 positions.

The popular construction-equipment maker is cutting back production and employees as a response to continuous drop in demand.

Online Travel Booking Company Priceline’s CEO Resigns Over At-work Relationship

Online Travel Booking Company Priceline’s CEO Resigns Over At-work RelationshipPriceline, the online travel booking company announced on Thursday its CEO Darren Huston has resigned following an internal investigation into a personal relationship with an employee who was not under his direct supervision. However, still the relationship within the company was a violation to its code of conduct.

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