PERU: Government Signs US$ 200 Million Exploration Contracts With Anadarko
The Peruvian government has signed three oil exploration and exploitation contracts evaluated at US$ 200 million. The contracts involve the state-owned oil company PeruPetro and the U.
Why your milk may not be truly organic
Stretching across miles of pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colorado, the complex is home to more than 15,000 cows, making it more than a hundred times the size of a typical organic herd. [...] a closer look at Aurora and other large operations highlights critical weaknesses in the unorthodox inspection system that the USDA uses to ensure that "organic" food is really organic. To enforce the organic rules across this vast industry, the USDA allows farmers to hire and pay their own inspectors to certify them as "USDA Organic." Organic dairies are required to allow the cows to graze daily throughout the growing season - that is, the cows are supposed to be grass-fed, not confined to barns and feed lots. A high-resolution satellite photo taken in mid-July by Digital Globe, a…
SMI Culture & Travel Group says SMI Holdings and the Purchaser entered into agreement
11:10am EDT July 24 (Reuters) – SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Ltd ::Smi Holdings and Smi Culture Investment Holdings Limited entered into agreement.Smi Holdings has agreed to sell sale share and sale loan for a total consideration of RMB150 million. Click here to read the full article. Click here to submit story ideas.
Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls
Developers are now turning many of the mall's parking spaces into a light rail station, which will connect the neighborhood to downtown Seattle. Other parts of the lot have been turned into LEED-certified apartments, senior housing, a medical center, more retail space, Malls of the future have an opportunity to fulfill other community needs besides commerce, June Williamson, a City College of New York architecture professor and the author of "Retrofitting Suburbia," tells Business Insider. Nearly every major department store (including Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, and Sears) has shuttered stores in recent years to reduce losses from unprofitable locations and the rise of online shopping. Fitness centers, churches, medical clinics, and data centers Closed department stores will…
How a 1970s Arlington Heights case is affecting Trump's travel ban
One of the factors playing a role in stopping Donald Trump from enforcing his reworked travel ban is an Arlington Heights housing lawsuit from the 1970s that went to the U.S. Supreme Court.