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Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government’s image after he cut their funding. Bolsonaro, who has shocked environmentalists with plans to open the Amazon to business interests, said NGOs could be behind the record number of wildfires […]

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Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fires in Amazon rainforest

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting fires in the Amazon rainforest after the government pulled their funding, although he presented no evidence. Bolsonaro said the administration is working to control wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, which have hit a record number this year as concerns mount […]

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Trump EPA says 'zero evidence' of biofuel waivers hurting ethanol producers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday dismissed the biofuel industry’s argument that waivers granted to small oil refineries were destroying demand and that were damaging for the ethanol producers. “There is zero evidence that EPA’s congressionally mandated small refinery exemption program…has had any negative impact on domestic corn ethanol producers,” a spokesman […]

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