• Trump Moves to Lift Hurdle to Coal Plants-But Don't Expect Utilities to Actually Build Them

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    The Trump administration wants to remove a key barrier to constructing new coal-fired power plants in the U.S. - but don't expect any utilities to actually build them.
    The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed easing Obama-era limits on carbon dioxide emissions from new and modified coal power plants, including a change that would remove a de facto requirement to use expensive carbon-capture technology at the sites.
    "EPA's proposal would rescind excessive burdens on America's energy providers and level the playing field so that new energy technologies can be part of...
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  • NYC Developer Discusses Building Career In Male-Dominated Industry

    12 days ago - By Forbes

    Money has no gender in the world of real estate construction, Anbau managing director Barbara van Beuren says. To guarantee respect from her peers, she took control of the purse strings.
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  • Barnes & Noble's Gift Guide Has a Couple of Glaring Omissions-Like Books

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Barnes & Noble might be the world's largest retail bookseller, but you'd never know it by looking at the company's list of the top gifts for the 2018 holiday season.
    While the list includes four different pairs of “reading socks” (which the company's website notes are great for staying cozy in while binge watching or reading), Barnes & Noble largely ignores books altogether , suggesting just one and bypassing its own Nook e-reader device.
    That book, by the way, was “Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave” by TV reality star Joanna Gaines.
    The seemingly odd move to not...
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  • NYC's new One World Trade Center dominates the skyline - but I went inside and it didn't look like the bland, traditional office building I was expecting

    NYC's new One World Trade Center dominates the skyline - but I went inside and it didn't look like the bland, traditional office building I was expecting

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    New York City's new One World Trade Center cost $4 billion and took eight years to build.
    I took a tour to see what the inside looks like four years after the first tenants moved in.
    In addition to 78 floors of office spaces with jaw-dropping views, the building has an employee amenities floor with a café, game room with video game consoles and shuffleboard and billiards tables.
    About 8,000 people work in the building, mainly for media and tech companies.
    New York City's new One World Trade Center, nicknamed the "Freedom Tower," cost $4 billion and took eight years to build between the...
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