UPDATE 1-CF Industries halts operations at UK facilities on higher gas prices
Sept 15 (Reuters) - Fertilizer producer CF Industries Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it was halting operations at both its Billingham and Ince, UK, manufacturing complexes, citing high natural gas feedstock costs.
CF Industries Holdings halts operations at UK facilities
Sept 15 (Reuters) - Fertilizer producer CF Industries Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it was halting operations at both its Billingham and Ince, UK, manufacturing complexes due to higher natural gas prices.
Hydrochloric acid plume temporarily halts shipping at Texas port
Sept 15 (Reuters) - Hydrochloric acid fumes leaking from a rail car at a Texas chemical plant temporarily halted shipping at the Port of Freeport, Texas, on Wednesday, authorities said.
WRAPUP 3-Hurricane Ida, supply constraints hold back U.S. factory production
WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Production at U.S. factories slowed sharply in August as Hurricane Ida forced plant closures and an ongoing microchip shortage curbed motor vehicle output, but manufacturing remains strong amid lean inventories.
Explainer: Bleak house: Why Europe faces steep winter energy bills
LONDON (Reuters) - Households across Europe face much higher winter energy bills due to a global surge in wholesale power and gas prices and consumer groups have warned the most vulnerable in the region could be hit by fuel poverty as a result.
Texas ports reopen for vessel traffic after Nicholas - U.S. Coast Guard
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The ports of Houston, Galveston, Freeport and Texas City in Texas on Wednesday lifted the "yankee" status they had set ahead of Hurricane Nicholas, which made landfall on Monday, allowing the resumption of inbound vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
FEATURE-Facing stronger storms and drought, Haiti's farmers live on 'knife edge'
BOGOTA, Sept 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Haitian farmer Fritz Saint-Cyr lives in a constant state of anxiety, knowing his vegetable crops that feed seven family members can be destroyed anytime as increasingly frequent and severe droughts and storms batter the Caribbean island nation.
Louisiana alligator in Hurricane Ida attack found with human remains in stomach
(Reuters) - A 504-pound alligator believed to have killed a 71-year-old Louisiana man in Hurricane Ida floodwaters has been captured with what appears to be human remains in its stomach, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said.
UPDATE 10-Nicholas deluges U.S. Gulf Coast with heavy rain, flooding
TEXAS CITY, Texas, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Nicholas moved slowly through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, drenching Texas and Louisiana with torrential rain, flooding streets and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power.
UPDATE 1-Biden says in Colorado that extreme weather will cost U.S. over $100 bln this year
GOLDEN, Colo., Sept 14 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that extreme weather events would cost the United States over $100 billion this year, as he visited Colorado to highlight drought conditions and raging wildfires in the U.S. West.
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