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2010-09-29 04:35:04

Tokyo, Sept 29, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - TDK Corporation has announced it has become the first electronic components manufacturer to receive a special award under the environmental assessment scheme of the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), having acquired the highest ranking in the scheme.

2010-07-28 15:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) joins Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation, and Sappi Fine Paper North America in applauding the efforts of more than 100 Members of Congress who wrote to President Obama today, asking for action on Chinese subsidies to that nation's paper producers.

2010-06-30 13:59:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) welcomes the final ruling of the World Trade Organization (WTO) 316 Panel, which affirmed U.S. claims that subsidies provided to Airbus, particularly in the form of launch aid, have harmed U.S.

2010-06-30 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today documenting illegal subsidies to Chinese paper producers strengthens the argument of the United Steelworkers (USW) union that U.S., policymakers must intervene now to preserve the domestic paper industry and hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs.

2010-06-09 13:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has made progress in applying smart growth policies toward the distribution of economic development assistance, according to a new report from the Keystone Research Center (KRC).

2010-05-03 15:51:00

Antidumping Order Completes Findings by U.S. to Include Duties for Subsidy Violations WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) applauded today's 6-0 affirmative vote by the U.S.

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2010-04-21 13:39:56

A comprehensive assessment of global fossil-fuel subsidies has found that governments are spending $500 billion annually on policies that undermine energy security and worsen the environment.

2010-04-07 16:05:00

PITTSBURGH, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to inquiries, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced that it will record a charge of approximately $27 million in the first quarter of 2010 to adjust deferred tax assets as a result of a change in the tax treatment of Medicare Part D subsidies under the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the "Acts").

2010-03-23 15:14:00

CHICAGO, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing issued the following statement following news reports quoting officials who indicated that the United States has prevailed on all of the major issues in the WTO's final decision, which reaffirms its earlier interim decision, in the U.S.

2010-03-02 14:43:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation, and Sappi Fine Paper North America -- together with the United Steelworkers (USW) -- commended the U.S.


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