West Coast Military Installations Eyed for US Fuel Exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia, but environmentalists see the proposal as nothing more than a handout to the fossil fuel industry which ignores the costs of climate change.

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Japan Exports Climb on Surging Demand for Cars, Machinery

Japan’s exports grew 14 percent over a year earlier in October on strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data released Monday showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall more than 40 percent from the year before.

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