More polio virus detected in upstate New York wastewater

More polio virus detected in upstate New York wastewater

The virus that causes polio has been found in wastewater samples from another upstate New York county, prompting state health officials to warn of expanding “community spread” of the life-threatening virus ALBANY, NY — State health officials in New York are warning of expanding “community spread” of the polio virus after it was found in … Read more

Bill Gates Is Ecolab’s Largest Shareholder. He Just Scooped Up More Shares.

Bill Gates Is Ecolab’s Largest Shareholder.  He Just Scooped Up More Shares.

Text size Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been buying shares of Ecolab. Leon Neal/WPA Pool/Getty Images Ecolab ‘s largest shareholder, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, bought more shares of the provider of water-treatment, hygiene, and infection-prevention goods and services. Ecolab (ticker: ECL) stock has slumped about 27% so far this year. In late July, the company’s … Read more

Climate Bill Stands to Give Green-Energy Investors a Lift

Climate Bill Stands to Give Green-Energy Investors a Lift

List two articles (2 minutes) Investors were already returning to clean-tech and renewable-power stocks when the proposed $369 billion Senate energy and climate-spending package jolted the sector to its best week in 18 months. Private investors who continued to pour cash into speculative industries like green hydrogen and carbon capture during the stock-market downturn earlier … Read more

Bill Gates Bought Up More Of This Waste Management Stock

Bill Gates Bought Up More Of This Waste Management Stock

Waste-management company Republic Services has been down in the dumps this year, but its largest shareholder, Bill Gates, just bought more shares. Republic Services stock (ticker: RSG) has slid 14% year to date, after soaring 45% in 2021. In comparison, the S&P 500 index has slipped 9% this year, after rising 27% last year. Republic … Read more

COVID-19 outbreak causes delay in Twin Cities Waste collection – WCCO

COVID-19 outbreak causes delay in Twin Cities Waste collection – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Waste piles up for thousands of Twin Cities families. A COVID-19 outbreak among drivers in waste management is causing a delay in waste collection. Waste Management says it affects about 5,000 households in 15 different cities. They have to wait until Tuesday to pick up their rubbish. .