Bloomberg BNA — Research on the local impacts of shale gas development finds a host of positive and negative impacts, with the long-term consequences still to be determined, according to scholars reviewing different aspects of the activity.
Manhattan developer Bill Rudin hadn’t planned to start selling apartments at his Greenwich Village project until the end of this year. He began rethinking that strategy after getting cornered at a cocktail party.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka is clashing with billionaire Finance Minister Andrej Babis over budget spending, a sign of strain in the coalition government as it heads for talks on next year’s public finances.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency that runs the bridge at the center of the scandal surrounding Governor Chris Christie, should stop funding “zero-return” projects and revamp a management structure that divides it into political fiefdoms, according to a report.
Medtronic Inc. isn’t giving up on a new approach to treat hypertension with a device designed to sear the nerves that spur high blood pressure, even though the first rigorous trial of the method failed to help patients, company officials said.