U.S. lawmaker urges FAA, Boeing employees to disclose details on 737 MAX approval

WASHINGTON, March 22 The chairman of U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Peter DeFazio on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration employees to come forward with any information about the government's aircraft certification program.

2:55am IST

Petrochemical fire reignites at fuels storage facility outside Houston

March 22 A petrochemical fire flared anew on Friday at a massive fuel storage facility on the Houston Ship Channel, compounding efforts to halt a chemicals leak at the Mitsui & Co.'s Intercontinental Terminals facility outside Houston.

2:37am IST

WRAPUP 5-Some Boeing 737 MAX orders in jeopardy, U.S. pilots try software fix

JAKARTA/CHICAGO, March 22 Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although industry analysts said the deal was already in doubt.

2:34am IST

PG&E bankruptcy threatens major battery storage project

March 22 A major battery storage project that would help California replace three of its natural gas power plants may need to be scrapped as a result of PG&E Corp's bankruptcy, according to court documents filed this week.

UPDATE 1-Leader of community blocking road to Peru copper mine arrested

LIMA, March 22 Peruvian police said on Friday that they have arrested the leader and two lawyers of an indigenous community, accusing them of trying to extort Chinese miner MMG Ltd by blocking a road it uses to transport copper for the past month.

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