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Michigan governor enacts state of energy emergency after refinery fire threatens fuel supply

The executive order issued by Whitmer lifts hours-of-service rules for the transport of gasoline and diesel and temporarily suspends certain laws and regulations to increase fuel supply stock. “I am taking action to help address Michigan’s fuel needs after a fire and power outage at a BP refinery in Indiana,” Whitmer said in a statement. …

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400,000 solar-powered umbrellas sold at Costco recalled over fire risk

Placeholder while article actions loadFederal safety regulators say more than 400,000 solar-powered patio umbrellas sold exclusively at Costco are being recalled because they pose overheating and fire hazards.Outdoor furniture manufacturer SunVilla said the recall applied to its 10-foot Solar LED Market Umbrellas sold at the warehouse club from December 2020 to May 2022 and priced …

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