The Queens man who fatally stabbed his estranged wife at the nail salon she worked at was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday. William Rivas, 39, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Queens Supreme Court for the August 2018 fatal attack that left Carmen Iris Santiago dead. “Today’s sentence of the court punishes this...
German automakers Volkswagen and Daimler have launched a study to push for more "sustainable" lithium mining in Chile, according to lobbyist filings reviewed by Reuters, a sign of growing supply chain concerns ahead of an expected electric vehicle boom. Chile's Atacama salt flat is by far the biggest source of supply of the ultralight battery metal in South America's so-called "lithium triangle." The region, whose fragile ecosystem relies o
With residents and courts ringing the alarm about depleted water supplies in Chile's Atacama salt flat, the world's top lithium miner Albemarle quietly filed a proposal in December for a network to monitor flows beneath the parched desert floor.
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