News bites: Japan overhauls nuclear power, Monsanto calls for tighter controls, and more

Bloomberg reports that Japan is planning an overhaul of its nuclear power operations that would combine all 50 reactors under one company.


The Associated Press covers Monsanto Co.'s request for more controls on its agrochemicals and weed-killers in response to an AP report on the harmful effects of pesticides. 


The New York Times unwraps why apartments, stores and offices are pushing aside gas stations across Manhattan.


The Denver Post reports Colorado is putting pressure on the Forest Service to help get logging contracts and timber sales rolling again after the government shutdown.