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March 9th, 2009

By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 18:55, Category: General



Ortiz-Patiño donates $10000 to The Environmental Institute for Golf
BunkerShot.com, TX
Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, founder and honorary president of Club de Golf Valderrama, continues his longtime support of The Environmental Institute for Golf, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (! GCSAA), ...
Silvertip Resort Receives GCSAA/Golf Digest Environmental Leader Award HULIQ
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By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 13:00, Category: General



Straits Times

Conn. man is cited for owning an endangered ape
The Associated Press
A bill proposed by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy would impose penalties of up to one year in prison and a $2000 fine. Authorities say Onthank took Koby to the Lionshare ...
Conn. man charged with owning ape Hartford Courant
Conn. man Pierce Onthank charged with illegally owning endangered ... Examiner.com
Fairfield man charged with illegal possession of ape Greenwich Time
all 130 news articles
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myfoxny.com

Study mixed on envir! onmental effects of windmills
Newsday, NY
Consultants for the state Department of Environmental Protection released the report Friday. It says the proposed wind farms could limit commercial and recreational fishing and boating and disrupt marine life. The report also says wind turbines can ...
Report claims windmill power may harm ocean life The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Report Finds NJ Coast Windmills Could Impact Marine Life DigitalJournal.com
all 11 news articles
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County education, training program wins environmental award
Contra Costa Times, CA

! FAIRFIELD -- A program designed to train water and wastewater treatment plant operators has won the annual Public Education Award from the California Water Environment Association's San Francisco Bay Section. This program, facilitated by Solano ...
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China group urges government to stick to green goals
Reuters
BEIJING, March 9 (Reuters) - A Chinese environmental group on Monday urged the government not to backtrack on cleaning air and water despite the economic slowdown, asking parliament to ensure stimulus spending does not prop up pollution. ...
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WWLP 22News

Bigger Share of Ethanol Is Sought in Gasoline
New York Times, United States
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department have been testing higher ethanol blends. The EPA has nine months to review the request, but it could decide before that to increase the blend cap slightly, to 12 or 13 percent. ...
Backers want to put more ethanol in your fuel Kansas City Star
US biofuel industry calls for rise in ethanol ceiling Business Green
Producers want higher ethanol limits for gasoline The Associated Pr! ess
U.S. News & World Report - Reuters
all 231 news articles
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MLive.com

No money to pursue polluters: State environment! al agency can't ...
MLive.com, MI
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP -- The state's environmental agency is too broke to investigate who's responsible for contaminating 15 private wells in Kalamazoo Township. So taxpayers will pay $400000 to connect the homes to municipal water, in addition to $1.2 ...
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$7.5 million in grants awarded for environmental initiatives
Providence Journal, RI
The mood was upbeat as Governor Carcieri and Ira Leighton, acting regional administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, announced the distribution of state and federal funds. “This is a good-news day and we could use some good news right ...
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New York Times

Surfers Deal a Blow to a Beach Dredging Project
New York Times, United States
Last week they succeeded in blocking — at least temporarily, on environmental grounds — a strategy widely used against the beach erosion that threatens most of the nation! s coast and is accelerating as global warming fuels the rise of sea levels. ...
Palm Beach Town Council to consider sand transfer plant bid plans Palm Beach Daily News
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Business Wire (press release)

US Environmental Protection Agency Awards $21M Contract to ICF ...
Business Wire (press release), CA
Under the contract, ICF wi! ll support NCEA’s efforts to conduct risk assessments on chemicals, chemical mixtures, microorganisms, and other environmental stressors. As part of that support, ICF will assist NCEA in developing state-of-the-art methods, ...
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By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 11:57, Category: General



US Environmental Protection Agency Awards $21M Contract to ICF ...
MarketWatch (press release)
announced today that it won a new contract with the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA). The five-year agreement, which started in February 2009, is valued at up to $21.0 million. ...!
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WWLP 22News

Bigger Share of Ethanol Is Sought in Gasoline
New York Times, United States
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department have been testing higher ethanol blends. The EPA has nine months to review the request, but it could decide before that to increase the blend cap slightly, to 12 or 13 percent. ...
Backers want to put more ethanol in your fuel Kansas City Star
US biofuel industry calls for rise in ethanol ceiling Business Green
Producers want higher ethanol limits for gasoline The Associated Press
U.S. News & World Report - Reuters
all 232 news articles
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China group urges government to stick to green goals
Reuters
BEIJING, March 9 (Reuters) - A Chinese environmental group on Monday urged the government not to backtrack on cleaning air and water despite the economic slowdown, asking parliament to ensure stimulus spending does not prop up pollution. ...
Read More....


Straits Times

Conn. man is cited for owning an endangered ape
The Associated Press
A bill proposed by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy would impo! se penalties of up to one year in prison and a $2000 fine. Authorities say Onthank took Koby to the Lionshare ...
Conn. man charged with owning ape Hartford Courant
Fairfield man charged with illegal possession of ape Greenwich Time
all 128 news articles
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$7.5 million in grants awarded for environmental initiatives
Providence Journal, RI
The mood was upbeat as Governor Carcieri and Ira Leighton, acting regional administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, announced the distribution of state and federal funds. “Th! is is a good-news day and we could use some good news right ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 7:56, Category: General



MLive.com

No money to pursue polluters: State environmental agency can't ...
MLive.com, MI
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP -- The state's environmental agency is too broke to investigate who's responsible for contaminating 15 private wells in Kalamazoo Township. So taxpayers will pay $400000 to connect the homes to municipal water, in addition to $1.2 ...
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Spooner Industries Launches Environmental Systems
EP Magazine, TX
Spooner Industries Ltd. of Ilkley, West Yorkshire, will make its debut at the NEC Birmingham May 19-21 as part of the Environmental Technology sector of Sustainability Live, to launch its new Environmental Systems range. ...
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New York Times

Surfers Deal a Blow to a Beach Dredging Project
New York Times, United States
Last week they succeeded in blocking — at least temporarily, on environmental grounds — a strategy widely used against the beach erosion that threatens most of the nation’s coast an! d is accelerating as global warming fuels the rise of sea leve! ls. . ..
Palm Beach Town Council to consider sand transfer plant bid plans Palm Beach Daily News
all 4 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 5:55, Category: General



Environmental officials watching Dimock gas drilling
Press & Sun-Bulletin, NY
Crews from the energy company, overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, have cemented previously open space between well bores and extraction pipes running about 5000 deep into the Marcellus Shale, Komorowski said. ...
Read More....


myfoxny.com

Study mixed on environmental effects of windmills
Newsday, NY
Consultants for the state Department of Environmental Protection released the report Friday. It says the proposed wind farms could limit commercial and recreational fishing and boating and disrupt marine life. The report also says wind turbines can ...
Report claims windmill power may harm ocean life The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Report Finds NJ Coast Windmills Could Impact Marine Life DigitalJournal.com
all 11 news articles
Read More....


In the Environmental Street
Kansas City Star, MO
I mention this first because upon my return to Kansas City, I had an e-mail from someone who'd sent an article written by Ken Ward, a climate campaigner and environmental activist. See Why we are going quietly nuts. Ward seems to believe we have not ...
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Administration Plans New Regulations on Coal-Ash Ponds
New York Times, United States
The environmental agency has identified 63 sites where groundwater was contaminated by heavy metals from coal ash dumps. The questionnaire, aimed at above-ground ponds, does not ask about several key aspects of ash dumps, including whether they are ...
State, federal environmental officials defend ash spill progress WVLT
Utility gets OK to dredge coal ash from river MSNBC
Tenn., fed agencies defend response to ash spill Forbes
NewsChannel5.com - The Tennessean!
all 34 news articles
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New York Times
Surfers Deal a Blow to a Beach Dredging Project
New York Times, United States
Last week they succeeded in blocking — at least temporarily, on environmental grounds — a strategy widely used against the beach erosion that threatens most of the nation’s coast and is accelerating as global warming fuels the rise of sea levels. ...
Palm Beach Town Counci! l to consider sand transfer plant bid plans Palm Beach Daily News
all 4 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 4:58, Category: General



Straits Times

Conn. man is cited for owning an endangered ape
The Associated Press
A bill proposed by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy would impose penalties of up to one year in prison and a $2000 fine. Authorities say Onthank took Koby to the Lionshare ...
Conn. man charged with owning ape Hartford Courant
Fairfield man charged with illegal possession of ap! e Greenwich Time

all 125 news articles
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myfoxny.com

Study mixed on environmental effects of windmills
Newsday, NY
Consultants for the state Department of Environmental Protection released the report Friday. It says the proposed wind farms could limit commercial and recreational fishing and boating and disrupt marine life. The report also says wind turbines can ...
Report claims windmill power may harm ocean life The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Report Finds NJ Coast Windmills Could Impact Marine Life DigitalJournal.com
all 11 news articles
Read More....


MLive.com

No money to pursue polluters: State environmental agency can't ...
MLive.com, MI
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP -- The state's environmental agency is too broke to investigate who's responsible for contaminating 15 private wells in Kalamazoo Township. So taxpayers will pay $400000 to connect the homes to municipal water, in addition to $1.2 ...
Read More....


In the Environmental Street
Kansas City Star, MO
I mention this first because upon my return to Kansas City, I had an e-mail from someone who'd sent an article written by Ken Ward, a climate campaigner and environmental activist. See Why we are going quietly nuts. Ward seems to believe we have not ...
Read More....


Administration Plans New Regulations on Coal-Ash Ponds
New York Times, United States
The environmental agency has identified 63 sites where groundwater was contaminated by heavy metals from coal ash dumps. The questionnaire, aimed at above-ground ponds, does not ask about several key aspects of ash dumps, including whether they are ...
State, federal environmental officials defend ash spill progress WVLT
Utility gets OK to dredge coal ash from river MSNBC
Tenn., fed agencies defend response to ash spill Forbes
NewsChannel5.com - The Tennessean
all 34 news articles
Read More....


WWLP 22News

Bigger Share of Ethanol Is Sought in Gasoline
New York Times, United States
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department have been testing higher ethanol blends. The EPA has nine months to review the request, but it could decide before that to increase the blend cap slightly, to 12 or 13 percent. ...
Backers want to put more ethanol in your fuel Kansas City Star
Producers want higher ethanol limits for gasoline The Associated Press
More Ethanol in Your Gas Tank? Struggling Producers Petition EPA ... U.S. News & World Report
Reuters - The Associated Press
all 227 news articles
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Washington Post

Companies rethink coal plants
USA Today
The company cited "increasing environmental, legislative and regulatory uncertainty regarding regulation of future greenhouse gas emissions" as part of the reason. • Last month, NV Energy announced it would delay the construction of a coal-burning ...
FACTBOX-German coal-fired power plant projects Reuters
Coal plants checked by enviro campaigns, costs The Associated Press! < br>Michigan's coal-burning power plant issue a 'mess' Toledo Blade
Washington Post - Centre Daily Times
all 113 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 3:55, Category: General



Washington Post

Companies rethink coal plants
USA Today
The company cited "increasing environmental, legislative and regulatory uncertainty regarding regulation of future greenhouse gas emissions" as part of the reason. • Last month, NV Energy announced it would delay the construction of a coal-burning ...
FACTBOX-German coal-fired power plant projects Reuters
Co! al plant s checked by enviro campaigns, costs The Associated Press
Michigan's coal-burning power plant issue a 'mess' Toledo Blade
Washington Post - Centre Daily Times
all 113 news articles
Read More....


Straits Times

Conn. man is cited for owning an endangered ape
The Associated Press
A bill proposed by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy would impose penalties of up to one year in prison and a $2000 fine. Authorities say Onthank took Koby to the Lionshare ...
Conn. man charged with owning ape Hartford Courant
Fairfield man charged with illegal possession of ape Greenwich Time
all 121 news articles
Read More....

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Administration Plans New Regulations on Coal-Ash Ponds
New York Times, United States
The environmental agency has identified 63 sites where groundwater was contaminated by heavy metals from coal ash dumps. The questionnaire, aimed at above-ground ponds, does not ask about several key aspects of ash dumps, including whether they are ...
State, federal environmental! officials defend ash spill progress WVLT
Utility gets OK to dredge coal ash from river MSNBC
Tenn., fed agencies defend response to ash spill Forbes
NewsChannel5.com - The Tennessean
all 34 news articles
Read More....


In the Environmental Street
Kansas City Star, MO
I mention this first because upon my return to Kansas City, I had an e-mail from someone who'd sent an article written by Ken Ward, a climate campaigner and environmental activist. See Why we are going quietly nuts. Ward seems to believe we have not ...
Read More....


New York Times

Surfers Deal a Blow to a Beach Dredging Project
New York Times, United States
Last week they succeeded in blocking — at least temporarily, on environmental grounds — a strategy widely used against the beach erosion that threatens most of the nation’s coast and is accelerating as global warming fuels the rise of sea levels. ...
Palm Beach Town Council to consider sand transfer plant bid plans Palm Beach Daily News
all 4 news articles
Read More....


Environmental officials watching Dimock gas drilling
Press & Sun-Bulletin, NY
Crews from the energy company, overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, have cemented previously open space between well bores and extraction pipes running about 5000 deep into the Marcellus Shale, Komorowski said. ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 1:55, Category: General



Washington Post

Companies rethink coal plants
USA Today
The company cited "increasing environmental, legislative and regulatory uncertainty regarding regulation of future greenhouse gas emissions" as part of the reason. • Last month, NV Energy announced it would delay the construction of a coal-burning ...
FACTBOX-German coal-fired power plant projects Reuters
Co! al plant s checked by enviro campaigns, costs The Associated Press
Michigan's coal-burning power plant issue a 'mess' Toledo Blade
Washington Post - Centre Daily Times
all 113 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 9th, 2009, 0:55, Category: General



Judge makes plea for environmental officials to compromise on ...
MiamiHerald.com, FL
He recommended federal attorneys ask their new clients - President Barack Obama's environmental officials - if they might want to compromise on their plan to protect 13 endangered stocks of salmon and steelhead. Then he gave salmon advocates a reason ...
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WTNH

Conn. man is cited for owning an endangered ape
The Associated Press
A bill proposed by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy would impose penalties of up to one year in prison and a $2000 fine. Authorities say Onthank took Koby to the Lionshare ...
Conn. man charged with owning ape Hartford Courant
Fairfield man charged with illegal possession of ape Greenwich Time
all 91 news articles
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Examiner.com

What was Scripps thinking in giving Al Gore an award?
Examiner.com
Former Vice President Al Gore was in town this week to receive the inaugural "Roger Revelle Prize" from UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) for his environmental work. Gore, who has championed global warming as his ! pet cause, ...
Gore To Receive 'Roger Revelle Prize' In SD KGTV, 10News.com
Gore's Gruesome New Prize (Updated) American Thinker
NEWS | SAN DIEGO Gore urges gather! ing to 'lead in the greatest crisis' San Diego Daily Transcript (subscription)
Del Mar Times
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Administration Plans New Regulations on Coal-Ash Ponds
New York Times, United States
The environmental agency has identified 63 sites where groundwater was contaminated by heavy metals from coal ash dumps. The questionnaire, aimed at above-ground ponds, does not ask about several key aspects of ash dumps, including whether they are ...
State, federal environmental officials defend ash spill progress WVLT
Utility gets OK to dredge coal ash from river MSNBC
Tenn., fed agencies defend response to ash spill Forbes
NewsChannel5.com - The Tennessean
all 34 news articles
Read More....


myfoxny.com

Study mixed on environmental effects of windmills
Newsday, NY
Consultants for the state Department of Environmental Protection released the report Friday. It says the proposed wind farms could limit commercial and recreational fishing and boating and disrupt marine life. The report also says wind turbines can ...
! Report claims windmill power may harm ocean life The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Report Finds NJ Coast Windmills Could Impact Marine Life DigitalJournal.com
all 11 news articles
Read More....


New York Times

Little Impact Is Foreseen Over Change for Emissions
New York Times, United States
“We think it’sa New York issue, and we don’t see it having any impact in other states, including New Jersey’s program,” said Jeanne Herb, the policy director for New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection, in a widely echoed sentiment. ...
Environmental & Energy Groups Call on NY Gov to Change Course ... ReadMedia (press release)
New York governor goes in the tank for industry, backs away from ... Grist Magazine
Paterson downplays his clean-air position Crain's New York Business
Tapped - New York Times
all 35 news articles
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