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March 16th, 2009

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 16:54, Category: General



JFN offering environmental matching grants
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
NEW YORK (JTA) -- The Jewish Funders Network will give $750000 in matching grants to first-time gifts for environmental projects in Israel. The 900-member JFN, which made the announcement Sunday, is open to individuals and foundations granting at least ...
The Jewish Funders Network Earmark $1.5 Million Green Ones For ... Green Prophet
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Environmental Power Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
TARRYTOWN, NY , March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Power Corporation (Nasdaq: EPG), a leader in the production of renewable natural gas, will hold its fourth quarter 2008 Business Update Conference Call on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 10:00am Eastern ...
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Drowning islands warn of future perils for 'environmental refugees'
CNN
By Matt Ford (CNN) -- There is one holiday destination that should shake the faith of even the most vehement climate change skeptic: the Carteret Islands, part of Papua New Guinea, located northeast of Bougainville. The Carteret Islands are just one of ...
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Obama to Axe Voluntary Environmental Performance Program
Red, Green, and Blue, CA
Reports surfaced this weekend that the EPA would likely terminate the National Environmental Performance Track program as early as this week. The Performance Track program was designed to encourage businesses and governmental offices to move beyond ...
Obama expected to kill key Bush EPA program MiamiHerald.com
Obama May Kill EPA Performance Track, ‘Green Club’ Environmental Leader
EPA set to close corporate Green Club Kansas City Star
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Lehigh Township supervisor who supported environmental board won't ...
Allentown Morning Call, PA
By William J. Ford | Of The Morning Call A Lehigh Township supervisor who b! acked a controversial proposal to set up an environmental board and questioned a petition drive against a colleague will not seek re-election. Chris Amato said Wednesday he will ...
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Oneindia

Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The Environmental Protection Agency classifies 1,4-dioxane as a probable carcinogen, and the European Union bans the chemical from personal care products at any level and has recalled products that contain the chemical. Several samples of American Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
Toxin in baby bath product could possibly lead to cancer HealthJockey.com
HealthNews - Jerusalem Post
all 291 news articles
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Jim Hill Media.com

Disney Outlines Long-Term Environmental Goals
Hospitality Design Magazine, NY
! The Walt Disney Company has outlined ambitious long-term en! vironmen tal goals in its first comprehensive corporate responsibility report. The company has established three- to five-year targets to reduce emissions, waste, electricity, and fuel use, ...
MIckey Mouse embraces green living Examiner.com
A leaner, greener Disney by 2014 e-Travel Blackboard (press release)
Disney Announces Zero-Waste Goal SustainableBusiness.com
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Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites
The Associated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland's junior senator is asking environmental regulators to expand their review of coal ash storage sites following a spill along the Potomac River. Democrat Benjamin Cardin said Monday he has co-sponsored a resolution asking ...
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The Associated Press

Clearing Big Bend air in Texas will take 146 years
The Associated Press
And federal and state environmenta! l officials agree that the cloud of pollution caused by fa! ctories and power plants hundreds or thousands of miles away in the US and Mexico is a problem that needs to be cleaned up. But officials differ, by about 91 ...
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Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands
D! etroit Free Press, United States
Jennifer Granholm's budget proposal to save $2 million by sending oversight of state wetlands to the US Environmental Protection Agency would put nearly a million acres of Michigan wetlands in jeopardy. Whenever groups get together to discuss Great ...
Former governor opposes Michigan wetlands program Chicago Tribune
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
MICHIGAN TORPEDOES ITS OWN GREAT LAKES RESTORATION PLAN Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
Detroit Free Press
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By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 15:54, Category: General



Lehigh Township supervisor who supported environmental board won't ...
Allentown Morning Call, PA
By William J. Ford | Of The Morning Call A Lehigh Township supervisor who backed a controversial proposal to set up an environmental board and questioned a petition drive against a colleague will not seek re-election. Chris Amato said Wednesday he will ...
Read More....


Obama to Axe Voluntary Environmental Performance Program
Red, Green, and Blue, CA
Reports surfaced this weekend that the EPA would likely terminate the National Environmental Performance Track program as early as this week. The Performance Track program was! designed to encourage businesses and governmental offices to ! move be yond ...
Obama expected to kill key Bush EPA program MiamiHerald.com
EPA set to close corporate Green Club Kansas City Star
all 9 news articles
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Impact on environmental, historic sites at issue
Boston Globe, United States
Environmental and historic preservation groups in communities surrounding Hanscom have repeatedly called for the development of a regional transportation plan. Until such a plan is finalized, there should be a m! oratorium on anything that would further ...
Read More....


Drowning islands warn of future perils for 'environmental refugees'
CNN
By Matt Ford (CNN) -- There is one holiday destination that should shake the faith of even the most vehement climate change skepti! c: the Carteret Islands, part of Papua New Guinea, located northeast of Bougainville. The Carteret Islands are just one of ...
Read More....


Oneindia

Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The Environmental Protection Agency classifies 1,4-dioxane as a probable carcinogen, and the European Union bans the chemical from personal care products at any level and has recalled products that contain the chemical. Several samples of American Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Childr! en's Toiletries Washington Post
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
Toxin in baby bath product could possibly lead to cancer HealthJockey.com
HealthNews - Jerusalem Post
all 287 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 14:54, Category: General



KELOLAND TV

More on Fix a Leak week
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI
By Bob Helbig of the Journal Sentinel It's no surprise that Consumer Reports would be a supporter of Fix a Leak Week, which is an initiative by the US Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program. Consumer Reports says that even if you don't ...
City says it's time to 'fix a leak' The Herald-Sun
Wisconsin PSC wants homeowners to ! fix water leaks Chicago ! Tribune< /nobr>
MSI Plumbing of Clinton Urges You To Fix Leaking Pipe
Hunterdon County Democrat
Port Clinton News Herald - U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
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The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

New courses prepare students for growing environmental field
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com, NJ
Faust, 21, is graduating from the Hoboken school in May with a major in mechanical engineering, but he also is getting a green engineering minor -- a new offering that blends traditional studies with environmental awareness and stresses a reliance on ...
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First Global Partnership of Scientists, Environmental ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
MCLEAN, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eminent marine scientists, major figures in the non-profit environmental community and leaders of the seafood industry have joined forces to establish the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation ...
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JFN has $750000 for matching grants for Israeli environmental projects
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
By Jacob Berkman · March 16, 2009 The Jewish Funders Network Sunday announced that it has a pool $750000 to give matching grants to first time gifts to environmental projects in Israel. The JFN, which has some 900 members, is open to individua! ls and ...
The Jewish Funders Network Earmark $1.5 Million Green Ones For ... Green Prophet
all 2 news articles
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Impact on environmental, historic sites at issue
Boston Globe, United States
Environmental and historic preservation groups in communities surrounding Hanscom have repeatedly called for the development of a regional transportation plan. Until such a plan is finalized, there should be a moratorium on anything that would further ...
Read More....


Obama to Axe Voluntary Environmental Performance Program
Red, Green, and Blue, CA
Reports surfaced this weekend that the EPA would likely terminate the National Environmental Performance Track program as early as this week. The Performance Track program was designed to encourage businesses and governmental offices to move beyond ...
Obama expected to kill key Bush EPA program MiamiHerald.com
EPA set to close corporate Green Club Kansas City Star
all 9 news articles
Read More....


Drowning islands warn of future perils for 'environmental refugees'
CNN
By Matt Ford (CNN) -- There is one holiday destination that should shake the faith of even the most vehement climate change skeptic: the Carteret Islands, part of Papua New Guinea, located northeast of Bougainville. The Carteret Islands are just one of ...
Read More..! ..


Lehigh Township supervisor who supported environmental board won't ...
Allentown Morning Call, PA
By William J. Ford | Of The Morning Call A Lehigh Township supervisor who backed a controversial proposal to set up an environmental board and questioned a petition drive against a colleague will not seek re-election. Chris Amato said Wednesday he will ...
Read More....


The Associated Press

Clearing Big Bend air in Texas will take 146 years
The Associated Press
And federal and state environmental officials agree that the cloud of pollution caused by factories and power plants hundreds or thousands of miles away in the US and Mexico is a problem that needs to be cleaned up. But officials differ, by about 91 ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 13:54, Category: General



Impact on environmental, historic sites at issue
Boston Globe, United States
Environmental and historic preservation groups in communities surrounding Hanscom have repeatedly called for the development of a regional transportation plan. Until such a plan is finalized, there should be a moratorium on anything that would further ...
Read More....


Drowning islands warn of future perils for 'environmental refugees'
CNN
By Matt Ford (CNN) -- There is one holiday destination that should shake the faith of even the most vehement climate change skeptic: the Carteret Islands, part of Papua Ne! w Guinea, located northeast of Bougainville. The Carteret Isla! nds are just one of ...
Read More....


The Associated Press

Clearing Big Bend air in Texas will take 146 years
The Associated Press
And federal and state environmental officials agree that the cloud of pollution caused by factories and power plants hundreds or thousands of miles away in the US and Mexico is a problem that needs to be cleaned up. But officials differ, by about 91 ...
Read More....


JFN has $750000 for matching grants for Israeli environmental projects
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
By Jacob Berkman · March 16, 2009 The Jewish Funders Network Sunday announced that it has a pool $750000 to give matching grants to first time gifts to environmental projects in Israel. The JFN, which has some 900 members, is open to individuals and ...
The Jewish Funders Network Earmark $1.5 Million Green Ones For ... Green Prophet
all 2 news articles
Read More....


GoodGuide Launches Food Category - New Health and Environmental ...
PR Web (press release), WA
Consumer product rating website, GoodGuide, releases nutritional, health, environmental and social research on food products. GoodGuide calls for more transparency from government and manufacturers. San Francisco (PRWEB) March 16, 2009 -- GoodGuide™, ...
Rating site adds more packaged food to database San Francisco Chronicle
all 2 n! ews articles
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The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

New courses prepare students for growing environmental field
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com, NJ
Faust, 21, is graduating from the Hoboken school in May with a major in mechanical engineering, but he also is getting a green engineering minor -- a new offering that blends traditional studies with environmental awareness and stresses a reliance on ...
Read More....


Obama to Axe Voluntary Environmental Performance Program
Red, Green, and Blue, CA
Reports surfaced this weekend that the EPA would likely terminate the National Environmental Performance Track program as early as this week. The Performance Track program was designed to encourage businesses and governmental offices to move beyond ...
Obama expected to kill ! key Bush EPA program Mia! miHerald .com
EPA set to close corporate Green Club Kansas City Star
all 9 news articles
Read More....


KELOLAND TV

More on Fix a Leak week
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI
By Bob Helbig of the Journal Sentinel It's no surprise that Consumer Reports would be a supporter of Fix a Leak Week, which is an initiative by the! US Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense pr! ogram. C onsumer Reports says that even if you don't ...
Wisconsin PSC wants homeowners to fix water leaks Chicago Tribune
MSI Plumbing of Clinton Urges You To Fix Leaking Pipe Hunterdon County Democrat
Participate in 'Fix a Leak Week' Port Clinton News Herald
The Herald-Sun - YourWestValley.com
all 52 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 13:01, Category: General



Drowning islands warn of future perils for 'environmental refugees'
CNN
By Matt Ford (CNN) -- There is one holiday destination that should shake the faith of even the most vehement climate change skeptic: the Carteret Islands, part of Papua New Guinea, located northeast of Bougainville. The Carteret Islands are just one of ...
Read More....


Khaleej Times

Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The Environmental Protection Agency classifies 1,4-dioxane as a probable carcinogen, and the European Union bans the chemical from personal care products at any level and has recalled products that contain the chemical. Several samples of American Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
Toxin in baby bath product could possibly lead to cancer HealthJockey.com
HealthNews - Jerusalem Post
all 285 news articles
Read More....


The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

New courses prepare students for growing environmental field
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com, NJ
Faust, 21, is graduating from the Hoboken school in May with a major in mechanical engineering, but he also is getting a green engineering minor -- a new offering that blends traditional studies with environmental awareness and stresses a reliance on ...
Read More....


JFN has $750000 for matching grants for Israeli environmental projects
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
By Jacob Berkman · March 16, 2009 The Jewish Funders Network Sunday announced that it has a pool $750000 to give matching grants to first time gifts to environmental projects in Israel. The JFN, which has! some 900 members, is open to individuals and ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 11:54, Category: General



Lehigh Township supervisor who supported environmental board won't ...
Allentown Morning Call, PA
By William J. Ford | Of The Morning Call A Lehigh Township supervisor who backed a controversial proposal to set up an environmental board and questioned a petition drive against a colleague will not seek re-election. Chris Amato said Wednesday he will ...
Read More....


KELOLAND TV

More on Fix a Leak week
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI
By Bob Helbig of the Journal Sentinel It's no surprise that Consumer Reports would be a supporter of Fix a Leak Week, which is an initiative by the US Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program. Consumer Reports says that even if you don't ...
Wisconsin PSC wants homeowners to fix water leaks Chicago Tribune
MSI Plumbing of Clinton Urges You To Fix Leaking Pipe Hunterdon County Democrat
'Fix A Leak Week' focuses on saving water in the home The Herald-Sun
YourWestValley.com - WMTV
all 50 news articles
Read More....


Impact on environmental, historic sites at issue
Boston Globe, United States

Environmental and historic preservation groups in communities surrounding Hanscom have repeatedly called for the development of a regional transportation plan. Until such a plan is finalized, there should be a moratorium on anything that would further ...
Read More....


The Associated Press

Clearing Big Bend air in Texas will take 146 years
The Associated Press
And federal and state environmental officials agree that the cloud of pollution caused by factories and power plants hundreds or thousands of miles away in the US and Mexico is a problem that needs to be cleaned up. But officials differ, by about 91 ...
Read More....


The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

New courses prepare students for growing environmental field
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com, NJ
Faust, 21, is graduating from the Hoboken school in May with a major in mechanical engineering, but he also is getting a green engineering minor -- a new offering that blends traditional studies with environmental awareness and stresses a reliance on ...
Read More....


Environmental activists unhappy with mayoral choices
Austin American-Statesman, TX
As focus shifts to clean energy and green jobs, advocates criticize candidates' records on traditional environmental issues. By Sarah Coppola The Edwards Aquifer used to be the nexus of environmental politics in Austin. City Council candidates eager to ...
Read More....


Obama expected to kill key Bush EPA program
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Entry into Performance Track, EPA's premier voluntary "Green Club," is supposed to be reserved for companies with sterling environmental records, but has been denounced by environmentalists as a public relations charade. ...
EPA set to c! lose corporate Green Club Kansas City Star
all 7 news articles
Read More....


Drowning islands warn of future perils for 'environmental refugees'! ;
CNNBy Matt Ford (CNN) -- There is one holiday destination that should shake the faith of even the most vehement climate change skeptic: the Carteret Islands, part of Papua New Guinea, located northeast of Bougainville. The Carteret Islands are just one of ...
Read More....


Khaleej Times

Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The Environmental Protection Agency classifies 1,4-dioxane as a probable carcinogen, and the European Union bans the chemical from personal care products at any level and has recalled products that contain the chemical. Several samples of American Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
Toxin in baby bath product could possibly lead to cancer HealthJockey.com
! HealthNews - Jerusalem Post
all 294 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 10:54, Category: General



Obama expected to kill key Bush EPA program
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Entry into Performance Track, EPA's premier voluntary "Green Club," is supposed to be reserved for companies with sterling environmental records, but has been denounced by environmentalists as a public relations charade. ...
EPA set to close corporate Green Club Kansas City Star
all 7 news articles
Read More....


KELOLAND TV

Spot water problems during Fix a Leak week
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI
The Environmental Protection Agency says the average household can leak up to 11000 gallons of water per year - enough to fill a backyard swimming pool. That's why the state Public Service Commission is helping the EPA promote "Fix a Leak Week" this ...
Wisconsin PSC wants homeowners to fix water leaks Chicago Tribune
MSI Plumbing of Clinton Urges You To Fix Leaking Pipe Hunterdon County Democrat
'Fix A Leak Week' focuses on saving water in the home The Herald-Sun
YourWestValley.com - WMTV
all 49 news articles
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eFitnessNow

Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The Environmental Pro! tection Agency classifies 1,4-dioxane as a probable carcinoge! n, and t he European Union bans the chemical from personal care products at any level and has recalled products that contain the chemical. Several samples of American Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
Toxin in baby bath product could possibly lead to cancer HealthJockey.com
HealthNews - Jerusalem Post
all 283 news articles
Read More....


Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands
Detroit Free Press, United States
Jennifer Granholm's budget proposal to save $2 million by sending oversight of state wetlands to the US Environmental Pro! tection Agency would put nearly a million acres of Michigan wetlands in jeopardy. Whenever groups get together to discuss Great ...
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
MICHIGAN TORPEDOES ITS OWN GREAT LAKES RESTORATION PLAN Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
all 9 news articles
Read More....


Environmental activists unhappy with mayoral choices
Austin American-Statesman, TX
As focus shifts to clean energy and green jobs, advocates criticize candidates' records on traditional environmental issues. By Sarah Coppola The Edwards Aquifer used to b! e the nexus of environmental politics in Austin. City Council candidates eager to ...
Read More....


The Associated Press

Clearing Big Bend air in Texas will take 146 years
The Associated Press
And federal and state environmental officials agree that the cloud of pollution caused by factories and power plants hundreds or thousands of miles away in the US and Mexico is a problem that needs to be cleaned up. But officials differ, by about 91 ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 1:54, Category: General



Bennett Environmental Inc. ("BEI") Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 ...
MSNBC
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX: BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008 and the results for the fourth quarter 2008. In announcing the 2008 year end results Mr. ...
Bennett Environmental Swings To Profit In Q4 - Quick Facts RTT News
Bennett Environmental swings to profit Telegraph-Journal
Bennett Environmental Inc. ("BEI") Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 ... The ! Energy News (press release)
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Asarco to allow $835.7 mln in environmental claims
Reuters
March 13 (Reuters) - Bankrupt US copper miner Asarco LLC said it would ! allow general unsecured environmental claims of about $835.7 million and give $275.3 million in cash to federal and state governments for environmental liability at about 54 sites ...
Asarco offers $1.1B for cleanups Arizona Daily Star
Sterlite gets a better deal Economic Times
Vedanta Buying Asarco For Us$1.7B The Northern Miner (subscription)
Earthtimes (press release) - Bankruptcy Law 360 (subscription)
all 65 news articles

Khaleej Times

Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries
Washington Post, United States
The Environmental Protection Agency, which evaluates the toxicity of chemical compounds, released a statement yesterday saying that it "is currently doing new human health risk assessments on both dioxane and formaldehyde. ...
High chemical levels in some kids' shampoos San Francisco Chronicle
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
Toxics Found in Baby Bath Products HealthNews
Jerusalem Post - ! eTaiwan News
all 279 news articles
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Environmental activists unhappy with mayoral choices
Austin American-Statesman, TX
As focus shifts to clean energy and green jobs, advocates criticize candidates' records on traditional environmental issues. By Sarah Coppola The Edwards Aquifer used to be the nexus of environmental politics in Austin. City Council candidates eager to ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 16th, 2009, 0:54, Category: General



Bennett Environmental Inc. ("BEI") Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 ...
MSNBC
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX: BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008 and the results for the fourth quarter 2008. In announcing the 2008 year end results Mr. ...
Bennett Environmental Swings To Profit In Q4 - Quick Facts RTT News
Bennett Environmental swings to profit Telegraph-Journal
Bennett Environmental Inc. ("BEI") Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 ... The ! Energy News (press release)
all 20 news articles
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