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March 17th, 2009

By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 9:54, Category: General



New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure spending ...
The Canadian Press, CALGARY
CALGARY — Federal infrastructure dollars will flow more easily now that Ottawa has moved to make the environmental review process less cumbersome, Environment Minister Jim Prentice says. For federally funded public works projects like roads and bridges ...
Canada loosens green vetting for stimulus projects Reuters
New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure: Prentice CBC.ca
Tories place two-year waiver on assessment! s Globe and Mail
Calgary Herald - Prince George Citizen
all 59 news articles
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'Congestion pricing' unclogs roads, clears the air
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
In June, the Environmental Defense Fund commissioned a public opinion research firm to survey Bay Area residents on the congestion pricing system the city was studying. When poll respondents were told about the benefits congestion pricing had delivered ...
MTC delays $226 billion transportation plan for Bay Area San Jose Mercury News
all 15 news articles
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Cardin seeks wider review of coal ash sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benjamin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
! all 146 news articles

KHON2

Environmental Groups Hail Superferry Ruling
MSNBC
HONOLULU - Justices at the Hawaii Supreme Court on Monday issued a ruling that says legislation passed by state lawmakers to allow the Hawaii Superferry to operate while conducting an environmental impact study was unconstitutional. ...
Officials say trips will stop for now Maui News
Superferry to cease operations due to court ruling Honolulu Advertiser
Hawaii Superferry ceases operations after ruling The Associated Press
KGMB9 - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
all 258 news articles
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Environmental groups, drillers debate 'severance tax' on gas
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA
By Tom Barnes, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau HARR! ISBURG - - An environmental coalition is at odds with natural gas drillers over whether the state should slap a "severance tax" on natural gas that is extracted from the vast area of underground ...

Environmentalists pitch Pa. gas severance tax Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Environmental groups support state drilling tax Pittsburgh Post Gazette
all 3 news articles
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News14.com

EPA will cancel Performance Track
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By John Shiffman WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that it would halt a program promoted by the Bush administration that reduces environmental inspections and lessens regulation for companies that pledge to cut waste ...
EPA re-evaluates 'green club' for comp! anies The Associated Press
Obama to Axe Voluntary Environmental Performance Program Red, Green, and Blue
Research News Release (HQ): New Grants to Measure Progress of ... Autochannel (press release)
MiamiHerald.com - NewsWest9.com
all 200 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 8:54, Category: General



Cardin seeks wider review of coal ash sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benjamin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
all 144 news articles
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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 ...
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New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure spending ...
The Canadian Press, CALGARY
CALGARY — Federal infrastructure dollars will flow more easily now that Ottawa has moved to make the environmental review process less cumbersome, Environment Minister Jim Prentice says. For federally funded public works projects like roads and bridges ...
Canada loosens green vetting for stim! ulus pro jects Reuters
New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure: Prentice CBC.ca
Tories place two-year waiver on assessments Globe and Mail
Prince George Citizen - Reuters
all 57 news articles
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! 'Congestion pricing' unclogs roads, clears the air
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
In June, the Environmental Defense Fund commissioned a public opinion research firm to survey Bay Area residents on the congestion pricing system the city was studying. When poll respondents were told about the benefits congestion pricing had delivered ...
MTC delays $226 billion transportation plan for Bay Area San Jose Mercury News
all 15 news articles
Read More....

China Daily
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
Children's bath products tainted with probable carcinogens Boston Globe
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
China Daily - TopNews United States
all 303 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 7:54, Category: General



'Congestion pricing' unclogs roads, clears the air
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
In June, the Environmental Defense Fund commissioned a public opinion research firm to survey Bay Area residents on the congestion pricing system the city was studying. When poll respondents were told about the benefits congestion pricing had delivered ...
MTC delays $226 billion transportation plan for Bay Area San Jose Mercury News
all 15 news articles
Read More....


China Daily

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 Ameri! can Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Children's bath products tainted with probable carcinogens Boston Globe
Group finds carcinogens i! n kids b ath products USA Today
China Daily - TopNews United States
all 302 news articles
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Former governor opposes Michigan wetlands program
Chicago Tribune, United States
By JOHN FLESHER | AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - As legislators begin debating Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposal to dismantle Michigan's wetland protection policy, the governor who signed the program into law 30 years ago is fighting to ...
Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands Detroit Free Press
Former Governor Milliken Speaks Up To Save Wetlands Program Common Dreams (press release)
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
all 26 news articles
Read More....


PPG! Defends Environmental Standards
WTOV9.com, OH
The conservation group also said PPG Technology is too old to meet today's environmental standards. However, PPG officials said the company has spent $3 million in the past few years to reduce its emissions. Stay with NEWS9 and WTOV9.com for continuing ...
Suit planned over PPG mercury violations Charleston Gazette
W.Va.: Groups to sue PPG over merc! ury releases Forbes
Marshall County’s missing mercury Charleston Gazette
all 26 news articles
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KHON2

Environmental Groups Hail Superferry Ruling
MSNBC
HONOLULU - Justices at the Hawaii Supreme Court on Monday issued a ruling that says legislation passed by state lawmakers to allow the Hawaii Superferry to operate while conducting an environmental impact study was unconstituti! onal. ...
Superferry to cease operations due to court ruling Honolulu Advertiser
Hawaii Superferry ceases operations after ruling The Associated Press
Supreme Court Rules! Superfe rry "Unconstitutional"; Company Ceases ... KGMB9
Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu Advertiser
all 246 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 5:54, Category: General



'Congestion pricing' unclogs roads, clears the air
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
In June, the Environmental Defense Fund commissioned a public opinion research firm to survey Bay Area residents on the congestion pricing system the city was studying. When poll respondents were told about the benefits congestion pricing had delivered ...
MTC delays $226 billion transportation plan for Bay Area San Jose Mercury News
all 15 news articles
Read More....


KHON2

Environmental Groups Hail Superferry Ruling
MSNBC
HONOLULU - Justices at the Hawaii Supreme Court on Monday issued a ruling that says legislation passed by state lawmakers to allow the Hawaii Superferry to operate while conducting an environmental impact study was unconstitutional. ...
Superferry to cease operations due to court ruling Honolulu Advertiser
Hawaii Superferry ceases operations after ruling The Associated Press
Supreme Court Rules Superferry "Unconstitutional"; Company Ceases ... KGMB9

Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu Advertiser
all 247 news articles
Read More....


Former governor opposes Michigan wetlands program
Chicago Tribune, United States
By JOHN FLESHER | AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - As legislators begin debating Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposal to dismantle Michigan's wetland protection policy, the governor who signed the program into law 30 years ago is fighting to ...
Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands Detroit Free Press
Former Governor Milliken Speaks Up To Save Wetlands Program Common Dreams (press release)
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
all 25 news articles
Read More....


Globe and Mail

New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure spending ...
The Canadian Press, CALGARY
CALGARY — Federal infrastructure dollars will flow more easily now that Ottawa has moved to make the environmental review process less cumbersome, Environment Minister Jim Prentice says. For federally funded public works projects like roads and bridges ...
Canada loosens green vetting for stimulus projects Reuters
New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure: Prentice CBC.ca
Pr! entice signals impatience with Mackenzie Globe and Mail
Prince George Citizen - Reuters
all 56 news articles
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....


HealthKnowItAll

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 p! roducts at any level and has recalled products that contain th! e chemic al. Several samples of American Girl ...
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Children's bath products tainted with probable carcinogens Boston Globe
Group finds carcinogens in kids bath products USA Today
TopNews United States - WVLT
all 296 news articles
Rea! d More.. ..


Cardin seeks wider review of coal ash sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benjamin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
all 144 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 4:54, Category: General



News14.com

EPA re-evaluates 'green club' for companies
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is closing a program that drew complaints from environmentalists for cutting back on company inspections and regulations as a reward for voluntary controls on pollution. The National Environmental ...
Obama to Axe Voluntary Environmental Performance Program Red, Green, and Blue
Research News Release (HQ): New Grants to Measure Progress of ... Autochannel (press release)
Obama expected to kill key Bush EPA program MiamiHerald.com
NewsWest9.com - Lebanon Daily News
all 165 news articles
Read More....


Globe and Mail

New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure spending ...
The Canadian Press, CALGARY
CALGARY — Federal infrastructure dollars will flow more easily now that Ottawa has moved to make the environmental review process less cumbersome, Environment Minister Jim Prentice says. For federally funded public works projects like roads and bridges ...
Canada loosens green vetting for stimulus projects Reuters
New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure: Prentice CBC.ca
Prentice signals impatience with Mackenzie Globe and Mail
Canoe.ca - Reuters

all 55 news articles
Read More....


Former governor opposes Michigan wetlands program
Chicago Tribune, United States
By JOHN FLESHER | AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - As legislators begin debating Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposal to dismantle Michigan's wetland protection policy, the governor who signed the program into law 30 years ago is fighting to ...
Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands Detroit Free Press
Former Governor Milliken Speaks Up To Save Wetlands Program Common Dreams (press release)
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
all 25 news articles
Read More....


Environmental groups, drille! rs debate 'severance tax' on gas
! Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA
By Tom Barnes, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG -- An environmental coalition is at odds with natural gas drillers over whether the state should slap a "severance tax" on natural gas that is extracted from the vast area of underground ...
Environmentalists pitch Pa. gas severance tax Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Environmental groups support state drilling tax Pittsburgh Post Gazette
all 3 news articles
Read More....

!
China Daily

Toxic makeup
Baruch College The Ticker, NY
Thanks to persistent complaints by consumers and a 2002 report by the Environmental Working Group, which indicated that 72 percent of popular cosmetics contained dangerous chemicals, the FDA, along with major cosmetics companies, have worked to improve ...
Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos San Francisco Chronicle
Gillibrand demands more oversight of baby care products Newsday
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Boston Globe - China Daily
all 301 news articles
Read More....


'Congestion pricing' unclogs roads, clears the air
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
In June, the Environmental Defense Fund commissioned a public opinion research firm to survey Bay Area residents on the congestion pricing system the city was studying. When poll respondents were told about the benefits congestion pricing had delivered ...
MTC delays $226 billion transportation plan for Bay Area San Jose Mercury News
all 15 news articles
Read More....


Cardin seeks wider review of coal ash sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benj! amin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
all 144 news articles
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....


PPG Defends Environmental Standards
WTOV9.com, OH
The conservation group also said PPG Technology is too old to meet today's environmental standards. However, PPG officials said the company has spent $3 million in the past few years to reduce its emissions. Stay with NEWS9 and WTOV9.com for continuing ...
Suit planned over PPG mercury violations Charleston Gazette
W.Va.: Groups to sue PPG over mercury releases Forbes
Marshall County’s missing mercury Charleston Gazette
all 26 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 3:55, Category: General



'Congestion pricing' unclogs roads, clears the air
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
In June, the Environmental Defense Fund commissioned a public opinion research firm to survey Bay Area residents on the congestion pricing system the city was studying. When poll respondents were told about the benefits congestion pricing had delivered ...
MTC delays $226 billion transportation plan for Bay Area San Jose Mercury News
all 15 news articles
Read More....


Pacific Whale Foundation Comments on Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling
Honolulu Advertiser, HI
The Hawaii Supreme Court ruled this morning that it was unconstitutional for Hawaii's legislature to pass Act 2, a law that allowed the Hawaii Superferry to sail before an environmental study was completed. Act 2 was viewed as unconstitutional because ...
Decision leaves state vulnerable to Superferry lawsuits, Hanabusa says Honolulu Star-Bulletin
State Supreme Court rules against Superferry al.com
Lingle Responds To Superferry Ruling MSNBC
Bizjournals.com - Honolulu Advertiser
all 140 news articles
Read More....


Former governor opposes Michigan wetlands p! rogram
Chicago Tribune, United States
By JOHN FLESHER | AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - As legislators begin debating Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposal to dismantle Michigan's wetland protection policy, the governor who signed the program into law 30 years ago is fighting to ...
Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands Detroit Free Press
Former Governor Milliken Spe! aks Up T o Save Wetlands Program Common Dreams (press release)
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
all 25 news articles
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 17th, 2009, 2:54, Category: General



Cardin seeks wider review of coal ash sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benjamin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
all 143 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 1:54, Category: General



Cardin seeks wider review of coal ash sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benjamin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
all 143 news articles
Read More....


Boston Globe

Toxic makeup
Baruch College The Ticker, NY
Thanks to persistent complaints by consumers and a 2002 report by the Environmental Working Group, which indicated that 72 percent of popular cosmetics contained dangerous chemicals, the FDA, along with major cosmetics companies, have worked to improve ...
Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos San Francisco Chronicle
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
Children's bath products tainted with probable carc! inogens< /a> Boston Globe
China Daily - USA Today
all 300 news articles
Read More....


IABC/Pittsburgh Presents Going Green: Communicating Environmental ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
PITTSBURGH , March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Going Green is the hot topic right now as businesses have begun to develop products, services and buildings that can make a tangible environmental difference in the communities they serve. Join IABC/ Pittsburgh on ...
Read More....


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 ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - March 17th, 2009, 0:54, Category: General



China Daily

Toxic makeup
Baruch College The Ticker, NY
Thanks to persistent complaints by consumers and a 2002 report by the Environmental Working Group, which indicated that 72 percent of popular cosmetics contained dangerous chemicals, the FDA, along with major cosmetics companies, have worked to improve ...
Carcinogens in some kids' shampoos San Francisco Chronicle
Children's bath products tai! nted wit h probable carcinogens Boston Globe
Review Finds Modest Risk From Children's Toiletries Washington Post
China Daily - TopNews United! States
all 297 news articles
Read More....


Former governor opposes Michigan wetlands program
Chicago Tribune, United States!
By JOHN FLESHER | AP Environmental! Wri ter TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - As legislators begin debating Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposal to dismantle Michigan's wetland protection policy, the governor who signed the program into law 30 years ago is fighting to ...
Keep wetlands protection in Michigan hands Detroit Free Press
Former Governor Milliken Speaks Up To Save Wetlands Program Common Dreams (press release! )
Op-Ed: Wetlands flung into Fed swamp? Traverse City Record Eagle
Fly Rod & Reel Magazine
all 25 news articles
Re! ad More....


PPG Defends Environmental Standards
WTOV9.com, OH
The conservation group also said PPG Technology is too old to meet today's environmental standards. However, PPG officials said the company has spent $3 million in the past few years to reduce its emissions. Stay with NEWS9 and WTOV9.com for continuing ...
W.Va.: Groups to sue PPG over mercury releases Forbes
all 24 news articles
Read More....


Supreme Court rul! es Superferry exception unconstitutional
! Honolulu Advertiser, HI
The Hawaii Supreme Court ruled this morning that a state law allowing Hawaii Superferry to operate without a complete environmental impact statement is unconstitutional. The law was passed in a special session in November 2007 and allowed the ...
Decision leaves state vulnerable to Superferry lawsuits, Hanabusa says Honolulu Star-Bulletin
Supreme Court Rules Against Superferry Law MSNBC
Hawaii Supreme Court rules Superferry law unconstitutional Bizjournals.com
The Associated Press - KHNL-TV/KHBC/KOGG
all 135 news articles
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IABC/Pittsburgh Presents Going Green: Communicating Environmental ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
PITTSBURGH , March 16 ! /PRNewswire/ -- Going Green is the hot topic right now as businesses have begun to develop products, services and buildings that can make a tangible environmental difference in the communities they serve. Join IABC/ Pittsburgh on ...
Read More....


Cardin seeks wider review of coal a! sh sites after spill along Potomac
Baltimore Sun, United States
Benjamin L. Cardin asked federal environmental regulators today to expand their review of coal ash storage sites to include non-utility operators after a Maryland paper mill spilled an estimated 4000 gallons of coal ash slurry along the Potomac River. ...
Sen. Cardin seeks review of coal ash storage sites The Associated Press
all 143 news articles
Read More....


New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure spending ...
The Canadian Press, CALGARY
CALGARY — Federal infrastructure dollars will flow more easily now that Ottawa has moved to make the environmental review process less cumbersome, Environment Minister Jim Prentice says. For federally fun! ded public works projects like roads and bridges ...
Canada loosens green vetting for stimulus projects Reuters
New environmental regulations to speed up infrastructure: Prentice CBC.ca
Ottawa seeks legal a! dvice on Arctic pipeline delays Reuters
all 51 news articles
Read More....