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March 23rd, 2009

By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 14:53, Category: General



Nominations sought for environmental award
Pisgah Mountain News, NC
HENDERSONVILLE - The Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy is seeking nominations for its annual Lela mcbride Land Stewardship Award. The award was established to recognize an individual or group of individuals who have made significant contributions to ...
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New York Times

Hawaii's top court torpedoes 'ferry from Hell'
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The court ruled on March 16 that the operators of the Superferry Alakai would have to file an environmental impact statement before the ship could resume business - a requirement that may well doom the vessel service. Originally promoted as an ...
A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride New York Times
Many affected by loss of Hawaii Superferry Maui News
Travel briefs | Hawaii ferry grounded by court ruling Seattle Times
KITV.com - SmartBrief
all 104 news articles
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With economy in a rut, is now the right time for state's...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
"We're very concerned about our survival," said Tim Matz, who directs environmental affairs for the company that owns the huge Hanson Permanente cement plant in Cupertino. Oil refineries and cement plants, in particular, will face big costs complying ...
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 13:54, Category: General



Economic Crisis Creates Challenges for Environmental Action
Opposing Views, CA
The article titled "Americans: Economy Takes Precedence Over Environment" notes that based on its survey, support for environmental protection has slipped below the economy for the first time since Gallup began asking these questions in 1984. ...
A Luxury For Good Times? National Journal
all 2 news articles
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Environment News Service

Toxic Emissions Fell in 2007, EPA Says
New York Times, United States
By MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON — The volume of toxic chemicals that were released into the environment or sent for disposal in 2007 dropped 5 percent compared with 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. But concealed within the overall ! ...
Enid’s Koch plant No. 3 on EPA list of toxic releasers Enid News & Eagle
Indiana's 2007 toxic releases fell 3.4 percent Chicago Tribune
Toxic chemical pollution up 2.1% in NV from 06! -07 San Jose Mercury New! s
Seattle Times - Salt Lake Tribune
all 340 news articles
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Boston Globe

Children's bath products contain pr! obable carcinogens
Bo! ston Glo be, United States
The Boston Youth Environmental Network wants Boston public school students outdoors twice a year to learn science. (Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff/File 2008) By Beth Daley Dozens of children's bath products are tainted with chemicals the federal government ...
Some childrens' bath products contain contaminants Examiner.com
Babies, Bathtime, and C! ancer? Consumer Affairs
all 3 news articles
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Examiner.com

Environmental disaster: every single bat may soon be dead
Examiner.com
And the death of bats is an environmental disaster in the making. Every single bat in the United States may soon be dead. White-nose syndrome (WNS), a mysterious fungus that kills bats wiped out about 90 percent of the bats in Connecticut this past ...
A Growing Bat Concern TheDay
Connecticut's bat population is declining rapidly; Unusual disease ... Redding Pilot
all 3 news articles
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New York Times

Hawaii's top court torpedoes 'ferry from Hell'
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The court ruled on March 16 that the operators of the Superferry Alakai would have to file an environmental impact statement before the ship could resume business - a requirement that may well doom the vessel service. Originally promoted as an ...
A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride New York Times
Many affected by loss of Hawaii Superferry Maui News
Travel briefs | Hawaii ferry grounded by court ruling Seattle Times
KITV.com - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
all 102 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 11:53, Category: General


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MiamiHerald.com

Hawaii Superferry ending passenger service
Los Angeles Times, CA
The service’s future had been up in the air after Hawaii’s Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a law that allowed the vessel to operate pending an environmental review was unconstitutional. The ruling was a victory for activists who said the high-speed ...
State Diverts On Superferry Environmental Study KITV.com
Hawa! ii news in brief San Jos! e Mercur y News
Superferry may sail out of Hawaii Forbes
MSNBC - KGMB9
all 475 news articles

New York Times

Hawaii's top court torpedoes 'ferry from Hell'
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The court ruled on March 16 that the operators of the Superferry Alakai would have to file an environmental impact statement before the ship could resume business - a requirement that may well doom the vessel service. Originally promoted as an ...
A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride New York Times
Many affected by loss of Hawaii Superferry Maui News
Travel briefs | Hawaii ferry grounded by court ruling Seattle Times
KITV.com - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
all 101 news articles
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Environment News Servi! ce

Toxic Emissions Fell in 2007, EPA Says
New York Times, United States
By MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON — The volume of toxic chemicals that were released into the environment or sent for disposal in 2007 dropped 5 percent compared with 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. But concealed within the overall ...
En! id’s K och plant No. 3 on EPA list of toxic releasers Enid News & Eagle
Indiana's 2007 toxic releases fell 3.4 percent Chicago Tribune
Toxic chemical pollution up 2.1% in NV from 06-07 San Jose Mercury News
Seattle Times - Salt Lake Tribune
all 341 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 10:53, Category: General



Environment News Service

Toxic Emissions Fell in 2007, ! EPA Says
New York Times, United States
By MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON — The volume of toxic chemicals that were released into the environment or sent for disposal in 2007 dropped 5 percent compared with 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. But concealed within the overall ...
Enid’s Koch plant No. 3 on EPA list of toxic releasers Enid News & Eagle
Indiana's 2007 toxic releases fell 3.4 percent Chicago Tribune

Toxic chemical pollution up 2.1% in NV from 06-07 San Jose Mercury News
Seattle Times - Salt Lake Tribune
all 340 news articles
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Examiner.com

Environmental disaster: every single bat may soon be dead
Examiner.com
And the death of bats is an environmental disaster in the making. Every single bat in the United States may soon be dead. White-nose syndrome (WNS), a mysterious fungus that kills bats wiped out about 90 percent of the bats in Connecticut this past ...
A Growing Bat Concern TheDay

Connecticut's bat population is declining rapidly; Unusual disease ... Redding Pilot
all 3 news articles
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New York Times

Hawaii's top court torpedoes 'ferry from Hell'!
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The court ruled on March 16 that the operators of the Superferry Alakai would have to file an environmental impact statement before the ship could resume business - a requirement that may well doom the vessel service. Originally promoted as an ...
A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride New York Times
Many affected by loss of Hawaii Superferry Maui News
Travel briefs | Hawaii ferry grounded by court ruling Seattle Times
KITV.com - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
all 100 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 8:54, Category: General



Examiner.com

Environmental disaster: every single bat may soon be dead
Examiner.com
And the death of bats is an environmental disaster in the making. Every single bat in the United States may soon be dead. White-nose syndrome (WNS), a mysterious fungus that kills bats wiped out about 90 percent of the bats in Connecticut this past ...
A Growing Bat Concern TheDay
Connecticut's bat population is declining rapidly; Unusual disease ... Redding Pilot
all 3 news articles
Read More....


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Lawmakers vow to fund N. Idaho lake plan
Tulsa Native American Times, OK
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho lawmakers on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee have unanimously approved a budget for the state Department of Environmental Quality that includes money to start water quality projects in Lake Coeur d’Alene. ...
N. Idaho nonprofit group finds a home KIVI-T! V
Railroad plans improvements to N. Idaho tracks LocalNews8.com
N. Idaho man pleads guilty to torching rival pub KPVI-TV
all 28 news articles
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MiamiHerald.com

Hawaii Superferry ! ending p assenger service
Los Angeles Times, CA
The service’s future had been up in the air after Hawaii’s Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a law that allowed the vessel to operate pending an environmental review was unconstitutional. The ruling was a victory for activists who said the high-speed ...
State Diverts On Superferry Environmental Study KITV.com
Superferry may sail out of Hawaii Forbes

Hawaii news in brief San Jose Mercury News
KGMB9 - MSNBC
all 475 news articles!
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Boston Globe

Children's bath products contain probable carcinogens
Boston Globe, United States
The Boston Youth Environmental Network wants Boston public school students outdoors twice a year to learn science. (Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff/File 2008) By Beth Daley Dozens of children's bath products are tainted with chemicals the federal government ...
Babies, Bathtime, and Cancer? Consumer Affairs
all 2 news articles
Read More....


With economy in a rut, is now the right time for state's global ...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
"We're very concerned about ! our survival," said Tim Matz, who directs environmental affairs for the company that owns the huge Hanson Permanente cement plant in Cupertino. Oil refineries and cement plants, in particular, will face big costs complying ...
Read More....


Washington Times

Critics question safety of storing coal slurry
The Associated Press
An e-mail survey of environmental regulators in West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Pennsylvania and Ohio found none of the states track exactly how much slurry is pumped underground. "There's just a complete lack of oversight by any of the agencies that ...
Critics question safety of storing slurry in earth WAAY
Independent lab tests: Metals in W.Va. coal slurry MSNBC
Underground Injection of Coal Slurry Not Meeting Public Health ... HNN Huntingtonnews.net
Charleston Gazette - Charleston Gazette
all 245 news articles
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Metro

MPs call for every product to carry carbon labels
Business! Green, UK
Everything comp! anies bu y and sell could soon carry green labels detailing their products' environmental impact, if proposals to be put forward today by an influential committee of MPs are adopted. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of MPs will ...
Clear environmental labelling call Staines News
all 79 news articles
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New York Times

Hawaii's top court to! rpedoes 'ferry from Hell'
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The court ruled on March 16 that the operators of the Superferry Alakai would have to file an environmental impact statement before the ship could resume business - a requirement that may well doom the vessel service. Originally promoted as an ...
A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride New York Times
Many affected by loss of Hawaii Sup! erferry Maui News
Travel briefs | Hawaii ferry grounded by court ruling Seattle Times
KITV.com - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
all 87 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 7:53, Category: General



Housing Fund plans to build on site of old glass plant ...
Charleston Gazette,  USA
Under an agreement between the housing found and the state Department of Environmental Protection, Acacia Environmental Group is evaluating possible health risks and deciding how much cleanup, if any, is needed. "dep's stake in this is we are kind of ...
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 5:53, Category: General



Environmental cost of cocaine
guardian.co.uk, UK
In 2005 the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organisation of American States commissioned a study to "conduct a science-based risk assessment of the human health and environmental effects or the use of glyphosate for the control of ...
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Examiner.com

Environmental disaster: every single bat may soon be dead
Examiner.com
And the death of bats is an environmental disaster in the making. Every single bat in the United States may soon be dead. White-nose syndrome (WNS), a mysterious fungus that kills bats wiped out about 90 percent of the bats in Connecticut this past ...
A Growing Bat Concern TheDay
Connecticut's bat population is declining rapidly; Unusual disease ... Redding Pilot
all 3 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

Toxic Emissions Fell in 2007, EPA Says
New York Times, United States
By MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON — The volume of toxic chemical! s that were released into the environment or sent for disposal in 2007 dropped 5 percent compared with 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. But concealed within the overall ...
Enid’s Koch plant No. 3 on EPA list of toxic releasers Enid News & Eagle
Indiana's 2007 toxic releases fell 3.4 percent Chicago Tribune
Toxic chemical pollution up 2.1% in NV from 06-07 San Jose Mercury News
Seattle Times - Stockton Record
all 340 news articles
Read More....


Metro

MPs call for every product to carry carbon labels
Business Green, UK
Everything companies buy and sell could soon carry green labels detailing their products' environmental impact, if proposals to be put forward today by an influential committee of MPs are adopted. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of MPs will ...
Clear environmental labelling call Staines News
all 75 news articles
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Lawmakers vow to fund N. Idaho lake plan
Tulsa Native American Times, OKCOEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho lawmakers! on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee have unanimously approved a budget for the state Department of Environmental Quality that includes money to start water quality projects in Lake Coeur d’Alene. ...
N. Idaho nonprofit group finds a home KIVI-TV
Railroad plans improvements to N. Idaho tracks LocalNews8.com
N. Idaho man pleads guilty to torching rival pub KPVI-TV
all 28 news articles
Read More....


New York Times

Hawaii's top court torpedoes 'ferry from Hell'
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
The court ruled on March 16 that the operators of the Superferry Alakai would have to file an environmental impact statement before the ship could resume business - a requirement that may well doom the vessel service. Originally promoted as an ...
A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride New York Times
Many affected by loss of Hawaii Superferry Maui News
Hawaii Superferry Saga: Is The Story Done? KITV.com
Forbes - Seattle Times
all 18 news articles
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MyFox Dallas

NASA: Environmental disaster avoided on ozone loss
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's rare good! news ab out an environmental crisis: We dodged disaster with the ozone layer. A NASA study about ozone-munching chemicals from aerosol sprays and refrigeration used a computer model to play a game of what-if. ...
Study: Montreal Protocol avoided disaster United Press International
New Simulation Shows Consequences Of A World Without Earth's ... Science Daily (press release)!
What The Ozone Scare Can--And Can't--Teach Us The Plank on TNR.com
Hindu - LiveScience.com
all 96 news articles
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Housing Fund plans to build on site of old glass plant ...
Charleston Gazette,  USA
Under an agreement between the housing found and the state Department of Environmental Protection, Acacia Envi! ronmental Group is evaluating possible health risks and deciding how much cleanup, if any, is needed. "dep's stake in this is we are kind of ...
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MiamiHerald.com

State Diverts On Superferry Environmental Study
KITV.com, HI
HONOLULU -- The Department of Transportation on Friday announced it expects completing an extensive environmental study following the Supreme Court's ruling against the Hawaii Superferry. The Hawaii Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a law allowing the ...
Hawaii Superferry ending passenger service! Los Angeles Times
Hawaii news in brief San Jose Mercury News
Superferry may sail out of Hawaii Forbes
KGMB9 - MSNBC
all 475 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 2:52, Category: General



Environment News Service

Toxic Emissions Fell in ! 2007, EPA Says
New York Times, United States
By MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON — The volume of toxic chemicals that were released into the environment or sent for disposal in 2007 dropped 5 percent compared with 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. But concealed within the overall ...
Enid’s Koch plant No. 3 on EPA list of toxic releasers Enid News & Eagle
Indiana's 2007 toxic releases fell 3.4 perc! ent Chicago Tribune
Toxic chemical pollution up 2.1% in NV from 06-07 San Jose Mercury News
Stockton Record - Seattle Times
all 340 news articles
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Clear environmental labelling call
The Press Association
A clear system of environmental labelling i! s needed to stop companies making meaningless claims about how! green t heir products are, a group of MPs has said. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling on ministers to bring in a sector-based ...
Shoppers need clear labels to put a stop to 'greenwash' guardian.co.uk
all 26 news articles
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MyFox Dallas

NASA: Environmental disaster avoided on ozone loss
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's rare good news about an environmental crisis: We dodged disaster with the ozone layer. A NASA study about ozone-munching chemicals from aerosol sprays and refrigeration used a computer model to play a game of what-if. ...
Study: Montreal Protocol avoided disaster United Press International
What The Ozone Scare Can--And Can't--Teach Us The Plank on TNR.com
New Simulation Shows Consequences Of A World Without Earth's ... Science Daily (press release)
Hindu - LiveScience.com
! all 96 news articles
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By germanifa01 - March 23rd, 2009, 0:53, Category: General



Cult leader Manson goes environmental?
Indianapolis Star, United States
By Scott Thien Murder ringleader Charles Manson apparently has become some sort of an environmentalist, according to a new audiotape of the former Hoosier. “It’s all about the air and the earth and the water and the trees,” Manson, 74, says in a recent ...
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Washington Times

Critics question safety of storing coal slurry
The Associated Press
An e-mail survey of environmental regulators in West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Pennsylvania and Ohio found none of the states track exactly how much slurry is pumped underground. "There's just a complete lack of oversight by any of the agencies that ...
Critics question safety of storing slurry in earth WAAY
Independent lab tests: Metals in W.Va. coal slurry MSNBC
Underground Injection of Coal Slurry Not Meeting Public Health ... HNN Huntingtonnews.net
Charleston Gazette - KIVI-TV
all 245 news articles
Read More....


New York Times

A Hawaii Ferry Ends Its Choppy Ride
New York Times, United States
On Monday, the State Supreme Court effectively grounded the vessel, the Alakai, when it struck down an act passed by the Legislature last year that exempted its operator, Hawaii Superferry Inc., from carrying out an environmental impact study. ...
Many affected by loss of H! awaii Su perferry Maui News
Hawaii Superferry Saga: Is The Story Done? KITV.com
Hawaii Superferry: End of the saga? Forbes
Seattle Times!  - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
all 17 news articles
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Environmental cost of cocaine
guardian.co.uk, UK
In 2005 the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organisation of American States commissioned a study to "conduct a science-based risk assessment of the human health and environmental effects or the use of glyphosate for the control of ...
Read More....


MyFox Dallas

NASA: Environmental disaster avoided on ozone loss
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's rare good news about an environmental crisis: We dodg! ed disaster with the ozone layer. A NASA study about ozone-mun! ching ch emicals from aerosol sprays and refrigeration used a computer model to play a game of what-if. ...
Study: Montreal Protocol avoided disaster United Press International
What The Ozone Scare Can--And Can't--Teach Us The Plank on TNR.com
New Simulation Shows Consequences Of A World Without Earth's ... Science Daily (press release)
Hindu - LiveScience.com
all 96 news articles
Read More....