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April 9th, 2009

By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 16:14, Category: General



Lead found in women's accessories - Center for Environmental Health
Los Angeles Times, CA
Dozens of vinyl and faux leather women's products from major retailers contained high levels of lead, according to the Center for Environmental Health. Testing by the group over the last six weeks found lead in handbags, purses and wallets from Bay ...
Purses, wallets have too much lead, environment group says San Jose Mercury News
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento Bee
Study Warns About Purses With Dangerous Lead Content KTVU.com
What is the Word - KPBS
all 22 news articles
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Funds seek Chevron environmental risk report vote
Reuters
The US oil company is battling a $27 billion claim over environmental damage in Ecuador, where a ruling is expected this year, and that long-running case is among the issues cited by a group of mostly US state and municipal funds in the proposal. ...
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openPR (press release)

Caterpill! ar Financial earns LEED certification
Bizjournals.com, NC
The Caterpillar Financial Center in Nashville has been awarded gold certification for an exisiting building under the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The certification makes the center the first ...
Architects find it pays to go green Suffolk Times
SXU honored with LEED Gold designation Southtown Star
USC offers LEED classes on environmental design, green building Charleston Regional Business
MLive.com - NYCity ! News Service
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WHIO Radio

EPA might add Cedarburg site to Superfund list
Chicago Tribune, United States
The US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to add a Cedarburg site to its list of hazardous-waste sites. The location is the former site of Amcast Industrial Corp. That's a now-bankrupt company involved in aluminum die casting from 1939 to ...
EPA proposes adding 2 NJ sites to Superfund list Philadelphia Inquirer
EPA adds Detrick's Area B to Superfund list Frederick News Post (subscription)
EPA seeks to add Portsmouth site to Superfund list WJZ
WHIO Radio - Standard Speaker
all 91 news articles
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Hawaii getting environmental protection funds
KPUA, HI
By AP HONOLULU (AP) — More than $3 million in federal economic stimulus money is going to the state Department of Health and the state Environmental Health Administration. The administration will receive a little more than half the money through the ...
State to get stimulus money for! petroleum spills Newsda! y
EPA: Hawaii to get $1.7M to reduce diesel emissions Bizjournals.com
$1.73M federal grant will mean 'greener' school buses in Isles Honolulu Advertiser
Nevada Appeal - Daily Mail - Charleston
all 11 news articles
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Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt
Pleasanton Weekly,  USA
... Endangered Species Act. The announcement came in response to a petition filed in August 2007 by environmental organizations that had sought protection for a distinct population segment of the longfin smelt, a species that is up to 5 inches long. ...
Longfin smelt not endangered in California, regulators say MiamiHerald.com
all 214 news a! rticles
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New York Times

Critical Shopper | Green Depot An Environmental Cleanup in Every Aisle
New York Times, United States
A visit last week to Green Depot, an inspiring new store stocked with environmentally-sound home improvement supplies, greatly reduced my brain’s environmental guilt emissions. The store, located on the Bowery amid restaurant equipment wholesalers, ...
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State going over landfill environmental report
Northwest Arkansas Times, AR
BY ROBIN MERO Northwest Arkansas Times The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is reviewing results of a report measuring environmental impact of soil, groundwater and surface water at the C & L Landfill, which was closed in the late 1970s. ...
Fayetteville Workers Begin Process Of Wood Chip Removal The Morning News
all 2 news articles
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By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 15:15, Category: General



Environmental groups ask to halt ID mine expansion
Seattle Times, United States
A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked federal appeals court judges in Seattle to block an expansion of the Smoky Canyon phosphate mine in southeastern Idaho. A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked ...
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Funds seek Chevron environmental risk report vote
Reuters
The US oil company is battling a $27 billion claim over environmental damage in Ecuador, where a ruling is expected this year, and that long-running case is among the issues cited by a group of mostly US state and municipal funds in the pr! oposal. ...
Read More....


State going over landfill environmental report
Northwest Arkansas Times, AR
BY ROBIN MERO Northwest Arkansas Times The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is reviewing results of a report measuring environmental impact of soil, groundwater and surface water at the C & L Landfill, which was cl! osed in the late 1970s. ...
Fayetteville Workers Begin Process Of Wood Chip Removal The Morning News
all 2 news articles
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New York Times

Critical Shopper | Green Depot An Environmental Cleanup in Every Aisle
New York Times, United States
A visit last week to Green Depot, an inspiring new store stocked with environmentally-sound home improvement supplies, greatly reduced my brain’s env! ironmental guilt emissions. The store, located on the Bowery amid restaurant equipment wholesalers, ...
Read More....


Dallas Morning News

TXI's Midlothian cement plant's air permit renewed as state ...
Dallas Morning News, TX
By RANDY LEE LOFTIS / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – TXI's big cement plant in Midlothian received a 10-year permit renewal Wednesday after Texas environmental commissioners refused to order a public hearing on the controversial request. ...
Cement kiln permit renewed over DFW officials' protests Fort Worth Star Telegram
TXI plant gets operational approvals Bizjournals.com
Panel rejects public hearing, extends TXI's permit Dallas Morning News
Dallas Morning News - Dallas Morning News
all 18 news articles
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By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 10:14, Category: General



Environmental groups ask to halt ID mine expansion
Seattle Times, United States
A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked federal appeals court judges in Seattle to block an expansion of the Smoky Canyon phosphate mine in southeastern Idaho. A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked ...
Read More....


New York Times

Critical Shopper | Green Depot An Environmental Cleanup in Every Aisle
New York Times, United States
A visit last week to Green Depot, an inspiring new store stocked with environmentally-sound home improvement supplies, greatly reduced my brain’s environmental guilt emissions. The store, located on the Bowery amid restaurant equipment wholesalers, ...
Read More....


Lead found in women's accessories - Center for Environmental Health
Los Angeles Times, CA
Dozens of vinyl and faux leather women's products from major retailers contained high levels of lead, according to the Center for Environmental Health. Testing by the group over the last six weeks found lead in handbags, purses and wallets from Bay ...
Purses, wallets have too much lead, environment group says San Jose Mercury News
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento Bee
Dangers Of Lead In Purses KTVU.com
KPBS
all 20 news articles
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By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 9:14, Category: General



Environmental Groups to Contest Shell's Oil Sands Projects
Wall Street Journal
By RUSSELL GOLD Two environmental groups say they will ask the Canadian government to halt Royal Dutch Shell plc's planned expansion of production in the oil sands after they claim the energy giant reneged on environmental promises. ...
Environmental groups attack Shell over emissions Globe and Mail
Green groups want Shell oil sands permits rescinded Reuters
Shell faces Alberta oil sands dispute Financial Times
Upstream Online - Center for Media and Democracy
all 25 news articles
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By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 5:14, Category: General



USVI backs plan to remove site from Superfund list
The Associated Press
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands (AP) — The US Virgin Islands is endorsing a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to take an old chemical factory off a Superfund list of heavily polluted sites. Robert Mathes is head of the islands' ...
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EPA adds Fort Detrick dump site to Superfund list
Baltimore Sun, United States
The move enables the Environmental Protection Agency to use broad federal authority to remedy what it deems a significant threat to public health from tainted groundwater beneath Area B, an undeveloped section of the ! Army installation in Frederick. ...
EPA might add Cedarburg site to Superfund list Chicago Tribune
EPA proposes adding 2 NJ sites to Superfund list Philadelphia Inquirer
Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal Proposed for Federal Superfund List Brooklyn Daily Eagle
WNYC - Gary Post Tribune
all 62 news articles
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By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 3:14, Category: General



College Student Takes Campus Environmental Issues Into Own Hands
FOXNews
As part of the club, Robinaugh and other club presidency members help prepare students to take an exam on the Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. This national test serves as a report card to show how green a building is. ...
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USVI backs plan to remove site from Superfund list
The Associated Press
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands (AP) — The US Virgin Islands is endorsing a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to take an old chemical factory off a Superfund list of heavily pollut! ed sites. Robert Mathes is head of the islands' ...! < /div>
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CGI helps EPA improve environmental data exchange
Washington Technology, DC
By David Hubler CGI Federal Inc. will support the Environmental Protection Agency’s data exchange ! system under a three-year, $67 million contract. The award calls for CGI to provide support for EPA’s Central Data Exchange (CDX), the point of entry for ...
CGI Group wins $67M contract Toronto Star
CGI awarded US$67 million EPA Central Data Exchange support contract PR Newswire (press release)
CGI Wins $67 Million EPA Contract Trading Markets (press release)
RTT News - Reuters
all 41 news articles
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EPA adds Fort Detrick dump site to Superfund list
Baltimore Sun, United States
The move enables the Environmental Protection Agency to use broad federal authority to remedy what it deems a significant threat to public health from tainted groundwater beneath Area B, an undeveloped section of ! the Army installation in Frederick. ...
EPA proposes adding 2 NJ sites to Superfund list Philadelphia Inquirer

Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal Proposed for Federal Superfund List Brooklyn Daily Eagle
EPA Mulls Gowanus Canal for Superfund WNYC
Gary Post Tribune - NJ.com
all 51 news articles
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Environmental groups ask to halt ID mine expansion
Seattle Times, United States
A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked federal appeals court judges in Seattle to block an expansion of the Smoky Canyon phosphate mine in southeastern Idaho. A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked ...
Environmentalists ask to halt ID mine expansion Seattle Times
all 30 news articles
Read More....


Funds seek Chevron environmental risk report vote
Reuters
The US oil company is battling a $27 billion claim over environmental damage in Ecuador, where a ruling is expected this year, and that long-running case is among the issues cited by a group of mostly US state and municipal funds in the proposal. ...
Read More....


New York Times

Critical Shopper | Green Depot An Environmental Cleanup in Every Aisle
New York Times, United States
A visit last week to Green Depot, an inspiring new store stocked with environmentally-sound home improvement supplies, greatly reduced my brain’s environmen! tal guilt emissions. The store, located on the Bowery amid! restaur ant equipment wholesalers, ...
Read More....


NAS Jacksonville lauded for environmental achievement
Jax Air News, FL
Jack Scorby Jr. with the Environmental Achievement Award for Government at the Mayor's Environmental Luncheon Apr! il 3 in downtown Jacksonville. Peyton told the audience, "Our environmental protection board selected Naval Air Station Jacksonville for ...
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By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 2:14, Category: General



New York Times

Critical Shopper | G! reen Depot An Environmental Cleanup in Every Aisle
New York Times, United States
A visit last week to Green Depot, an inspiring new store stocked with environmentally-sound home improvement supplies, greatly reduced my brain’s environmental guilt emissions. The store, located on the Bowery amid restaurant equipment wholesalers, ...
Read More....


NAS Jacksonville lauded for environmental achievement
Jax Air News, FL
Jack Scorby Jr. with the Environmental Achievement Award for Government at the Mayor's Environmental Luncheon April 3 in downtown Jacksonville. Peyton told the audience, "Our environmental protection board selected Naval Air Station Jacksonville for ...
Read More....


CGI helps EPA improve environmental data exchange
Washington Technology, DC
By David Hubler CGI Federal Inc. will support the Environmental Protection Agency’s data exchange system under a three-year, $67 million contract. The award calls for CGI to provide support for EPA’s Central Data Exchange (CDX), the point of entry for ...
CGI Group wins $67M contract Toronto Star
CGI awarded US$67 million EPA Central Data Exchange support contract PR Newswire (press release)
CGI Wins $67 Million EPA Contract Trading Markets (press release)
RTT News - Reuters India
all 41 news articles
Read More....


Funds seek Chevron environmental risk report vote
Reuters
The US oil company is battling a $27 billion claim over environmental damage in Ecuador, where a ruling is expected this year, and that long-running case is among the issues cited by a group of mostly US state and municipal funds in the proposal. ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 1:14, Category: General



Senate passes clean air bill
Houston Chronicle, United States
It would also give state environmental regulators more power to look beyond individual permits for industrial polluters, allowing them to consider the cumulative effects of multiple permits. In addition, the legislation would require state ...
Clean-air legislation approved Marshall News Messenger
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NAS Jacksonville lauded for environmental achievement
Jax Air News, FL
Jack Scorby Jr. with the Environmental Achievement Award for Government at the Mayor's Environmental Luncheon April 3 in downtown Jacksonville. Peyton told the audience, "Our environmental protection board selected Naval Air Station Jacksonville for ...
Read More....


CGI helps EPA improve environmental data exchange
Washington Technology, DC
By David Hubler CGI Federal Inc. will support the Environmental Protection Agency’s data exchange system under a three-year, $67 million contract. The award calls for CGI to provide support for EPA’s Central Data Exchange (CDX), the point of entry for ...
CGI Group wins $67M contract Toronto Star
CGI awarded US$67 million EPA Central Data Exchange support contract PR Newswire (press release)
CGI Wins $67 Million EPA Contract Trading Markets (press release)
RTT News - Reuters India
all 41 news articles
Read More....


Environmental groups ask to halt ID mine expansion
Seattle Times, United States
A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked federal appeals court judges in Seattle to block an expansion of the Smoky Canyon phosphate mine in southeastern Idaho. A lawyer for a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday asked ...
Environmentalists ask to halt ID mine expansion Seattle Times
all 30 news articl! es
Read More....


EPA adds Fort Detrick dump site to Superfund list
Baltimore Sun, United States
The move enables the Environmental Protection Agency to use broad federal authority to remedy what it deem! s a significant threat to public health from tainted groundwat! er benea th Area B, an undeveloped section of the Army installation in Frederick. ...
EPA proposes adding 2 NJ sites to Superfund list Philadelphia Inquirer
Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal Proposed for Federal Superfund List Brooklyn Daily Eagle
EPA Mulls Gowanus Canal for Superfund WNYC
Gary Post Tribune - NJ.com
all 49 news articles
Read More....


Funds seek Chevron environmental risk report vote
Reuters
The US oil company is battling a $27 billion claim over environmental damage in Ecuador, where a ruling is expected this year, and that long-running case is among the issues cited by a group of mostly US state and municipal funds in the proposal. ...
Read More....


Environmental case in Ecuador at heart of a dispute involving the SEC
MarketWatch
By Steve Gelsi, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission has sided with public pension funds in a dispute o! ver whether Chevron Corp. should be required to include a shar! eholder proposal citing an environmental court ...
Pension Funds Fret as Chevron Faces Ecuador Ruling Wall Street Journal
CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Defense Coalition: SEC Rejects ... Earthtimes (press release)
all 12 news articles
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New York Times

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Critical Shopper | Green Depot An Environmental Cleanup in Every Aisle
New York Times, United States
A visit last week to Green Depot, an inspiring new store stocked with environmentally-sound home improvement supplies, greatly reduced my brain’s environmental guilt emissions. The store, located on the Bowery amid restaurant equipment wholesalers, ...
Read More....


College Student Takes Campus Environmental Issues Into Own Hands
FOXNews
As part of the club, Robinaugh and other club presidency members help prepare students to take an exam on the Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. This national test serves as a report card to show how green a building is. ...
Read More....


Lead found in women's accessories - Center for Environmental Health
Los Angeles Times, CA
Dozens of vinyl and faux leather women's products from major retailers contained high levels of lead, according to the Center for Environmental Health. Testing by the group over the last six weeks found lead in handbags, purses and wallets from Bay ...
Purses, wallets have too much lead, environment group says San Jose Mercury News
California Women May Be Carrying Lead in Their Purse KPBS
all 16 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 9th, 2009, 0:14, Category: General



Environmental case in Ecuador at heart of a dispute involving the SEC
MarketWatch
By Steve Gelsi, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission has sided with public pension funds in a dispute over whether Chevron Corp. should be required to include a shareholder proposal citing an environmental court ...
Pension Funds Fret as Chevron Faces Ecuador Ruling Wall Street Journal
CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Defense Coalition: SEC Rejects ... Earthtimes (press release)
all 12 news articles
Read More....


Funds seek Chevron environmental risk report vote
Reuters
The US oil company is battling a $27 billion claim over environmental damage in Ecuador, where a ruling is expected this year, and that long-running case is among the issues cited by a group of mostly US state and municipal funds in the proposal. ...
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