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April 10th, 2009

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 19:14, Category: General



Questions linger about final environmental review for Moraga ...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
By Paul Thissen The environmental review is only for the development of the Moraga Center in the town's downtown, but questions and concerns about traffic, affordable housing and the plan's economic feasibility reverberate throughout Lamorinda. ...
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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
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Pa. forest drilling procedure suit settled
The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Environmental groups and the US Forest Service have settled a federal lawsuit over several oil and gas drilling projects in the Allegheny National Forest. Under Wednesday's settlement, the Forest Service agrees to conduct ...
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New York Daily News

Gowanus Canal, Polluted for Many Decades, May Become Superfund Site
New York Times, United States
By MIREYA NAVARRO The Environmental Protection Agency has prop! osed to add the Gowanus Canal, in Brooklyn, to its list of Superfund sites, a step that advocates hope will revitalize a waterfront hobbled by environmental problems from its industrial past ...
Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal may get Superfund cleanup The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Local Groups Have Concerns Over Gowanus Superfund Proposal Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Gowanus developer to pull out if EPA designates polluted canal a ... New York Daily News
Village Voice
all 6 news articles
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DigitalJournal.com

Lead f ound 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
New study shows purses can be toxic KTNV Las Vegas
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento Bee
KTVU.com - Wh! at is the Word
all 25 news articles
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WBZ News Radio 1030

Environmental group supports Cape Wind
Boston Herald, United States
By AP BARNSTABLE — A major Cape Cod environmental group has thrown its support behind the energy-generating wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound. The Association to Preserve Cape Cod sent a letter to its members a week ago that lays out the group’s ...
Environmental group stands behind Cape Wind Cape Cod Times
APCC endorses Cape Wind Cape Cod Today
all 9 news articles
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EPA awards Texas nearly $2 million in stimulus funds
Bizjournals.com, NC
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has received $1.73 million in stimulus funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to support various clean diesel projects and loan programs in the state. The goal of the funding is to help clean-up ...
Hawaii getting enviro nmental protection funds KPUA
EPA gives Ariz. cash for truck anti-pollution push KOLD-TV
WVa gets $1.7 million for 'clean diesel' projects Daily Mail - Charleston
MaineToday.com - School Transportation News
all 79 news articles
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Dolton students rewarded for environmental project
Chicago Tribune, United States
The team at the Dolton school is one of two groups awarded a $50000 prize for taking top honors in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national environmental contest. Thornridge competed against 48 other teams. The students at Thornridge won because they not ...
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By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 15:14, Category: General



Environmental Rights Priority
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun, NY
By Sara Furguson I’m sure that everyone has some mention of environmental rights in recent years. With growing concern for environmental protection, many have begun to adapt their lifestyles to limit damage to the earth. From hybrid vehicles to wind ...
Wrigley Advances Sustainability Commitment The FINANCIAL
all 2 news articles
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Environmental group supports Cape Wind
Boston Herald, United States
By AP BARNSTABLE — A major Cape Cod environmental group has thrown its support behind the energy-generating wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound. The Association to Preserve Cape Cod sent a letter to its members a week ago that lays out the group’s ...
Environmental group stands behind Cape Wind Cape Cod Times
APCC endorses Cape Wind Cape Cod Today
all 7 news articles
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EcoGeek

EPA objects to 3 more surface coal mining permits
The Associated Press
(AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency is objecting to three more Appalachian surface mining permits, saying the operations would cause unacceptable damage. The agency recently asked the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a Virginia ...
EPA puts brakes on 3 more mountaintop mining permits New York Times
EPA Asks Corps to Revoke Ison Rock Ridge Permit TriCities.com
EPA objects to more mining permits Charleston Gazette!
< br>EcoGeek - Examiner.com
all 58 news articles
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Dolton students rewarded for environmental project
Chicago Tribune, United States
The team at the Dolton school is one of two groups awarded a $50000 prize for taking top honors in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national environmental contest. Thornridge competed against 48 other teams. The students at Thornridge won because they not ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 13:13, Category: General



openPR (press release)

Caterpillar 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
USC offers LEED classes on environmental design, green building Charleston Regional Business
SXU honored with LEED Gold designation Southtown Star
MLive.com - NYCity News Service
all 69 news articles
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DigitalJournal.com

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
New study shows purses can be toxic KTNV Las Vegas
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento Bee
KTVU.com - What is the Word
all 25 news articles
Read More....


Dallas Morning News

TXI's Midlothian cement plant's air permit renewed ! as state ...
D! allas Mo rning 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 19 news articles
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Gowanus Canal, Polluted for Many Decades, May Become Superfund Site
New York Times, United States
By MIREYA NAVARRO The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to add the Gowanus Canal, in Brooklyn, to its list of Superfund sites, a step that advocates hope will revitalize a waterfront hobbled by environmental problems from its industrial past ...
Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal may get Superfund cleanup The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Local Groups Have Concerns Over Gowanus Superfund ! Proposal Brooklyn Daily ! Eagle
all 4 news articles
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Environmental group stands behind Cape Wind
Cape Cod Times, MA
By Patrick Cassidy BARNSTABLE — Cape Cod's preeminent environmental group has come out in favor of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm. The Association to Preserve Cape Cod sent a letter to its members a week ago that lays out the group's support ...
APCC endorses Cape Wind Cape Cod Today
all 3 news articles
Read More....


Environmental Rights Priority
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun, NY
By Sara Furguson I’m sure that everyone has some mention of environmental rights in recent years. With growing concern for environmental protection, many have begun to adapt their lifestyles to limit damage to the earth. From hybrid vehicles to wind ...
Wrigley Advances Sustainability Commitment The FINANCIAL
all 2 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 9:13, Category: General



Questions linger about final environmental review for Moraga ...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
By Paul Thissen The environmental review is only for the development of the Moraga Center in the town's downtown, but questions and concerns about traffic, affordable housing and the plan's economic feasibility reverberate throughout Lamorinda. ...
Read More....


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 Newsday
Wyo gets recovery funds for cleaner school bus emissions Casper Star-Tribune Online
Ariz. DEQ to get $1.73 million from EPA AZ Central.! com
Bizjournals.com - Michigan Messenger
all 45 news articles
Read More....


Environmental group stands behind Cape Wind
Cape Cod Times, MA
By Patrick Cassidy BARNSTABLE — Cape Cod's preeminent environmental group has come out in favor of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm. The Association to Preserve Cape Cod sent a letter to its members a week ago that lays out the group's support ...
APCC endorses Cape Wind Cape Cod Today
all 3 news articles
Read More....


EcoGeek

EPA objects to 3 more surface coal mining permits
The Associated Press
(AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency is objecting to three more Appalachian surface mining permits, saying the operations would cause unacceptable damage. The agency recently asked the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a Virginia ...
EPA puts brakes on 3 more mountaintop mining permits New York Times
EPA Asks Corps to Revoke Ison Rock Ridge Permit TriCities.com
EPA objects to more mining permits Charleston Gazette
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com - EcoGeek
all 54 news articles
Read More....


Dolton students rewarded for environmental project
Chicago Tribune, United States
The team at the Dolton school is one of two groups awarded a $50000 prize for taking top honors in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national environmental contest. Thornridge competed against 48 other teams. The students at Thornridge won because they not ...
Read More....


1010 Wins

EPA eyes Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal
Newsday, NY
NEW YORK - The federal Environmental Protection Agency is proposing that Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal be placed on its Superfund National Priorities List. That would allow the EPA to investigate contamination and possible solutions. ...
EPA adds Fort Detrick dump site to Superfund list Baltimore Sun
EPA might add Cedarburg site to Superfund list Chi! cago Tribune
EPA proposes adding 2 NJ sites to Superfund list Philadelphia Inquirer
Frederick News Post (subscription) - NY1
all 103 news articles
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Caterpillar 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 - Mirror
all 69 news articles
openPR (press release)
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Environmental writer and activist explains importance of the ...
Mount Holyoke News, MA
Last Thursday evening, writer, environmental activist and Middlebury College scholar Bill McKibben called upon Mount Holyoke students and community members to "do something clever" about the issue of climate change. McKibben is the author of The End of ...
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By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 8:16, Category: General



Environmental group stands behind Cape Wind
Cape Cod Times, MA
By Patrick Cassidy BARNSTABLE — Cape Cod's preeminent environmental group has come out in favor of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm. The Association to Preserve Cape Cod sent a letter to its members a week ago that lays out the group's support ...
APCC endorses Cape Wind Cape Cod Today
all 3 news articles
Read More....


openPR (press release)

Caterpillar 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 certi! fication 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 environ mental design, green building Charleston Regional Business
MLive.com - Mirror
all 69 news articles
Read More....


Dolton students rewarded for environmental project
Chicago Tribune, United States
The team at the Dolton school is one of two groups awarded a $50000 prize for taking top honors in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national environmental contest. Thornridge competed against 48 other teams. The students at Thornridge won because they not ...
Read More....


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 Newsday
Wyo gets recovery funds for cleaner school bus emissions Casper Star-Tribune Online
Ariz. DE! Q to get $1.73 million from EPA AZ Central.com
Bizjournals.com - Michigan Messenger
all 45 news articles
Read More....


1010 Wins

EPA eyes Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal!
Newsday, NY
NEW YORK - The federal Environmental Protection Agency is proposing that Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal be placed on its Superfund National Priorities List. That would allow the EPA to investigate contamination and possible solutions. ...
EPA adds Fort Detrick dump site to Superfund list Baltimore Sun
EPA might add Cedarburg site to Superfund list Chicago Trib! une
EPA proposes adding 2 NJ sites to Superfund list Philadelphia Inquirer
Frederick News Post (subscription) - NY1
all 103 news articles
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 19 news articles
Read More....


Questions linger about final environmental review for Moraga ...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
By Paul Thissen The environmental review is only for the development of the Moraga Center in the town's downtown, but questions and concerns about traffic, affordable housing and the plan's economic feasibility reverberate throughout Lamorinda. ...
Read More....


EcoGeek

EPA o! bjects to 3 more surface coal mining permits
The Associated Press

(AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency is objecting to three more Appalachian surface mining permits, saying the operations would cause unacceptable damage. The agency recently asked the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a Virginia ...
EPA puts brakes on 3 more mountaintop mining permits New York Times
EPA Asks Corps to Revoke Ison Rock Ridge Permit TriCities.com
EPA objects to more mining permits Charleston Gazette
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com - EcoGeek
all 54 news articles
Read More....


DigitalJournal.com

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 mu! ch lead, environment group says San Jose Mercury News
New study shows purses can be toxic KTNV Las Vegas
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento Bee
KTVU.c! om - What is the Word
all 25 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 3:13, Category: General



Missoula attorney leaving environmental board | KXNet.com North ...
KXMC, ND
(AP) Missoula attorney Bill Rossbach no longer will be on the state Board of Environmental Review. The Montana Senate has voted not to confirm Rossbach for another term on the board, which examines appeals of Montana Department of Environmental Quality ...
Republicans vote member off environmental board Great Falls Tribune
all 5 news articles
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Funds seek Chevro! n env ironmental 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....


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 receiv! ed a 10-year permit renewal Wednesday after Texas environme! ntal 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 19 news articles
Read More....


1010 Wins

Gowanus Canal, Polluted for Many Decades, May Become Superfund Site
New York Times, United States
By MIREYA NAVARRO The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to add the Gowanus Canal, in Brooklyn, to its list of Superfund sites, a step that advocates hope will revitalize a waterfront hobbled by environmental problems from its industrial past ...
EPA eyes Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal Newsday
Local Groups Have Concerns Over Gowanus Superfund Proposal Brooklyn Daily Eagle
EPA might add Cedarburg site to Superfund list Chicago Tribune
Philadelphia Inquirer - Frederick News Post (subscription)
all 106 news articles
Read More....


EPA may add Puerto Rico plant to Superfund list
The Associated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency may add a paper and plastic bag factory in central Puerto Rico to its list of hazardous waste sites, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Scientists say contamination from the Papelera ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 2:17, Category: General



Questions linger about final environmental review for Moraga ...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
By Paul Thissen The environmental review is only for the development of the Moraga Center in the town's downtown, but questions and concerns about traffic, affordable housing and the plan's economic feasibility reverberate throughout Lamorinda. ...
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 19 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 1:13, Category: General



EPA may add Puerto Rico plant to Superfund list
The Associated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency may add a paper and plastic bag factory in central Puerto Rico to its list of hazardous waste sites, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Scientists say contamination from the Papelera ...
Read More....


DigitalJournal.com

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
New study shows purses can be toxic KTNV Las Vegas
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento Bee
KTVU.com - What is the Word
all 25 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - April 10th, 2009, 0:13, 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
New study shows purses can be toxic KTNV Las Vegas
High levels of lead reported in wallets, purses Sacramento BeeKTVU.com - What is the Word
all 25 news articles
Read More....


openPR (press release)

Caterpillar Finan! cial 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 Ser! vice
all 69 news articles
Read More....


Questions linger about final environmental review for Moraga ...
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
By Paul Thissen The environmental review! is only for the development of the Moraga Center in the town's downtown, but questions and concerns about traffic, affordable housing and the plan's economic feasibility reverberate throughout Lamorinda. ...
Read More....


EcoGeek

EPA objects to 3 more surface coal mining permits
The Associated Press
(AP) — The US Environmental Protection Agency is objecting to three more Appalachian surface mining permits, saying the operations would cause unacceptable damage. The agency recently asked the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a Virginia ...
EPA puts brakes on 3 more mountaintop mining permits New York Times
Obama gets 2 more weeks on mountaintop removal Charleston Gazette
YAY! EPA to Start Cracking Down on Mountaintop Removal EcoGeek
Democracy Now - The Washington Independent
all 48 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....