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May 7th, 2009

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 18:09, Category: General



Harvesting the rain seen as patriotic and environmental statement
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Block sees it as a patriotic as well as an environmental statement. "Collecting rainwater locally and growing food locally will reduce our dependence on foreign powers," Block says. He spent $24000 on the 20000-gallon system, which he calls a long-term ...
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Aetna Wins Environmental Leadership Award from State of Connecticut
WELT ONLINE, Germany
Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that the company's efforts to reduce its environmental impact are being honored with a Connecticut Climate Change Leadership Award by the state of Connecticut. The largest of eight organizations to be! so honored this ...
Kinetic Connection: Sustainable Wilton; if not now, then when? Wilton Bulletin
all 24 news articles
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Environmental Fair
Newsday, NY
In celebration of Earth Day, East Islip High School's Career Academy recently hosted an environmental fair to promote green living among students and staff. The event was part of the Career Academy program, which has hosted many Environment Green ...
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KTVB

Jurors receive cases in WR Grace trial
The Associated Press
(AP) — Cases in the WR Grace & Co. environmental crimes trial went to ! jurors Wednesday after closing arguments in which prosecutors relied heavily on documents and a company lawyer responded that documents "don't capture the flow of human experience. ...
WR Grace trial: Molloy says jury will receive case today The Missoulian
WR Grace jurors have tough task ahead KPAX-TV
Defense witnesses argue against Grace conspiracy The Western News
KFBB NewsChannel 5 - KBLG
all 144 news articles
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DailyTech

Don't Single Out Ethanol on Land-Use Changes, Says Trade Group Chief
New York Times, United States
At the same time, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a more comprehensive way of measuring the carbon impact of ethanol that that puts the industry in a lesser light. According to Lisa Jackson, the EPA administrator, the ethanol industry ...
Biofuels Get a Boost Reuters
EPA Proposes Changes To Biofuel Regulations Washington Post
New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol Los Angeles Times
Boston Globe - tce today
all 586 news articles
Read More....


EPA Honors Ottinger for Environmental Work
EP Magazine, TX
In recognition of those who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Pace Law School Dean Emeritus Richard Ottinger, with a 2009 EPA ...
Naval Air Engineering Station Receives Award The Manchester Times
all 2 news articles
Read More....


San Francisco Chronicle

Justices Limit Liability Over Toxic Spill Cases
New York Times, United States
By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court made it harder on Monday for the government to recover the often enormous costs of environmental cleanups from companies with only minor or limited responsibility for toxic spills. ...
HIGH COURT WRAP: Justices To Consider NY Suit On Net Tobacco Wall Street Journal
Supreme Court Absolves Shell of Arvin Pesticide Spills Environment News Service
Article by Michèle B. Corash, Peter Hsiao and Robert L. Falk Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

SmartBrief - Helicopter Association International!
all 249 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 17:09, Category: General



Aetna Wins Environmental Leadership Award from State of Connecticut
WELT ONLINE, Germany
Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that the company's efforts to reduce its environmental impact are being honored with a Connecticut Climate Change Leadership Award by the state of Connecticut. The largest of eight organizations to be so honored this ...
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The Huntsville Times - al.com

TVA' ;s billion-dollar clean-up
Chattanooga Times Free Press, TN
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed banning such open retention ponds in 2000, but backed away when electric utilities complained about the potential cost. The EPA's proposal called for storage of coal combustion waste in dry, lined, ...
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
Fly ash flows downstream Knoxville News Sentinel
Cumberland County considers taking TVA coal fly ash WATE.com
Daily Green - Kentucky.com
all 116 news articles
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US Supreme Court Again Cuts Environmental Damage Awards
Seattle Post Intelligencer
M! onday the United states Supreme Court issued an opinion in the first important environmental case since the Exxon Valdez decision which I wrote about at some length. This week's case, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. ...
No to offshore exploration North Shore News
all 2 news articles
Re! ad More....


San Francisco Chronicle

Justices Limit Liability Over Toxic Spill Cases
New York Times, United Stat! es
By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court made it harder on Monday for the government to recover the often enormous costs of environmental cleanups from companies with only minor or limited responsibility for toxic spills. ...
HIGH COURT WRAP: Justices To Consider NY Suit On Net Tobacco Wall Street Journal
Supreme Court Absolves Shell of Arvin Pesticide Spills Environment News Service
Article by Michèle B. Corash, Peter Hsiao and Robert L. Falk
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
SmartBrief - Helicopter Association International
all 249 news articles
Read More....


Harvesting the rain seen as patriotic and environmental statement
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Block sees it as a patriotic as well ! as an environmental statement. "Collecting rainwat! er local ly and growing food locally will reduce our dependence on foreign powers," Block says. He spent $24000 on the 20000-gallon system, which he calls a long-term ...
Read More....


Los Angeles Times

Don't Single Out Ethanol on Land-Use Changes, Says Trade Group Chief
New York Times, United States
At the same time, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a more comprehensive way of measuring the carbon impact of ethanol that that puts the industry in a lesser light. According to Lisa Jackson, the EPA Administrator, the ethanol industry ...
Bi ofuels Get a Boost Reuters
EPA Proposes Changes To Biofuel Regulations Washington Post
New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol Los Angeles Times
Boston Globe - tce today
all 577 news articles
Read More....


Environmental Fair
Newsday, NY
In celebration of Earth Day, East Islip High School's Career Academy recently hosted an environmental fair to promote green living among students and staff. The event was part of the Career Academy program, which has hosted many Environment Green ...
Read More....


EPA Honors Ottinger for Environmental Work
EP Magazine, TX
In recognition of those who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Pace Law School Dean Emeritus Richard Ottinger, with a 2009 EPA ...
Naval Air Engineering Station Receives Award The Manchester Times
all 2 news articles
Read More....


Voice of America

Winners of Environmental Prize Warn of Climate Problems
Voice of America
By Mike O'Sullivan Two American scientists have received a major environmental award, the Tyler Prize, for their work in tracing global warming and chronicling the effects of pollutants on the atmosphere and ice sheets. Richard Alley of Penn State ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 15:16, Category: General



Los Angeles Times

Don't S! ingle Out Ethanol on Land-Use Changes, Says Trade Group Chief
New York Times, United States
At the same time, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a more comprehensive way of measuring the carbon impact of ethanol that that puts the industry in a lesser light. According to Lisa Jackson, the EPA Administrator, the ethanol industry ...
EPA Proposes Changes To Biofuel Regulations Washington Post
New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol Los Angeles Times
Biofuels get boost; ethanol questioned Boston Globe
SmartBrief - The Associated Press
all 582 news articles
Read More....


The H untsville Times - al.com

TVA's billion-dollar clean-up
Chattanooga Times Free Press, TN
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed banning such open retention ponds in 2000, but backed away when electric utilities complained about the potential cost. The EPA's proposal called for storage of coal combustion waste in dry, lined, ...
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
Fly ash flows downstream Knoxville News Sentinel
Cumberland County considers taking TVA coal fly ash WATE.com
Daily Green - Kentucky.com
all 113 news articles
Read More....


Harvesting the rain seen as patriotic and environmental statement
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Block sees it as a patriotic as well as an environmental statement. "Collecting rainwater locally and growing food locally will reduce our dependence on foreign powers," Block says. He spent $24000 on the 20000-gallon system, which he calls a long-term ...
Read More....


Jurors receive cases in WR Grace trial
The Associated Press
(AP) — Cases in the WR Grace & Co. environmental crimes trial went to jurors Wednesday after closing arguments in which prosecutors relied heavily on documents and a company lawyer responded that documents "don't capture the flow of human experience. ...
WR Grace trial: Molloy says jury will receive case today The Missoulian
WR Grace jurors have tough task ahead KPAX-TV
Defense witnesses argue against Grace conspiracy The Western News
KFBB NewsChannel 5 - KBLG
all 137 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 14:10, Category: General



Los Angeles Times

Don't Single Out Ethanol on Land-Use Changes, Says Trade Group Chief
New York Times, United States
At the same time, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a more comprehensive way of measuring the carbon impact of ethanol that that puts the industry in a lesser light. According to Lisa Jackson, the EPA Administrator, the ethanol industry ...
EPA Proposes Changes To Biofuel Regulations Washington Post
New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol Los Angeles Times
Biofuels get boost; ethanol questioned Boston Globe
The Associated Press - Sioux Falls Argus Leader
all 572 news articles
Read More....


Jurors receive cas! es in WR Grace trial
The Associated Press
(AP) — Cases in the WR Grace & Co. environmental crimes trial went to jurors Wednesday after closing arguments in which prosecutors relied heavily on documents and a company lawyer responded that documents "don't capture the flow of human experience. ...
WR Grace trial: Molloy says jury will receive case today The Missoulian
WR Grace jurors hav! e tough task ahead KPAX-TV
Defense witnesses argue against Grace conspiracy The Western News
KFBB NewsChannel 5 - KBLG
all 133 news articles
Read More....


San Francisco Chronicle

Justices Limit Liability Over Toxic Spill Cases
New York Times, United States
By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court made it harder on Monday for the government to recover the often enormous costs of environmental cleanups from companies with only minor or limited responsibility for toxic spills. ...
HIGH COURT WRAP: Justices To Consider NY Suit On N! et Tobacco Wall Street J! ournal
Supreme Court Absolves Shell of Arvin Pesticide Spills
Environment News Service
Article by Michèle B. Corash, Peter Hsiao and Robert L. Falk Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Business Insurance - SmartBrief
all 249 news articles
Read More....


Harvesting the rain seen as patriotic and environmental statement
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Block sees it as a patriotic as well as an environmental statement. "Collecting rainwater locally and growing food locally will reduce our dependence on foreign powers," Block says. He spent $24000 on the 20000-gallon system, which he calls a long-term ...
Read More....


The Huntsville Times - al.com

TVA's billion-dollar clean-up
Chattanooga Times Free Press, TN
The Environmental! Protection Agency proposed banning such open retention po! nds in 2 000, but backed away when electric utilities complained about the potential cost. The EPA's proposal called for storage of coal combustion waste in dry, lined, ...
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
Fly ash flows downstream Knoxville News Sentinel
Cumberland County considers taking TVA coal fly ash WATE.com
Daily Green - Kentucky.com
all 113 news articles
Read More....


Kaine predicts wave of environmental action on horizon
The Virginian-Pilot, VA
The environmental and energy initiative has its own name - Renew Virginia - and despite a cash crunc h in Richmond and an economic crisis nationwide, the governor said he still has big plans for going green in 2009. Ka! ine hinted at some major changes ...
Read More....


US Supreme Court Again Cuts Environmental Damage Awards
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Monday the United states Supreme Court issued an opinion in the first important envir! onmental case since the Exxon Valdez decision which I wrot! e about at some length. This week's case, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. ...
No to offshore exploration North Shore News
all 2 news articles
Read More....


EPA Honors Ottinger for Environmental Work
EP Magazine, TX
In recognition of those who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Pace Law School Dean Emeritus Richard Ottinger, with a 2009 EPA ...
Naval Air Engineering Station Receives Awar! d The Manchester Times
all 2 news articles
Read More....


USA Today

Celebs use star power to spotlight environmental issues
USA Today
Celebrities have long made their way to Washington to champion environmental issues. Most recently: • Chevy Chase headlined this year's Earth Day festival on the National Mall in Washington. • Leonardo DiCaprio met with President Obama that week to ...
Read More...! .

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 8:09, Category: General



US-China Institute

Elizabeth Economy on the Global Impact of China's Environmental Crisis
US-China Institute, LA
Presentation by the Council on Foreign Relations scholar looks at the range of environmental challenges in China, governmental and non-governmental responses, and the potential for multilateral cooperation to address problems. ...
Read More....


US Supreme Court Again Cuts Environmental Damage Awards
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Monday the United states Supreme Court issued an opinion in the first important environmental case since the Exxon Valdez decision which I wrote about at some length. This week's case, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. ...
No to offshore exploration North Shore News
all 2 news articles
Read More....


Env! ironmental priority and the Catholic bishops
EnerPub, TX
A "consistent ethic of life" does not begin and end with environmental issues, despite how some professional Christians see things. by Stephanie Block The first time I heard a professional Christian (that is, someone who makes a living working for the ...
Read More....


The Huntsville Times - al.com

TVA's billion-dollar clean-up
Chattanooga Times Free Press, TN
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed banning such open retention ponds in 2000, but backed away when electric utilities complained about the potential cost. The EPA's proposal called for storage of coal combustion waste in dry, lined, ...
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
Fly ash flows downstream Knoxville News Sentinel
Cumberland County considers taking TVA coal fly ash WATE.com
Daily Green - Kentucky.com
all 113 news articles
Read More....


San Francisco Chronicle

Justices Limit Liability Over Toxic Spill Cases
New York Times, United States!
By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court made it harder on Monday for the government to recover the often enormous costs of environmental cleanups from companies with only minor or limited responsibility for toxic spills. ...
Supreme Court Absolves Shell of Arvin Pesticide Spills Environment News Service
HIGH COURT WRAP: Justices To Consider NY Suit On Net Tobacco Wall Street Journal
Article by Michèle B. Corash, Peter Hsiao and Robert L. Falk
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Business Insurance - SmartBrief
all 249 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 6:09, Category: General



Kaine predicts wave of environmental action on horizon
The Virginian-Pilot, VA
The environmental and energy initiative has its own name - Renew Virginia - and despite a cash crunc h in Richmond and an economic crisis nationwide, the governor said he still has big plans for going green in 2009. Kaine hinted at some major changes ...
Read More....


Boston Globe

EPA Proposes Changes To Biofuel Regulations
Washington Post, United States
The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations are designed to curtail greenhouse gas emissions blamed for climate change and to make sure that alternative fuels, such as ethanol or biodiesel, do not have indirect effects, ...
New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol Los Angeles Times
Biofuels get boost; ethanol questioned Boston Globe
Administration addressing ethanol, climate change The Associated Press
Sioux Falls Argus Leader - WHSV
all 568 news articles
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Voice of America

Winners of Environmental Prize Warn of Climate Problems
Voice of America
By Mike O'Sullivan Two American scientists have received a major environmental award, the Tyler Prize, for their work in tracing global warming and chronicling the effects of pollutants on the atmosphere and ice sheets. Richard Alley of Penn State ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 4:10, Category: General



Examiner.com

Doctors learn how environmental toxins disrupt health
Examiner.com
Exposure to environmental toxins can majorly impact health and longevity. Despite the growing body of scientific literature surrounding toxicity, health care practitioners are generally inadequately trained to deal with this growing threat. ...
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US-China Institute

Elizabeth Economy on the Global Impact of China's Environmental Crisis
US-China Institute, LA
Presentation by the Cou! ncil on Foreign Relations scholar looks at the range of environmental challenges in China, governmental and non-governmental responses, and the potential for multilateral cooperation to address problems. ...
Read More....


Bo ston Globe

Biofuels Get a Boost
Reuters
The Biofuels Interagency Working Group, comprised of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Agriculture, will develop a biofuel market development program, coordinate biofuel infrastructure policies, ...
EPA Proposes Changes To Biofuel Regulations Washington Post
New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol Los Angeles Times
Biofuels get boost; ethanol questioned Boston Globe
The Associated Press - Sioux Falls Argus Leader
all 583 news articles
Read More....


Daily Green

Experts weigh threat from coal ash
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
A senior US Environmental Protection Agency official told utility ! industry officials and academic researchers yesterday that nat! ional re gulations on handling ash from coal-fired power plants are coming -- and they may include classifying the material ...
Cumberland County considers taking TVA coal fly ash WATE.com
Pollution Lingers From Massive Coal Ash Spill Daily Green
Experts call for plans for coal ash spills Kentucky.com
Elizabethton Star - Crossville Chronicle
all 111 news articles
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CBS News

US Supreme Court Again Cuts Environmental Damage Awards
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Monday the United states Supreme Court issued an opinion in the first important environmental case since the Exxon Valdez decision which I wrote about at some length. This week's case, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. ...
Justices Limit Liability Over Toxic Spill Cases New York Times
Supreme Court Absolves Shell of Arvin Pesticide Spills Environment News Service
HIGH COURT WRAP: Justices To Consider NY Suit On Net Tobacco Wall Street Journal
Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - SmartBrief
all 250 news articles
Read More....


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Voice of America

Winners of Environmental Prize Warn of Climate Problems
Voice of America
By Mike O'Sullivan Two American scientists have received a major environmental award, the Tyler Prize, for their work in tracing global warming and chronicling the effects of pollutants on the atmosphere and ice sheets. Richard Alley of Penn State ...
Read More....


WOWK

Urgent Letter to EPA and Interior: Liberate Coalfields and Take ...
Huffington Post, NY
! The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is not doing its job in protecting the environment here in West Virginia, and as a result the people are suffering from Environmental Injustice. We are asking that the EPA and/or OSMRE take ...
Citizens to Obama: Take over WVDEP Charleston Gazette
ICG official: 'State's entire coal industry at risk' The! Montgomery Herald
Manchin to lobby EPA for mining permit West Virginia Public Broadcasting
West Virginia MetroNews
all 23 news articles
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USA Today

Celebs use star power to spotlight environmental iss! ues
USA TodayCelebrities have long made their way to Washington to champion environmental issues. Most recently: • Chevy Chase headlined this year's Earth Day festival on the National Mall in Washington. • Leonardo DiCaprio met with President Obama that week to ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 3:09, Category: General



CBS News

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USA Today

Celebs use star power to spotlight environmental issues
USA Today
Celebrities have long made their way to Washington to champion environmental issues. Most recently: • Chevy Chase headlined this year's Earth Day festival on the National Mall in Washington. • Leonardo DiCaprio met with President Obama that week to ...
Read More....


Environmental priority and the Catholic bishops
EnerPub, TX
A "consistent ethic of life" does not begin and end with environmental issues, despite how some professional Christians see things. by Stephanie Block The first time I heard a professional Christian (that is, someone who makes a living working for the ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 7th, 2009, 2:12, Category: General



WOWK

Urgent Letter to EPA and In! terior: Liberate Coalfields and Take ...
Huffington Post, NY
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is not doing its job in protecting the environment here in West Virginia, and as a result the people are suffering from Environmental Injustice. We are asking that the EPA and/or OSMRE take ...
Citizens to Obama: Take over WVDEP Charleston Gazette
ICG official: 'State's entire! coal in dustry at risk' The Montgomery Herald
Manchin to lobby EPA for mining permit West Virginia Public Broadcasting
West Virginia MetroNews
all 23 news articles
Read More....


CBS News

Stranded Environmental Activists Find Salvation Aboard Oil Tanker
CBS News, NY
Two British environmental activists, whose carbon-neutral voyage to Greenland's polar ice cap resulted in a storm-induced mayday call, were rescued by (wait for it) … an oil tanker. The activists, Raoul Surcouf and Richard Spink, were two weeks into ...
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EPA Nominee Suggests New CO2 Rules May Expose Small Emitters
Wall Street Journal
By IAN TALLEY WASHINGTON -- New federal greenhouse gas emission regulation could expose a raft of smaller emitters to litigation, a nominee for a key post in the Environmental Protection Agency told lawmakers Thursday. The potential for smaller ...
EPA fines firm for clean-air violations Kenosha News.com
EPA report says effects of global warming could hamper efforts to ... Houston Chronicle
US EPA proposes rules on mandatory greenhouse gas reporting Linex Legal
U.S. EPA.gov (press release) - Environmental Expert (press release)
all 22 news articles
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CBS News

US Supreme Court Again Cuts Environmental Damage Awards
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Monday the United states Supreme Court issued an opinion in the first important environmental case since the Exxon Valdez decision which I wrote about at some length. This week's case, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. ...
Justices Limit Liability Over Toxic Spill Cases New York Times
Supreme Court Absolves Shell of Arvin Pesticide Spills Environment News Service
HIGH COURT WRAP: Justices To Consider NY Suit On Net Tobacco Wall Street Journal! < /font>
Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - SmartBrief
all 250 news articles
Read More....


Voice of America

Winners of Environmental Prize Warn of Climate Problems
! Voice of America
By Mike O'Sullivan Two American scientists have received a major environmental award, the Tyler Prize, for their work in tracing global warming and chronicling the effects of pollutants on the atmosphere and ice sheets. Richard Alley of Penn State ...
Read More....


USA Today

Celebs use star power to spotlight environmental issues
USA Today
Celebrities have long made their way to Washington to champion environmental issues. Most recently: • Chevy Chase headlined this year's Earth Day festival on the National Mall in Washington. • Leonardo DiCaprio met with President Obama that week to ...
Read More....