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May 8th, 2009

By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 16:08, Category: General



ABC News

Forty-nine Law Professors Call on Secretary Salazar to Rescind! Bush
Center for Biological Diversity (press release), AZ
... the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act. β€œThe polar bear deserves the same protections all other endangered species receive,” said David Hunter, director of the environmental law program at American University's Washington College of Law. ...
DAVID SUZUKI: US sets example for endangered species protection Victoria News
all 111 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 15:10, Category: General



TheMedGuru

Data: Waste dumps pose health risks
Atlanta Journal Constitution,  USA
By Rhonda Cook Eleven coal waste and ash dumps in seven Georgia counties, including Cobb, pose a much higher risk of cancer and other health problems to people living nearby than was previously thought, according to two environmental groups that ...
Coal ash is contaminating water, damaging health in 34 states ... MiamiHerald.com
Coal ash dangers outlined! Evansville Courier & Pr! ess
Coal ash sites called danger to neighbors
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Public News Service - WVLT
all 52 news articles
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Daily Green

Fly ash project ignites passions on both sides of issue
Crossville Chronicle, TN
Members of the county's environmental committee were greeted by more than 100 people Wednesday evening when they met to discuss the idea. "I will still file the permit with the county and state, but I don't know if we will even be approved by TVA for ...
Bush admin. buried dangers of coal San Francisco Chronicle
TVA's billion-dollar clean-up Chattanooga Times Free Press
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
Paris Post Intelli! gencer - Knoxville News Sentinel
all 160 news articles
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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 ...
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
WorldChanging - Boston Globe
all 600 news articles
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DAVID SUZUKI: US sets example for endangered species protection
Victoria News,  Canada
Under George Bush, the US did just about everything in its power, including breaking the law, to eviscerate this critical piece of environmental legislation, enacted, ironically, by another right-wing Republican, Richard Nixon, more than 30 years ago. ...
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Telegraph.co.uk

Environmental groups attack Government's 'flawed' Severn Barrage plans
WalesOnline, United Kingdom
AN ALLIANCE of environmental organisations has attacked the Government's plans for the Severn Barrage as seriously flawed. The RSPB, National Trust, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, WWF, the Wye and Usk Foundation and the Angling Trust, commissioned their ...
Five into Severn may go International Water Power and Dam Construction
all 11 news articles
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United Press International

EPA chief to speak at Princeton
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
AP PRINCETON, NJ - US Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson will be on the Princeton University campus Friday. The 1986 graduate school alumna will discuss the impact of the economic downturn on the environment. ...
Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Rep! ublicans Raise Worries About Emissions ... Wall Street Journal Blogs
EPA: Budget creates jobs, protects climate United Press International
EPA announces plans for greenhouse gas registry Business Green
Austin American-Statesman - Environment Analyst (press release)
all 21 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 14:12, Category: General



Environmental groups attack Government's 'flawed' Severn Barrage plans
WalesOnline, United Kingdom
AN ALLIANCE of environmental organisations has attacked the Government's plans for the Severn Barrage as seriously flawed. The RSPB, National Trust, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, WWF, the Wye and Usk Foundation and the Angling Trust, commissioned their ..! .
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Councilors question environmental impacts of Oroville's growth ...
Enterprise-Record, CA
By MARY WESTON - Staff Writer OROVILLE -- After more than three years, th! e city is coming to the end of the General Plan update, but so! me counc ilors have questions about the environmental impacts of the city's growth strategies. ...
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UK "green" job market swelling amid recession
Reuters
By Michael Szabo LONDON, May 8 (Reuters) - Britain's "green" job market is thriving despit! e tough economic times and mounting redundancies in other sectors, environmental recruiters said on Friday. Acre Resources saw job opportunities in Britain's ...
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NY questions Chevron on Ecuador environmental suit
Reuters
In a letter! dated May 4, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo ref! erred to a lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Amazon rain forest residents charging the oil company with environmental and health damages. It said shareholders had complained to ...
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TheMedGuru

Data: Waste dumps pose health risks
Atlanta Journal Constitution,  USA
By Rhonda Cook Eleven coal waste and ash dumps in seven Georgia counties, including Cobb, pose a much higher risk of cancer and other health problems to people living nearby than was previously thought, according to two environmental groups that ...
Coal ! ash is contaminating water, damaging health in 34 states ..! . MiamiHerald.com
Coal ash dangers outlined Evansville Courier & Press
Coal ash sites called danger to neighbors Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Public News Service - WVLT
all 53 news articles
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Environmental Power Announces 2009 First Quarter Results and ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
We expect demand for our RNG(R) product to remain high and even increase as both utilities and industrial organizations strive to improve environmental stewardship and voluntarily reduce their carbon footprint. We believe the market for our unique ...
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By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 13:09, Category: General



Daily Green

Fly ash project ignites passions on both sides of issue
Crossville Chronicle, TN
Members of the county's environmental committee were greeted by more than 100 people Wednesday evening when they met to discuss the idea. "I will still file the permit with the county and state, but I don't know if we will even be approved by TVA for ...
Bush admin. buried dangers of coal San Francisco Chronicle
TVA's billion! -dollar clean-up Chattan! ooga Tim es Free Press
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
Paris Post Intelligencer - Knoxville News S! entinel
all 160 news articles
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NJ Senate advances bill to double open-space borrowing
Phil! adelphia Inquirer, PA
Four! promine nt environmental groups oppose the measure: the New Jersey Environmental Federation, Environment New Jersey, the Sierra Club, and the New Jersey Environmental Lobby. "We need a money source, not borrowed money," said David Pringle of the ...
Open space borrowing losing support Dailyrecord.com
NJ lawmaker would boost open-space spending Phila! delphia Inquirer
all 8 news articles
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Environmental groups attack Government's 'flawed' Severn Barra! ge plans
WalesOnline, United Kingdom
AN ALLIANCE of environmental organisations has attacked the Government's plans for the Severn Barrage as seriously flawed. The RSPB, National Trust, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, WWF, the Wye and Usk Foundation and the Angling Trust, commissioned their ...
Read More....


VALLEY CENTER: Grower helping veterans earns environmental award
North County Times - Californian, CA
(File Photo by John Raifsnider - For The North County Times) VALLEY CENTER ---- A Valley Center grower who is helping veterans find new careers has been recognized with an award from the environmental group that organizes the annual Earth Day ...
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Boston Globe

Don't Single Out Ethanol on Land-Use Changes, Says Trade Group Chief
New York Times, United States
At the same time, the E! nvironmental 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
WorldChanging - Boston Globe
all 596 news articles
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Councilors question environmental impacts of Oroville's growth ...
Enterprise-Record, CA
By MARY WESTON - Staff Writer OROVILLE -- After more than three years, the city is coming to the end of the General Plan update, but some councilors ha! ve questions about the environmental impacts of the cit! y's growth strategies. ...
Read More....


NY questions Chevron on Ecuador environmental suit
Reuters
In a letter dated May 4, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo referred to a lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Amazon rain forest residents charging the oil compan! y with environmental and health damages. It said shareholders had complained to ...
Read More....


KTVB

Jurors receive cases in WR Grace trial
The Associated Press
(AP) β€” 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. ...
Defense witnesses argue against Grace conspiracy The Western News
WR Grace jurors have tough task ahead KPAX-TV
WR Grace trial: Molloy says jury will receive case today The Missoulian
KFBB NewsChannel 5 - KBLG
all 146 news articles
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New environmental ! groups want public on board
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Boaters, swimmers and other enthusiasts are increasingly environmental activists. Baykeeper and the Surfrider Foundation started in the 1980s based on two decades of Save the Bay success. More are springing up now, from the local Watershed Project to ...
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By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 11:09, Category: General



Coal ash is contaminating water, damaging health in 34 states ...
MiamiHerald.com, FL
By RENEE SCHOOF WASHINGTON -- People in 34 states who live near 210 coal ash lagoons or landfills with inadequate lining have a higher risk of cancer and other diseases from contaminants in their drinking water, two environmental groups reported ...
Coal ash dangers outlined Evansville Courier & Press
Coal ash sites called danger to neighbors Pittsburgh Post Gazette
EPA: Higher Cancer Risk for Kentuckians Due to Coal Ash Waste Public News Service
WVLT - WBIR-TV
all 50 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 9:08, Category: General



Coal ash is contaminating water, damaging health in 34 states ...
MiamiHerald.com, FL
By RENEE SCHOOF WASHINGTON -- People in 34 states who live near 210 coal ash lagoons or landfills with inadequate lining have a higher risk of cancer and other diseases from contaminants in their drinking water, two environmental groups reported ...
Coal ash dangers outlined Evansville Courier & Press
Coal ash sites called danger to neighbors Pittsburgh Post Gazette
EPA: Higher Cancer Risk for Kentuckians Due to Coal Ash Waste Public News Service
WVLT - WBIR-TV
all 45 news articles
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VALLEY CENTER: Grower helping veterans earns environmental award
North County Times - Californian, CA
(File Photo by John Raifsnider - For The North County Times) VALLEY CENTER ---- A Valley Center grower who is helping veterans find new careers has been recognized with an award from the environmental group that organizes the annual Earth Day ...
Read More....


NY questions Chevron on Ecuador environmental suit
Reuters
In a letter dated May 4, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo referred to a lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Amazon rain forest residents charging the oil company with environmental and health damages. It said shareholders had complained to ...
Read More....

New environmental groups want public on board
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Boaters, swimmers and other enthusiasts are increasingly environmental activists. Baykeeper and the Surfrider Foundation started in the 1980s based on two decades of Save the Bay success. More are springing up now, from the local Watershed Project to ...
Read More....

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



The Secrets Behind 'Design for Environment'
Reuters
By Tilde Herrera Ford, SC Johnson and HP may hail from disparate industries, but these Fortune 500 companies have at least one thing in common: They're integrating environmental factors into the design of their products in ways that enhance value yet ...
Environmental job market expanding Vancouver Sun
all 10 news articles
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New environmental groups want public on board
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Boaters, swimmers and other enthusiasts are increasingly environmental activists. Baykeeper and the Surfrider Foundation started in the 1980s based on two decades of Save the Bay success. More are springing up now, from the local Watershed Project to ...
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....


Coal ash dangers outlined
Evansville Courier & Press, IN
A report by two environmental groups released Thursday cites previously unavailable US Environmental Protection Agency concerns about the health effects of living near such sites. Ten of the 16 Indiana coal ash landfills or ponds cited in the report by ...
Coal ash sites called danger to neighbors Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Study claims connection to coal ash and cancer WVLT
Environmentalists highlight risk from coal ash in 2007 report WBIR-TV
Charleston Post Courier - Charleston Gazette
all 39 news articles
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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 ...
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
WorldChanging - Boston Globe
all 592 news articles
Read More....

NY questions Chevron on Ecuador environmental suit
Reuters
In a letter dated May 4, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo referred to a lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Amazon rain forest residents charging the oil company with environmental and health damages. It said shareholders had complained to ...
Read More....


VALLEY CENTER: Grower helping veterans earns environmental award
North County Times - Californian, CA
(File Photo by John Raifsnider - For The North County Times) VALLEY CENTER ---- A Valley Center grower who is helping veterans find new careers has been recognized with an award from the environmental group that organizes the annual Earth Day ...
Read More....


Daily Green

Fly ash project ! ignites passions on both sides of issue
Crossville Chronicle, TN
Members of the county's environmental committee were greeted by more than 100 people Wednesday evening when they met to discuss the idea. "I will still file the permit with the county and state, but I don't know if we will even be approved by TVA for ...
TVA's billion-dollar clean-up Chattanooga Times Free Press
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
TVA's year ahead seen 'challenging' Paris Post Intelligencer
Knoxville News Sentinel - WHNT
all 160 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 6:08, Category: General



KTVB

Jurors receive cases in WR Grace trial
The Associated Press

(AP) β€” 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. ...
Defense witnesses argue against Grace conspiracy The Western News
WR Grace jurors have tough task ahead KPAX-TV
WR Grace trial: Molloy says jury will receive case today The Missoulian
KFBB NewsChannel 5 - KBLG
all 1! 46 news articles
Read More....


VALLEY CENTER: Grower helping veterans earns environmental award
North County Times - Californian, CA
(File Photo by John Raifsnider - For The North ! County Times) VALLEY CENTER ---- A Valley Center grower who is! helping veterans find new careers has been recognized with an award from the environmental group that organizes the annual Earth Day ...
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....

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Daily Green

Fly ash project ignites passions on both sides of issue
Crossville Chronicle, TN
Members of the county's environmental committee were greeted by more than 100 people Wednesday evening when they met to discuss the idea. "I will still file the permit with the county and state, but I don't know if we will even be approved by TVA for ...
TVA's billion-dollar clean-up Chattanooga Times Free Press
Experts weigh threat from coal ash Louisville Courier-Journal
TVA's year ahead seen 'challenging' Paris Post Intelligencer
Knoxville News Sentinel - WHNT
all 160 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 8th, 2009, 4:10, Category: General



New environmental groups want public on board
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Boaters, swimmers and other enthusiasts are increasingly environmental activists. Baykeeper and the Surfrider Foundation started in the 1980s based on two decades of Save the Bay success. More are springing up now, from the local Watershed Project to ...
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 ...
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 615 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 ...
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NY questions Chevron on Ecuador environmental s! uit< br>Reuters
In a letter dated May 4, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo referred to a lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Amazon rain forest residents charging the oil company with environmental and health damages. It said shareholders had complained to ...
Ecuador Mess: 118 Amazon Oil Spills San Francisco Chronicle
all 104 news articles
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