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May 11th, 2009

By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 19:08, Category: General



Vietnam environmental review of Chinese-run bauxite mines stalled
Monsters and Critics.com
Hanoi - Vietnam's environment minister completed a fact-finding visit to controversial bauxite mines, but officials said Monday no progress has been made on a promised environmental review of the projects. Minister of Natural Resources and Environment ...
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TRC wins $20M environmental engineering contract with la's Metro
Mass High Tech,  USA
By Mass High Tech staff Envir! onmental and real estate project consulting firm TRC Compa! nies Inc . has announced a three-year, $19.9 million on-call environmental engineering contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...
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Rodale Joins US Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders ...
Business Wire (press release), CA
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rodale Inc. today announced its partnership with the US Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders, an industry-government program that works with companies to develop comprehensive climate change strategies. ...
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Full speed! ahead o n Long Beach port improvements
Los Angeles Times, CA
Posturing by other cities and environmental and labor groups shouldn't be allowed to interfere. Southern California's strict environmental rules and green political culture make it notoriously difficult to build industrial facilities here, ...
Long Beach Middle Harbor Project Faces Next Test By Fire Cunningham Report
Port proposed e! xpansion expected to draw a crowd to the Long Beach ... Long Beach Press-Telegram
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Seattle Times

Northwest environmental program to receive $3.8 million
Seattle Times, United States
The Northwest Resource Institute, which puts AmeriCorps volunteers to work performing environmental projects in the Pacific Northwest, could eventually triple in size under recently passed legislation. By Kathie Durbin VANCOUVER, Wash. ...
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MercoPress

Global Summit Adds Nine More Harmful Chemicals To Environmental ...
AHN
Geneva, Switzerland (AHN) - A conference hosted by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in Geneva, Switzerland has concluded with an agreement to add nine more persistent organic pollutants (POPs) to an international "black list. ...
NGO anger over "gaping exemptions" for flame retardants, PFOS ... Chemical Watch
Nine Toxic Chemicals Added to International Ban SustainableBusiness.com
Governments Ban Nine Of The World's Most Hazardous Chemicals Voice of America
ENDS Europe (subscription) - GenevaLunch
all 43 news articles
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McGinn: Viaduct tunnel 'endangers' Seattle's future
Seat! tle Post Intelligencer
I formed my own nonprofit a few years ago called Great City, which focused on how we build economic and environmental stability. We were behind getting the Seattle parks levy on the ballot and passing it last fall. I have a history of civic leadership ...
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 17:09, Category: General



Vietnam environmental review of Chinese-run bauxite mines stalled
Monsters and Critics.com
Hanoi - Vietnam's environment minister completed a fact-finding visit to controversial bauxite mines, but officials said Monday no progress has been made on a promised environmental review of the projects. Minister of Natural Resources and Environment ...
Read More....


Rodale Joins US Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders ...
Business Wire (press release), CA
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rodale Inc. today announced its partnership ! with the US Environmental Protection Agency's Clima! te Leade rs, an industry-government program that works with companies to develop comprehensive climate change strategies. ...
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TRC wins $20M environmental engineering contract with la's Metro
Mass High Tech,  USA
By Mass High Tech staff Environmental and real estate project consulting firm TRC Companies Inc. has announced a three-year, $19.9 million on-call environmental engineering contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority ...
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Au! dubon Environmental Helps Massachusetts Golf Club Go Green
PRLog.Org (press release), TX
Audubon Environmental assisted the 700-acre facility in earning the Silver Signature Sanctuary Certificate from Audubon International by suggesting and facilitating the implementation of a number of eco-friendly practices. ...
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The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Environmental group says Slate Belt coal-ash dump inadequately ...
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com, PA
By CHRIS KNIGHT BANGOR | A 15-acre quarry collecting coal as! h is not properly protecting against groundwater contamination! , accord ing to environmental groups. An Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice report said Thursday the dump, ...
Group claims previously unreleased EPA data indicates RRI Energy ... The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
all 2 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 13:08, Category: General



Lithuania's Visaginas Nuclear Plant Gets Environmental OK, an ...
Market Wire (press release)
GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - May 11, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- One of the most important energy projects in the Baltic states has gotten the green light from Lithuania's environmental agency. ...
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The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Environmental group says Slate Belt coal-ash dump inadequately ...
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com, PA
By CHRIS KNIGHT BANGOR | A 15-acre quarry collecting coal ash is not properly protecting against groundwater contamination, according to environmental groups. An Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice report said Thursday the dump, ...
Group claims previously unreleased EPA data indicates RRI Energy ... The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
all 2 news articles
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Taxpayers face $405000 manure bill
Muncie Star! Press, IN
By SETH SLABAUG! H • se ths@muncie.gannett.com • May 9, 2009 EATON -- The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is removing 4.5 million gallons of manure from a hog farm that went out of business after being prosecuted for environmental crimes. ...
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Seattle Post Intelligencer

McGinn: Viaduct tunnel 'endangers' Seattle's future
Seattle Post Intelligencer
I formed my own nonprofit a few years ago called Great City, which focused on how we build economic and environmental stability. We were behind getting the Seattle parks levy on the ballot and passing it last fall. I have a history of civic leadership ...
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Funds push for environmental expert on Freeport board
Arizona Republic, AZ
10, 2009 12:00 AM Several pension funds are worried that criticism over Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s handling of environmental issues is hurting shareholders of the Phoenix-based mining company. They want Freeport's board to include at least ...
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Full speed ahead on Long Beach port improvements
Los Angeles Times, CA
Posturing by other cities and environmental and labor groups shouldn't be allowed to interfere. Southern California's strict environmental rules and green politic! al culture make it notoriously difficult to build industrial ! faciliti es here, ...
Port proposed expansion expected to draw a crowd to the Long Beach ... Long Beach Press-Telegram
all 3 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 12:08, Category: General



Lithuania's Visaginas Nuclear Plant Gets Environmental OK, an ...
Market Wire (press release)
GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - May 11, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- One of the most important energy projects in the Baltic states has gotten the green light from Lithuania's environmental agency. ...
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Seattle Times

Northwest environmental program to receive $3.8 million
Seattle Times, United States
The Northwest Resource Institute, which puts AmeriCorps volunteers to work performing environmental projects in the Pacific Northwest, could eventually triple in size under recently passed legislation. By Kathie Durbin VANCOUVER, Wash. ...
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Funds push for environmental expert on Freeport board
Arizona Republic, AZ
10, 2009 12:00 AM Several pension funds are worried that criticism over Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s handling of environmental issues is hurting shareholders of the Phoenix-based mining company. They want Freeport's board to include at least ...
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Research and Markets: This Essential Report on Laser Scanning for ...
Trading Markets (press release), CA
Feature examples of application across a wide range of environmental areas. Critically evaluate the role of laser based techniques in the environment. Detail theory and application of laser techniques in the natural environment.
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Seattle Post Intelligencer

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2 South Carolina Men Attacked by Rabid Bobcats
! FOXNews
Authorities say the second attack happened about three hours later The man was bitten and scratched while he was clearing land and managed to kill the animal, which tested positive for rabies. The state Department of Health And Environmental Control ...
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 11:08, Category: General



Lithuania's Visaginas Nuclear Plant Gets Environmental OK, an ...
Market Wire (press release)
GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - May 11, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- One of the most important energy projects in the Baltic states has gotten the green light from Lithuania's environmental agency. ...
Foster Wheeler's 1Q09 Profit Plunges 47%, an Industrial Info News ... SYS-CON Media (press release)
all 29 news articles
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Full speed ahead on Long Beach port improvements
Los Angeles Times, CA
Posturing by other cities and environmental and labor groups shouldn't be allowed to interfere. Southern California's strict environmental rules and green political culture make it notoriously difficult to build industrial facilities here, ...
Port proposed expansion expected to draw a crowd to the Long Beach ... Long Beach Press-Telegram
all 2 news articles
Read More....


Buzzwords: Rephrasing Obama's lexicon
Los Angeles Times, CA
By Peter Nicholas and Jim Tankersley Reporting from Washington -- In the debate over ! his top environmental goals, President Obama is backing! away fr om "cap and trade." Not the policy. It's the phrase itself, deemed confusing by Democratic pollsters, ...
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Seattle Times

Northwest environmental program to receive $3.8 million
Seattle Times, United States
The Northwest Resource Institute, which puts AmeriCorps volunteers to work performing environmental projects in the Pacific Northwest, could eventually triple in size under recently passed legislation. By Kathie Durbin VANCOUVER, Wash. ...
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Seattle Post Intelligencer

McGinn: Viaduct tunnel 'endangers' Seattle'! s future
Seattle Post Intelligencer
I formed my own nonprofit a few years ago called Great City, which focused on how we build economic and environmental stability. We were behind getting the Seattle parks levy on the ballot and passing it last fall. I have a history of civic leadership ...
Read More....


Funds push for environmental expert on Freeport board
Arizona Republic, AZ
10, 2009 12:00 AM Several pension funds are worried that criticism over Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s handling of environmental issues is hurting shareholders of the Phoenix-based mining company. They want Freeport's board to include at least ...
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State removing 4.5M gallons of manure from farm
Chicago Tribune, United States
AP EATON, Ind. - A state agency is having 4.5 million gallons of manure removed from an eastern Indiana hog farm that went out of business after being prosecuted for violating environmental laws. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management faces ...
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Environmental groups blast Severn power options
Gloucestershire Gazette, UK
By Liza-Jane Gillespie » ENVIRONMENTAL groups have blasted the government's shortlist for options for harnessing Severn tidal power. A group of environmental organisations, including the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, the Royal Society for the Protection ...
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The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Environmental group says Slate Belt coa! l-ash du mp inadequately ...
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com, PA
By CHRIS KNIGHT BANGOR | A 15-acre quarry collecting coal ash is not properly protecting against groundwater contamination, according to environmental groups. An Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice report said Thursday the dump, ...
Group claims previously unreleased EPA data indicates RRI Energy ... The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
all 2 news articl! es
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No environmental impact from Kona Blue expansion
Forbes, NY
AP , 05.09.09, 06:50 PM EDT The state has found there would be no significant environmental impact if Kona Blue Water Farms expanded its amberja! ck farming operation off the Big Island. Kona Blue wants to us! e larger pens to boost efficiency. ...
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 10:18, Category: General



The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Environmental group says Slate Belt coal-ash dump inadequately ...
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com, PA
By CHRIS KNIGHT BANGOR | A 15-acre quarry collecting coal ash is not properly protecting against groundwater contamination, according to environmental groups. An Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice report said Thursday the dump, ...
Group claims previously unreleased EPA data indicates RRI Energy ... The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
all 2 news articles
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Global Voices Online

Ecuador: Lawsuit Against Oil Company for Environmental Damage
Global Voices Online, MA
At the center of the lawsuit seeking 27 billion dollars for the pollution and environmental damages is whether the company, which turned over exploration of the area to the state company Petroecuador in 1992, is still responsible for the damage. ...
When Chevron H! ires Ex- Reporter to Investigate Pollution, Chevron ... New York Times
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Buzzwords: Rephrasing Obama's lexicon
Los Angeles Times, CA
By Peter Nicholas and Jim Tankersley Reporting from Washington -- In the debate over his top environmental goals, President Obama is backing away from "cap and trade." Not the policy. It's the phrase itself, deemed confusing by Democratic pollsters, ...
Read More....


Full speed ahead on Long Beach port improvements
Los Angeles Times, CA
Posturing by other cities and environmental and labor groups shouldn't be allowed to interfere. Southern California's strict environmental rules and green political culture make it notoriously difficult to build industrial facilities here, ...
Port proposed expansion expected to draw a crowd to the Long Beach ... Long Beach Press-Telegram
all 2 news articles
Read More....


Seattle Times
Northwest environmental program to receive $3.8 million
Seattle Times, United States
The Northwest Resource Institute, which puts AmeriCorps volunteers to work performing environmental projects in the Pacific Northwest, could eventually triple in size under recently passed legislation. By Kathie Durbin VANCOUVER, Wash. ...
Read More....


2 South Carolina Men Attacked by Rabid Bobcats
FOXNews
Authorities say the second attack happened about three hours later The man was bitten and scratched while he was clearing land and managed to kill the animal, which tested positive for rabies. The state Department of Health And Environmental Control ...
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Former coal lobbyist takes state post
Chicago Tribune, United States
AP MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - A former coal industry lobbyist has been named to a top post with Indiana's environmental agency, an appointment that environmental activists say raises questions about whether he can be objective in his new job. ...
State removing 4.5M gallons of manure from farm Chicago Tribune
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 9:08, Category: General



Seattle Post Intelligencer

McGinn: Viaduct tunnel 'endangers' Sea! ttle's future
Seattle Post Intelligencer
I formed my own nonprofit a few years ago called Great City, which focused on how we build economic and environmental stability. We were behind getting the Seattle parks levy on the ballot and passing it last fall. I have a history of civic leadership ...
Read More....


! Former c oal lobbyist takes state post
Chicago Tribune, United States
AP MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - A former coal industry lobbyist has been named to a top post with Indiana's environmental agency, an appointment that environmental activists say raises questions about whether he can be objective in his new job. ...
State removing 4.5M gallons of manure from farm Chicago Tribune
all 15 news articles
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Full speed ahead on Long Beach port improvements
Los Angeles Times, CA
Posturing by other cities and environmental and labor groups shouldn't be allowed to interfere. Southern California's strict environmental rules and green political culture make it not! oriously difficult to build industrial facilities here, ...!
Port proposed expansion expected to draw a crowd to the Long Beach ... Long Beach Press-Telegram
all 2 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 1:08, Category: General



No environmental impact from Kona Blue expansion
Forbes, NY
AP , 05.09.09, 06:50 PM EDT The state has found there would be no significant environmental impact if Kona Blue Water Farms expanded its amberjack farming operation off the Big Island. Kona Blue wants to use larger pens to boost efficiency. ...
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LASEPA shuts three firms for environmental offences
The Punch, Nigeria
By Akinpelu Dada The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday sealed off three companies within the metropolis for violating the state's environmental law. Officials of LASEPA and the Operation Military Emergency Security Assistance in ...
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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
Boston Globe - The Associated Press
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Weiss and Trutanich find some common ground
Los Angeles Times, CA
Weiss has said he would expand gang injunctions, aggressively enforce gun laws and step up enforcement of environmental crimes. Trutanich has promised to create an "Academy of Justice" to better train lawyers, to reduce the millions of dollars in ...
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Environmental Data Interactive

EPA awards Texas stimulus funds for brownfields remediation
Bizjournals.com, NC
The Environmental Protection Agency is furnishing $2.2 million worth of funds to help Texas communities perform “brownfields! remediation. About $432200 of these funds will come from th! e Americ an Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the stimulus plan ...
NH gets grants to redevelop contaminated land WCAX
County gets $1 million brownfield cleanup grant The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com
EPA awards Lake County $400000 in two brownfield grants Ludington Daily News
KSTP.com - U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
all 82 news articles
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Funds push for environmental expert on Freeport board
Arizona Republic, AZ
10, 2009 12:00 AM Several pension funds are worried that criticism over Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s handling of environmental issues is hurting shareholders of the Phoenix-based mining company. They want Freeport's board to include at least ...
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By germanifa01 - May 11th, 2009, 0:08, Category: General



Environmental program for kids
Baltimore Sun, United States
The Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department is offering an environmental educational program at Back Creek Nature Park at 1314 Edgewood Road. Stormwater Education Experience will be held at 3 pm May 17 and 3:45 pm May 18. The program is geared toward ...
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BBC News

Interior will keep Bush's polar bear rule
New York Times, United States
"To see the polar bear's habitat melting and an iconic species threatened is an environmental tragedy of the modern age," Salazar said. "This administration is fully committed to the protection and recovery of the polar bear." The rule in question was ...
Obama keeps Bush polar bear rules BBC News
US denies polar bears protection from climate change guardian.co.uk
Is the Polar Bear Endangered, or Just Conveniently Charismatic? American Enterprise Institute
Examiner.com - Science Now
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Environmental Club Celebrates Earth Week
Salve Regina University Mosaic Online (subscription), RI
The Environmental Club celebrated Earth Week by hosting the Go Green Dance, screening of the film "Flow" and Earth Day celebrations in O'Hare. Over 100 students attended the four hour dance at Ochre Court. The Environmental Club raised $300 for ...
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Kansas.com

Swine flu totals updated for Missouri and Kansas
Kansas City Star, MO
By LEE HILL KAVANAUGH As of noon today, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported four new cases of H1N1 influenza confirmed in the counties of Johnson and! Wyandotte. In Johnson County, the cases involved one adult and one child; ...
Four New Cases of H1N1 Confirmed in Kansas; Total Now 22 WIBW
More H1N1 Flu Cases Confirmed In Kansas KMBC.com
More ! swine flu deaths, cases confirmed Lawrence Journal World
Topeka Capital Journal - Kansas City Star
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Environmental Data Interactive

EPA awards Texas stimulus funds for brownfields rem! ediation
Bizjournals.com, NC
The Environmental Protection Agency is furnishing $2.2 million worth of funds to help Texas communities perform “brownfields” remediation. About $432200 of these funds will come from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the stimulus plan ...
NH gets grants to redevelop contaminated land WCAX
County gets $1 million brownfield clea! nup grant The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com
EPA awards Lake County $400000 in two brownfield grants Ludington Daily News
KSTP.com - U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
all 81 news articles
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