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May 27th, 2009

By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 14:05, Category: General



Environmental lawsuit against Duluth schools dropped
Duluth News Tribune, MN
A lawsuit over the potential environmental impact of the Duluth school district's long-range facilities plan has been dropped, said Harry Welty, a party involved with the case and a member of Let Duluth Vote. A lawsuit over the potential environmental ...
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Washington Times

US environment chief praises Dutch water systems
The Associated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The US' chief environmental official said Tuesday that America can learn much from the way the Dutch manage water — focusing more on living with it than on trying to control it at every turn. "As climate changes and we start seeing ...
US learning from Dutch in water management projects DigitalJournal.com
Louisiana Senator Landrieu, EPA Head, Jackson Lead Netherlands ... Bayou Buzz
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Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental ...
Stanford University News, CA
BY MARK SHWARTZ The Woods Institute for the Environment has awarded four new Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at finding practical solutions promoting global sustainability. ...
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The Bay City Times - MLive.com

EPA announces dioxin review, plans for Dow cleanup
The Associated Press
(AP) — The federal g! overnment will speed up a long-delayed assessment of how dioxi! ns affec t human health, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday. Lisa Jackson promised the quickened timetable while announcing a revised strategy ...
EPA says it will speed dioxin cleanup in Michigan's Saginaw Bay ... The Bay City Times - MLive.com
BREAKING NEWS: EPA develops dioxin cleanup plan Midland Daily News
EPA Pledges Strong Federal Cleanup Presence For Michigan Dow ... AHN
MLive.com - The Associated Press
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San Francisco Chronicle

Protesters await Chevron meeting
Houston Chronicle, United States
Outside, activists will try to hold Chevron to task for environmental and political issues from Ecuador to Nigeria, Richmond, Calif., to Kazakhstan. A coalition of environmental and human rights groups offered a preview Tuesday when they released their ...
Darwin's lessons for the extractive industry guardian.co.uk
Chevron expected to come under fire over lawsuit in Ecuador Financial Times

Antonia Juhasz on “The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual ... Democracy Now
Business Wire (pr! ess release) - Earthtimes (press release)
all 24 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 12:06, Category: General



New park will fix environmental slip
Atlanta Journal Constitution,  USA
The state Environmental Protection Division sent the city a notice of violation in March for removing wisteria and bamboo from a 5-acre stretch of land along the river. City officials said they removed only invasive plants, and even then, ...
City ordered to restore plants along Chattahoochee Macon Telegraph
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Telegraph.co.uk

Sotomayor: Obama's Supreme Court Pick and the Cost of ...
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY
By Keith Johnson Now that Sonia Sotomayor has gone from presumptive front-runner to official nominee for the Supreme Cou! rt, what's that mean for environmental issues? Much of the fireworks surrounding Ms. Sotomayor's work on the Second Court of Appeals ...
Video: Here Comes The Judge - New York Post New York Post
Supreme Court Justice nominee Sotomayor has environmental record Mother Nature Network
Obama Supreme Court pick has small but solid record on ... Grist Magazine
NewsMax.com - Boston Globe
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EPA announ! ces diox in review, plans for Dow cleanup
The Associated Press
(AP) — The federal government will speed up a long-delayed assessment of how dioxins affect human health, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday. Lisa Jackson promised the quickened timetable while announcing a revised strategy ...
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Green groups say E-Waste Bill is too lax
People's Weekly World
Despite the creation of takeback programmes at electronics companies, as well as recycling initiatives, e-waste recycling remains far from the norm in the US The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that US e-waste recycling rates were at ...
Critics Call New E-waste Bill Toxic eWeek
all 10 news articles
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Environmental Groups Decry Oregon Transportation Package
OPB News, OR
But environmental groups complain the package doesn't include enough money for public transit and bicycle and pedestrian projects. Bob Stacey of the group 1000 Friends of Oregon says those projects would create just as m! any jobs as new bridges and ...
Bill raising fines on polluters passes final vote OregonLive.com
Environmental group urges rejection of transportation bill Statesman Journal
Are the wheels greased for gas-tax passage? OregonLive.com
all 12 news articles
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Program to recognize environmental achievements in Florida education
Beaches Leader, FL
Tallahassee – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is reminding schools and teachers they have until May 31 to participate in the first Governor's Serve to Preserve: Green Schools Awards. The program is officially open to all ...
Experience Florida's Water Story Without Leaving Home Wakulla.com
DEP Reminds Pool Owners to Handle Waste Water Safely Gant Daily
all 3 news articles
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guardian.co.uk

Community groups struggle to secure environmental justice
guardian.co.uk, UK
In "bog standard" planning cases the costs might be £10000, but in the majority of environmental challenges "you are looking at tens of thousands and in some cases well over £100000,"! Michaels says. In a recent campaign against the London boroug! h of ...
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By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 10:07, Category: General



Environmental Groups Don't Like E-waste Bill
PC World
Legislation intended to cut down the amount of electronic waste exported from the US may have the opposite effect by legitimizing unsafe recyclers, two environmental groups said. Sponsors of HR 2595, introduced in the US House of Representatives last ...
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Johnson & Johnson Asked to Remove Chemicals from Baby Shampoo
GreenBiz, CA
The chemical removal is being pushed by more than 40 parent, health care and environmental groups, including the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, American Nurses Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, MomsRising, the ! Environmental Working Group ...
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FOXNews

Sotomayor: Obama's Supreme Court Pick and the Cost of ...
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY
By Keith Johnson Now that Sonia Sotomayor has gone from presumptive front-runner to official nominee for the Supreme Court, what's that mean for environmental issues? Much of the fireworks surrounding Ms. Sotomayor's work on the Second Court of Appeals ...
Video: Here Comes The Judge - New Y! ork Post New York Post
Supreme Court Justice nominee Sotomayor has environmental record Mother Nature Network
Obama Supreme Cour! t pick has small but solid record on ... Grist Magazine
NewsMax.com - CNBC
all 7,045 news articles
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New park will fix environmental slip
Atlanta Journal Constitution,  USA
The state Environmental Protection Division sent the city a notice of violation in March for removing wisteria and bamboo from a 5-acre stretch of land along the river. City officials said they removed only invasive plants, and even then, ...
City ordered to restore plants along Chattahoochee Macon Telegraph
all 15 news articles
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guardian.co.uk

Community groups struggle to secure environmental justice
guardian.co.uk, UK
In "bog standard" planning cases the costs might be £10000, but in the majority of environmental challenges "you are looking at tens of thousands and in some cases well over £100000," Michaels says. In a recent campaign again! st the London borough of ...
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The Associated Press

US environment chief praises Dutch water systems
The Associated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The US' chief environmental official said Tuesday that America can learn much from the way the Dutch manage water — focusing more on living with it than on trying to control it at every turn. "As climate changes and we start seeing ...
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By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 9:07, Category: General



FOXNews

Supreme Court Justice nominee Sotomayor has environmental record
Mother Nature Network, GA
The Wall Street Journal reports that Sotomayor has an important environmental ruling under her belt — one that was just overturned by the Supreme Court, but may provide some insight into her environmental views. In the case of Riverkeeper vs. ...
Video: Here Comes The Judge - New York Post New York Post
Obama Supreme Court pick has small but solid record on ... Grist Magazine
Excerpts from Sotomayor's rulings reflect a wide range of issues Los Angeles Times
all 6,77! 4 news articles
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The Associated Press

US environment chief praises Dutch water systems
The Associated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The US' chief environmental official said Tuesday that America can learn much from the way the Dutch manage water — focusing more on living with it than on trying to control it at every turn. "As climate changes and we start seeing ...
Read More....


Program to recognize environmental achievements in Florida education
Beaches Leader, FL
Tallahassee – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is reminding schools and teachers they have until May 31 to participate in the first Governor's Serve to Preserve: Green Schools Awards. The program is officially open to all ...
Experience Florida's Water Story Without Leaving Home Wakulla.com
DEP Reminds Pool Owners to Handle Waste Water Safely Gant Daily
all 3 news articles
Read More....


Sotomayor: Obama's Supreme Court Pick and the Cost of ...
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY
By Keith Johnson Now that Sonia Sotomayor has gone from presumptive front-runner to official nominee for the Supreme Court, what's that mean for environmental issues? Much of the fireworks surrounding Ms. Sotomayor's work on the Second Court of Appeals ...
Sotomayor's Previous Decisions on Key Business Issues CNBC

Sotomayor Ruling Could Have Cost Consumers Billions NewsMax.com
all 4 news articles
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KAUZ

WOO! D COUNTY
Dallas Morning News, TX
They planned to work overnight and hoped to have the blaze out by this morning, said Eric Delgado of the Environmental Protection Agency. The fire began Monday before midnight and spans an area of about 300 feet by 500 feet near a residential street, ...
Burning Tire Pile Causes Toxic Smoke In Hawkins Tyler Morning Telegraph
Fire at tire dump forces evacuation of East Texas town KTBS
Residents evacuated, schools closed as tire fire continue to burn ... News-Journal.com
KSLA-TV - KIII TV3!
all 256 news articles
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guardian.co.uk

Community groups struggle to secure environmental justice
guardian.co.uk, UK
In "bog standard" planning cases the costs might be £10000, but in the majority of environmental challenges "you are looking at tens of thousands and in some cases well over £100000," Michaels says. In a recent campaign against the London borough of ...
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San Francisco Chronicle

Protesters await Chevron meeting
Houston Chronicle, United States
Outside, activists will try to hold Chevron to task for environmental and political issues from Ecuador to Nigeria, Richmond, Calif., to Kazakhstan. A coalition of environmental and human rights groups offered a preview Tuesday when they released their ...
Chevron expected to come under fire over lawsuit in Ecuador Financial Times
Antonia Juhasz on “The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual ... Democracy Now
Amazon Defense Coalition: Chevron CEO O'Reilly Faces Major ... Business Wire (press release)
Earthtimes (press release) - CorpWatch.org
all 23 news articles
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TRC wins $10M FAA environmental ser! vices co ntract
Mass High Tech,  USA
By Mass High Tech staff Environmental and real estate project consulting firm TRC Companies Inc. has landed a $10 million exclusive contract from the Federal Aviation Administration - William J. Hughes Technical Center, outside of Atlantic City, ...
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By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 7:05, Category: General



Johnson & Johnson Asked to Remove Chemicals from Baby Shampoo
GreenBiz, CA
The chemical removal is being pushed by more than 40 parent, health care and environmental groups, including the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, American Nurses Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, MomsRising, the Environmental Working Group ...
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New park will fix environmental slip
Atlanta Journal Constitution,  USA
The state Environmental Protection Division sent the city a notice of violation in March for removing wisteria and bamboo from a 5-acre stretch of land along the river. City officials said they removed ! only invasive plants, and even then, ...
City ordered to restore plants along Chattahoochee Macon Telegraph

all 15 news articles
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TRC wins $10M FAA environmental services contract
Mass High Tech,  USA
By Mass High Tech staff Environmental and real estate project consulting firm TRC Companies Inc. has landed a $10 million exclusive contract from the Federal Aviation Administration - William J. Hughes Technical Center, outside of Atlantic City, ...
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By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 3:14, Category: General



The Associated Press

US environment chief praises Dutch water systems
The Associated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The US' chief environmental official said Tuesday that America can learn much from the way the Dutch manage water — focusing more on living with it than on trying to control it at every turn. "As climate changes and we start seeing ...
Read More....


EPA announces dioxin review, plans for Dow cleanup
The Associated Press
(AP) — The federal government will speed up a long-delayed assessment of how dioxins affect human health, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday. Lisa Jackson promised the quickened timetable while announcing a revised strategy ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 2:05, Category: General



Environmental Groups Decry Oregon Transportation Package
OPB News, OR
But environmental groups complain the package doesn't include enough money for public transit and bicycle and pedestrian projects. Bob Stacey of the group 1000 Friends of Oregon says those projects would create just as many jobs as new bridges and ...
Opinions split on state transportation package Daily Journal of Commerce
all 6 news articles
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New park will fix environmental slip
Atlanta Journal Constitution,  USA
The state Environmental Protection Division sent the city a notice of violation in March for removing wisteria and bamboo from a 5-acre stretch of land along the river. City officials said they removed only invasive plants, and even then, ...
City ordered to restore plants along Chattahoochee Macon Telegraph
all 15 news articles
Read More....


Environmental Groups Don't Like E-waste Bill
PC World
Legislation intended to cut down the amount of e! lectronic waste exported from the US may have the opposite eff! ect by l egitimizing unsafe recyclers, two environmental groups said. Sponsors of HR 2595, introduced in the US House of Representatives last ...
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The Associated Pre! ss

US environment chief praises Dutch water systems
The Associated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The US' chief environmental official said Tuesday that America can learn much from the way the Dutch manage water — focusing more on living with it than on trying to control it at every turn. "As climate changes and we start seeing ...
Read More....


guardian.co.uk

Community groups struggle to secure environmental justice
guardian.co.uk, UK
In "bog standard" planning cases the costs might be £10000, but in the majority of environmental challenges "you are looking at tens of thousands and in some cases well over £100000," Michaels says. In a recent campaign against the London borough of ...
Read More....


TRC wins $10M FAA environmental services contract
Mass High Tech,  USA
By Mass High Tech staff Environmental and real estate project consulting firm TRC Companies Inc. has landed a $10 million exclusive contract from the Federal Aviation Administration - William J. Hughes Technical Center, outside of Atlantic City, ...
Read More....


New York Times

Sotomayor: Obama's Supreme Court Pick and the Cost of ...
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY
By Keith Johnson Now that Sonia Sotomayor has gone from presumptive front-runner to official nominee for the Supreme Court, what's that mean for environmental issues? Much of the fireworks surrounding Ms. Sotomayor's work on the Second Court of Appeals ...
Video: Supreme Court pick sits well at UNM Law KRQE.com
Supreme Court Justice nominee Sotomayor has environmental record Mother Nature Network
Obama Supreme Court pick has small but solid record on ... Grist Magazine
About - News & Issues  ;- CNBC
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Naishtat's bill creates "environmental service fee" for college ...
Community Impact Newspaper, TX
Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, creating a $5-per-semester "environmental service fee" for college students to pay for environmentally friendly improvements and events. House Bill 3353 is now ready to become law, pending Gov. Rick Perry's approval. ...
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Johnson & Johnson Asked to Remove Chemicals from Baby Shampoo
GreenBiz, CA
The chemical removal is being pushed by more than 40 parent, health care and environmental groups, including the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, American Nurses Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, MomsRising, the Environmental Working Group ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 1:05, Category: General



TRC wins $10M FAA environmental services contract
Mass High Tech,  USA
By Mass High Tech staff Environmental and real estate project consulting firm TRC Companies Inc. has landed a $10 million exclusive contract from the Federal Aviation Administration - William J. Hughes Technical Center, outside of Atlantic City, ...
Read More....


Environmental Groups Don't Like E-waste Bill
PC World
Legislation intended to cut down the amount of electronic waste exported from the US may have the opposite effect by legitimizing unsafe recyclers, two environmental groups said. Sponsors of ! HR 2595, introduced in the US House of Representatives last ...
Green groups say E-Waste Bill is too lax People's Weekly World
all 8 news articles
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By germanifa01 - May 27th, 2009, 0:05, Category: General



FOXNews

Sotomayor: Obama's Supreme Court Pick and the Cost of ...
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY
By Keith Johnson Now that Sonia Sotomayor has gone from presumptive front-runner to official nominee for the Supreme Court, what's that mean for environmental issues? Much of the fireworks surrounding Ms. Sotomayor's work on the Second Court of Appeals ...
Video: Senator Leahy on 1998 Sotomayor Nomination C-SPAN
Supreme Court Justice nominee Sotomayor has environmental record Mother Nature Network
Sotomayor's Previous Decisions on Key Business Issues CNBC
CBS News - CNN
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