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June 8th, 2009

By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 19:11, Category: General



DigitalJournal.com

More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calcul! ating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 10 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 18:12, Category: General



New York Daily News

Sewage Worries Close 2 Brooklyn Beaches
New York Times, United States
The city's Department of Environmental Protection said ocean water at the two beaches might be contaminated by raw sewage from a sewage treatment plant that overflowed. The Health Department said the beaches would be open on Monday, ...
Sewage spoils swimming hopes, closes Brooklyn beaches New York Daily News
Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several City Beaches NY1
Sewage concerns close NYC's Coney Island beach The Associated Press
Philadelphia Metro - Brooklyn Daily Eagle
all 185 news articles
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The Tech Herald

Environmental group sues EPA over air pollution in West
The Tech Herald, IN
by Rich Bowden - Jun 8 2009, 06:26 US environmental group WildEarth Guardians has sued the country's chief environmental organisation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contending the agency has failed in its duty to "...limit interstate ...
EPA sued over claims of air pollution in West guardian.co.uk
Stop the EPA from Hijacking the Economy Heritage.org
Water safety, pollution focus of EPA study at Surfside Beach South Carolina Now
all 11 news articles
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Chi! cagoist

No public threat in tritium leak at Exelon plant
Chicago Tribune, United States
That's a high amount as the Environmental Protection Agency's limit on drinking water is 20000. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it's a much different scenario from a series of leaks dating back to 1996 at Exelon's Braidwood nuclear plant. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
No public threat in tritium leak at Ill. plant The Associated Press
Exelon: No worry over Dresden tritium leak Joliet Herald News
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Environmental education programs planned for kids
Grand Junction Sentinel, CO
By SENTINEL STAFF/The Grand Junctio! n Daily Sentinel Environmental education sessions geared toward ! third- through eighth-graders will take place over an eight-week span this summer at the Grand Mesa Visitor Center in Grand Mesa National Forest, ...
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Excerpts from the Globe's environmental blog.
Boston Globe, Uni! ted States
The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates there are about 23 million secondary freezers or refrigerators operating in the country. And if my family is any indication, there might only be a few frozen pizzas and last year's leftover birthday cake ...
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Poconos/New York passenger train clears envir! onmental hurdle
Allentown Morning Call, PA
A long-standing effort to resurrect passenger rail service between the Poconos and New York City got a boost Monday with the announcement that the project had received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The critical EPA designation ...
Environmental study clears way for commuter rail project Pocono Record
Breaking News: Specter, Casey announce I-81 project funding ... Citizens Voice
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National Briefing | South Alabam! a: Dump to Take Coal Ash From ...
New York Times, United States
By AP State environmental officials said a giant landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties would take coal ash from a spill in Tennessee. The Alabama Environmental Management Department said it received notice from the Tennessee Valley Authority ...
Tennessee's coal ash sludge brought to Georgia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tons of spilled coal ash from Tennessee may be dumped in Alabama Fort Worth Star Telegram
TVA to ship spilled coal ash Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Associated Press - SmartBrief
all 333 news articles
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H! ow green are the airline industry's environmental promises?
guardian.co.uk, UK
As one of the most visible targets of environmental campaigning and activism, the aviation industry is keen to show that it is taking action to cut its carbon emissions. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the industry's trade body, IATA, ...
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Law could damage Crist's environmental reputation
Brandon News and Tribune, FL
Critics, including local governments and environmental organizations, say it won't help the economy but will undercut attempts to limit sprawl and traffic congestion. It was a top priority for business and industry groups that likely will be a major ...
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DigitalJournal.com

More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental! Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and ! Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 10 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 16:03, Category: General



DigitalJournal.com

More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calcul! ating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 10 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 15:04, Category: General



The Tech Herald

Environmental group sues EPA over air pollution in West
The Tech Herald, IN
by Rich Bowden - Jun 8 2009, 06:26 US environmental group WildEarth Guardians has sued the country's chief environmental organisation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contending the agency has failed in its duty to "...limit interstate ...
EPA sued over claims of air pollution in West guardian.co.uk
Stop the EPA from Hijacking the Economy Heritage.org
Water safety, pollution focus of EPA study at Surfside Beach South Carolina Now
all 10 news articles
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Environmental Monitoring Conference to Be Hosted by Biotest and ...
Business Wire (press release), CA
ROCKAWAY, NJ--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On June 18, 2009, Biotest, alongside others that service the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, will be hosting the 2009 Environmental Monitoring Conference. The Conference targets quality assurance professionals ...
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MedIndia

Think twice about 'green' transport, say scientists
AFP
Environmental engineers Mikhail Chester and Arpad Horvath at the University of California at Davis say that when these costs are included, a more complex and challenging picture emerges. In some circumstances, for instance, it could be more ...
Calculating the real carbon footprint of vehicles environmentalresearchweb
Public transport not so green, study says PRESS TV
all 39 news articles
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Excerpts from the Globe's environmental blog.
Boston Globe, United States
The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates there are about 23 million secondary freezers or refrigerators operating in the country. And if my family is any indication, there might only be a few frozen pizzas and last year's leftover birthday cake ...
Read More....


Report: Radon poses risk at Tahoe
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
An estimated 23400 people live in homes were radon is likely to equal or exceed the US Environmental Protection Agency's recommended action level of 4 picocuries per liter, the agency reported. The survey found about 40 percent of California homes ...
Radon persists at Lake Tahoe south shore Tahoe Daily Tribune
South Tahoe High security guard arrested San Jose Mercury News
No bond sale for South Tahoe convention center San Jose Mercury News
Tahoe Daily Tribune - Tahoe Daily Tribune
all 106 news articles
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Environmental! education programs planned for kids
Grand Junction Sentinel, CO
By SENTINEL STAFF/The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Environmental education sessions geared toward third- through eighth-graders will take place over an eight-week span this summer at the Grand Mesa Visitor Center in Grand Mesa National Forest, ...
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New York Daily News

Sewage Worries Close 2 Brooklyn Beaches
New York Times, United States
The city's Department of Environmental Protection said ocean water at the two beaches might be contaminated by raw sewage from a sewage treatment plant that overflowed. The Health Department said the beaches would be open on Monday, ...
Sewage spoils swimming hopes, closes Brooklyn beaches New York Daily News
Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several City Beaches NY1
Sewage concerns close NYC's C! oney Island beach The Associated Press
Philadelphia Metro - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
all 185 news articles
Read More....


More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ...
Science Daily (press release)
Published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters, researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a framework to help us calculate the true environmental cost of ...
Research: Airliners can be more eco-friendly than trains Register
all 9 news articles
Read More....


National Briefing | South Alabama: Dump to Take Coal Ash From ...
New York Times, United States
By AP State environmental officials said a giant landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties would take coal ash from a spill in Tennessee. The Alabama Environmental Management Department said it received notice from the Tennessee Valley Authority ...
Tennessee's coal ash sludge brought to Georgia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tons of spilled coal ash from Tennessee may be dumped in Alabama Fort Worth Star Telegram
TVA to ship spilled coal ash Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Associated Press - Knoxville News Sentinel
all 333 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 11:03, Category: General



Law could damage Crist's environmental reputation
Brandon News and Tribune, FL
Critics, including local governments and environmental organizations, say it won't help the economy but will undercut attempts to limit sprawl and traffic congestion. It was a top priority for business and industry groups that likely will be a major ...
Read More....


Lubbock Business accused of more environmental violations
KCBD-TV, TX
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - NewsChannel 11 has information on a company that has been investigated several times over the years for environmental violations. Sunday night we learned from public records! that Scrub-A-Dubb is again accused of even more ...
Read More....


National Briefing | South Alabama: Dump to Take Coal Ash From ...
New York Times, United States
By AP State environmental officials said a giant landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties would take coal ash from a spill in Tennessee. The Alabama Env! ironmental Management Department said it received notice from the Tennessee Valley Authority ...
Tennessee's coal ash sludge brought to Georgia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tons of spilled coal ash from Tennessee may be dumped in Alabama Fort Worth Star Telegram
TVA to ship spilled coal ash Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Associated Press - Knoxville News Sentinel
all 333 news articles
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Panasonic reveals plans to reduce environmental impact of ops
Trading Markets (press release), CA
(TSE:6752) on Friday announced plans to reduce the environmental impact of its operations and promote environmental awareness in the Asia-Pacific region. The Eco Ideas Declaration for Asia Pacific calls fo! r group factories in the region to lower their ...
Singapore kicks off eco-awareness show CCTV

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Excerpts from the Globe's environmental blog.
Boston Globe, United States
The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates there are about 23 million secondary freezers or refrigerators operating in the country. And if my family is any indication, there might only be a few frozen pizzas and last year's leftover birthday cake ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 10:03, Category: General



Environmental education programs planned for kids
Grand Junction Sentinel, CO
By SENTINEL STAFF/The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Environmental education sessions geared toward third- through eighth-graders will take place over an eight-week span this summer at the Grand Mesa Visitor Center in Grand Mesa National Forest, ...
Read More....


Report: Radon poses risk at Tahoe
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
An estimated 23400 people live in homes were radon is likely to equal or exceed the US Environmental Protection Agency's recommended action level of 4 picocuries per liter, the agency reported. The survey found about 40 percent of California homes ...
Radon persists at Lake Tahoe south shore Tahoe Daily Tribune
South Tahoe High security guard arrested San Jose Mercury News
No bond sale for South Tahoe convention center San Jose Mercury News
Tahoe Daily Tribune - Tahoe Daily Tribune
all 106 news articles
Read More....


Lubbock Business accused of more environmental violations
KCBD-TV, TX
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - NewsChannel 11 has information on a company that has been investigated several times over the years for environmental violations. Sunday night we learned from public records that Scrub-A-Dubb is again accused of even more ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 6:03, Category: General



NY1

Sewage Worries Close 2 Brooklyn Beaches
New York Times, United States
The city's Department of Environmental Protection said ocean water at the two beaches might be contaminated by raw sewage from a sewage treatment plant that overflowed. The Health Department said the beaches would be open on Monday, ...
Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several City Beaches NY1
Sewage concerns close NYC's Coney Island beach The Associated Press
New York City Beaches: Still Beautiful, Pristine, Absolutely Toxic. Gawker
Time Out New York
all 187 news articles
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National Briefing | South Alabama: Dump to Take Coal Ash From ...
New York Times, United States
By AP State environmental officials said a giant landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties would take coal ash from a spill in Tennessee. The Al! abama Environmental Management Department said it rece! ived not ice from the Tennessee Valley Authority ...
Tennessee's coal ash sludge brought to Georgia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tons of spilled coal ash from Tennessee may be dumped in Alabama Fort Worth Star Telegram
Millions of tons of TVA coal ash coming to Ala. The Associated Press
SmartBrief - Nashville Scene
all 333 news articles
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TCN: Indonesian and Japanese youth trek across Taiwan to raise ...
Worldwide Faith News (press release), NY
> Taiwan Church News >2988 Edition >June 1~7, 2009 Indonesian and Japanese youth trek across Taiwan to raise environmental awareness >Reported by Chen Yi-hsuan >Written by Lydia Ma June 5th is Wo! rld Environment Day and the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan ...
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Excerpts from the Globe's environmental blog.
Boston Globe, United States
The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates there are about 23 million secondary fre! ezers or refrigerators operating in the country. And if my fam! ily is a ny indication, there might only be a few frozen pizzas and last year's leftover birthday cake ...
Read More....


Law could damage Crist's environmental reputation
Brandon News and Tribune, FL
Critics, including local governments and environmental organizations, say it won't help the economy but will undercut attempts to limit sprawl and traffic congestion. It was a top priority for business and industry groups that likely will be a major ...
Read More....


Env ironmental Justice? Coal Ash from Tenn Spill Going to Poor ...
Daily Kos, CA
Despite officials from Alabama and the federal government stating otherwise, environmental activists argue that the material could contain some very toxic material. "It's unverified, depending on which sources you go to, what the level of toxicity is," ...
Read More....


Sin Chew Jit Poh

China considering environmental tax: govt
AFP
"Collecting environmental taxes from (polluting) companies is one of the directions of China's tax system reform," Zhang Lijun, deputy head of the ! Environmental Protection Ministry, told reporters. &quo! t;Severa l departments are currently working together to ...
Environment Chief Targets Impact of Economic Stimulus Wall Street Journal
China: Will ensure stimulus protects environment The Associated Press
China says pollution down despite spending spurt Reuters
People's Daily Online - CCTV
all 153 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 1:03, Category: General



Sin Chew Jit Poh

China considering environment! al tax: govt
AFP
"Collecting environmental taxes from (polluting) companies is one of the directions of China's tax system reform," Zhang Lijun, deputy head of the Environmental Protection Ministry, told reporters. "Several departments are currently working together to ...
Environment Chief Targets Impact of Economic Stimulus Wall Street Journal
China:! Will en sure stimulus protects environment The Associated Press
China says pollution down despite spending spurt Reuters
People's Daily Online - CCTV
all 153 news articles
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NH, Plymouth State sign environmental agreement
WCAX, VT
AP - June 6, 2009 11:15 AM ET CON! CORD, NH (AP) - New Hampshire's Department of Environme! ntal Services and Plymouth State University have signed an agreement to help protect the environment in central and northern New Hampshire. ...
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Exxon reports Beaumont refinery coker upset -filing
Reuters
... to a notice posted with state pollution regulators. A wet! gas compressor on the coker tripped offline, according to the notice posted on Saturday with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. (Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing Bernard Orr)
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No environmental review for controversial Fells project
Bos! ton Globe, United States
A! nine-ye ar controversy over a proposed major development surrounded by the Middlesex Fells Reservation twisted again yesterday as the state agreed not to try and force the developer to complete a full environmental review of the project. ...
State drops challenge to Fells development Boston Globe
all 2 news articles
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National Briefing | South Alabama: Dump to Take Coal Ash From ...
New York Times, United States
By AP State environmental officials said a giant landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties would take coal ash from a spill in Tennessee. The Alabama Environmental Management Department said it received notice from the Tennessee Valley Authority ...
Tennessee's coal ash sludge brought to Georgia Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tons of spilled coal ash from Tennessee may be dumped in Alabama Fort Worth Star Telegram
Millions of tons of TVA coal ash coming to Ala. The Associated Press
SmartBrief - Nashville Scene
all 333 news articles
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Washington Post

Environmental leader named Great Lakes czar
Port Huron Times Herald, MI
The president of Chicago-based environmentalist group the Alliance for the Great Lakes has been appointed a special adviser to the Environmental Protection Agency. Cameron Davis was named for the position by EPA head Lisa Jackson today, ...
President's lakes issues aide named Toledo Blade
Environmental activist named as EPA advisor Chicago Breaking News - Tribune
EPA appoints czar for Great Lakes clean up The Associated Press
Sandusky Register - Chicago Daily Observer
all 362 news articles
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Groups sue over Minn. Big Stone II decision
Chicago Tribune, United States
The environmental groups fighting a proposed coal-fired power plant in South Dakota are challenging Minnesota regulators' approval of transmission lines for the plant. The appeal of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's decision on the proposed ...
Here is the latest North Dakota news from The Associated Press ... KXMC
Sout! h Dakota Daybook | KXNet.com North Dakota News Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck
2 finalists picked for SDSU agriculture dean | KXNet.com North ... KXMC
KXMC - KXMC
all 89 news articles
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Environmental Justice? Coal Ash from Tenn Spill Going to Poor ...
Daily Kos, CA
Despite officials from Alabama and the feder! al government stating otherwise, environmental activists argue that the material could contain some very toxic material. "It's unverified, depending on which sources you go to, what the level of toxicity is," ...
Read More....


NY1

Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several City Beaches
NY1, NY
The city Department of Environmental Protection says storms most likely caused a sewage treatment plant to overflow Saturday night. Until further notice, swimming is not permitted at Coney Island, Manhattan Beach, Kiddie/Geritsen Beach and ...
Sewage concerns close NYC's Coney Island beach The Associated Press
Raw Sewage Leak Closes Several NYC Beaches New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
New York City Beaches: Still Beautiful, Pristine, Absolu! tely Toxic. Gawker
all 181 news articles
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Report: Radon poses risk at Tahoe
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
An estimated 23400 people live in homes were radon is likely to equal or exceed the US Environmental Protection Agency's recommended action level of 4 picocuries per liter, the agency reported. The survey found about 40 percent of California homes ...
Radon persists at Lake Tahoe south shore Tahoe Daily Tribune
South Tahoe High security guard arrested San Jose Mercury News!
No bond sale for South Tahoe convention center San Jose Mercury News
Tahoe Daily Tribune - Tahoe Daily Tribune
all 106 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 8th, 2009, 0:03, Category: General



Groups sue over Minn. Big Stone II decision
Chicago Tribune, United States
The environmental groups fighting a proposed coal-fired power plant in South Dakota are challenging Minnesota regulators' approval of transmission lines for the plant. The appeal of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's decision on the proposed ...
Here is the latest North Dakota news from The Associated Press ... KXMC
South Dakota Daybook | KXNet.com North Dakota News Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck
2 finalists picked for SDSU agriculture dean | KXNet.com North ... KXMC
KXMC - KXMC
all 89 news articles
Read More....


No environmental review for controversial Fells project
Boston Globe, United States
A nine-year controversy over a proposed major development surrounded by the Middlesex Fells Reservation twisted again yesterday as the state agreed not to try and force the developer to complete a full environmental review of the project. ...
State drops challenge to Fells development ! Boston Globe
all 2 news articles
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