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June 10th, 2009

By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 20:02, Category: General



Massey slurry pollution trial now set for October
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
The Department of Environmental Protection has stopped permitting new sites but said recently it will continue to let 15 active sites operate. A DEP report issued last month answered few questions about whether the practice is potentially dangerous. ...
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KCBS

Major new study to seek answers on autism
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
Hundreds of environmental factors - from diet to infection, pesticides and medications - will be examined for possible interplay with genetic makeup. Perhaps 100 children with autistic spectrum disorder will be born, researchers said, to the 1200 women ...
New NIH Autism Study - Nothing is Off the Table Age of Autism
Autism: a study all camps can back Daily Kos
NIH Autism Center of Excellence network studies earliest possible ... EurekAlert (press release)
Baltimore Sun - About - News & Issues
all 26 news articles
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Seattle city races: Environmental endorsements
Seattle Times, United States
So it's worth watching which of the city's big environmental groups give Nickels their endorsement. Two such groups announced endorsements this week. The Washington Conservation Voters endorsed Nickels, but the Sierra Club gave its endorsement to ...
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By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 19:04, Category: General



Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

UN environmental chief urges glob! al ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
UN environmental official calls for plastic-bag bans everywhere SmartBrief
UN Environmental Chief Urges World Ban On Plastic Bags MyStateline.com
Are Plastic Grocery Bags About To Disappear? WFMZ-TV Online
FOXNews - China Daily
all 113 news articles
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KCBS

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Major new study to seek answers on autism
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
Hundreds of environmental factors - from diet to infection, pesticides and medications - will be examined for possible interplay with genetic makeup. Perhaps 100 children with autistic spectrum disorder will be born, researchers said, to the 1200 women ...
New NIH Autism! Study - Nothing is Off the Table Age of Autism
Autism: a study all camps can back Daily Kos
NIH Autism Center of Excellence network studies earliest possible ... EurekAlert (press release)
Baltimore Sun - About - News & Issues
all 26 news articles
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Environment News Service

Delay new biofuels rule one year: US oil industry
Reuters
The Environmental Protection Agency has a January 1 target to apply the r! ules that also require advanced biofuels to have greenhouse gas emissio! ns that are 40 percent lower than petroleum from creation through consumption. Al Mannato, a manager at the ...
What a Carbon Cap Could Mean for Biodiesel Biodiesel Magazine
EPA hearing draws biofuel supporters, foes Agriculture Online
Valero, biofuels producers differ on emissions DesMoinesRegister.com
Domestic Fuel - Brownfield
all 61 news articles
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Massey slurry pollution trial now set for October
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
The Department of Environmental Protection has stopped permitting new sites but said recently it will continue to let 15 active sites operate. A DEP report issued last month answered few questions! about whether the practice is potentially dangerous. ...
Read More....


Lawmakers urge tree thinning near Tahoe
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
AP WASHINGTON—Two Nevada Republicans are urging the US Forest Servic! e to speed up the thinning of some 3500 acres near Lake Tahoe by scalin! g back an environmental assessment. The lawmakers said Congress approved legislation earlier this year that can ...
Ensign, Heller call for brush removal at Tahoe Reno Gazette Journal
all 41 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 18:20, Category: General



Luke Cole - environmental justice lawyer - dies
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Luke Cole, a San Francisco attorney who was one of the pioneers in the field of environmental justice - filing lawsuits for poor plaintiffs or people of color whose communities were being ravaged by corporate polluters - died in a head-on car crash ...
Pioneering Environmental Justice Lawyer Dies in Uganda Car Crash ABA Journal
Luke Cole, RIP; environmental lawyer and birder Daily Kos
The PM Roundup: Remembering Luke Cole, More . . . Wall Street Journal Blogs
! Daily Kos - Daily Kos
all 6 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 7:11, Category: General



School Enters Green Age With Solar Panels
Washington Post, United States
Also on hand was the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa P. Jackson. "Really smart kids like you get the importance of reducing greenhouse emissions," Jackson said. "You're making it happen across the country. ...
Student Club Lobbies for Solar Panels, Gets 22 Installed for School News Channel 8
all 12 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 6:02, Category: General



Lawmakers urge tree thinning near Tahoe
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
AP WASHINGTON—Two Nevada Republicans are urging the US Forest Service to speed up the thinning of some 3500 acres near Lake Tahoe by scaling back an environmental assessment. The lawmakers said Congress approved legislation earlier this year that can ...
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Luke Cole - environmental justice lawyer - dies
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Luke Cole, a San Francisco attorney who was one of the pioneers in the field of environmental justice - filing lawsuits for poor plaintiffs or people of color whose communities were being ravaged by corporate polluters - died in a head-on car crash ...
Pioneering Environmental Justice Lawyer Dies in Uganda Car Crash ABA Journal
Luke Cole, RIP; environmental lawyer and birder Daily Kos
The PM Roundup: Remembering Luke Cole, More . . . Wall Street Journal Blogs
Daily Kos - Daily Kos
all 6 news articles
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School Enters Green Age With Solar Panels
Washington Post, United States
Also on hand was the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa P. Jackson. "Really smart kids like you get the importance of reducing greenhouse emissions," Jackson said. "You're making it happen across the country. ...
Student Club Lobbies for Solar Panels, Gets 22 Installed for School News Channel 8
all 12 news articles
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Framingham State College to offer environmental science degree
MetroWest Daily News, MA
By John Hilliard/Daily News staff Students at Framingham State College now have the chance to study environmental science, after state higher education officials approved the program last week. The program was based partly on input from environmental ...
Framingham State To Offer Green Degree Worcester Business Journal
all 2 news art! icles
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Wildlife whistleblower case in NV
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
Lawyers for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility told The Associated Press they would file an admi! nistrative complaint Wednesday on behalf of Gary Strader, who worked fo! r the Agriculture Department's Wildlife Services until April. ...
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Mining industry wants NV to postpone mercury regs
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Industry leaders argue in a petition filed with the Nevada ! Environmental Commission on Monday they should not have to spend the tens of millions of dollars required now because the US Environmental Protection Agency may impose its own pollution control ...
Read More....


Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

UN environmental chief urges global ban on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
UN Environmental Chief Urges World Ban On Plastic Bags MyStateline.com
UN environmental official calls for plastic-bag bans everywhere SmartBrief
Are Plastic Grocery Bags About To Disappear? WFMZ-TV Online
FOXNews - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
all 93 news articles
Read More....


ProPublica

Industry Warns Bill May Halt Natural Gas Development
Wall Street Journal
States' offices, such as Pennsylvania's Department of Environment! al Protection, currently regulate the 60-year-old practice. Despite ! its history, "fracking" has gained recent attention as geologists have discovered massive unconventional natural-gas ...
Added Regulation and Higher Costs Gerson Lehrman Group
US lawmakers move to crackdown on drilling practice Reuters
Bill would regulate fracking Sublette Examiner
Oil & Gas Journal - ProPublica
all 48 ! news articles
Read More....


Chicago Tribune

Illinois sues Crestwood over contaminated well
Chicago Tribune, United States
By Michael Hawthorne | Tribune staff reporter In Crestwood, Jerry Willman (left) and Ken Corkill of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency drill a hole for a well monitor at Playfield Park. (Tribune photo by David Pierini / June 7, 2009) Already ...
Ill. sues village accused of using tainted water The Associated Press
Attorney General Sues Crestwood Chicago Public Radio
First tests of soil come up clean in Crestwood Southtown Star
eNews Park Forest - Chicago Tribune
all 225 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 4:02, Category: General



Examiner.com

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon still looking for leak's cause Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
Morris Daily Herald - The Associated Press
all 187 news articles
Read More....


DigitalJournal.com

Lesser known environmental impacts studied
United Press International
BERKELEY, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- US researchers have studied the often ignored environmental impacts of travel, creating a framework to help calculate such costs. University of California-Berkeley scientists said their new framework incorporates less ...
More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ... Science Daily (press release)
Entire Life Cycle of Vehicles Impact Environment Ivanhoe
Green Transport Not Always So Green LiveScience.com
Register
all 19 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 2:05, Category: General



DigitalJournal.com

Lesser known environmental impacts studied
United Press International
BERKELEY, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- US researchers have studied the often ignored environmental impacts of travel, creating a framework to help calculate such costs. University of California-Berkeley scientists said their new framework incorporates less ...
More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ... Science Daily (press release)
Entire Life Cycle of Vehicles Impact Environment Ivanhoe
Green Transport Not Always So Green LiveScience.com
Register
all 19 news articles
Read More....


Luke Cole - environmental justice lawyer - dies
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Luke Cole, a San Francisco attorney who was one of the pioneers in the field of environmental justice - filing lawsuits for poor plaintiffs or people of ! color whose communities were being ravaged by corporate polluters - die! d in a head-on car crash ...
Pioneering Environmental Justice Lawyer Dies in Uganda Car Crash ABA Journal
Luke Cole, RIP; environmental lawyer and birder Daily Kos
The PM Roundup: Remembering Luke Cole, More . . . Wall Street Journal Blogs
Daily Kos - Daily Kos
all 6 news articles
Read More....


Chicago Tribune

Illinois sues Crestwood over contaminated well
Chicago Tribune, United States
By Michael Hawthorne | Tribune staff reporter In Crestwood, Jerry Willman (left) and Ken Corkill of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency drill a hole for a well monitor at Playfield Park. (Tribune photo by David Pierini / June 7, 2009) Already ...
Ill. sues village accused of using tainted water The Associated Press
First tests of soil come up clean in Crestwood Southtown Star
Attorney General Sues Crestwood Chicago Public Radio
eNews Park Forest - Chicago Public Radio
all 173 news articles
Read More....


KCBS

Environmental Report On Richmond Refinery Rejected
CBS 5, CA
Read more in our Privacy Policy AP A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that an environmental impact report on Chevron's proposed upgrade to its Richmond refinery failed to disclose whether the project would enable the refinery to ...
Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ... New York Times
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Judge deals setback to Chevron refinery plan San Francisco Chronicle
Reuters - KCBS
all 13 news articles
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Mining industry wants NV to postpone mercury regs
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Industry leaders argue in a petition filed with the Nevada Environmental Commission on Monday they should not have to spend the tens of millions of dollars required now because the US Environmental Protection Agency may impose its own pollution control ...
Read More....


Examiner.com

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon still looking for leak's cause Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
Morris Daily Herald - The Associated Press
all 187 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 1:02, Category: General



Examiner.com

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon still looking for leak's cause Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
Morris Daily Herald - The Associated Press
all 187 news articles
Read More....


Luke Cole - environmental justice lawyer - dies
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Luke Cole, a San Francisco attorney who was one of the pioneers in the field of environmental justice - filing lawsuits for poor plaintiffs or people of color whose communities were being ravaged by corporate polluters - died in a head-on car crash ...
Pioneering Environmental Justice Lawyer Dies in Uganda Car Crash ABA Journal
Luke Cole, RIP; environmental lawyer and birder Daily Kos
The PM Roundup: Remembering Luke Cole, More . . . Wall Street Journal Blogs
Daily Kos - Daily Kos!
all 6 news articles
Read More....


KCBS

Environmental Report On Richmond Refinery Rejected
CBS 5, CA
Read more in our Privacy Policy AP A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that an environmental impact report on Chevron's proposed upgrade to its Richmond refinery failed to disclose whether the project would enable the refinery to ...
Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ... New York Times
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Judge deals setback to Chevron refinery plan San Francisco Chronicle
Reuters - KCBS
all 13 news articles
Read More....


DigitalJournal.com

Lesser known environmental impacts studied
United Press International
BERKELEY, Calif., June 9 (UPI)! -- US researchers have studied the often ignored environmental impacts of travel, creating a framework to help calculate such costs. University of California-Berkeley scientists said their new framework incorporates less ...
More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ... Science Daily (press release)
Entire Life Cycle of Vehicles Impact Environment Ivanhoe
Green Transport Not Always So Green LiveScience.com
Register
all 19 news articles
Read More....


MyFox Los Angeles

UN environmental chief urges global b! an on plastic bags
Kansas City Star, MO
By GRACE CHUNG Single-use plastic bags, a staple of American life, have got to go, the United Nations' top environmental official said Monday. Although recycling bags is on the rise in the United States, an estimated 90 billion thin bags a year, ...
UN Environmental Chief Urges World Ban On Plastic Bags MyStateline.com
UN environmental official calls for plastic-bag bans everywhere SmartBrief
UN Environment Chief Urges Ban On Plastic Bags AHN
WFMZ-TV Online - FO! XNews
all 88 news articles
Read More....


ProPublica

Industry Warns Bill May Halt Natural Gas Development
Wall Street Journal
States' offices, such as Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection, currently regulate the 60-year-old practice. Despite its history, "fracking" has gained recent attention as geologists have discovered massive unconventional natural-gas ...
Added Regulation and Higher Costs Gerson Lehrman Group
US lawmakers move to crackdown on drilling practice Reuters
Bill would regulate fracking Sublette Examiner
Oil & Gas Journal - ProPublica
all 48 news articles
Read More....


Reuters

Delay new biofuels rule one year: US oil industry
Reuters
The Environmental Protection Agency has a January 1 target to apply the rules that also require advanced biofuels to have greenhouse gas emissions that are 40 percent lower than petroleum from creation through consumption. Al Mannato, a manager at the ...

Ethanol Blend Hike May Require Half of US Corn Crop Bloomberg
Corn growers rally to fend off ethanol critics St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Congressmen and Corn Farmers Coalition Call on EPA to Reconsider ... Business Wire (press release)
Feedstuffs - Ethanol Producer Magazine
all 31 news articles
Read More....


Mining industry wants NV to! postpone mercury regs
San Fra! ncisco Chronicle,  USA
Industry leaders argue in a petition filed with the Nevada Environmental Commission on Monday they should not have to spend the tens of millions of dollars required now because the US Environmental Protection Agency may impose its own pollution control ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 10th, 2009, 0:03, Category: General



DigitalJournal.com

Lesser known environmental impacts studied
United Press International
BERKELEY, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- US researchers have studied the often ignored environmental impacts of travel, creating a framework to help calculate such costs. University of California-Berkeley scientists said their new framework incorporates less ...
More Than Just The Tailpipe: Calculating The True Environmental ... Science Daily (press release)
Entire Life Cycle of Vehicles Impact Environment Ivanhoe
Green Transport Not Always So Green LiveScience.com
Register
all 19 news articles
Read More....


Chicago Tribune

Illinois sues Crestwood over contaminated well
Chicago Tribune, United States
By Michael Hawthorne | Tribune staff reporter In Crestwood, Jerry Willman (left) and Ken Corkill of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency drill a hole for a well monitor at Playfield Park. (Tribune photo by David Pierini / June 7, 2009) Already ...
Ill. sues village accused of using tainted water The Associated Press
State sues Crestwood water contamination Southtown Star
Attorney General Sues Crestwood Chicago Public Radio
KWQC 6 - Southtown Star
all 96 news articles
Read More....


Examiner.com

Exelon: No public threat from Ill. tritium leak
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20000 picocuries per liter. But there was no public safety threat because the contaminated water did not appear to have left the plant, officials said in a written statement. ...!
Tritium leak discovered at Dresden Morris Daily Herald
Exelon still looking for leak's cause Joliet Herald News
Dresden atomic plant investigates leak United Press International
Morris Daily Herald - The Associated Press
all 186 news articles
Read More....


Mining industry wants NV to postpone mercury regs
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Industry leaders argue in a petition filed with the Nevada Environmental Commission on Monday they should not have to spend the tens of millions of dollars required now because the US Environmental Protection Agency may impose its own pollution control ...
Read More....


AP EXCLUSIVE: Wildlife whistleblower case in NV
San Jose Mercury News,  USA
Lawyers for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility told The Associated Press they would file an administrative complaint Wednesday on behalf of Gary Strader, who worked for the Agriculture Department's Wildlife ! Services until April. ...
AP EXCLUSIVE: Wildlife whistleblower case in NV Sacramento Bee
all 32 news articles
Read More....


KCBS

Environmental Report On Richmond Refinery Rejected
CBS 5, CA
Read more in our Privacy Policy AP A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that an environmental impact report on Chevron's proposed upgrade to its Richmond refinery ! failed to disclose whether the project would enable the refinery to ! ...
Calif. law linking land use, greenhouse gas emissions passes court ... New York Times
Judge Disallows Environmental Review of Chevron Refinery Expansion Environment News Service
Judge deals setback to Chevron refinery plan San Francisco Chronicle
Reuters - KCBS
all 11 news articles
Read More....


Reuters

Delay new biofuels rule one year: US oil industry
Reuters
The Environmental Protection Agency has a January 1 target to apply the rules that also require advanced biofuels to have greenhouse gas emissions that are 40 percent lower than petroleum from creation through consumption. Al Mannato, a manager at the ...
Ethanol Blend Hike May Require Half of US Corn Crop Bloomberg
Corn growers rally to fend off ethanol critics St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Congressmen and Corn Farmers Coalition Call on EPA to Reconsider ... Business Wire (press release)
Feedstuffs - Ethanol Producer Magazine
all 31 news articles
Read More....