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June 15th, 2009

By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 17:02, Category: General



New York Times

Ask About Dredging in the Hudson
New York Times, United States
By The New York Times Lynda Shenkman Curtis John Cronin is director and chief executive of the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries and a senior fellow for environmental affairs at Pace University. For 35 years, Mr. Cronin has dedicated his career ...
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Energy and environmental policy
Seattle Times, United States
The Waxman-Markey Bill ["House GOP bill emphasizes nuclear power," News, June 10] is the most comprehensive and progressive piece of environmental legislation that many Americans have seen in their lifetime. In order to restore our position as a world ...
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Ricoh Aficio MP C2550 Presented With Five Star Rating for ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
The results of BLI's environmental job stream test, which measures energy consumption for typical real-world usage, contributed substantially to its lower than average energy consumption rating. BLI's environmental performance test takes into account ...
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Environment News Service

Is Obama caving in to coal?
Los Angeles Times, CA
They are minimal steps that, among other things, will make it harder for mining companies to escape environmental review when seeking permits to blow up mountains. For this, Obama merits polite applause. That's in contrast to the much-deserved boos he ...
Obama Mountaintop Coal Mining Plan Disappoints Appalachian Advocates Environment News Service
Still more confusion about mining rules? Daily Mail - Charleston
Obama mountaintop vow too little too late, says NRDC Business Green
WHSV - SteelGuru
all 6 news articles
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Ore. project would use manure, tires for energy
The Associated Press
Portland-based Northwest Biogas proposes an anaerobic digester project at a large dairy farm and ! is seeking a permit from the Oregon Department of Environmental ! Quality to store waste tires. The DEQ scheduled an information meeting Tuesday to discuss ...
Tires, manure might be used to create clean energy TheNewsTribune.com
all 61 news articles
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Northern Arizona Today

EPA to rebuild tainted Navajo homes!
Boston Globe, United States
The Environmental Protection Agency and its Navajo counterpart are focusing on homes, sheds, and other buildings within a half-mile to a mile from a significant mine or waste pile. They plan to assess 500 structures over five years and rebuild those ...
EPA Sends Out Letters About Clean-Up WTVW
Navajos Uranium Cleanup Suomen Kuvalehti
all 191 news articles
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Report says Iowa air more polluted than thought
Chicago Tribune, United StatesFitzsimmons says the Iowa Department of Natural Resource! s will begin requiring major industries to do more thorough testing for fine particles after the US Environmental Protection Agency releases a long-awaited protocol.
Health fears linked to pollution are justified, activists say DesMoinesRegister.com
Air Pollution and Asthma ADVANCE for Physician Assistants
Air pollution linked to range of health issues DesMoinesRegister.com
DesMoinesRegister.com
all 19 news articles
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China halts £18bn hydropower dam project over environmental concerns
guardian.co.uk, UK
"To protect the management of the environment ... and to punish the violation of the environment and illegal acts regarding the environment, the environmental ministry decided to suspend the construction projects in the middle reaches of the Jinsha ...
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Examiner.com

Arts | We! stchester Clearwater Sings Out for Hudson and Seeger
New York Times, United States
Produced by the environmental organization Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the two-day festival opens on June 20 in Croton Point Park, in Croton-on-Hudson, where it has been held for the past decade. Musicians playing on the three main stages will ...
Clear sailing for sloop Poughkeepsie Journal
Hudson River: Celebration, but commitment is vital Lower Hudson Journal news
The Clearwater Festival 2009 Examiner.com
all 5 news articles
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Green business blog: The devastating cost of diamonds
CNN International
By Salina Khan Fuchigami During cnn's "Going Green: Green Light for Business" coverage, we've asked businesses to tell us how they balance the imperative for profit with environmental concerns. First up is the co-founder of Hong Kong-based DIAZ Fine ...
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By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 14:02, Category: General



Ore. project would use manure, tires for energy
The Associated Press
Portland-based Northwest Biogas proposes an anaerobic digester project at a large dairy farm and is seeking a permit from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to store waste tires. The DEQ scheduled an information meeting Tuesday to discuss ...
Read More....


Report says Iowa air more polluted than thought
Chicago Tribune, United States
Fitzsimmons says the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin requiring major industries to do more thorough testing for fine particles after the US Environmental Protection Agency releases a long-awaited protocol.
Health fears linked to pollution are justified, activists say DesMoinesRegister.com
Air Pollution and Asthma ADVANCE for Physician Assistants
Air pollution linked to range of health issues DesMoinesRegister.com
DesMoinesRegister.com
all 16 news articles
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Examiner.com

Arts | Westchester Clearwater Sings Out for Hudson and Seeger
New York Times, United States
Produced by the environmental organization Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the two-day festival opens on June 20 in Croton Point Park, in Croton-on-H! udson, where it has been held for the past decade. Musicians playing on the three main stages will ...
Clear sailing for sloop Poughkeepsie Journal
Hudson River: Celebration, but commitment is vital Lower Hudson Journal news
The Clearwater Festival 2009 Examiner.com
all 5 news articles
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Ricoh Aficio MP C2550 Presented With Five Star Rating for ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
The results of BLI's environmental job stream test, which measures energy consumption for typical real-world usage, contributed substantially to its lower than average energy consumption rating. BLI's environmental performance test takes into account ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 12:50, Category: General



Ore. project would use manure, tires for energy
The Associated Press
Portland-based Northwest Biogas proposes an anaerobic digester project at a large dairy farm and is seeking a permit from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to store waste tires. The DEQ scheduled an information meeting Tuesday to discuss ...
Read More....


Bond question splits environmental groups
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Adrienne Lu New Jersey environmental advocates are fighting bitterly over a surprising issue: whether the state should borrow $600 million to preserve open space, farmland, and historic sites over the next three years. ! An alliance of more than 100 ...
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Examiner.com

Question & Answer: Shari Shapiro, green-building lawyer
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
The onetime product assistant for Federated Department Stores, where Shapiro tracked sales and priced the cost of new products in intimate apparel, set out to master the male-dominated field of environmental and construction law - specifically, ...
LEEDing the way in Shelby County Examiner.com
all 2 news articles
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Report says Iowa air more polluted than thought
Chicago Tribune, United States

Fitzsimmons says the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin requiring major industries to do more thorough testing for fine particles after the US Environmental Protection Agency releases a long-awaited protocol.
Health fears linked to pollution are justified, activists say DesMoinesRegister.com
Air Pollution and Asthma ADVANCE for Physician Assistants!
Air pollution linked to range of health issues DesMoinesRegister.com
DesMoinesRegister.com
all 15 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 9:54, Category: General



Energy and environmental policy
Seattle Times, United States
The Waxman-Markey Bill ["House GOP bill emphasizes nuclear power," News, June 10] is the most comprehensive and progressive piece of environmental legislation that many Americans have seen in their lifetime. In order to restore our position as a world ...
Read More....


Environment News Service

EPA secrecy on coal-ash list worries lawmakers
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
By James Bruggers • jbruggers@courier-journal.com • June 13, 2009 The Environmental Protection Agency has identified 44 "high hazard" coal-ash piles across the country but is not letting the public know where they are. That's prompted calls by US Rep. ...
EPA Must Withhold Locations of 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites Environment News Service
EPA: 44 Coal-Ash Sites Pose Hazard;Sen Boxer Seeks Disclosure NASDAQ
Sen. Boxer Pushes EPA to Reveal 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites New York Times
Chattanooga Times Free Press - The Tennessean
all 263 news articles
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In Chicago high school: Class attendance or numbers game?
Chicago Tribune, United States
Attendance records obtained by the Tribune show that a handful of chronically truant students at Bowen Environmental Studies Team High School on the South Side were rarely marked absent. Instead they were listed as being on "school function" -- such as ...
Dropouts on attendance books ! at Chicago school Chicago Tribune
all 11 news articles
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BBC News

China environmental watchdog halts dam projects
AFP
BEIJING (AFP) — China's environmental watchdog has halted the construction of two dams on the Yangtze river, putting in jeopardy a 29 billion dollar plan to harness the waterway, state press said. The Ministry of Environmental Protection shelved the ...
China stops 2 hydropower dams; cites environment The Associated Press
Environment fears halt China dams BBC News
Chinese watchdog suspends approval to constructions unqualified ... Xinhua
United Press International - International Water Power and Dam Construction
all 134 news articles
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SAN FRANCISCO Luke Cole, environmental justice advocate
CharlotteObserver.com, NC
In 1989, Cole cofounded the San Francisco-based center that helped create the environmental justice movement, which sought to blend environmentalism with civil rights. Cole and the center were involved in significant cases around the country, ...
Luke Cole | Legal advocate, 46 Philadelphia Inquirer
all 2 news articles
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Examiner.com

Question & Answer: Shari Shapiro, green-building lawyer
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
The onetime product assistant for Federated Department Stores, where Shapiro tracked sales and priced the cost of new products in intimate apparel, set out to master the male-dominated field of environmental and construction law - specifically, ...
LEEDing the way in Shelby County Examiner.com
all 2 news articles
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 9:02, Category: General



Is Obama caving in to coal?
Los Angeles Times, CA
They are minimal steps that, among other things, will make it harder for mining companies to escape environmental review when seeking permits to blow up mountains. For this, Obama merits polite applause. That's in contrast to the much-deserved boos he ...
Still more confusion about mining rules? Daily Mail - Charleston
Federal Mining Plan May Clash With WV Land Law WHSV
Obama mine limits threaten coal output - Analyst SteelGuru
all 4 news articles
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Energy and environmental policy
Seattle Times, United States
The Waxman-Markey Bill ["House GOP bill emphasizes nucl! ear power," News, June 10] is the most comprehensive and progressive piece of environmental legislation that many Americans have seen in their lifetime. In order to restore our position as a world ...
Read More....


Arts | Westchester Clearwater Sings Out for Hudson and Seeger
New York Times, United States

! Produced by the environmental organization Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the two-day festival opens on June 20 in Croton Point Park, in Croton-on-Hudson, where it has been held for the past decade. Musicians playing on the three main stages will ...
Clear sailing for sloop Poughkeepsie Journal
Hudson River: Celebration, but commitment is vital Lower Hudson Journal news
all 4 news articles
Read More....


No! rthern Arizona Today

EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency and its Navajo counterpart are focusing on homes, sheds and other buildings within a half-mile to a mile from a significant mine or waste pile. They plan to assess 500 structures over five years and rebuild those ...
EPA Sends Out Letters About Clean-Up WTVW
Navajos Uranium Cleanup Suomen Kuvalehti
all 186 news articles
Read More....


BBC News

China environmental watchdog halts dam projects
AFP
BEIJING (AFP) — China's environmental watchdog has halt! ed the construction of two dams on the Yangtze river, putting in jeopardy a 29 billion dollar plan to harness the waterway, state press said. The Ministry of Environmental Protection shelved the ...
China stops 2 hydropower dams; cites environment The Associated Press
Environment fears halt China dams BBC News
Yangtze River dams in question in China United Press International
Xinhua - International Water Power and Dam Construction
all 134 news articles
Read More....


Bond question splits environmental groups
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Adrienne Lu New Jersey environmental advocates are fighting bitterly over a surprising issue: whether the state should ! borrow $600 million to preserve open space, farmland, and historic site! s over the next three years. An alliance of more than 100 ...
Read More....


Global Hawk UAV Adapted For Environmental Research
Aero-News Network, FL
NASA and Northrop Grumman Corporation have unveiled the ! first Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system to be used for environmental science research, heralding a new application for the world's first fully autonomous high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft. ...
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In Chicago high school: Class attendance or numbers game?
Chicago Tribune, United States
Attendance records obtained by the Tribune show that a handful of chronically truant students at Bowen Environmental Studies Team High School on the South Side were rarely marked absent. Instead they were listed as being on "school function" -- such as ...
Dropouts on attendance books at Chicago school Chicago Tribune
all 11 news articles
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By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 4:01, Category: General



Korea Times

China, Japan, ROK agree ! to enhance co-op in environmental protection
Xinhua, China
BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhua) -- The environment ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed in Beijing Sunday to step up public awareness campaigns on environmental protection. At the 11th Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting of ...
Trio's 10 priorities for green growth China Daily
Ministers Focus Low-Carbon, Green Growth Korea Times
Interview: Prospect broad for energy, environment cooperation ... People's Daily Online
all 12 news articles
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BBC News

China environmental watchdog halts dam projects
AFP
BEIJING (AFP) — China's environmental watchdog has halted the construction of two dams on the Yangtze rive! r, putting in jeopardy a 29 billion dollar plan to harness the waterway, state press said. The Ministry of Environmental Protection shelved the ...
China stops 2 hydropower dams; cites environment The Associated Press
Environment fears halt China dams BBC News
Yangtze River dams in question in China United Press International
Xinhua - International Water Power and Dam Construction
all 134 ne! ws articles
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Dunes picnic helps raise environmental awareness
Gary Post Tribune, IN
Kathleen Zelkowitz and her husband are involved in environmental issues, Kathleen Zelkowitz said. The fact that the learning center combines teaching children and caring for the environment bode! s well for the future, she said. ...
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Energy and environmental policy
Seattle Times, United States
The Waxman-Markey Bill ["House GOP bill emphasizes nuclear power," News, June 10] is the most com! prehensive and progressive piece of environmental legislation t! hat many Americans have seen in their lifetime. In order to restore our position as a world ...
Read More....


Bond question splits environmental groups
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Adrienne Lu Ne! w Jersey environmental advocates are fighting bitterly over a surprising issue: whether the state should borrow $600 million to preserve open space, farmland, and historic sites over the next three years. An alliance of more than 100 ...
Read More....


Washington Post

Democrats Struggling for Consensus on Climate Bills
Washington Post, United States
the Environmental Protection Agency would have that authority. The Peterson problem is just one of many that stand between the Waxman-Markey bill and the ultimate adoption of a climate bill. Democratic lawmakers also differ over provisions in an energy ...
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By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 2:01, Category: General



The Southern Ledger

EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency and its Navajo counterpart are focusing on homes, sheds and other buildings within a half-mile to a mile from a significant mine or waste pile. They plan to assess 500 structures over five years and rebuild those ...
Navajos Uranium Cleanup Suomen Kuvalehti
all 180 news articles!
Read More....


Energy and environmental policy
Seattle Times, United States
The Waxman-Markey Bill ["House GOP bill emphasizes nuclear power," News, June 10] is the most comprehensive and progressive piece of environmental legislation th! at many Americans have seen in their lifetime. In order to restore our position as a world ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 1:01, Category: General



In Chicago high school: Class attendance or numbers game?
Chicago Tribune, United States
Attendance records obtained by the Tribune show that a handful of chronically truant students at Bowen Environmental Studies Team High School on the South Side were rarely marked absent. Instead they were listed as being on "school function" -- such as ...
Dropouts on attendance books at Chicago school Chicago Tribune
all 11 news articles
Read More....


SAN FRANCISCO Luke Cole, environmental justice advocate
CharlotteObserver.com, NC
In 1989, Cole cofounded the San Francisco-based center that helped create the environmental justice movement, which sought to blend environmentalism with civil rights. Cole and the center were involved in significant cases around the country, ...
Luke Cole | Legal advocate, 46 Philadelphia Inquirer
all 2 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

EPA secrecy on coal-ash list worries lawmakers
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
By James Bruggers • jbruggers@courier-journal.com • June 13, 2009 The Environmental Protection Agency has identified 44 "high hazard" coal-ash piles across the country but is not letting the public know where they are. That's prompted calls by US Rep. ...
EPA Must Withhold Locations of 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites Environment News Service
EPA: 44 Coal-Ash Sites Pose Hazard;Sen Boxer Seeks Disclosure NASDAQ
Sen. Boxer Pushes EPA to Reveal 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites New York Times
Chattanooga Times Free Press - The Tennessean
all 263 news articles
Read More....


BBC News

China environmental watchdog ha! lts dam projects
AFP
BEIJING (AFP) — China's environmental watchdog has halted the construction of two dams on the Yangtze river, putting in jeopardy a 29 billion dollar plan to harness the waterway, state press said. The Ministry of Environmental Protection shelved the ...
China stops 2 hydropower dams; cites environment The Associated Press
Environment fears halt China dams BBC News
Yangtze River dams in question in China
United Press International
Xinhua - International Water Power and Dam Construction
all 134 news articles
Read More....


Baltimore Sun

From the Los Angeles Times
Baltimore Sun, United States
The outspoken champion of environmental causes has made many enemies, and gained recognition too. By Ken Ellingwood Dr. Yuri Melini who was awarded the Frontline Protection of Human Rights Defenders Award, is seen in Dublin City Hall, Ireland on May 8. ...
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Bond question splits environmental groups
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Adrienne Lu New Jersey environmental advocates are fighting bitterly over a surprising issue: whether the state should borrow $600 million to preserve open space, farmland, and historic sites over the next three years. An alliance of more than 100 ...
Read More....

By germanifa01 - June 15th, 2009, 0:01, Category: General



The Southern Ledger

EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes
The Associated Press
The US Environmental Protection Agency and its Navajo counterpart are focusing on homes, sheds and other buildings within a half-mile to a mile from a significant mine or waste pile. They plan to assess 500 structures over five years and rebuild those ...
Navajos Uranium Cleanup Suomen Kuvalehti
all 180 news articles!
Read More....


Energy and environmental policy
Seattle Times, United States
The Waxman-Markey Bill ["House GOP bill emphasizes nuclear power," News, June 10] is the most comprehensive and progressive piece of environmental legislation th! at many Americans have seen in their lifetime. In order to restore our position as a world ...
Read More....


MRDP to tap information in environmental protection
Business Mirror, Philippines
A CORE of advocates had been formed to further boost the environmen! tal consciousness in Mindanao rural communities. The Mindanao Rural Development Program (MRDP) recently organized its core of advocates in six areas in the first year of implementation ...
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Bond question splits environmental groups
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Adrienne Lu New Jersey environmental advocates are fighting bitterly over a surprising issue: whether the state should borrow $600 million to preserve open space, farmland, and historic sites over the next three years. An alliance of more than 100 ...
Read More....


SAN FRANCISCO Luke Cole, ! environmental justice advocate
CharlotteObserver.com, NC
In 1989, Cole cofounded the San Francisco-based center that helped create the environmental justice movement, which sought to blend environmentalism with civil rights. Cole and the center were involved in significant cases around the country, ...
Luke Cole | Legal advocate, 46 Philadelphia Inquirer
all 2 news articles
Read More....


In Chicago high school: Class attendance or numbers game?
Chicago Tribune, United States
Attendance records obtained by the Tribune show that a handful of chronically truant students at Bowen Environmental Studies Team High School on the South Side were rarely marked absent. Instead! they were listed as being on "school function" -- such as ...
Dropouts on attendance books at Chicago school Chicago Tribune
all 11 news articles
Read More....


Environment News Service

EPA secrecy on coal-ash list worries lawmakers
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
By James Br! uggers • jbruggers@courier-journal.com • June 13, 2009 The Envir! onmental Protection Agency has identified 44 "high hazard" coal-ash piles across the country but is not letting the public know where they are. That's prompted calls by US Rep. ...
EPA Must Withhold Locations of 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites Environment News Service
EPA: 44 Coal-Ash Sites Pose Hazard;Sen Boxer Seeks Disclosure NASDAQ
Sen. Boxer Pushes EPA to Reveal 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites New York Times
Chattanooga Times Free Press - The Tennessean
all 263 news articles
Read More....