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February 2009

Environmental News: - Is Bush smog standard next in court's bull's-eye? - New York Times

By germanifa01 - February 27th, 2009, 7:57, Category: General


Is Bush smog standard next in court's bull's-eye? - New York Times


Environment News Service

Is Bush smog standard next in court's bull's-eye?
New York Times, United States
A blog about energy, the environment and the bottom line. Soot and smog rules crafted by the Bush EPA have both been under fire from advocacy groups that say the standards are not protective of public health and welfare and that the administration ...
Court Overturns Illega! l Bush-era Soot Pollution Standard Environment News Service
EPA photo contest highlights care for the environment Taipei Times
Courts Reject Weak Bush-Era Regulations SustainableBusiness.com
The Evening Leader - Personal Money Store Financial News Blog
all 118 news articles


Environment would get big boost in Obama budget - The Associated Press

New York Times

Environment would get big boost in Obama budget
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The environment would get a lot more gree! n under President Barack Obama's proposed budget. Obama would nearly triple funding for infrastructure projects that protect waterways and drinking water as part of the largest budget request ...
First Lady Talks About Pollution and Climate Change at the EPA New York Times
Michelle Obama Visits the EPA ABC News
Obama Would Increase EPA Budget, Revive Superfund Tax Bloomberg
Autochannel (press release) - Pittsburg Morning Sun
all 305 news articles


Nalco Chief Technology Officer Dr. Manian Ramesh Outlines Ways for ... - MSNBC

Nalco Chief Technology Officer Dr. Manian Ramesh Outlines Ways for ...
MSNBC
Dr. Ramesh will speak on "Profitable Performance with a Smaller Environmental Footprint." The presentation covers several key topics, including: Nalco t! echnologies bring a number of benefits to customers and the environ ment -- cleaner water, ...


Australia Shuts Schools on Extreme Weather Fire Alert - Bloomberg

BBC News

Australia Shuts Schools on Extreme Weather Fire Alert
Bloomberg
7 fires, Ian Mansergh, a Department of Sustainability and Environment spokesman, said by phone today. “It’sa high-risk day.” The bushfire disaster, now known as Black Saturday, was driven by winds as strong as 125 kilometers (77 miles) per hour and ...
Crews fight 4 major blazes as temp! eratures rise ABC Online! < /font>
Extreme weather forecast has Victorians on standby The Canberra Times
State faces worst fire day since hellfire TVNZ
Radio Australia News - Times Online
all 607 news articles

Environmental News: - Is Bush smog standard next in court's bull's-eye? - New York Times

By germanifa01 - February 26th, 2009, 8:57, Category: General



Environment News Service

Is Bush smog standard next in court's bull's-eye?
New York Times, United States
A blog about energy, the environment and the bottom line. Soot and smog rules crafted by the Bush EPA have both been under fire from advocacy groups that say the standards are not protective of public health and welfare and that the administration ...
Court Overturns Illegal Bush-era Soot Pollution Standard Environment News Service
EPA photo contest highlights care for the environment Taipei Times
Attorney General declares air-pollition victory Examiner.com
SustainableBusiness.com - The Evening Leader
all 118 news articles
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When It Comes to Detergents, W! hat’s the Least Irresponsible Choice?
New York Times, United States

THE supermarket seems to offer more and more cleaning products labeled “organic” and “natural,” but are so-called green detergents really better for the environment? Do they work as well? Clive Davies, an engineer with the Environmental Protection ...
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Environmental News: - Alpha Natural Resources Subsidiary Wins Top Environmental Award at ... - MarketWatch (press release)

By germanifa01 - February 25th, 2009, 14:57, Category: General



Alpha Natural Resources Subsidiary Wins Top Environmental Award at ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Brooks Run Mining Company, an Alpha subsidiary, received the Green Lands Award, the state's highest reclamation recognition for best overall performance by a coal operator in all facets of environmental protection and the mining process. ...!
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Environmental News: - Climate bill needed to 'save our planet,' says Obama - New York Times

By germanifa01 - February 25th, 2009, 14:35, Category: General


Climate bill needed to 'save our planet,' says Obama - New York Times


Sydney Morning Herald

Climate bill needed to 'save our planet,' says Obama
New York Times, United States
A blog about energy, the environment and the bottom line. Obama campaigned for president last year with climate change and energy issues atop his agenda. And he returned to those themes yesterday, saying that a cap-and-trade bill would help spark ...
S! tate pro perties could host vast amounts of renewable power Boston Globe
DC Renewable Energy Incentive Program goes online today with ... Examiner.com
Obama stresses energy investment but policy battles loom New York Times
all 149 news articles


DIARY - Global Environment - Reuters

DIARY - Global Environment
Reuters
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27 BUDAPEST - Climate conference with EU Envi! ronment Commissioner Stavros Dimas attending. SATURDAY, FE! BRUARY 2 8 NEW DELHI - Shyam Saran, the prime minister's special envoy on climate change, speaks on the geo -political consequences ...


Intertech Launches World-Class Virtual Training Environment - MSNBC

Intertech Launches World-Class Virtual Training Environment
MSNBC
The virtual training environment allows students to listen and participate in live lectures, classroom discussions, and use a pre-configured lab environment. Information on the courses can be found on Intertech's website: "Given the current economic ...

Environmental News: - County Council: 'It's time to get serious' on environmental issues - Beaufort Gazette

By germanifa01 - February 23rd, 2009, 0:58, Category: General



County Council: 'It's time to get serious' on environmental issues
Beaufort Gazette, SC
By MICHAEL WELLES SHAPIRO BLUFFTON -- Saying it was time Beaufort County got serious about the environment, County Council on Saturday created a new natural resources division charged with protecting the area's streams and rivers. ...
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Group wants to harmonize area's cultural environment
Mirror, MI
By Brad Kadrich • OBSERVER STAFF WRITER • February 22, 2009 Canton High School junior Heidi Nguyen-Tran serves on the schools' Diversity Council, helping students bridge cultural gaps and broaden horizons. Now she's willing to serve in a group designed ...
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Environment News Service

Canada's Environment Minister Welcomes International Action on Mercury
MSNBC
"I congratulate the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on its successful effort to secure agreement by the international community to negotiate a legally binding treaty to control this harmful substance. Canada was among the first countries to ...
Nations to Write Treaty Cutting Mercury Emissions Washington Post
More than 140 countries agree to crack down on mercury pollution Hindu
Environment ministers OK mercury treaty talks International Herald Tribune
Australia.TO - Environment News Service
all 77 news articles
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Environmental News: - Clinton, Chinese add environmental and security issues to economic ... - Los Angeles Times

By germanifa01 - February 22nd, 2009, 11:58, Category: General



ABC News

Clinton, Chinese add environmental and security issues to economic ...
Los Angeles Times, CA
In the final day of Clinton's inaugural diplomatic trip to Asia, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said his government had agreed in principle to her proposal to add discussions of environmental and security issues to the high-level economic talks ...
Video: Hillary Clinton Aims For China CBS
Secretary Clinton Pushes US Economic, Environmental Cooperation ... Voice of America
Clinton to China: Avoid our mistakes in climate China Daily
USA Today - Orlando Sentinel
all 2,384 news articles
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Environmental News: - Canada's Environment Minister Welcomes International Action on Mercury - MSNBC

By germanifa01 - February 21st, 2009, 22:58, Category: General



BBC News

Canada's Environment Minister Welcomes Intern! ational Action on Mercury
MSNBC
"I congratulate the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on its successful effort to secure agreement by the international community to negotiate a legally binding treaty to control this harmful substance. Canada was among the first countries to ...
Nations to Write Treaty Cutting Mercury Emissions Washington Post
ENVIRONMENT: Ministers Say Yes to Mercury Treaty Australia.TO
Environment ministers OK mercury treaty talks International Herald Tribune
Environment News Service - United Press International
all 66 news articles
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"Green" Golf Course Shrinks Turf
MSNBC"Barona's commitment to protecting a! nd prese rving the environment has always been at the forefront of the golf industry, and moving forward with this turf reduction initiative our goal is to further reduce our carbon footprint," he says. ...
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Christian Science Monitor

Microfinance can mean a lot to the environment
Christian Science Monitor, MA
By The Editors of E Magazine | February 20, 2009 edition Q: What is “microfinance,” and how does it help poor countries and preserve the environment? A: The brainchild of Grameen Foundation founder Muhammad Yunus, microfinance is a form of banking ...
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PR.com (press release)

Gulf Coast Western Comments on Current Commodity Price Environment ...
PR.com (press release), NY
We believe that prices will stabilize in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2009 and that a more consistent price environment in the $60-$70 per Bbl oil and $6-$8 per Mcf of gas over the next 24 to 36 months is likely. Speculators drove prices to unrealistic ...
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Environmental News: - Greenest Nation - Newsweek

By germanifa01 - February 21st, 2009, 17:58, Category: General



Newsweek

Greenest Nation
Newsweek
At international conferences on the environment, America pushed while big European polluters like Germany routinely dragged their heels in the name of saving jobs and profits. It wasn't until Ronald Reagan slashed energy regulation in the 1980s that ...
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stv.tv

Not Quite Beyond Petroleum
CorpWatch.org, CA
Among BP’s self-proclaimed corporate values is to be “environmentally responsible with the aspiration of ‘no damage to the environment’” and to ensure that “no one is subject to unnecessary risk while working for the group.” Somehow, that message did ...
BP to pay £125m in pollution case The Press Association
Clean Air Coalition Announces Clean Air Status for Dane County WMTV
Good News for Dirty Air WGBA-TV
Oil & Gas Journal - Xinhua
all 273 news articles
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Environmental News: - EPA expected to act on CO2 emissions - Christian Science Monitor

By germanifa01 - February 21st, 2009, 8:58, Category: General



EPA expected to act on CO2 emissions
Christian Science Monitor, MA
By Eoin O'Carroll | 02.20.09 The US Environmental Protection Agency is expected to take its first steps toward regulating emissions of carbon dioxide, the New York Times reported Wednesday. In an interview with the Times, Lisa Jackson, ...
The EPA's Move to Regulate Carbon: A Stopgap Solution TIME
OBAMA'S FIRST 100 DAYS Newsday
CORRECT: US EPA To Reconsider Pollution Ruling On CO2 CNN! Money.com
Media Matters for America - RedOrbit
all 480 news articles
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"Green" Golf Course Shrinks Turf
MSNBC
"Barona's commitment to protecting and preserving the environment has always been at the forefront of the golf industry, and moving forward with this turf reduction initiative our goal is to further reduce our carbon footprint," he says. ...
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MSN Money UK

Not Quite Beyond Petroleum
CorpWatch.org, CA
Among BP’s self-procla! imed corporate values is to be “environmentally responsible with the aspiration of ‘no damage to the environment’” and to ensure that “no one is subject to unnecessary risk while working for the group.” Somehow, that message did ...
BP to pay £125m in pollution case The Press Association
Clean Air Coalition Announces Clean Air Status for Dane County WMTV
Good News for Dirty Air WGBA-TV
Oil & Gas Journal - Xinhua
all 273 news articles
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Environmental News: - Work environment protested at UCSD - San Diego Union Tribune

By germanifa01 - February 19th, 2009, 20:58, Category: General



San Diego Union Tribune

Work environment protested at UCSD
San Diego Union Tribune, CA
By David Hasemyer UCSD professor Takashi Fujitani, (left) graduate student L. Chase Smith and others marched yesterday to protest what they call a hazardous work environment in the university's Literature Building. Since 2000, there have been eight ...
Electromagnetic Expert Investigates UCSD Cancer Cluster KGTV, 10News.com
UCSD staff, faculty claim hazardous work environment San Diego Union Tribune
all 9 news articles
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