Business

Recycler Shows Off Plant
April 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Levensohn, The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, N.Y.

The solution to Sullivan County's trash woes might just be found in some cutting-edge technology being developed by Taylor Recycling Facility.

Last Shipment of High-Level Radioactive Waste Leaves Colorado
April 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Weller, Associated Press

The last shipment of high-level radioactive waste in the $7 billion cleanup of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant rumbled off to a dump site in New Mexico.

Burlco's Recycling Project is Garbage In, Gas Out
April 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Tom Avril, The Philadelphia Inquirer

At the Burlington County landfill, some entrepreneurs have discovered a way to cut the costs of garbage collection, lessen reliance on foreign oil, reduce global warming, and make money all at the same time.

Site Work on New York State Wind Farm Expected to Begin Next Week
April 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Steve Virkler, Watertown (NY) Daily Times

Construction on the Maple Ridge Wind Farm is scheduled to begin late next week, but don't expect to see turbine parts coming through the north country for a few months.

Constitutional Court Upholds Austrian Province's Ban on Nighttime Truck Traffic
April 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Austria's Constitutional Court announced Monday it has upheld a western province's ban on truck traffic at night, saying the benefits for the environment outweighed financial losses.

Texas Compost Facility Turns Solid Waste into Rich Dirt
April 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Boggs, Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph

One man's trash is another's treasure.

Time to Roll Out, Recycle Old Tires
April 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Julie Edgar, Detroit Free Press

Rick Robertson is a longtime student of the School of Every Little Bit Helps.

High Gas Prices Push Car Buyers to Hybrids
April 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Joseph Mann, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ted Kelley, a private investigator in Boca Raton, is a happy convert to hybrid auto technology.

Peru Judge Orders Cleanup of Town Polluted by U.S.-Based Metals Producer
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Rick Vecchio, Associated Press

Environmentalists declared victory Friday after winning a preliminary civil court ruling ordering health officials to alleviate toxic emissions in La Oroya, a bleak, smoke-choked town where U.S.-based Doe Run Co. operates a metallurgical plant.

The Potential of LEDs
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

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