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Pepsi Bottling Plant Identified as Major Cause of Organic Overload
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Kathy Mellott, The Tribune-Democrat

Sewage-flow samples from a multitude of Richland Township industries have confirmed what Forest Hills Municipal Authority officials had long believed. Pepsi Bottling Group's Allenbill Drive plant is a major contributor to the organic overload that is stifling growth across the entire system.

Grace Sponsors Teachers to Attend Environmental Issues Curriculum Development Program
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

W. R. Grace & Co. announced today that it is sponsoring eight teachers from six schools to attend The Keystone Center's Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom.

Business for Corporate Responsibility to 'Green' November Conference
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) has announced it is once again working to offset greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with its 2005 Annual Conference, being held in Washington, DC, in November.

By 2007, IndyCars Will Run on Pure Ethyl Alcohol, a Cleaner Fuel
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Greg Edwards, Richmond Times-Dispatch

In 2007, Indy racers will be running on 100 percent ethanol. That's ethyl alcohol -- white lightning before it's denatured to make it undrinkable.

Parking Lot's Photovoltaic 'Solar Trees' Offer Shade, Provide Power
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Craig D. Rose, the San Diego Union-Tribune

Kyocera yesterday unveiled a demonstration project it hopes will help take parking lots to new places by including stylized solar arrays that shade cars while cleanly producing electricity.

'Biodegradable Slippers' Wins International Award
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Abhay Vaidya, The Times of India

What do biodegradable disposable slippers, Motorola's Razr V3 mobile phone, the Nike Considered Boot, Sony's QUALIA016 digital camera and the iPod Shuffle have in common?

Golden Grain Energy Achieves Environmental Compliance
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM -

Pavilion Technologies announced that the company's predictive emissions monitoring software that is used to monitor and predict nitrogen oxide (NOx) and oxygen (O2) emissions at Golden Grain Energy demonstrated conformance with Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) monitoring requirements.

Survey to Show Americans Want July 4, 2015 to Be Set as 'Energy Independence Day' Ending U.S. Reliance on Middle Eastern Oil
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

With the 4th of July holiday approaching, the vast majority of Americans want to set a national goal of declaring July 4, 2015 as a "real target date" for "Energy Independence Day" marking the end of America's reliance on Middle Eastern and other foreign oil supplies.

EarthNews Radio: Chocolate Exhibit
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

This summer, if you're going to San Francisco, there is an interesting exhibit on chocolate that you should know about.<

Mainstream Chains Join Organic Revolution
June 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Susan Salisbury, The Palm Beach Post

Melvin Markels doesn't want to consume anything that's bad for him. He shuns foods and beverages containing pesticides, chemicals or hormones. That's why the retired postal worker drives 25 miles from West Palm Beach to Whole Foods Market in Boca Raton every few weeks to load up a shopping cart with organic food such as tomatoes and soy lattes, free-range chickens raised without antibiotics and even natural toothpaste.

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