Business

Adobe House Designed To Be Self-Sufficient
April 12, 2005 12:00 AM - Rosalie Rayburn, Albuquerque Journal

A Los Angeles entrepreneur who divides his time between Taos and the West Coast has created what he calls a prototype for sustainable-energy homes of the future.

Neighbors Challenge Tyson Food Poultry Plant's Air Quality
April 12, 2005 12:00 AM - Gillian May-Lian Wee, The Charlotte (NC) Observer

Ralph Moorefield lives in a pretty brick house in Harmony that befits the town's name. But he complains that a stench from a nearby poultry plant makes it hard to breathe.

Gas Situation Actually Has a Bright Side
April 12, 2005 12:00 AM - Alejandro Bodipo-Memba, Detroit Free Press

Gas prices are near record high levels and they are not likely to fall significantly anytime soon.

Tampa Firm Snags Deal for County's Computer Castoffs
April 12, 2005 12:00 AM - Richard Mullins, Tampa Tribune

Corey Hockensmith stands as the last line of defense to keep Tampa Bay's obsolete electronics from the landfill.

Engineers Redesign Roads to Save Moose
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Trudy Tynan, Associated Press

At night on a dark country road, all that the headlights catch are the shadowy legs the size of tree trunks rising out of the pavement. Standing six feet at the shoulder, weighing up to 1,000 pounds, with massive antlers more than five feet across, moose tower over automobiles and have no fear of them.

NYC Subway Gets a Computerized Facelift
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Justin Glanville, Associated Press

It's no surprise that transit snafu-weary New Yorkers are greeting with ambivalence this month's launch of fully computer-automated trains on a 22-mile line that intersects Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Design Firms Try Greening Up
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Rosemary Winters, The Salt Lake Tribune

How many gallons of gas does it take for environmentally conscious architects and interior designers to drive to a green building project?

Great Divide: Can Development, Wildlife Coexist?
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Jennifer Frazer, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

Environmental groups and some residents are advocating another option to the federal government's proposals for energy development in Wyoming's Red Desert.

Methane Mining Churns up Murky Water Issue
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo (CO) Chieftain

Coal deposits were the economic wellspring for the development of Las Animas County.

EarthNews Radio: PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PBS is continuing to air a number of programs about science and the environment this month, including "Journey to Planet Earth."

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