Business

Visitors Warn about Ethanol Plant
April 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Carla McCann, The Janesville (WI) Gazette

MILTON, Wisconsin — JoAnn Czajka's life has changed since the ethanol plant started operating 24/7 within a short distance from her Monroe home.

Wholesale Grower Sees Family Business Blossom
April 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Susan C. Thomson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Patrick Bellrose grew up loving plants and gardening, hence his bachelor's degree in horticulture from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Thirty-six years later, he's struck by the irony of that.

Jay Leno To Own First Lithium Powered Car in US
April 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

The inaugural "R-Car", Number 001, has found a new home with Tonight Show host and car aficionado Jay Leno.<

Farm Shares: Community Supported Agriculture
April 8, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Despite all of the information and resources for gardeners we'll be bringing you this month, there are people who may want the personal benefits as well as the earth-friendliness of food self-sufficiency, but who just don't have the time or the expertise required to run a successful garden or small farm.

EarthNews Radio: National Food to School Program
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Serving healthy foods in schools is a growing national trend. But is there enough organic and local food available to supply all of the schools?

Dairy Farms on the Decline in Alabama
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Alvin Benn, Montgomery (AL) Advertiser

The number of dairy farms in Alabama continues to shrink, and those who have been watching the trend aren't surprised.

EarthNews Radio Highlights PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PBS will be airing a number of programs about science and the environment in the month of April; among them is "Journey to Planet Earth."

Report Touts Wind, Biomass Energy Sources
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Russell Ray, Tulsa (OK) World

The development of wind-generated electricity has a lot of potential in Oklahoma and the cost to produce it is less than the cost of power made with natural gas, according to an interim report released Tuesday by the Oklahoma Wind Power Assessment Committee.

Company Proposes Massive Development for Maine's North Woods
April 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Jerry Harkavy, Associated Press

One of the nation's biggest landowners has filed a plan to develop nearly 1,000 camp lots and two resorts in the North Woods of Maine, an area where Henry David Thoreau roamed 150 years ago.

Shipper's Waste Dumping Draws Big Fine
April 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Craig Welch, The Seattle Times

Owners of one of the world's largest cargo-shipping businesses -- a company for which the Port of Tacoma last year built a 171-acre terminal -- agreed yesterday to pay $25 million in fines for secretly dumping oil into the oceans and repeatedly doctoring log books to cover it up.

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