Company's Proposed Plant Would Convert Garbage to Energy
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Mitch Tobin, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson
Cochise County took a small first step toward letting a California startup build a $50 million plant meant to turn garbage into energy.
Bill Would Bar Obesity Lawsuits
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - R.A. Dyer, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
As your attorney, I advise you to lay off those french fries.
Symposium on Smoke-Free Apartment Buildings Held in Los Angeles
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
The "Smoke Free Choice" symposium will be held today in Los Angeles to address the increasing demand for non-smoking sections in apartment buildings and completely smoke-free complexes.
Norway's Statoil Shuts Down Oil Drilling Rig After Arctic Oil Spill
April 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Doug Mellgren, Associated Press
Oil exploration drilling from the offshore rig Eirik Raude has been shut down after its third spill into ecologically fragile Arctic waters in just over two months, Statoil ASA announced Wednesday.
Whole Foods, Nation's Biggest Organic and Natural Food Seller, to Enter Milwaukee Market
April 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The nation's largest seller of organic and natural foods will open a Milwaukee supermarket, launching a powerful niche player into the area's grocery business, and creating a new retail anchor for an east side neighborhood.
Report Shows Good Progress on Small Grain Planting in Iowa
April 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Matthew Wilde, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
When Dan and Pat Kubik planted 25 acres of organic flax a little more than a week ago, the couple had their doubts.
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.