For Earth Day, Go Green With Your Company
April 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Welber, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon, Florida
First begun in 1970 at a time when activism dominated the political landscape, Earth Day has become just a whisper of the original outpouring of participation. That said, the April 22 event does continue to remind people to be more conscious of our environment at home and at work.
Japanese, Russian Leaders Meet to Discuss Siberian Oil Pipeline
April 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
Senior Japanese and Russian officials met Thursday to discuss a proposal to build a 4,100-kilometer (2,550-mile) crude oil pipeline from Siberia to Russia's Pacific Coast, from where oil could be shipped to energy-hungry consumers in Japan.
Salmon Fishing Halted on Columbia River Amid Concern about Chinook Population
April 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeff Barnard, Associated Press
An agency that regulates the West Coast's biggest river has halted sport and commercial fishing for three kinds of fish after scientists became alarmed about a mysterious collapse in the population of salmon.
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.