GE to Unveil New Environmental Initiative
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
General Electric Co. plans to unveil a major initiative aimed at more than doubling its research investment in environmental technology in five years, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Sunday.
Coastal Federation Lobbyist Hopeful on Oyster Restoration Program Funding
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Patricia Smith, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C.
Oysters can be slippery. And money to expand a North Carolina state oyster restoration program that Gov. Mike Easley proposed spending this year didn't stay put to make it into the draft budget passed by the Senate last week.
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Wallace, Daily Camera
When Noel Bennett and three of his partners wanted to go into business, Bennett's Boulderness came into play. "Having grown up in Boulder, it's easy to get infused with that environmentally friendly part," said Bennett, who also is a mortgage broker.
EarthNews Radio: Cultural Diversity
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
When we think of "biodiversity," we generally think about the varying plants and animals on the planet. However, there are different levels of biodiversity, including human cultural diversity.
EarthNews Radio Review
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
This week EarthNews Radio brought you interviews with information about greener consumer products -- including how to identify them and how they're grown -- and the battle to make some of them legal and accepted.
Even Used, Some Prius Hybrid Cars Selling for above Sticker Price
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Chang, Associated Press
Sheila Catoira wanted a fuel-efficient Toyota Prius hybrid so badly, she found a used model online and paid $1,000 more than the car would have cost new. With the demand for a gas-electric Prius far outstripping supply, some buyers are plunking down a premium for cars that are thousands of miles old.
Gasoline Would Be Cheaper if Oil Companies Used More Ethanol, Report Says
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Wenske, The Kansas City Star, Mo.
Reluctance by big oil companies to blend more ethanol in their gasoline costs consumers 5 to 8 cents a gallon at the pump, a report claims.
U.S. Green Building Council Helps Builders and Companies Go Green
May 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
More companies are beginning to see the benefits of having energy-efficient buildings and physical plants.
NRC Chairman Says U.S. Needs 100 New Nuclear Power Plants across Country
May 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Joseph Mann, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The United States needs to add about 100 nuclear power plants over the next two decades to meet burgeoning demand for electric power and maintain the current generating mix, Nils J. Diaz, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission told reporters.
Small Oil Company Touts Potentially Huge Discovery, Analysts Skeptical
May 5, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Foy, Associated Press
A tiny oil company has snapped up leasing rights to a half-million acres in central Utah that it says could yield a billion barrels or more of oil.