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The Week in Review in Business and Industry, February 28-March 4
March 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

This week in the world of business and industry, we saw the effects of sport and recreation -- a multi-billion dollar industry in the US -- on the environment.

Forest Advocates are Sharply at Odds over Logging's Benefits, Perils
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Diane Dietz, The Register-Guard

A new pro-logging stance among some conservationists has opened a rift in Lane County's environmental community that is likely to emerge in public during the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference this week at the University of Oregon.

Panel Seeks to Put Organic Loophole Out to Pasture
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Andrew Martin, Chicago Tribune

Henry Perkins, an organic dairy farmer from Maine, brought a sign to Washington that read "Let Them Eat Grass."

Planners Vote Against Wal-Mart in Columbus, Georgia
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Tony Adams, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Plans to develop a Wal-Mart Supercenter in the Midland area of Columbus met with resistance at Wednesday's Planning Advisory Commission meeting.

February US Hybrid Sales Second-Strongest Ever
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Green Car Congress

Sales of hybrids in the US in February jumped back over the 10,000 unit mark.

AEP Gets Nod to Purchase Wind Power
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Russell Ray, Tulsa World

An agreement that calls for AEP-PSO to buy power from a wind farm planned near Lawton was approved Wednesday by state regulators.

Richardson: Governors Should Have More Say About Drilling on Federal Land
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Wednesday that governors should be allowed to protect environmentally sensitive federal land in their states against oil and gas drilling.

Atlanta Subways to Get TV, Radio Feeds
March 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Eliott C. McLaughlin, Associated Press

John Brink looked bored as he stood on the northbound subway Wednesday, skateboard wedged between his legs.

Pols are Pushing Cleanup of Creek
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Elizabeth Hays, Daily News

Elected officials and environmental advocates are calling on Mayor Bloomberg to clean up toxic Newtown Creek -- whether the city wins the 2012 Olympics or not.

Alabama Lawmaker Targets Ugly Fish Law
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Fishermen often utter obscenities and throw their catch back in the water after hooking the long, skinny, ugly fish known as a garfish.

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