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Fifty Companies Win EPA Nods for Energy Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas Reductions
March 17, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com

Lowes Companies Inc., Food Lion, Pardee Homes, USAA Real Estate, and 3M are among 50 businesses and organizations to win U.S. EPA and Department of Energy recognition for outstanding contributions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency.

Thai Government to Urge Motorbike Trade-Ins to Ease Air Pollution
March 16, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The Thai government will urge two-stroke motorcycle owners to trade in their machines for cleaner-burning four-stroke models to help alleviate Bangkok's choking air pollution.

Quiet British Bike Seeks Added Vroom
March 16, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Environmentally minded British motorcycle engineers have produced a zero-emission bike that ticks all the right boxes except one -- it's too quiet.

Forestry Consultant Brings Big Yields, Conservation to Bowling Green, Kentucky
March 16, 2005 12:00 AM - Raed G. Battah, The Daily News, Bowling Green, Ky.

Kraig Moore is more productive in the woods than in the office.

EarthNews Radio: Backyard Habitats
March 16, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

How difficult is it to provide a backyard habitat for wildlife?

Despite Many Social-Responsibility Programs, Disagreement over Starbucks
March 16, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Starbucks, the ubiquitous coffee-shop company, has a reputation for progressive corporate practices and environmental stewardship, but not everyone agrees that the company is doing all it can for the environment.

PNC Bank Takes Green Approach
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PNC Bank has made integrating its business practices with environmental responsibility a top priority.

EarthNews Radio: Car Sharing
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Car sharing can help the environment, and save money.

Canon U.S.A. Receives 2005 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc., has been named an Energy Star Partner of the Year -- Manufacturer for contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by designing and promoting energy-efficient products.

EPA to Let Utilities Trade Mercury Emissions
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a rule Tuesday to cut U.S. utilities' emissions of toxic mercury through a cap-and-trade system, The Washington Post reported in Tuesday editions.

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