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St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. Addresses Tougher Air-Quality Regulations
March 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeffrey Tomich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ameren Corp., which operates 12 coal-fired power plants in the Midwest, was the biggest buyer nationwide of federal allowances for sulfur-dioxide emissions, which cause acid rain.

EarthNews Radio: Organic Consumers Association
March 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Is the organic-label body-care product you're using really organic?

Contractors Face Pressure to Lower Diesel Engine Pollution
March 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction companies are being pressured to retrofit diesel-operated trucks and machines with pollution control equipment or risk losing business.

Environment Must be Taken into Account as Asia Economy Grows, Officials Say
March 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The environment can't be ignored as bustling Asian economies grow, despite concerns the issue could slow business expansion aimed at reducing poverty, officials said Tuesday at a U.N.-sponsored conference.

Premier, Inc. Among "Champions for Change" Recipients
March 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Premier, Inc. has been recognized for helping healthcare facilities with their environmental efforts, including waste minimization and the elimination of the use of mercury.

EarthNews Radio: Healthy Vending
March 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Do you think "healthy vending machine" is an oxymoron? It doesn't have to be.

Demand for Organic Grains on Rise
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Matthew Wilde, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The U.S. Department of Agriculture makes no claims organically-grown food is safer or more nutritious than food conventionally raised, but plenty of people believe it. And, they're willing to pay a premium for it.

Demand for Produce Farmers Outpacing Supply
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Christine des Garennes, The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.

More Illinois consumers want fresh, local food. But Illinois farmers may not be growing enough to meet the demand.

Fuel-Efficiency Attitudes May be Shifting; Auto Dealers Hear Hints of a Shift
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Purva Patel, Houston Chronicle

Gasoline prices have some local motorists thinking twice about what they drive.

EarthNews Radio: Morrison Planetarium
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

April will be a great month to view our giant neighbor in the solar system, Jupiter.

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