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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.

Jargon on Government's Hazardous Waste Form Confuses Emergency Responders
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Leon D'Souza, Associated Press Writer

When a brew of acids leaked from the corroded sides of a railroad tank car last weekend, forcing the evacuation of 6,000 people, first-responders say they faced the emergency armed with a baffling invoice of chemical codes that left the tank's contents a mystery.

US Broker Creates World's First Private Emission Credit Fund
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Kyodo News International, Tokyo

US emissions broker Natsource LLC has established the world's first private fund for public and private sectors to achieve the greenhouse gas emission targets set by the Kyoto Protocol by pooling money to buy emission reduction credits, company officials said Friday.

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