Business

Environmentalist CEO's Business Rents Hybrid Cars
February 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Brent Hopkins, Daily News, Los Angeles

Going green proved to be a smart move for Jeff Pink. As chief executive officer of EV Rental Cars, he's trying to turn a small fleet of vehicles into a nationwide armada to protect the environment.

Biotech Business Spurs Debate
February 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Michelle Dunlop, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho

As Christine Davis scans the neighboring property full of jagged volcanic rock and brush, a look of anguish sweeps across her face.

More Mutilated Eagles Found Near Vancouver
February 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The remains of 14 eagles feared killed for their talons and tail feathers have been found near Vancouver, the second such discovery this month, officials said Monday.

No Schedule Yet on Japan Beef Trade-USDA's Johanns
February 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Japan still has provided no time frame for reopening its market to American beef, despite speculation that trade could resume this summer, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said on Tuesday.

Sifter to Speed Ordnance Depot Cleanup
February 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Dave Schleck, Daily Press, Newport News, Va.

Workers have a new machine to help clean up a former munitions site in northern Suffolk.

PGA Aquifer Shield Elaborate
February 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Anton Caputo, San Antonio Express-News

They've promised to build a better golf course, one that keeps pesticides and fertilizers from seeping through the rolling fairways and manicured greens into the rocky crevices that feed the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone.

Eco Depot
February 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Alison Boggs, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.

If business at the Eco Depot is any indication, the Spokane area is gradually starting to embrace environmentally friendly building.

Columbus, Ohio-Based Plastics Firm Finds New Use for Corn
February 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Phil Porter, The Columbus Dispatch

A year ago, Plastic Suppliers, which makes the film used in food labels and envelope windows, faced the same problem that dogs most American manufacturers: intense foreign competition.

Low-cost Technology for Environment-Friendly Plastic Developed
February 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Kyodo News International, Tokyo

Osaka Gas Co. said Friday it and an ally have developed a low-cost manufacturing technology for a new environmentally friendly but highly heat-resistant plastic that can be recycled with a special type of bacteria.

Dischargers Seek Delay in River Cleanup Plan
February 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Karen Dorn Steele, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.

Spokane River dischargers want regulators to delay for at least six months a stringent cleanup plan to reduce the river's phosphorous pollution.

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