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California Farmers have until Year's End to Turn in Plans to Clean the Air
December 27, 2004 12:00 AM - Juliana Barbassa, Associated Press
The Central Valley's dairy, cotton, fruit and vegetable farms are the newest front in the fight to clean up one of the nation's dirtiest air basins.
Richland, Wash.-Based Utility Mulls Cow Power
December 26, 2004 12:00 AM - Chris Mulick, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash.
Energy Northwest is at a crossroads with its pilot project that turns cow dung into kilowatts.
Fidel Castro Announces Discovery of Crude Oil Deposit off Cuban Coast
December 25, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press
President Fidel Castro said a crude oil deposit has been discovered off Cuba containing up to 100 million barrels, good news for a country that imports about half the petroleum it needs.
Oregon Forest Owners See Fairer Future in Measure 37
December 22, 2004 12:00 AM - Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
Family landowners suffering under Oregon's land-use laws formed the public face of Measure 37. But the timber industry quietly supplied almost $3 of every $4 that buoyed the ballot initiative to an easy victory.
The Forest Service on Wednesday Announced Long-Waited Changes to Rules Governing the National Forest Management Act, the Basic Law that Governs the Nation's 155 National Forests
December 22, 2004 12:00 AM - Matthew Daly, Associated Press Writer
Managers of the nation's 155 national forests will have more leeway to approve logging and other commercial projects with less formal environmental review under a new Bush administration plan, The Associated Press has learned.
Honda Earns Green Automaker Award from Environmentalists
December 21, 2004 12:00 AM - Tiffany Ray, Montgomery Advertiser, Ala.
The Union of Concerned Scientists last week dubbed Honda the nation's greenest automaker in a report on car companies' environmental performance.
Company Polluted Nitro, W.Va., with Dioxin, Lawsuit Says
December 20, 2004 12:00 AM - Ken Ward Jr., The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.
For more than 50 years, the Monsanto Co. plant in Nitro churned out herbicides, rubber products and other chemicals.
DuPont Rebuts Charges it Failed to Notify Regulators about Chemical Spills
December 17, 2004 12:00 AM - Tom Avril, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Attorneys for DuPont Co. strongly denied at a federal hearing yesterday that the company had improperly withheld information about environmental and possible health impacts of a chemical used to make Teflon.
Chester, S.C., Chemical Company Receives Achievement Award
December 17, 2004 12:00 AM - The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C.
Omnova Solutions' Performance Chemicals facility in Chester recently received a 2004 Responsible Care Achievement Award from the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.
Schwarzenegger Makes Democrat new California EPA Chief
December 17, 2004 12:00 AM - Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif.
In a move cheered by environmentalists, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday tapped Alan Lloyd, chairman of the state's Air Resources Board, to be secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency.