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Legislation Could Block Cape Cod, Mass.-area Wind Farm
October 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Beth Daley, The Boston Globe

The controversial wind farm proposed off Cape Cod could be blocked indefinitely by last-minute language that a Virginia senator is trying to insert in a US defense bill.

Supreme Court Takes up Pollution Suit Against Manufacturer Cooper Industries
October 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Patty Reinert, Houston Chronicle

Companies responsible for hazardous waste cleanups have long argued over who should pay. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court used a Texas case to consider whether one polluter can force another to share the cost of a voluntary cleanup.

Oregon Tribes to Join Proposed Environmental Harm Lawsuit Against DOE
October 6, 2004 12:00 AM - Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash.

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation has notified the Department of Energy that it intends to join a suit proposed by the states of Washington and Oregon.

Geologists Compress, Bury Carbon Dioxide Beneath Texas Oilfield in Experiment
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Eric Berger, Houston Chronicle

Some Texas geologists believe the best way to get rid of the carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels is to simply put it back where it came from.

Tyson, Wal-Mart Sign on for Emissions Reduction Program
October 4, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press, BENTONVILLE, Ark.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday agreed to participate in an emissions reduction program through the Environmental Protection Agency.

Bat Deaths in West Virginia Could Threaten Green Image of Wind Power
October 3, 2004 12:00 AM - Jim Balow,The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.

Bats and ridgetop wind turbines are a deadly combination, recent research at a Tucker County wind power site confirms.

National Showcase Lets Sun Shine on Solar-powered Home in Winters, Calif.
October 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Pamela Martineau, The Sacramento Bee, Calif.

When his electricity meter runs backward, it's zero energy day at David Springer's house.

Russian move on global warming treaty sets stage for enactment
October 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Alex Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune

The Russian Cabinet approved ratification of the Kyoto Protocol on Thursday, a decisive step that effectively sets the stage for worldwide enactment of the landmark global warming accord after years of diplomatic wrangling.

EPA Rates Intel Tops for Clean Commutes
October 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Marcelene Edwards, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash.

Christy Bermensolo leaves her SUV at home a couple of times a week in favor of a bike ride to her job with Intel Corp. in DuPont.

EPA Chief at Odds with Inspectors Over Ozone Levels
October 1, 2004 12:00 AM - Christopher Smith, The Salt Lake Tribune

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt likes to crow that "clean air is a national success story."

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