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Mississippi Fears Post-Katrina Rebuilding Could Ruin the Variety of the Coastline
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press

A month after Hurricane Katrina smashed fishermen's shacks, casinos and historic mansions alike, civic leaders in Mississippi are turning their attention to rebuilding, and are wondering this: Will the coast be restored in all its variety? Or will it give way to strip malls and walls of high-rise condos?

On Beyond Organic Radio: Natural Pet Care
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks

Nearly 40 percent of US families house at least one dog, according to the American Humane Society. For anyone with a pet, spending time in a vet’s office can be a stressful experience — stressful both for the animal and the owner.

UN Recommends Capture, Storage of Carbon Dioxide Underground To Prevent Global Warming
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Phil Couvrette, Associated Press

Existing technology should be used to capture and store carbon dioxide underground to prevent emissions and curb global warming, experts suggested in a comprehensive report released by the United Nations.

China Tiger Trade Would Doom Species, WWF Says
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

A reopening of Chinese business in tiger parts could doom the species to extinction and undermine efforts to curb other illegal wildlife trade, the Worldwide Fund for Nature warned on Monday.

Bush Urges Americans To Cut Back on Unnecessary Travel To Conserve Gas
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Nedra Pickler, Associated Press

President Bush urged Americans on Monday to cut back on unnecessary travel to make up for fuel shortages caused by Hurricane Rita as he prepared to take his seventh trip to the Gulf Coast. Bush said the government was ready to release fuel from its emergency oil stockpile to alleviate high prices.

Utah Firms Find Being Environmentally Conscious Is Good Business
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeff DeMoss, Standard-Examiner

Some of the Top of Utah's largest employers are discovering that reducing their environmental impact is also helping their bottom lines.

Trash, Waste Are Newest Fuel Sources
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - James D. McWilliams, The State, Columbia, S.C.

Santee Cooper is turning trash into treasure by collecting methane gas produced in landfills and burning the gas to generate electricity. Part of that power will come from an $8 million power plant the utility is building on 123 acres at the Richland County landfill in Elgin, said spokeswoman Laura Varn.

Chicago Named 2005 Fall Allergy Capital
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Once again, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is warning people that seasonal allergies in the fall can cause problems for millions in cities all across the country.

Global Strategy to Fight Bird Flu in Animals Faces Funding Gap: FAO
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The global strategy for the control of avian influenza in animals remains largely under-funded despite important contributions pledged by some donors, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned today.

Fortune Rates Top 100 Corporate Citizens
September 27, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com

Fortune magazine has announced the results of its 2005 Accountability Rating, a rating of corporate responsibility of Fortune Global 100 companies.

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