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Yellowstone Rated High for Eruption Threat
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The Yellowstone caldera has been classified a high threat for volcanic eruption, according to a report from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Puerto Rico Draws up Proposal to Eradicate and Control Non-Native Monkeys
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Environmental authorities have drawn up a proposal to control and eradicate non-native species of monkeys who are harming agriculture and endangering native species, officials said Friday.

Pakistani, Indian Officials Begin Talks on Second Disputed Dam in Kashmir
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Asif Shahzad, Associated Press

Senior government officials from Pakistan and India began talks on Sunday on a dam India is planning to build in its portion of Kashmir that Pakistan says will violate a water-sharing accord between the two countries.

Dairy Cows Pass Gas, but How Much?
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Tim Moran, The Modesto Bee

Dairy cows either: a) pollute the air a lot less than previously thought, b) a lot more than previously thought, or c) about the same as was thought. The answer is all of the above, according to a committee charged with figuring out what the San Joaquin Valley's dairy cows contribute to smog.

Used Cooking Oil Might Be Fuel for Higher Profits at American Biofuels
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Erin Waldner, The Bakersfield Californian

For one Californnial company, used cooking oil might be fuel for higher profits. American Biofuels LLC is using oils collected from 40 restaurants and other businesses to make biodiesel fuel at its Stockdale Highway plant.

Mining Damage Far from 'Minimal," Environmentalist Lawyers Tell Court
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Ken Ward Jr. The Charleston Gazette

Damage to streams and forests from mountaintop removal coal mining is far from minimal, lawyers for environmental groups have told a federal appeals court.

As Pace of Logging Picks up, Some in North Woods are Alarmed
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Katharine Webster, Associated Press

Logging trucks often outnumber cars on the roads between the Canadian border and this city built around paper, pulp and lumber mills. But some North Country residents worry the trucks will be gone in a generation, along with the working forest and the mills, because of indiscriminate logging and creeping development.

Socially Responsible Investing: FTSE4Good Index Series
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Many investors want to know that the companies that they put their money into are good corporate citizens, and are stewards for a better environment.

Xerox to Cut Greenhouse Emissions by 10%
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

It's becomming more commonplace to see very large companies proclaim a commitment to the environment in general and to reducing greenhouse gases in particular.

GE to Unveil New Environmental Initiative
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

General Electric Co. plans to unveil a major initiative aimed at more than doubling its research investment in environmental technology in five years, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Sunday.

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