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ENN Weekly: September 12th - 16th
September 16, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors, ENN

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy stories of the week. In the news September 12th - 16th: Ape habitats in peril, achieving a healthy lifestyle, gauging the scope of Katrina's damage, the debut of ENN TV, and much more.

Dell Offers Free Computer Recycling in Select Cities
September 16, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Dell will offer free computer recycling at one-day events in select cities in the United States, Europe and Australia this fall in conjunction with the company's annual Global Community Involvement Month activities.

ULi Announces the Availability of RoHS-Compliant ''Green'' Chips
September 16, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

ULi Electronics Inc., a core logic chipset manufacturer, today announced the availability of "Green" and lead-free products including core logic chipsets, PC peripheral host controllers and video/audio device controllers.

Companies Managing Energy Use With Eye on Profits and the Environment
September 16, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Thinking strategically about energy management can offer substantial financial returns and other benefits, ranging from improving company effectiveness and reducing costs to expanding markets and improving stakeholder relations, according to a report from The Conference Board.

Energy Department Clears Way for Moving Radioactive Waste in Utah
September 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Jennifer Talhelm, Associated Press

Almost 12 million tons of radioactive waste will be moved from the banks of the Colorado River, the source of drinking water for more than 25 million people across the West, the government said Wednesday.

Report Says New England's Cod Populations Decreased in 2004
September 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Eric Tucker, Associated Press

Adult cod in New England waters decreased in 2004 as overfishing continued, according to a report released Tuesday by federal regulators. Environmental groups warned that the cod stock, a longtime staple of New England, could again be near collapse.

New Orleans Air Putrid But Not Overly Polluted, Raising Hope Parts of City Could Reopen
September 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Cain Burdeau, Associated Press

The putrid air rising from New Orleans' slowly receding floodwaters was found Wednesday not to be overly polluted, encouraging news for a mayor weighing the reopening of the French Quarter and other dry parts of the city.

Senate Energy Committee Chairman: U.S. Poor Families Need More Energy Help
September 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Julie Vorman, Reuters

Congress may need to boost funding for a $230 million program that helps poor American families make their homes more energy efficient because of Hurricane Katrina's impact on energy prices, the chairman of the Senate Energy Committee said Tuesday.

Bush Administration To Fortify Stretch of U.S.-Mexico Border Despite Endangered Species Concerns
September 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Seth Hettena, Associated Press

The Bush administration said Wednesday it will fortify the westernmost stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, despite concerns the project will harm a refuge for endangered birds.

ENN TV Listings: Week of September 15th
September 15, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Where is reality more amazing than mythology? The Amazon! Richly diverse, uniquely grand, and incredibly challenging for filmmakers to document, the Amazon rainforest is declining rapidly. Amazon, a Kieth Merrill Film produced by Ogden Entertainment, explores this mysterious and precious land, tracking an American scientist and a tribal shaman on their mission to find rare medicinal plants.

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