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Daylight-Saving Time Saves Fuel, Lawmakers Say
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

If Congress passes an energy bill, Americans may see more daylight-saving time. Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the last Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November.

Fishing: The New Resource War
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Ovetz, PhD

(By Robert Ovetz, PhD) Until the mid 20th century, the ocean was a key watery terrain of conflict between competing colonial powers seeking to expand their control...

EarthNews Radio: National Food to School Program
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Serving healthy foods in schools is a growing national trend. But is there enough organic and local food available to supply all of the schools?

Dairy Farms on the Decline in Alabama
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Alvin Benn, Montgomery (AL) Advertiser

The number of dairy farms in Alabama continues to shrink, and those who have been watching the trend aren't surprised.

EarthNews Radio Highlights PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PBS will be airing a number of programs about science and the environment in the month of April; among them is "Journey to Planet Earth."

Report Touts Wind, Biomass Energy Sources
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Russell Ray, Tulsa (OK) World

The development of wind-generated electricity has a lot of potential in Oklahoma and the cost to produce it is less than the cost of power made with natural gas, according to an interim report released Tuesday by the Oklahoma Wind Power Assessment Committee.

Feds Agree to Study Status of Steelhead
April 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Elizabeth M. Gillespie, Associated Press

The National Marine Fisheries Service has agreed to study whether Puget Sound steelhead deserve protection under the federal Endangered Species Act.

Lawmakers Investigate Fraud Allegations at Yucca Mountain
April 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

The planned nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada won't be built unless the Energy Department is confident of the supporting science after investigating e-mails that showed workers discussing fabricating data, an official said Tuesday.

EPA Says 21 Counties in Nine States Now Meet New Air-Quality Standards
April 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Nalia Rulon, Associated Press

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that 21 counties in nine states are being removed from the government's watch list of areas in the country with the dirtiest air.

U.S. Presses China to Invest in Cleaner Energy
April 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Stephanie Hoo, Associated Press

A U.S. energy official was in Beijing on Wednesday seeking Chinese investment to build the first zero-emissions coal-fired power plant.

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