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New Law Fails to Protect Wetlands
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Mladen Rudman, Northwest Florida Daily News

What's good for Northwest Florida's developers isn't good for its environment -- so contend the critics of a bill signed into law by Gov. Jeb Bush this week.

Researchers Say Fossil Fuels Could Be Bridge to Future
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - John C. Roper, Houston Chronicle

Fuel cells could be providing inexpensive electricity to businesses and even homes by 2010, but at least initially they won't be fueled by hydrogen extracted from water.

Cheery Chickadee Chirps Carry Complex Information, Study Reveals
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Maggie Fox, Reuters

Those cheery-sounding chirps coming from the tree in the back yard are carrying more than a joyful message -- they are conveying surprisingly complex information about lurking predators, biologists reported Thursday.

Poll Shows Europeans Skeptical of U.S. Environmental Stewardship
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Europeans trust their own countries to protect the environment far more than they do the United States, according to a poll released Thursday.

EarthNews Radio: Family Farms
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Family farms are a centuries-old tradition that has seen farms passed down from generation to generation. One organization is working to preserve the tradition of the family farm.

U.S. Biotech Firm Sees FDA Approving Cloned Meat
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Randy Fabi, Reuters

A U.S. biotech company said on Thursday it expected the Food and Drug Administration to soon approve the industry's request to market meat and milk products from cloned cattle and other animals.

UPS Releases Report on Sustainability Goals
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

UPS, the world's largest package delivery company, this week released its third annual Corporate Sustainability Report.

Nuclear Industry Stands To Get Help from Taxpayers
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Bill Lambrecht, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

With the president leading the cheers, the nuclear industry is poised to receive a bounty of incentives from Congress that could subsidize construction of new nuclear reactors in central Illinois and several other locations.

Senate Nears Completion of Energy Bill; Conflict Expected with House
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

The Senate neared completion of a sweeping national energy agenda late Thursday that would promote conservation and environmentally friendly fuels. But senators rejected a last-minute bid to substantially raise automobile fuel economy over the next decade.

Group Rejects Japanese Plans for Coastal Whale Hunt
June 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Jon Herskovitz, Reuters

Japan suffered yet another setback on Thursday in its bid for more whaling when an international commission rejected a plea to allow Japanese coastal communities to hunt whales.

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