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EarthNews Radio: Hemp-Based Foods
May 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

You've heard of hemp products such as paper and clothing. But have you heard of hemp-based foods?

Alaska-Yukon Rail Link Could Boost Economies, but Some Canadians are Suspicious
May 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeremy Hainsworth, Associated Press

A rail link between Alaska and Canada, proposed as a faster way to transport natural resources, would also enable the United States to support anti-ballistic missile silos and military bases, a new report says.

DuPont Settles Charges over Pollutant
May 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Ken Ward Jr., The Charleston Gazette

DuPont Co. and the Bush administration have agreed to settle allegations that the company hid from the public and regulators important information about the dangers of the toxic chemical C8.

Crocodiles Put Australia Rangers on High Alert
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

A record number of crocodiles in Australia's famous Kakadu National Park, and larger more aggressive saltwater crocodiles, have put rangers on high alert as the giant animals attack boats and bite outboard motors.

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.

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