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Singapore Exhumes the Dead to Make Room for the Living
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Christopher Torchia, Associated Press

Singapore is exhuming tens of thousands of graves at the only cemetery open for burial in the city-state, part of a decades-old plan to recycle space for the dead and create more room for the living in the crowded territory.

Who Let the Dogs Out?
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Steven J. Moss, San Francisco Community Power

(By Steven J. Moss) Three decades ago, the late City and County of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk took a giant step forward by walking directly...

Lawmakers and Environmentalists Press New Marine Pollution Law on Cruise Ship Waste
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - John Pain, Associated Press

The cruise industry has gotten so big that all its ships together could hold each of Miami's 360,000 residents with room to spare. And just like cities, cruise lines have to deal with a nasty problem: the millions of gallons of sewage those people produce.

EarthNews Radio: PBS's "Deep Jungle"
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

The new PBS series "Deep Jungle" brings you up close to some of the most fascinating creatures in nature.

Tattoo Ink Composition: What's in There?
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Pency George, The Arizona Daily Sun, Flagstaff

Tattoos, tattoos everywhere, but what is in that ink?

Company's Proposed Plant Would Convert Garbage to Energy
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Mitch Tobin, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson

Cochise County took a small first step toward letting a California startup build a $50 million plant meant to turn garbage into energy.

Bill Would Bar Obesity Lawsuits
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - R.A. Dyer, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

As your attorney, I advise you to lay off those french fries.

Symposium on Smoke-Free Apartment Buildings Held in Los Angeles
April 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

The "Smoke Free Choice" symposium will be held today in Los Angeles to address the increasing demand for non-smoking sections in apartment buildings and completely smoke-free complexes.

Author of Suspect Yucca Mountain E-Mails got $4,900 for New Assignment
April 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

A scientist who wrote e-mails about falsifying work on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project was paid $4,900 for a Yucca assignment he got after the e-mails became known, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

Prosecutors Investigate Russian Nuclear Plant Waste Dumping
April 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Russian prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into a nuclear recycling facility accused of carelessly dumping radioactive waste, officials said Tuesday.

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