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Environmental Battle Heats Up Over New York Tire Burn
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Scott Christianson, Reuters

Vermont officials are going to court and activists are threatening a boycott of the world's largest forest products company as a battle intensifies over a plan to burn old tires as fuel in New York state.

Lebanon Begins To Clean Ravaged Coast After Wartime Oil Spill
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Henry Meyer, Associated Press

Shovel-wielding volunteers sifted through oil-stained sand on a beach where tourists once swam, now emptied by a massive spill caused by Israeli bombardment. Two months later, only 3 percent of the oil has been recovered.

Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg Team on Climate Change
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Leonard Anderson, Reuters

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg agreed Thursday to work together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions because the Republicans said they cannot wait for the Bush administration to take action on climate change.

World Heritage Sites May Soon Be off Tourism Map
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

World Heritage sites such as Australia's Great Barrier Reef or Kathmandu in Nepal could be taken off the tourism map by 2020 due to the effects of climate change and too many visitors, a think tank said on Friday.

New U.S. Air Pollution Rules Rankle Health Groups
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters

The U.S. government approved new air pollution standards Thursday, promising "cleaner air to all Americans," but health and environmental groups said the revised rules are too weak to protect against lung disease and other pollution-related ailments.

ENN Weekly: September 18th - 22nd
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news September 18th - 22nd: Funding the war on warming, food safety revisited, tainted sludge, population and water scarcity, and much more.

September 18th - 22nd
September 22, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news September 18th - 22nd: Funding the war on warming, food safety revisited, tainted sludge, population and water scarcity, and much more.

California Sues Carmakers over Global Warming
September 21, 2006 12:00 AM - Michael Kahn, Reuters

California sued six of the world's largest automakers over global warming Wednesday, charging that greenhouse gases from their vehicles have caused billions of dollars in damages.

British Scientists Accuse Exxon Mobil of Funding Groups that Mislead on Climate Change
September 21, 2006 12:00 AM - Jill Lawless, Associated Press

Britain's leading scientific academy has accused oil company Exxon Mobil Corp. of misleading the public about global warming and funding groups that undermine the scientific consensus on climate change.

Ugandan Rebels Say They Won't Assemble Until They Get Clean Water
September 21, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Two top leaders of the Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army refused Wednesday to honor their agreement with the government to assemble at neutral camps, saying the camps lacked sufficient clean water.

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