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Manatees Have Brittle Bones, Study Shows
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Despite their huge size, the bones of manatees are as brittle as fine porcelain, making them extremely vulnerable to being broken when struck by a boat, a University of Florida researchers said Thursday.

Study Links Mercury from Power Plants to Autism
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle

After years of debate about whether a nationwide explosion in autism is related to a mercury-based preservative used in vaccines, Texas researchers have found a new suspect: mercury from coal-burning power plants.

Scientists: Road Salt Harms Environment
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The use of salt to melt snow and ice from slippery roads has an environmental downside that can affect a widespread area long after winter has passed, scientists say.

Week in Review: March 14th - 18th
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 51-49 in favor of the Bush administration's proposal to drill in the 19-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Environmentalists decry the likely impact on wildlife, including polar bears, migratory birds, and caribou, while drilling supporters argue that new technologies will be protective of the ecosystem.

ENN Weekly: March 14th - 18th
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 51-49 in favor of the Bush administration's proposal to drill in the 19-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Environmentalists decry the likely impact on wildlife, including polar bears, migratory birds, and caribou, while drilling supporters argue that new technologies will be protective of the ecosystem.

Scientists Say Road Salt Harms Environment
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The use of salt to melt snow and ice from slippery roads has an environmental downside that can affect a widespread area long after winter has passed, scientists say.

Study Shows Manatees Have Brittle Bones
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Despite their huge size, the bones of manatees are as brittle as fine porcelain, making them extremely vulnerable to being broken when struck by a boat, a University of Florida researchers said Thursday.

Air Travel Industry Leaders Agree on Need to Improve Environmental Protection
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Air transport industry leaders agreed Friday that they need to do more to reduce noise and pollution.

Wind Farm Wins OK to Begin Construction
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Steve Virkler, Watertown (NY) Daily Times

The Lewis County Planning Board on Thursday approved several special permit amendments and variances needed for construction to begin on the Tug Hill wind farm.

Xcel to Buy Wind Power from Lamar Investors
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeff Tucker, The Pueblo (Colorado) Chieftain

A grass-roots power company in Lamar got good news Wednesday after Xcel officially announced it would buy 69 megawatts of wind-generated power annually from the company for the next quarter century.

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