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The Springtime Night Sky
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

From seasonal constellations to planets, the springtime night sky is blooming with sights to behold. Find out what to look for overhead this spring!

Monuments to Unsustainability -- An ENN Commentary
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - James Quigley, Center for Sustainable Energy

My 13-year old son is fascinated with muscle cars. He subscribes to one of those magazines that give him all he wants to know about horsepower-to-weight ratio and how fast the model in question can get from zero to 60.

Population of Chesapeake Rockfish Rebounds, but Worries Persist over Species' Future
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Stephen Manning, Associated Press

After a 15-minute fight, the telltale dark stripes of a rockfish show through the murky waters of the Chesapeake Bay, hooked on one of the 16 lines trailing behind a charter boat.

Environmental Battle Looms as Developers Press Plans for Resorts along Puerto Rico's Coast
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Ian James, Associated Press

A tranquil beach fringed with nothing but tropical forests, cattle ranches and turquoise seas is at the center of a looming battle between environmentalists and developers who plan two resorts along one of Puerto Rico's least disturbed stretches of coastline.

Michigan Works to Restore Moose Population
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - John Flesher, Associated Press

Known only as Moose No. 173, she wandered for years in the swamplands and forests of Michigan's far north before dropping dead at the foot of a black spruce tree and disappearing over the next week beneath a blanket of snow.

Oceans Getting Louder; Effects Unclear
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Jay Lindsay, Associated Press

High-profile whale beachings have been linked to sonar blasts and sparked fierce public debate over the military's use of sound in national defense. But a broader concern for scientists is rising levels of ocean background noise, much of it generated by commercial shipping, and whether it interferes with the way the entire sea has operated for eons.

Monuments to Unsustainability
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - James Quigley, Center for Sustainable Energy

(By James Quigley) My 13-year old son is fascinated with muscle cars. He subscribes to one of those magazines that give him all he wants to know about horsepower-to-weight ratio...

Peru Judge Orders Cleanup of Town Polluted by U.S.-Based Metals Producer
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Rick Vecchio, Associated Press

Environmentalists declared victory Friday after winning a preliminary civil court ruling ordering health officials to alleviate toxic emissions in La Oroya, a bleak, smoke-choked town where U.S.-based Doe Run Co. operates a metallurgical plant.

The Potential of LEDs
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

United Technologies Touts Environment Record
April 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Stephen Pounds, The Palm Beach (FL) Post

United Technologies Corp. is going green, among other things.

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