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Trash Companies Beautify their Sun Valley Properties
March 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Kerry Cavanaugh, Los Angeles Daily News

Tired of living in the shadow of smelly trash yards, community activists have pressured recycling and refuse companies to make multimillion-dollar improvements that will result in cleaner, greener businesses.

EarthNews Radio: Max Green Alchemy
March 22, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

The skin is the human body's biggest organ, and keeping the skin healthy is important.

Environmentalism Hasn’t Died -- An ENN Commentary
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - James Quigley, Center for Sustainable Energy

When I was 13 years old my father, a clergyman, got involved in the civil rights movement. In 1964 he went south to join in the voter registration drives with a delegation from Ohio. He was called a "dirty northern liberal" among other things. One in his delegation, a Cleveland rabbi, was beaten within an inch of his life by Ku Klux Klan thugs. Later, back in Cleveland, he joined in the campaign to get Carl Stokes elected as the first African-American mayor of a large city. He was arrested in sit-ins and our family routinely received hate mail, hate phone calls and various threats. I was only a teenager but I knew this was big

Indian PM Orders Moves to Save Disappearing Tigers
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Terry Friel, Reuters

Alarmed by reports of a rapid fall in tiger numbers, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ordered a police investigation and created a new taskforce to save the endangered species.

Nuclear Energy May Be Back in Vogue, UN Says
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Louis Charbonneau, Reuters

Expectations of a sharp rise in energy demand and the risk of climate change are pushing many countries to return to the idea of nuclear power, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Monday.

Tsunami Victims, Iraqis Get Taste of Recycled Water Targeted for Space
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeffrey McMurray, Associated Press

There are plenty of wells in Iraq, but the dead animals dumped there when Saddam Hussein was in power have contaminated them. There are plenty of streams in southeast Asia, but the recent tsunami polluted them with salt from the ocean.

Environmentalism Hasn't Died
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - James Quigley, Center for Sustainable Energy

(By James Quigley) When I was 13 years old my father, a clergyman, got involved in the civil rights movement. In 1964 he went south to join in the voter...

Ready for Container-Grown Citrus?
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Dean Fosdick, Associated Press

No offense, begonia growers. Sorry, fern fanciers. But if Adam Holland has his way, container-grown lemons and limes, oranges and grapefruit will become the next big trend in houseplants.

Environmentalists Tell German Automakers to Drop Suit Against Calif.'s Proposed Emissions Law
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A group of national environmental organizations on Monday urged German automakers to drop their lawsuit against California's proposed stricter clean air regulations, accusing the carmakers of double standards.

Clean Harbors Boosts Income; Reviews Accounting Method
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Ben Werner, The State, Columbia, S.C.

Clean Harbors Inc., the Braintree, Mass.-based company which in 2002 bought several assets of Safety-Kleen Corp. chemical services division, including a Lexington County superfund site, reported fourth-quarter revenues of $176.2 million, a 21 percent increase from the $145.5 million in revenues reported a year ago.

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