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Efforts to Promote Commuter Alternatives and Benefits Win EPA Awards
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - EPA

Yahoo!, Nortel, AstraZeneca, Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority and North Texas Clean Air Coalition are among the companies and organizations with leading professionals who recently won EPA awards for efforts to conserve fuel, reduce air pollution and ease traffic congestion across the country.

Energy Star Requirements to Get Tougher
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - EPA

Builders of new homes in the United States will have to significantly increase the energy efficiency of their homes to meet new Energy Star requirements released yesterday.

New Program Supports Parents Who Want to Raise Children in An Eco-Healthy Way
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Parents who want to raise their children in an eco-healthy way now have access to a new set of resources, thanks to the Tiny Footprints program announced today by the Oregon Environmental Council (OEC).

Chile's Arid Atacama Desert Bursts into Rare Bloom
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The Atacama desert in Chile, so dry it is often described as moon-like, has been turned into a giant meadow of bright-colored flowers for as far as the eye can see. For many, it's a once in a lifetime sight.

Whale-Rich Mexican Sea Named World Heritage Site
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Hundreds of islands in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, a major whale breeding ground, have been declared protected areas by the United Nations, the government said Monday.

Malaysia Urges Neighbors To Do More on Haze
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Manny Mogato, Reuters

Malaysia urged its neighbours on Tuesday to ratify an agreement to control air pollution in southeast Asia, a month after forest fires in Indonesia caused some of the worst haze in the region in eight years.

Rita May Worsen Red Tide in South Texas
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Lynn Brezosky, Associated Press

While Hurricane Rita struck days ago and hundreds of miles away, the storm is still creating problems on the southern tip of Texas. Rita's path left South Texas hot and dry -- conditions ideal for one of the worst red tides in memory -- and swells from the storm have created fears that the toxic algae could spread.

Effect of Greenhouse Gases Rising, Government Says
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press

The effect of greenhouse gases on the Earth's atmosphere has increased 20 percent since 1990, a new government index says.

Scientists Capture Giant Squid on Camera
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Japanese scientists have taken the first photographs of one of the most mysterious creatures in the deep ocean -- the giant squid.

European Commission Includes Airlines in Pollution-Cutting Emissions Trading Plan
September 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Jan Sliva, Associated Press

The European Commission approved plans on Tuesday to include airlines in the EU's emissions trading program aimed at cutting carbon dioxide.

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