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Wisconsin Wildlife Officials Net Rare White Muskie
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Imrie, Associated Press

This is indeed a fish story -- not about the one that got away but about a rare one. A white muskellunge is swimming in the waters of Lake Tomahawk, in the northern part of the state. State fisheries experts captured it in nets during a population survey in April and released it back into the lake.

Utilities Show Interest in New Nuclear Plants for First Time Since TMI Accident
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

For two months, Ray Ganthner took to the road, visiting a dozen power companies to find out if his bosses should take a $100 million gamble.

Judge Orders Increased Spills on Snake and Columbia River Dams in Salmon Protection Case
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Joseph B. Frazier, Associated Press

A federal judge ordered U.S. officials to increase the volume of water spilled through five dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers to make it easier for imperiled salmon species to reach the ocean.

Spain's Worst Drought in Six Decades Prompts Debate over Water Resources
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Ciaran Oiles, Associated Press

No sooner are you off the plane at Alicante's sunblasted airport but the billboards leap out with enticing advertisements of palm-treed, seaside villas, swimming pools and emerald green golf courses.

EarthNews Radio: Wildflowers
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

As spring slips into summer, one great way to mark the change of seasons is to view wildflowers as they come and go.

After Years of Drought, Rising Water is Enlarging, Changing Utah's Great Salt Lake
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Jennifer Dobner, Associated Press

The water in the Great Salt Lake has begun rising again after years of drought, changing the landscape and starting to submerge one of Utah's best-known artifacts: an enormous earth sculpture called the Spiral Jetty.

Endangered Condors Soar Over Grand Canyon
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Michelle Roberts, Associated Press

The South Rim of the Grand Canyon has long been a favorite of human visitors gawking at the stunning views and taking advantage of the manmade services. As it turns out, the South Rim also is a favorite of endangered California condors -- for many of the same reasons.

U.S. Senate Panel Delays Lawn Mower Clean Air Plans
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Richard Cowan, Reuters

A Senate committee Thursday sought to delay the development of federal rules that would clamp down on emissions from lawn mowers and other high-polluting outdoor equipment.

Who Owns the Earth? -- An ENN Commentary
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Steven J. Moss, San Francisco Community Power

Americans strongly believe in the right to own, and sell, almost everything, from cleaning products that emit health-damaging volatile organic compounds to nature itself, in the form of large tracts of private property populated by wild animals.

Feds to Seek End of Federal Protection for Grizzlies in Yellowstone Area
June 13, 2005 12:00 AM - Becky Bohrer, Associated Press

Federal wildlife officials say they plan to propose ending Endangered Species Act protection for grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park.

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