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Park at World's Southern Tip Recovers from Chile Fire
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Katie Burford, Reuters

It took a month and 800 firefighters to put out an immense wildfire earlier this year in remote southern Chile's Torres del Paine national park, world renowned for its awe-inspiring granite spires and glaciers.

Aging Sewer Systems Fouling Great Lakes
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - John Flesher, Associated Press

Sewage is fouling the Great Lakes and other waters in the region because many municipal waste treatment systems are failing to stop overflows, environmental groups said in a report Tuesday.

Groups Seek Tougher EPA Rules on Mercury from Power Plants
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Some of the nation's top environmental groups said Tuesday they will join the efforts of at least 13 states hoping to force industry to install mercury pollution controls tougher than those imposed this spring by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Cash Incentives Needed to Save Rain Forests
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Developing nations should be paid to preserve tropical rain forests from the Amazon to Africa as part of a drive to slow deforestation and global warming, a Papua New Guinea delegate said on Tuesday.

EarthNews Radio: Bike to Work Day
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Grease those gears -- tomorrow, May 19 is National Bike to Work Day! The Bike to Work Day campaign aims to have more commuters try this environmentally friendly commuting option.

Agritourism Grows as Cash Crop
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Tim Unruh, the Salina Journal, Kansas

There's money in a visit to a farm, in gathering eggs, picking grapes, taking a hayrack ride or enjoying a slower pace. City folks are four generations removed from the farm, said Jane Eckert, a St. Louis agritourism consultant.

Canadian Vineyard First Winery Worldwide to Earn LEED Certification
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com

Stratus Vineyards, one of the Canada's newest wineries, announced today that it has been granted LEED Canada (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).

Anheuser-Busch Issues Annual Environmental Report
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Anheuser-Busch, the larger beer brewer in the United States, has issued its 2004 Environment, Health, and Safety Report.

U.S. Mayors Support Global Warming Treaty
May 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Despite the Bush administration's resistance to the Kyoto global warming pact, more than 130 U.S. mayors have applied the agreement's standards in a bid to reduce America's carbon dioxide emissions, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels said Monday.

Cities, Water Agencies Argue over Basin Uses
May 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Mike Sprague, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Who owns the underground water basins? That is the question underlying a battle between cities and the large regional water agencies over whether more water as much as double the current amount can be stored in the underground basins.

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