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Thais Fight to Save Rare Fossil Bed from Miners
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Thai conservationists urged the government on Wednesday to stop a state firm digging up what they called the world's only bed of fresh water snail fossils.

Winds Trapping Pollutants, Solar Storms, Blamed for Arctic Ozone Loss
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Ozone levels over the Earth's far north dipped sharply early last year when polar winds trapped nitrogen pollutants, researchers reported Tuesday.

Alabama Lawmaker Targets Ugly Fish Law
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Fishermen often utter obscenities and throw their catch back in the water after hooking the long, skinny, ugly fish known as a garfish.

Senate Panel Delays Emissions Vote Again
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Sen. James Inhofe, chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, again delayed a panel vote on a Bush administration plan to cut utility air pollution Tuesday after four panel members asked for more data.

Connecticut River Advocates Take on Pollution, ATVs
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Chris Fleisher, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H.

All terrain vehicle use along the Connecticut River and mercury contamination of the water were among the most significant concerns discussed at a meeting of the Connecticut River Joint Commissions Monday in Lebanon, N.H.

California Golf Club Told it Dropped the Ball
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Kerry Cavanaugh, Daily News, Los Angeles

The Angeles National Golf Club could face fines and potential prosecution for bulldozing streams and endangered species habitat in the Big Tujunga Wash during the January storms.

Washington State Gas Tax Plan Calls for Hike of 4 Cents
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Joseph Turner, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash.

Business, labor and environmental leaders asked the Legislature on Monday to boost the state gas tax by 10 cents a gallon to raise at least $8 billion for transportation projects over the next decade.

Planned Biofuel Plant to Use Clarkson-Developed Technology
March 2, 2005 12:00 AM - David Winters, Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.

A biodiesel and bioheating plant using technology created at Clarkson University could be operational by the end of June, plant investors said Monday.

Research May Help Fight Tiny Bee Pests
March 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Research at the University of Minnesota could help fight a parasite that may have killed up to half the North American bee population in the past year.

U.S. Research Ship Pays US$2 Million Fine for Reef Damage
March 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Mexico announced Monday that a U.S. research ship has paid a fine of 2,221,720 pesos (US$20 million, euro15 million) for having run aground on a coral reef and damaged it.

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