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Week In Review: February 7th - 11th
February 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

Early in the week, the unveiling of the Bush administration's aggressive 2006 budget sparked a number of articles lamenting the president's proposed $7.57 billion cut in EPA funding.

Aleutian Oil Spill Biggest in Alaska Since '89
February 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

A cargo ship that ran aground, split in two and poured fuel oil into the Bering Sea in December ranks as one of the biggest spills in Alaska, dwarfed only by the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster, state environmental officials said Thursday.

NASA: '05 Could Be Warmest Year Recorded
February 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy Gardner, Reuters

A weak El Nino and human-made greenhouse gases could make 2005 the warmest year since records started being kept in the late 1800s, NASA scientists said this week.

ENN Weekly: February 7th - 11th
February 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Carrie Schluter, ENN

Early in the week, the unveiling of the Bush administration's aggressive 2006 budget sparked a number of articles lamenting the president's proposed $7.57 billion cut in EPA funding.

Aleutian Oil Spill Now Biggest in Alaska Since 1989
February 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

A cargo ship that ran aground, split in two and poured fuel oil into the Bering Sea in December ranks as one of the biggest spills in Alaska, dwarfed only by the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster, state environmental officials said Thursday.

2005 Could Be Warmest Year Recorded, Says NASA
February 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy Gardner, Reuters

A weak El Nino and human-made greenhouse gases could make 2005 the warmest year since records started being kept in the late 1800s, NASA scientists said this week.

Wyoming to Study Declining Moose Population
February 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Moose populations in western Wyoming have fallen so low that the Game and Fish Department is considering closing the hunting season in parts of the region.

Seattle Mandates Recycling
February 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Elizabeth M. Gillespie, Associated Press

Garbage hauler Frank Treto quickly spots enough junk mail and cardboard to warrant whipping out a bright yellow warning tag, one of hundreds he's doled out since the city's mandatory recycling law took effect this year.

Carbon Emissions Trading is New Weapon to Battle Global Warming
February 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Brad Foss, Associated Press

Environmentalists always said there would be a price to pay for all the carbon dioxide being spewed into the atmosphere. Well, now there is.

Scientists Find New Coral Species
February 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Scientists have discovered a new species of brushy coral that flames like a white and pink Christmas tree hundreds of feet below the Channel Islands.

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