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British Minister Opens International Conference on Climate Change
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Ed Johnson, Associated Press

The British government opened a three-day international conference on climate change Tuesday, insisting that countries can cut carbon emissions without affecting economic growth.

Landfill's Effect on Water Supply a Concern
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Mark Reynolds, The Providence Journal, R.I.

State environmental officials overlooked the vulnerability of Fall River's water supply when they approved the expansion of a 110-acre landfill, city leaders asserted yesterday.

Zoltek Cos. Will be Included in Pro-Environment Energy Fund
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Mary Jo Feldstein, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Zoltek Cos. will be featured in an exchange-traded fund of environmentally friendly energy companies. The fund is scheduled to begin trading on the American Stock Exchange on Feb. 4.

Lack of Cash Stalls Landfill- to-Energy Project
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Julie BenamatI, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.

A $20 million project to convert landfill gas into an energy source at Laurel Highlands, Shade and Southern Alleghenies landfills is on temporary hiatus because of a lack of cash.

Inspections to Begin at 28 Industrial Plants
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Dina Cappiello, Houston Chronicle

State environmental officials will begin inspections this month at 28 industrial plants in the Houston area that reported releasing more than 1,200 pounds of unauthorized pollution. The investigations are one of two initiatives announced Monday by the state to improve air quality in the region.

Salmon Planning Act
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Hippoworks.com

The Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition, Wildlife Works, and Hippoworks have joined forces to help inspire people to petition Congress to pass the Salmon Planning Act.

Wind Energy Gains Momentum in Europe: How the Dutch Have Made it Possible
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Gordon Feller, Urban Age Magazine

Dutch people have always lived with the forces of wind and water due to the country’s geographic orientation and direct exposure to the North Sea.

How Green Was My Vacation?
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Michelle Kozin, Natural Home & Garden

Opportunities to travel lightly on the planet do exist, but if you start checking the environmental track record of your destinations, will you ever go?

Great Coffee is Grounds for a Promotion
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Grinning Planet

Why Buy Organic Coffee, Shade Grown Coffee, and Fair Trade Coffee?

Why Whole Wheat is Way Better
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Marleeta F. Basey, Mother Earth News Magazine

The grain, the whole grain and nothing but the grain...

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