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Maryland Gets $19.4 Million To Fund Bay Improvements
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Gov. Robert Ehrlich announced a $19.4 million plan to reduce pollution and restore oyster habitat in the Corsica River over the next five years.

California Air Quality Rules Too Taxing, Critics Say
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Sarah Ruby, Bakersfield Californian

A set of air quality rules meant to cut pollution from new development is being challenged by local politicians and builders who say they would unfairly tax new homes and businesses.

Officials Decline Automatic Re-Enrollment for Most in Conservation Program
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Libby Quaid, Associated Press

Changes are in store for a conservation program that pays farmers to take fragile land out of production, the Bush administration said Wednesday.

EarthNews Radio: Food Revolution
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Do you want to foment change? Start with dinner. Jerry Kay talks to Andrew Cantrell of the Center for Food Safety.

Ex-Interior Chief Calls For Land-Use Plan
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Staci Matlock, Santa Fe New Mexican

A 25-story, privately owned steel tower peering over the Gettysburg Battlefield in 1997 struck then Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt as a glaring example of how private property rights can negatively impact public land.

Warming Causes Record Arctic Ice Melt, U.S. Report Says
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy Gardner, Reuters

The Arctic ice shelf has melted for the fourth straight year to its smallest area in a century, driven by rising temperatures that appear linked to a buildup of greenhouse gases, U.S. scientists said Wednesday.

U.S. House Panels Push Bills To Help Energy Industry
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Chris Baltimore, Reuters

Spurred by higher gasoline prices from two hurricanes, a U.S. House panel was expected to approve Wednesday a hastily written Republican bill that would boost refining capacity and roll back some air pollution rules.

GE Plastics Seminar Includes Environmental Component
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

GE Plastics, a subsidiary of General Electric, sponsored the New York City Innovation seminar last week, with a strong environmental component comprising part of the program.

Milwaukee-Based Company Unveils Lab for Hybrid Auto Batteries
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With gas prices soaring, and sales of hybrid vehicles expected to double this year, Johnson Controls is moving to cash in on the battery assisted car boom with a new $4 million laboratory.

Environmentalists, Boise Cascade Clash Over 'Old Growth'
September 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman

Old growth logging opponents are once again protesting against Boise Cascade, only two years after the company reached a landmark pact over logging.

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