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States Sue Allegheny Energy over Alleged Clean Air Act Violations
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Dan Nephin, Associated Press

Pennsylvania and four other states are suing Allegheny Energy Inc. and its subsidiaries over alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act and state environmental regulations.

BAE Uses Fuzzy Logic to Make Wind Farms Vanish
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Tracey Boles, The Business, London

The UK is at risk of missing its Kyoto climate change targets because more than half of planning applications for wind farms are thrown out. The problem is that they interfere with air traffic control systems.

Pepsi Bottling Plant Identified as Major Cause of Organic Overload
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Kathy Mellott, The Tribune-Democrat

Sewage-flow samples from a multitude of Richland Township industries have confirmed what Forest Hills Municipal Authority officials had long believed. Pepsi Bottling Group's Allenbill Drive plant is a major contributor to the organic overload that is stifling growth across the entire system.

Grace Sponsors Teachers to Attend Environmental Issues Curriculum Development Program
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

W. R. Grace & Co. announced today that it is sponsoring eight teachers from six schools to attend The Keystone Center's Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom.

Business for Corporate Responsibility to 'Green' November Conference
June 29, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) has announced it is once again working to offset greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with its 2005 Annual Conference, being held in Washington, DC, in November.

Scientists Say Cod Off Nova Scotia Declining
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The collapse of cod stocks off Nova Scotia changed the marine ecosystem so dramatically that it may be impossible for cod to recover, according to a study by Canadian scientists that could have ramifications for cod stocks at Georges Bank.

Tokyo's Clean Air Policy Found To Be Paying Off
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - The Yomiuri Shimbun

Regulations governing diesel exhaust emissions have reduced air pollution in Tokyo significantly, according to a Tokyo metropolitan government survey.

International Consortium Chooses France as Site for Nuclear Fusion Reactor
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press

A six-party consortium chose France as the site for an experimental nuclear fusion reactor, a spokeswoman for the European Union said Tuesday, opening the way for development of a potential source of clean, inexhaustible energy.

Radical Environmentalist Fights Extradition to U.S., Says He's Being Targeted by FBI
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeremy Hainsworth, Associated Press

A radical environmentalist who is one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives told an extradition hearing Monday he was being unfairly targeted by the U.S. government and should be allowed to remain in Canada.

Tsunami Prompts Companies to Play Greater Role in Humanitarian Relief Efforts
June 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Casey, Associated Press

Mike Gray spends most days as Rolls-Royce's regional director selling jet engines to the Indonesian military or compression systems to oil companies across the country's vast archipelago. But since the tsunami, the 54-year-old Briton with a boyish face has assumed a new role: spurring corporate relief efforts.

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