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Groups Sue Feds Over Colorado River Fish
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press

Five environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the federal government Thursday, saying it has failed to protect endangered fish in the Colorado River.

Commercial Whaling Resumption Possible, Australia Says
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Anti-whaling nations will struggle to stop a resumption of commercial whaling when the International Whaling Commission votes on the issue in June, Australian Environment Minister Ian Campbell said on Thursday.

Baja California Governor Sees Dangers in U.S. Stance on Canal Dispute
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

Baja California Gov. Eugenio Elorduy accused the U.S. government Thursday of inaction on a controversial border canal project, warning of a political backlash in Mexico if this country fails to act.

EPA Launches Effort to Reduce Emissions
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Matt Sedensky, Associated Press

The Environmental Protection Agency launched an effort Thursday to reduce emissions in a string of central states, in part through voluntary corporate changes.

Farmers, Others Sue USDA over Monsanto GMO Alfalfa
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Carey Gillam, Reuters

A coalition of farmers, consumers and environmental activists Thursday sued the U.S. government over its approval of a biotech alfalfa that critics say will spell havoc for farmers and the environment."

South Africa Postpones Elephant Cull Plan
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

The South African government has postponed a controversial proposal to resume culling elephants from Kruger National Park where overcrowding is causing problems, a leading conservation scientist said.

Greenland Glaciers Disappearing More Quickly, Study Says
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Maggie Fox, Reuters

Greenland's glaciers are dumping more than twice as much ice into the Atlantic Ocean now as 10 years ago because glaciers are sliding off the land more quickly, researchers said Thursday.

ENN Weekly: February 13th - 17th
February 17, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news February 13th - 17th: Manatee deaths rise, shark attacks fall, Teflon takes a hit, China fights pollution, and much more.

New York Sues U.S. Agency, Seeks Air Quality Files
February 16, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

New York state has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to divulge information about the levels of toxins that paint manufacturers are allowed to release into the air.

Rare Dolphin Heading for Extinction in Cambodia
February 16, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

The rare Asian dolphin has moved closer to extinction in Cambodia after a series of deaths in fishing nets over the past few weeks, officials said on Wednesday.

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