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Casino Companies Plan To Rebuild, Possibly Reshape U.S. Gulf Coast after Hurricanes
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Adam Goldman, Associated Press

Putting casinos on ugly barges and sticking them in the water handicapped Mississippi casinos from the start. But now that lawmakers have decided to allow casinos on solid ground after Hurricane Katrina, the area's tourist industry could be at a watershed moment.

Dallas-Area Toyota Dealership First in Nation to Seek Green Certification
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Pat Lobb Toyota of McKinney, Texas hopes to be the first car dealership in the US to be green-certified.

Gardenburger Heads for Private Control
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Jonathan Brinckman, The Oregonian

Gardenburger Inc., an iconic Oregon company credited with putting vegetarian burgers on menus across the country, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday -- two years after relocating its headquarters to California and manufacturing to Utah.

Detroit Area Clean Cities Coalition to Celebrate Nationwide Billion Gallon Petroleum Savings
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The Detroit Area Clean Cities Coalition led by NextEnergy in partnership with the City of Taylor, Meijer, and DTE Energy joined Clean Cities coalitions across the country Friday, October 14, to celebrate displacing more than a billion gallons of petroleum.

EarthNews Radio: Environmentally Sensitive Banking
October 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Are you looking for a place that will bring a return on your money, but will help the environment as well? There is a bank where you can do just that.

National Zoo's Panda Cub Takes First Steps
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Jacob Adelman, Associated Press

The National Zoo's 3-month-old giant panda cub put his best paw forward Wednesday and took his first full steps. Until then, the animal had only pulled himself around on his front legs, said chief veterinarian Suzan Murray.

Scientists in Nordic Region Call on Governments To Act against Global Warming
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A report commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers on Friday urged the region's governments to take joint action against global warming.

Invasive Plant Found in Alaska
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

An invasive plant that could overrun wetlands such as Potter Marsh and block salmon runs on the Kenai Peninsula has been found growing wild in Anchorage for the first time.

National Recycling Coalition Honors Starbucks Coffee Company for its Leadership in Recycling
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) will present its Eighth Annual "Recycling Works" Recognition Award to Starbucks Coffee Company during a gala celebration in Washington, D.C., on January 24, 2006.

Contractor Declares Rocky Flats Nuclear Cleanup Complete
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Dan Elliott, Associated Press

The contractor hired to clean up the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant declared the $7 billion, 10-year project completed Thursday, a major milestone in the conversion of the site to a wildlife refuge.

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