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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.

Eight Dolphins Seen in Lake Pontchartrain
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

The manatees that grazed in Lake Pontchartrain before Hurricane Katrina haven't been seen since, but eight dolphins were leaping in the lake this week.

The Up-Hill Road to a Better America -- A Guest Commentary
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Kateri Callahan, Alliance to Save Energy

As we all are painfully aware, in addition to the human tragedy of the recent hurricanes, the catastrophic storms also are inflicting economic hardship on American consumers and businesses coast-to-coast in the form of high energy prices.

New Rules for Power Plants Could Allow More Pollution
October 14, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The Bush administration proposed new regulations Thursday that could allow the nation's dirtiest power plants to release more air pollutants each year -- and possibly undercut lawsuits aimed at forcing companies to comply with the Clean Air Act.

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