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Montgomery, N.Y., Recycling Facility Plans Garbage-to-Energy Plant
November 16, 2004 12:00 AM - Alice Kenny, The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, N.Y.

Hoping to cash in on soaring natural gas prices, Taylor Recycling Facility plans to create a first-of-its-kind garbage-to-energy plant that it says would help the environment, create inexpensive gas and give the company a financial windfall.

Environment Officials Use Cask Woes to Aid Utah Nuclear Waste Fight
November 16, 2004 12:00 AM - Patty Henetz, The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah environmental officials have launched a new line of attack on the proposed high-level nuclear waste storage site on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation, 45 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.

Talk'n Turkey
November 16, 2004 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks

Americans polish off seventy million or so turkeys during the holidays ... virtually all bred and raised in such a way that, if you knew the details, you might switch to Tofurky.

U.S. Pump Project May Be Linked to Quake
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A federal facility that pumps salty water 14,000 feet into the Earth's crust probably is associated with a magnitude 3.9 earthquake that struck the Utah-Colorado border this month, an official said.

Groups Claim Win over Bureau of Land Management in Utah Oil, Gas Dispute
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Joe Baird, The Salt Lake Tribune

A pair of environmental groups has notched what they call a significant victory over the Bureau of Land Management in an ongoing battle over the sale of oil and gas leases in Utah.

Transition to Bush Act Would Mean More Control of Wyoming Forests
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Cara Eastwood, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

Mounds of early winter snow melt into rivulets of water as the afternoon sun hits Vedauwoo's granite boulders.

Fuel-Cell Maker Knows It Will Lose Money with Product at First
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Kevin Harlin, Times Union

With each fuel cell Mechanical Technology Inc. sells this year, it will lose money. That doesn't sound like the recipe for a successful business.

Djibouti Refuge Shelters Endangered Cheetahs
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Ed Harris, Reuters

Working with cheetahs, the world's fastest land animal and now an endangered species, is a bit different from treating cats and dogs, but Bertrand Lafrance felt he had little choice.

Hydrogen Pump Station Using Air Products Equipment Opens in Washington, D.C.
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Kurt Blumenau, The Morning Call

A showcase hydrogen fueling station using technology from the Lehigh Valley opened Wednesday in Washington, D.C., in a bid to convince Capitol decision-makers that hydrogen is America's most promising future fuel.

Climate Change Already Affecting the Global Environment, Two Reports Say
November 15, 2004 12:00 AM - Matt Crenson, Associated Press

Global warming has had little noticeable impact in Washington, D.C. Politicians in the nation's capital have been reluctant to set limits on the carbon dioxide pollution that is expected to warm the planet by 4 to 7 degrees Fahrenheit during the next century, citing uncertainty about the severity of the threat.

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