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India's Highest Court Orders Coke, Pepsi to Print Pesticide Residue Levels
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Coca Cola and Pepsi sold in India must carry a consumer warning after the nation's Supreme Court said tests of the soft drinks bottled locally turned up high levels of pesticides, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

Experts Urge Action to Save Threatened Fish Species in British Waters
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Michael McDonough, Associated Press

Fishing should be banned in almost a third of British waters to protect the marine environment and save threatened fish species, a panel of experts said Tuesday.

Congress Acts to Preserve Money for Environmental Farming
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The House voted Monday to protect aid to farmers who convert to environmentally sound practices.

U.S. Firmly Anti-Kyoto as U.N. Climate Talks Start
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Mary Milliken, Reuters

The United States showed no signs of budging in its opposition to the Kyoto protocol Monday as U.N. climate change talks began, a month after President Bush's reelection and Russia's ratification of the agreement.

U.S. Workers' Group Says EPA Censors Comments
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Judith Crosson, Reuters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency censored warnings that a Bush administration plan to build roads in national forests could harm drinking water, a group representing government workers said Monday.

Riverview, Fla., Fertilizer Plant Digs in To Prevent Spills
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Mike Salinero, Tampa Tribune, Fla.

Bulldozers and dump trucks are moving thousands of tons of earth at the former Cargill phosphate processing plant, hoping to prevent a recurrence of the wastewater spill triggered by Hurricane Frances.

Bangor, Maine, Approves Switch to Biodiesel Fuel
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Misty Edgecomb, Bangor Daily News, Maine

This time next winter, exhaust from the city buses idling in Pickering Square will smell like popcorn, thanks to the vegetable-based fuel in their gas tanks, the city announced Monday.

Bakersfield, Calif., Shell Refinery Reaches Pact with EPA to Stay Open
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Erin Waldner, The Bakersfield Californian

The Shell Bakersfield Refinery on Rosedale Highway has received a stay of execution.

Durham, N.C., 'Tinkerer' Recycles Automotive Antifreeze, Sells it Back to Shops
December 7, 2004 12:00 AM - Paul Bonner, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C.

All but worthless in itself, used motor oil became valuable enough 20 years ago that a network developed to link auto repair shops with re-refiners who turned waste oil into fuel or an ingredient in asphalt.

The Week Ahead: Dec. 6 - Dec. 10, 2004
December 6, 2004 12:00 AM - the Editors of ENN

Environmental Conferences and Events, Dec. 6 - Dec. 10, 2004

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