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Chicken Killer Seeks Fast, Clean Cull in Asia
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Chris Buckley, Reuters

Harm Kiezebrink, professional poultry exterminator, describes his work fighting bird flu like a tactician surveying a battle scene. "The danger isn't in the dead birds you find, the danger is if you ignore it," he said in an interview in Beijing. "I'm trying to avoid it jumping into the poultry industry."

EU Says New Deal To Replace Kyoto Must Have Specific Targets
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A new agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012 will need specific targets that are applied sensitively to avoid damaging national economies, Britain's Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett said Wednesday.

Acid Drainage Killing Some Fish in Kentucky
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Roger Alford, Associated Press

Drainage from land disturbed by mining and road construction has caused acid levels to rise beyond acceptable levels in portions of at least 35 streams across the state, killing fish and insects.

Energy Inspector General: More Suspect Yucca Mountain E-Mails
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

There is more evidence of questionable work on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, an Energy Department inspector general's report said Wednesday.

Report Says Global Warming May Harm N.J. Coast
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Rising seas caused by global warming and other factors will have dire consequences for New Jersey, submerging sections of the state's highly developed coastline by the end of the century, according to a report released Wednesday by Princeton University.

Wildlife Group Takes on S. Africa Predator Breeders
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

An investigation has revealed the captive breeding of large predators in South Africa for "canned hunting" is widespread and poorly regulated, an animal welfare organisation said on Wednesday.

Report Says Smog a Problem in Ohio, Kentucky
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press

A study showing that smog reached unhealthy levels in the Cincinnati and Dayton metropolitan areas 19 days this year demonstrates the continuing problem of air pollution and highlights the need for vehicle emission tests, the American Lung Association said Wednesday.

Hidden Risks of Teflon-Like Chemical Raised by Documents, Says Company Insider
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

DuPont Co. hid studies showing the risks of a Teflon-related chemical used to line candy wrappers, pizza boxes, microwave popcorn bags and hundreds of other food containers, according to internal company documents and a former employee.

Ford Unveils Mercury Mariner Hybrid
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Randolph Heaster, Kansas City Star

The Mercury Mariner Hybrid, Ford Motor Co.'s second gas-electric vehicle, received its ceremonial launch at the Claycomo plant Wednesday.

Gates Invests in Ethanol Company
November 17, 2005 12:00 AM - E.J. Schultz, Fresno Bee

Billionaire Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates is investing in a Fresno ethanol company. Pacific Ethanol announced Tuesday that Cascade Investment LLC, a privately held company serving as Gates' investment vehicle, has agreed to purchase $84 million of Pacific Ethanol stock.

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