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White Pelicans Return to N.D. Refuge
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - James MacPherson, Associated Press

Biologists are buoyed by the first wave of white pelicans returning to the Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in central North Dakota.

Government Proposes to Move Nuclear Waste Piled Near the Colorado River
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Travis Reed, Associated Press

The Energy Department on Wednesday proposed to move a huge pile of radioactive waste away from the banks of the Colorado River -- a victory for environmentalists and Western politicians who fear the debris could poison the Southwest's major source of drinking water.

State Department Pressed to Open North Dakota Drainage Project to International Judgment
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - William C. Mann, Associated Press

Officials from both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border, in Washington to press Canada's case against a drainage project in North Dakota, urged the State Department on Wednesday to send the case to an international commission.

Alaska Starts Kill of Grizzly Bears to Boost Moose
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

For the first time since Alaska became a U.S. state, hunters will be allowed to use bait to lure and kill grizzly bears under a program intended to boost moose populations in parts of interior Alaska.

Daylight-Saving Time Saves Fuel, Lawmakers Say
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

If Congress passes an energy bill, Americans may see more daylight-saving time. Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the last Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November.

Fishing: The New Resource War
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Ovetz, PhD

(By Robert Ovetz, PhD) Until the mid 20th century, the ocean was a key watery terrain of conflict between competing colonial powers seeking to expand their control...

EarthNews Radio: National Food to School Program
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Serving healthy foods in schools is a growing national trend. But is there enough organic and local food available to supply all of the schools?

Dairy Farms on the Decline in Alabama
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Alvin Benn, Montgomery (AL) Advertiser

The number of dairy farms in Alabama continues to shrink, and those who have been watching the trend aren't surprised.

EarthNews Radio Highlights PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PBS will be airing a number of programs about science and the environment in the month of April; among them is "Journey to Planet Earth."

Report Touts Wind, Biomass Energy Sources
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Russell Ray, Tulsa (OK) World

The development of wind-generated electricity has a lot of potential in Oklahoma and the cost to produce it is less than the cost of power made with natural gas, according to an interim report released Tuesday by the Oklahoma Wind Power Assessment Committee.

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