Goals of the Exeter Climate Conference
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters
Climate scientists from around the world gathered in southwestern England on Tuesday to discuss the crisis of global warming. They are considering three primary questions.
British Minister Opens International Conference on Climate Change
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Ed Johnson, Associated Press
The British government opened a three-day international conference on climate change Tuesday, insisting that countries can cut carbon emissions without affecting economic growth.
Landfill's Effect on Water Supply a Concern
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Mark Reynolds, The Providence Journal, R.I.
State environmental officials overlooked the vulnerability of Fall River's water supply when they approved the expansion of a 110-acre landfill, city leaders asserted yesterday.
Zoltek Cos. Will be Included in Pro-Environment Energy Fund
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Mary Jo Feldstein, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Zoltek Cos. will be featured in an exchange-traded fund of environmentally friendly energy companies. The fund is scheduled to begin trading on the American Stock Exchange on Feb. 4.
Lack of Cash Stalls Landfill- to-Energy Project
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Julie BenamatI, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
A $20 million project to convert landfill gas into an energy source at Laurel Highlands, Shade and Southern Alleghenies landfills is on temporary hiatus because of a lack of cash.
Inspections to Begin at 28 Industrial Plants
February 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Dina Cappiello, Houston Chronicle
State environmental officials will begin inspections this month at 28 industrial plants in the Houston area that reported releasing more than 1,200 pounds of unauthorized pollution. The investigations are one of two initiatives announced Monday by the state to improve air quality in the region.