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EPA Cancels Proposed Study that Would Have Exposed Children to Pesticides
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday canceled a controversial study using children to measure the effect of pesticides after Democrats said they would block Senate confirmation of the agency's new head.

DuPont Shareholder Seeks Disclosure of Expenses on Chemical Being Studied by EPA
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A DuPont Co. shareholder wants the chemical maker to disclose legal fees and other expenses for a chemical that is used to make the nonstick substance Teflon and is being studied by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a possible carcinogen.

The King is Commander, the Enemy Drought, as 'Cloud Attackers' Take to the Skies
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Rungrawee C. Pinyorak, Associated Press

For the past month, aircraft stationed at airfields around Thailand have been flying sorties almost daily, carrying out a mission of national importance -- the war on drought, the country's worst in seven years.

States Ask Court to Force EPA Action on Greenhouse Gases
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

A coalition of 12 states and several cities asked a federal appeals court Friday to make the Environmental Protection Agency reconsider its decision not to regulate heat-trapping greenhouse gases as air pollutants.

New Tactics for the Environment
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul C. Pritchard, National Park Trust

(By Paul C. Pritchard) “The environmental movement is dead,” some in Ecotopia declare. Unfortunately, some of us didn’t get the message.

NYC Subway Gets a Computerized Facelift
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Justin Glanville, Associated Press

It's no surprise that transit snafu-weary New Yorkers are greeting with ambivalence this month's launch of fully computer-automated trains on a 22-mile line that intersects Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Design Firms Try Greening Up
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Rosemary Winters, The Salt Lake Tribune

How many gallons of gas does it take for environmentally conscious architects and interior designers to drive to a green building project?

Great Divide: Can Development, Wildlife Coexist?
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Jennifer Frazer, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

Environmental groups and some residents are advocating another option to the federal government's proposals for energy development in Wyoming's Red Desert.

Methane Mining Churns up Murky Water Issue
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo (CO) Chieftain

Coal deposits were the economic wellspring for the development of Las Animas County.

EarthNews Radio: PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"
April 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PBS is continuing to air a number of programs about science and the environment this month, including "Journey to Planet Earth."

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