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Initial Signatories Announced to International Cyanide Management Code
November 4, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The initial signatories to the International Cyanide Management Code for the Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold were announced today by the International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI).

Seven Ways to Fuel Savings to Offset High Gas Prices
November 4, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

With fuel prices continuing to rise, NAPA AUTO PARTS recommends that consumers strategically invest in seven short-term maintenance tactics to achieve long-term savings from improved engine efficiency and fuel mileage.

Sunshine Canyon Landfill Needs a Sunset, Says POWER
November 4, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

The Sunshine Canyon landfill in the San Fernando Valley could expose residents in the region to more trash for a far longer period than they are being told, according to Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources, a coalition of environmental and labor groups dedicated to protecting residents of Southern California from the dangers of landfills.

Calif. Quake Could Devastate Water Supply
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Don Thompson, Associated Press

A major Northern California earthquake could severely damage the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta levee system and jeopardize the water supply for two-thirds of Californians for more than a year, a top state water official warned Tuesday.

Zoo Atlanta Gorilla Gives Birth to Twins
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A gorilla at Zoo Atlanta has given birth to twins _ only the sixth time that's happened in a North American zoo since 1966.

North Korea Makes Virtue of Necessity
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is urging workers to produce more bicycles to cope with the lack of transport, improve people's health and prevent pollution just days after the country's first bike factory opened.

U.S. Proposes Protections for Imperiled Right Whales
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Some of the world's last Pacific right whales will get special protections in the Bering Sea to boost the animals' chances of avoiding extinction, the National Marine Fisheries Service said Tuesday.

Vermont Adopts New Rules To Cut Car CO2 Emissions
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - David Gram, Associated Press

Vermont on Wednesday approved stricter standards for vehicle emissions to reduce greenhouse gases, leading five other Northeastern states working on the same rules.

Ruling Against New Land-Use Law Sows Uncertainty across Oregon
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Joseph B. Frazier, Associated Press

For decades, Jean Jesse has dreamed of building a home on the plot she owns near the Portland suburb of Hillsboro. She may have to dream a little longer.

Climate Change Linked to Rise in Malaria, Asthma
November 3, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy Gardner, Reuters

Climate change may promote the spread of deadly diseases like malaria and asthma in both rich and poor countries by increasing the range of parasitic insects and whipping up dust from storms, a new report says.

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