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Majority of Native Arizona Fish Threatened with Extinction, Says Study
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Mitch Tobin, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson

Five types of fish in the Gila River basin desperately need federal protection or else they'll keep swimming toward extinction, according to a new study by academic and government biologists.

Alaska Bering Sea Pollock Gets Eco-label
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Mary Pemberton, Associated Press

The largest fishery in the United States has received final approval for an eco-label that tells customers the seafood they are buying is environmentally friendly.

Geologists Compress, Bury Carbon Dioxide Beneath Texas Oilfield in Experiment
October 5, 2004 12:00 AM - Eric Berger, Houston Chronicle

Some Texas geologists believe the best way to get rid of the carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels is to simply put it back where it came from.

Companies Tout Water-saving Gadgetry for Builders at Las Vegas Trade Show
October 4, 2004 12:00 AM - Hubble Smith, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Kathy Hilty of Pardee Homes was skeptical about finding anything new in water-saving technology at a trade expo sponsored by the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

Tyson, Wal-Mart Sign on for Emissions Reduction Program
October 4, 2004 12:00 AM - Associated Press, BENTONVILLE, Ark.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday agreed to participate in an emissions reduction program through the Environmental Protection Agency.

Bat Deaths in West Virginia Could Threaten Green Image of Wind Power
October 3, 2004 12:00 AM - Jim Balow,The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.

Bats and ridgetop wind turbines are a deadly combination, recent research at a Tucker County wind power site confirms.

Analyst Lowers Outlook for Hydrogen Cars
October 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Kurt Blumenau, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa.

Hydrogen-powered fuel cell cars may face a longer, rockier road to acceptance than originally thought, a research firm studying the vehicles said this week.

Rewrite Softens Report on Risks to Salmon in Sacramento, Calif., River Delta
October 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Stuart Leavenworth, The Sacramento Bee, Calif.

Officials at a federal fisheries agency ordered their biologists to revise a report on salmon and other endangered fish so that more water can be shipped to Southern California from the Delta, according to interviews and internal agency documents obtained by The Bee.

Beef Recall Data to Remain Secret in California After Governor's Veto
October 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Mike Lee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif.

Details about where recalled beef and poultry have been sold will remain secret in California.

National Showcase Lets Sun Shine on Solar-powered Home in Winters, Calif.
October 2, 2004 12:00 AM - Pamela Martineau, The Sacramento Bee, Calif.

When his electricity meter runs backward, it's zero energy day at David Springer's house.

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