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Israel-Palestinian Program Sends Delegation to Texas to Learn Water Management

In some Middle East countries, water is an issue that affects the lives of tens of thousands of people. >> Read the Full Article

North Charleston, S.C., Company Recycles Leftovers into Sealer for Roofs

Entrepreneurs often pour their hearts -- not to mention their money and time -- into business ventures other people think are, well, crazy. >> Read the Full Article

Waste Processing Plan at Dade City, Florida Juice Plant Fizzles

For would-be environmental entrepreneur Brian "Jack" McCully, his vision of a brave new world of industrial waste processing wasn't to be. >> Read the Full Article

Peru Offers U.S.-Based Metals Producer More Time to Clean Up Toxic Contamination

The Peruvian government on Wednesday published a decree that could give U.S.-based Doe Run Co. more time to clean up toxic emissions from a metallurgical plant that has contaminated La Oroya, a bleak, smoke-choked town high in the central Andes. >> Read the Full Article

McDonald's Studying More Humane Chicken Slaughter

McDonald's Corp. said Wednesday it is studying whether to require its chicken suppliers to use a more humane slaughter method following a proposal by an animal rights group that holds shares in the fast-food chain. >> Read the Full Article

Lodi, California Winery to Be Solar-Powered

Since grapevines are solar-powered, The Lucas Winery should be no less, owner David Lucas concluded. >> Read the Full Article

Monks, Planes Help Distribute Tsunami Aid

Buddhist monks gave out rice and curry to grieving tsunami survivors in Sri Lanka and aircraft dropped food to isolated Indonesian towns Wednesday as Asia's disaster relief operation struggled to kick in. >> Read the Full Article

Kansas is Proving Ground for Federal Conservation Program

For more than four decades, Rod Arbuthnot has run his farm in a fashion many conservationists love. >> Read the Full Article

Farm Uses Waste Cooking Oil to Heat its Greenhouse

Ralph and Lisa Turner of Laughing Stock Farm have a new recipe for salad this winter: Take a vat of used cooking oil from restaurants, strain out food bits ranging from bread crumbs to chicken bones, then use it as fuel to heat a greenhouse. >> Read the Full Article

Tsunami Threatens Survival of Indian Tribes

Some primitive Indian tribes could be on the verge of extinction after a deadly tsunami slammed into the far-flung Andaman and Nicobar islands, experts say. >> Read the Full Article