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China Presses Three Gorges Project to Heed Rules

China's environmental watchdog, flexing its limited muscles to try to clean up industry, may take the operators of the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric project, to court, state media said on Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Goals of the Exeter Climate Conference

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. >> Read the Full Article

British Minister Opens International Conference on Climate Change

The British government opened a three-day international conference on climate change Tuesday, insisting that countries can cut carbon emissions without affecting economic growth. >> Read the Full Article

Landfill's Effect on Water Supply a Concern

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. >> Read the Full Article

Zoltek Cos. Will be Included in Pro-Environment Energy Fund

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. >> Read the Full Article

Lack of Cash Stalls Landfill- to-Energy Project

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. >> Read the Full Article

Inspections to Begin at 28 Industrial Plants

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. >> Read the Full Article

Salmon Planning Act

The Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition, Wildlife Works, and Hippoworks have joined forces to help inspire people to petition Congress to pass the Salmon Planning Act. >> Read the Full Article

Wind Energy Gains Momentum in Europe: How the Dutch Have Made it Possible

Dutch people have always lived with the forces of wind and water due to the country’s geographic orientation and direct exposure to the North Sea. >> Read the Full Article

How Green Was My Vacation?

Opportunities to travel lightly on the planet do exist, but if you start checking the environmental track record of your destinations, will you ever go? >> Read the Full Article