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Danbury, Conn.-Based FuelCell Energy Plans Private Stock Offering

FuelCell Energy Inc. of Danbury said Wednesday it plans a private offering of $75 million in preferred convertible stock to help finance development and commercialization of its fuel cell power generators. >> Read the Full Article

Environmentalists Sue over Snowmobile Plan in Yellowstone National Park

Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over the National Park Service's plan for allowing snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park for the next three winters. >> Read the Full Article

Expo on Eco-Building Focuses on Turning Portland, Ore., 'Green'

Portland has long enjoyed a reputation for being "green" -- environmentally conscious. But more than 5,000 of the greenest of the green will judge for themselves at the nation's leading eco-friendly building conference. >> Read the Full Article

Pollution in Southern China Exceeds U.S. Standards, Study Says

Air pollution levels in China's industrial Pearl River Delta are two to five times higher than U.S. air quality standards, a Hong Kong think tank said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Biodiesel Offers Potential Environmental, Economic Benefits

The message at a biodiesel conference held at the Georgia Farm Bureau on Tuesday was simple: Georgia is ripe for creating a successful new fuel industry. >> Read the Full Article

Congo Mine, Source of Atom Bombs, Stays Shut, Says U.N.

A mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo that provided uranium for the U.S. atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945 -- the first nuclear weapons used in warfare -- is too dangerous to reopen, the United Nations said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Organic Farmer Wins Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture

An organic farmer and volunteer youth educator has been named a winner of the prestigious Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture. >> Read the Full Article

Satellite Tracking Finds Albatrosses' Deadly Zones

Satellite tracking data have pinpointed parts of the world where longline fishing trawlers and albatrosses cross paths, often with fatal results for the majestic sea birds, a report released on Wednesday said. >> Read the Full Article

Brazil Creates Two New Forest Reserves

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva placed a large swath of rainforest under government protection Tuesday, creating two new environmental reserves in the Amazon. >> Read the Full Article

Bush Looking Anew for Alaska Oil Drilling

Republican gains in the Senate could give President Bush his best chance yet to achieve his No. 1 energy priority -- opening an oil-rich but environmentally sensitive Alaska wildlife refuge to drilling. >> Read the Full Article