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One Month Later, Picture of Tsunami's Toll on the Environment Emerges

Rustling branches betray the likely presence of an orangutan in the distance, while twittering insects and streams provide the soundtrack of the tropical forests of Aceh province, a temple of nature rising above the tsunami-ravaged shores below. >> Read the Full Article

Notes From Anna: 'Do You Ever Wonder...'

E-mail! We're all addicted to e-mail! Especially me. It is not the case that my life off-line is uneventful. But there's a pleasant quality to a conversation, in comparison to a monologue. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Approves Pollution Control Plan for Everglades

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week approved the bulk of a controversial state rule designed to curb phosphorus pollution in the Everglades. >> Read the Full Article

Bush Air Pollution Plan Up Against Deadlocked Senate Committee

Supporters of President Bush's air-pollution plan on Wednesday renewed their push to win its enactment but appear to lack the votes to advance it in the Senate. >> Read the Full Article

Alcoa Grants Help Conservation, Life-Skills Programs, Dental Clinic

Alcoa Inc.'s Lancaster facility and the Alcoa Foundation recently announced more than $107,000 in grants and contributions to local nonprofit organizations. >> Read the Full Article

Ownership of LNG Site Challenged

A lawsuit filed in Baja California state court claims Sempra Energy LNG does not own the property on which it plans to build a liquefied natural gas receiving terminal. >> Read the Full Article

ChevronTexaco Officials Outline 2 Projects that May Affect Coastal Environment

ChevronTexaco officials outlined to Sierra Club members Wednesday night two projects at or near the Pascagoula Refinery that would effect the Coastal environment — a terminal to warm and disburse liquified natural gas and a refinery expansion. >> Read the Full Article

Federal Agency May Appeal Power Plant OK

Federal wildlife officials are considering appealing a permit for a proposed power plant in Southern Illinois that they believe will harm the air at Missouri's Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Group's Study Criticizes Manatee FPL Plant

As President Bush's Clear Skies legislation was being discussed by a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday, a state environmental group released data suggesting that more than 60 percent of Florida power plants have increased harmful emissions in the past decade. >> Read the Full Article