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C&A Floorcoverings Earns Environmentally Preferable Product Certification for Ethos Brand Carpet Backing

C&A Floorcoverings (C&A), a Tandus company, announced Monday that it has earned Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) certification for ethos Cushion 100 Roll Goods, a high recycled content, cushion backing for six-foot broadloom carpet. >> Read the Full Article

Cyclists Stage Naked Demonstrations in London, Madrid Against Over-Use of Cars

Hundreds of naked cyclists staged demonstrations Saturday to protest the West's dependence on gas-guzzling cars -- and to push for more use of bicycles. >> Read the Full Article

Arizona's Pronghorns Making Comeback

About 2 1/2 years ago, the survival chances for Arizona's endangered Sonoran pronghorns were grim. Victimized by prolonged drought, only an estimated 21 of the sleek desert-dwelling animals were left in this country; their extinction appeared inevitable. >> Read the Full Article

Neighbors Defending Mountainous Pile of Mining Waste; EPA Says It Must Go

You won't hear Elwood "Knot" Ragsdale or many others along Buckley Street call the mining waste towering 30 stories above their homes a neighborhood eyesore, a wind-swept legacy of the community's bygone days of keeping the nation supplied with lead. >> Read the Full Article

Wisconsin Wildlife Officials Net Rare White Muskie

This is indeed a fish story -- not about the one that got away but about a rare one. A white muskellunge is swimming in the waters of Lake Tomahawk, in the northern part of the state. State fisheries experts captured it in nets during a population survey in April and released it back into the lake. >> Read the Full Article

Utilities Show Interest in New Nuclear Plants for First Time Since TMI Accident

For two months, Ray Ganthner took to the road, visiting a dozen power companies to find out if his bosses should take a $100 million gamble. >> Read the Full Article

Judge Orders Increased Spills on Snake and Columbia River Dams in Salmon Protection Case

A federal judge ordered U.S. officials to increase the volume of water spilled through five dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers to make it easier for imperiled salmon species to reach the ocean. >> Read the Full Article

Spain's Worst Drought in Six Decades Prompts Debate over Water Resources

No sooner are you off the plane at Alicante's sunblasted airport but the billboards leap out with enticing advertisements of palm-treed, seaside villas, swimming pools and emerald green golf courses. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Wildflowers

As spring slips into summer, one great way to mark the change of seasons is to view wildflowers as they come and go. >> Read the Full Article

After Years of Drought, Rising Water is Enlarging, Changing Utah's Great Salt Lake

The water in the Great Salt Lake has begun rising again after years of drought, changing the landscape and starting to submerge one of Utah's best-known artifacts: an enormous earth sculpture called the Spiral Jetty. >> Read the Full Article