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An Uncertain Future for a River that Helps Feed the Nation

It begins as fresh snowmelt, streaming from Mount Ritter's gray granite faces into Thousand Island Lake, a bouldered mirror. The clear blue water spills out through a narrow canyon, and the San Joaquin River is born. >> Read the Full Article

North Korea Pledges To Drop Nuclear Programs at Arms Talks, To Get Energy Aid in Return

North Korea agreed Monday to stop building nuclear weapons and allow international inspections in exchange for energy aid, economic cooperation and security assurances, in a first step toward disarmament after two years of six-nation talks. >> Read the Full Article

Woman Markets Organic Dog Treats

Dogs, like humans, need to eat healthy foods, Cassie Arnold says. That reality hit home for her when she was a teenager and the family dog was diagnosed with diabetes. The South Williamsport resident, who was raised in Montgomery, started looking at the ingredients in products being marketed for dogs. She discovered such things as animal byproducts, bone meal, preservatives, dyes and artificial flavoring. >> Read the Full Article

Company Reopening Mississippi Mills To Handle Damaged Timber

Georgia-Pacific Corp. will bring 500 jobs to southwest Mississippi by reopening two mills to salvage and process excess timber that was knocked to the ground by Hurricane Katrina, Gov. Haley Barbour said. >> Read the Full Article

Seven Final, Five Proposed Superfund Sites Announced

EPA is continuing to make progress in protecting public health, cleaning up the nation's hazardous waste and encouraging economic revitalization and land reuse by adding seven sites and proposing five additional sites to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. >> Read the Full Article

Minister of the Environment Will Not Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada on Belledune Facility

Bennett Environmental announced today that The Honourable Stephane Dion, Minister of the Environment and the Minister responsible for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, has accepted the July 19, 2005 Federal Court of Appeal decision, which upheld a lower court order setting aside the Federal Government's referral of the Bennett Environmental High-Temperature Thermal Oxidizer to a federal environmental assessment review panel. >> Read the Full Article

Ecolab Inc. Lauded for Improving Air Quality and Reducing Traffic Congestion

Ecolab Inc. has been designated one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). >> Read the Full Article

Judge Frees Jailed Mexican Environmentalist Whose Case Drew Worldwide Attention

A judge in western Mexico on Thursday ruled there was insufficient evidence and dismissed all charges against a Mexican environmentalist whose dubious imprisonment for murder sparked international outcry. >> Read the Full Article

Two Mississippi Dolphins Rescued after Katrina

Wildlife experts Thursday rescued two of eight bottlenose dolphins swept from their aquarium home into the Gulf of Mexico by Hurricane Katrina and said they hoped to recapture the others in the next few days. >> Read the Full Article

EU Delegation Signs Deal with Bosnia on Environmental Monitoring System

The European Union and Bosnia-Herzegovina agreed on Friday to establish a system for monitoring the Balkan country's environment, a statement said Friday. >> Read the Full Article