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Developing Nations Ripe for Wind, Solar Energy, U.N. Says

Developing countries could install hundreds of thousands of megawatts of renewable energy capacity and help relieve poverty and volatile oil bills in those nations, U.N. officials said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Singapore Finds it Hard to Expand without Sand

Few islands have ballooned in size like Singapore, whose original beaches, dunes and mangroves have disappeared under the pavement of its expanding metropolis. Over the last four decades, Singapore's borders have swollen by nearly 20 percent with a relentless series of land reclamation projects. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Likely to Miss Deadline for Issuing Rule on Views, Air Quality in National Parks

The Environmental Protection Agency seemed likely to miss a court-ordered deadline Friday for issuing new rules intended to improve the views and air quality in 156 national parks and wilderness areas. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: April 11th - 15th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week. >> Read the Full Article

Furniture Company Supports Green Line

Amid the mass of furniture on display as the High Point International Home Furnishings Market gets under way today, a company is looking for a niche in the green. >> Read the Full Article

Old-Growth Timber May Get the Ax

State officials are planning to offer a Ketchikan company nearly 500 acres of old-growth timber on Gravina Island for harvest as part of the governor's efforts to increase logging on state land. >> Read the Full Article

Elevated Lane for Mass Transit Part of Options Offered to Unclog I-595

For residents who live along Interstate 595, getting to work in 20 years might mean walking across an air-conditioned bridge over the highway to a sleek bus or train running in the median. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio in Review

A review of some of Jerry Kay's EarthNews Radio interviews that we've featured recently on ENN. >> Read the Full Article

House Committees Advance Slimmed-Down $8 Billion Energy Tax Package

Lawmakers plowed through an energy bill Wednesday that would provide billions of dollars in tax breaks to industry, open an Alaska wildlife refuge to oil drilling and aid farmers by expanding the use of ethanol in gasoline. >> Read the Full Article

Columbia River Spring Salmon at New Lows

Usually by now the Columbia River's spring chinook salmon are heading upstream over fish ladders in the tens of thousands to spawn. But not this year. >> Read the Full Article