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Government Lab, Company Lead Project to Develop Nuclear Fission Hydrogen Production

A government laboratory and a private company announced a $2.6 million project Monday to develop hydrogen in a nuclear reactor using a process with the potential to one day trim the country's reliance on fossil fuels. >> Read the Full Article

Booming China Awash in 'Out of Control' Acid Rain

China's explosive economic growth is outpacing environmental protection efforts, leaving the country awash in "out of control" acid rain, the China Daily said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

WWF Wants Power Companies to Make More Efforts on Renewable Energy

The World Wildlife Fund conservation group accused power companies on Tuesday of insufficient efforts to produce clean, renewable energy. >> Read the Full Article

Blair Urges Dialogue with U.S. on Climate Change

Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday urged a new international dialogue with the United States on climate change, weeks before Britain takes over the presidency of the G8 group of industrialised nations. >> Read the Full Article

At Least 55 Whales Die in New Zealand Mass Stranding, Officials Say

Rescuers were working feverishly Tuesday to float two whales stranded for two days on a North Island beach, where 55 pilot whales carcasses litter the sand, conservation officials said. >> Read the Full Article

Coral Thrives on Sunken WWII Ships in Gulf

A University of Alabama scientist and other researchers have found coral growing at extreme depths in the Gulf of Mexico -- on several ships sunk during World War II by Nazi submarines. >> Read the Full Article

Builders Turn More Towards Environmentally-Friendly Products as Costs Fall

Construction companies, Bob Vila-types and architecture firms for years shied away from environmentally friendly products, citing high costs as a deterrent. >> Read the Full Article

Oil-Eating Bacteria May Prove to be a Solution to U.S. Energy Needs

Hungry bacteria soon could breathe new life into some of Oklahoma's oldest oil fields if University of Oklahoma researcher Joseph Suflita's work proves successful. >> Read the Full Article

Florida Utility to Offer Solar-Power Option for Extra Fee

Florida Power & Light plans to build a small solar energy facility in South Florida next year as part of a program that encourages electricity customers to pay an extra fee to support clean power. >> Read the Full Article

Ohio Firm Hopes to Produce Electricity from Landfills

A hangar at the Huron County Airport will soon be home to an Ohio company that hopes to turn landfill gas into electricity all over the country. >> Read the Full Article