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Bayer Keeps Emissions Level Despite Increased Production

Bayer AG has maintained the previous years' levels of emissions and waste despite major increases in production volumes. >> Read the Full Article

Diesel Technology Forum Statement on Energy Bill

Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued the following statement today as the House and Senate vote on a final energy bill that will likely make its way to President Bush later this week. >> Read the Full Article

Privatization is the Real Tragedy of the Commons

(By Robert Ovetz, PhD) Barely a day goes by when I read a reference to the “tragedy of the commons” as an explanation for one of our many environmental crises. The surprise is that it is often coming from fellow environmentalists. Surprising? The tragedy of the commons is a concept developed by theorist Garrett Hardin to explain the damage being caused to our shared natural resources of water, plants and animals, land, air and the ocean. >> Read the Full Article

Nightmare Rains Paralyze Bombay, Leaving Thousands Stranded, Hundreds Dead

The rain looked like a solid wall of water, and it just kept coming. Soaked, frightened parents walked for hours Wednesday to reach their children. Motorists spent the night marooned on traffic islands, watching bodies float past. >> Read the Full Article

Scientists Hope to Boost Speckled Trout Populations

Scientists at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory are raising thousands of speckled trout to try to boost the population of one of the coast's most popular game fish. >> Read the Full Article

New York City Parks Hit on Weed Spraying

When Connie Lesold stepped out of her car on Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway, she got a nauseating whiff of weed killer. "I knew they had sprayed," Lesold, 67, said. "You can smell it." Lesold and other environmental activists want the Parks Department to stop using herbicides on the city's 29,000 acres of parkland. >> Read the Full Article

Sunoco to Pay $3.6 Million over 2000 Oil Spill

Sunoco will pay the government about $3.6 million to settle a lawsuit over a massive oil spill that fouled plants and animals at a wildlife refuge, officials announced Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Energy Bill Won't Cut Gasoline Prices, DOE Chief Says

American motorists should not expect lower gasoline prices to follow quickly on the heels of this week's expected passage of legislation to overhaul U.S. energy policy, Energy Secretary Sam Bodman said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

Sustainablebusiness.com Lists its Top 20 Sustainable Stocks

Sustainablebusiness.com has published its list of the world's top 20 sustainable stocks. These are public companies that have been deemed by the analysts at Sustainablebusiness.com to be at the forefront of creating a sustainable economy. >> Read the Full Article

Privatization is the Real Tragedy of the Commons -- A Guest Commentary

Barely a day goes by when I read a reference to the “tragedy of the commons” as an explanation for one of our many environmental crises. The surprise is that it is often coming from fellow environmentalists. >> Read the Full Article