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Australian State Leader Says Drinking Water Must Be Recycled

An Australian state plans to introduce recycled sewage to its drinking water as a record drought threatens water supplies around the nation, a state leader said Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Washington Lawmakers Considering Legislation for Biofuels Production Incentives

Plenty of farmers and others in Washington state love the idea of growing crops to make clean-burning vehicle fuels to cut pollution and the nation's reliance on foreign oil. >> Read the Full Article

Fish-Killing Virus Found in Lake Huron

A fast-spreading aquatic virus threatening stormy waters for the Great Lakes fishing industry has been detected in Lake Huron for the first time, officials said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

U.N. Climate Report Will Shock the World, Chairman Says

A forthcoming U.N. report on climate change will provide the most credible evidence yet of a human link to global warming and hopefully shock the world into taking more action, the panel's chairman said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

California Air Regulators Enact First U.S. Statewide Ban on Dry-Cleaning Chemical

California regulators have enacted the United States' first statewide ban on the most common chemical used by dry cleaners, pleasing environmentalists but worrying some small businesses. >> Read the Full Article

Report Warns of Obstacles to Sustainable Biofuels Sector

The benefits of biofuel made from beets, sugar cane and other crops may be weakened if the sector continues to expand without controls and trade agreements, an environmental think tank said on Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Hunters Seek New Frontiers in Russia, Mongolia

Africa, long the king of the jungle for big-game hunters, is losing ground to new exotic frontiers, including in the former communist world, experts said at an annual convention this week. >> Read the Full Article

Warming to Raise Seas for 1,000 Years

World sea levels will keep rising for more than 1,000 years even if governments manage to slow a projected surge in temperatures this century blamed on greenhouse gases, a draft U.N. climate report says. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: January 22nd - 26th

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news January 22nd - 26th: Eco-funding, waterbirds in peril, clean energy builds steam, bluefin tuna, and much more >> Read the Full Article

Congo Guerillas Agree to Stop Killing Gorillas

Congolese rebels accused of killing and eating at least two of the world's 700 remaining mountain gorillas in recent weeks have agreed to stop killing the rare primates, a conservation group said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article