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Some Dairy Farmers Worry about 'Organic' Milk Labels

Even in the cold of winter, Roman Stoltzfoos sends his organic dairy cows tramping out to pasture after milking them. That constant effort on his 200-acre Lancaster County farm is at the heart of a battle over the meaning of "organic" -- a term that can add $6 or $7 to the price of every hundred pounds of milk Stoltzfoos and other organic farmers sell. >> Read the Full Article

Senate Considering Revival of Pesticide Reporting System

Six years after the Legislature voted for a system to report on the use of pesticides in Oregon, no such program exists, except on paper. But a Senate committee opened hearings on a bill to revive and make permanent Oregon's Pesticide Use Reporting System by doubling the fees paid by manufacturers. >> Read the Full Article

'Green Building' Trend Grows

Las Vegas home builders are putting in low-energy appliances, heat-resistant windows and desert landscaping in an effort to conserve natural resources, part of the "green building" trend in residential construction. >> Read the Full Article

City of Albuquerque, Environmentalists Settle Silvery Minnow Dispute

The city of Albuquerque and environmental groups reached a settlement Wednesday in a five-year legal battle over the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow. >> Read the Full Article

Board Backs Proposed Nuclear Waste Dump at Utah Reservation

A federal licensing board approved a proposed nuclear waste dump Thursday, reversing an earlier ruling that there was too much risk of a plane crash from a nearby air base. >> Read the Full Article

Island-Building Covers Coral Reefs, Alters Gulf Environment

Stroll on Dubai's shore and dead coral crunches underfoot. The normally crystal-clear Gulf is fogged with silt. Eroding beaches need truckloads of sand to stay in place. >> Read the Full Article

Week in Review: February 21st - 25th

The violent land grab in Brazil claimed another victim this week. Dionisio Julio Ribeiro was killed on Tuesday, ten days after American nun Dorothy Stang met a similar fate. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: February 21st - 25th

The violent land grab in Brazil claimed another victim this week. Dionisio Julio Ribeiro was killed on Tuesday, ten days after American nun Dorothy Stang met a similar fate. >> Read the Full Article

The Week in Review in Business and Industry, February 21-25

This week at ENN we featured a number of stories about businesspeople who are doing what they can to improve the environment and contribute to the economy at the same time. >> Read the Full Article

Kraft Draws Ire for Road Kill Candy

Animal rights activists are disgusted by a new candy from Kraft Foods Inc. that's shaped like critters run over by cars -- complete with tire treads. >> Read the Full Article