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Mexico Coral Reef Set Back 100 Years by Wilma

A fragile coral reef off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula could take more than a century to recover from a thrashing by Hurricane Wilma last month, the government said Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Democratic Senator Says He Will Block EPA Nominees over Lead Paint Questions

Sen. Barack Obama said Friday he will block all of President Bush's nominees to key positions in the Environmental Protection Agency until it issues long-overdue regulations limiting people's exposure to lead paint from house remodeling. >> Read the Full Article

Initial Signatories Announced to International Cyanide Management Code

The initial signatories to the International Cyanide Management Code for the Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold were announced today by the International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI). >> Read the Full Article

Seven Ways to Fuel Savings to Offset High Gas Prices

With fuel prices continuing to rise, NAPA AUTO PARTS recommends that consumers strategically invest in seven short-term maintenance tactics to achieve long-term savings from improved engine efficiency and fuel mileage. >> Read the Full Article

Sunshine Canyon Landfill Needs a Sunset, Says POWER

The Sunshine Canyon landfill in the San Fernando Valley could expose residents in the region to more trash for a far longer period than they are being told, according to Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources, a coalition of environmental and labor groups dedicated to protecting residents of Southern California from the dangers of landfills. >> Read the Full Article

Arkansas Seeks to Sue Oklahoma over Rules about Rivers Tainted by Poultry Waste

Arkansas asked the Supreme Court on Thursday for permission to sue Oklahoma, saying its neighbor is improperly trying to impose water standards across state lines. >> Read the Full Article

Prince Charles Donates To Help Rebuild Mississippi

Britain's Prince Charles, whose passion for architecture won him a $25,000 prize Thursday, said he planned to donate the money to help rebuild communities in hurricane-ravaged Mississippi. >> Read the Full Article

EU Seeks Talks, Not Targets at U.N. Climate Meeting

A U.N. climate change summit is not expected to agree new targets for the reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions when it convenes later this month in Canada, the European Union's environment chief said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Amazon Drought Relief Efforts Alleviate Danger, but Damage Could Be Long-Lasting

Relief efforts have eased the immediate anguish of the Amazon's worst drought in decades, but the damage done to the region's economy and health could linger for years, officials said Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Sea-Based Windmills Could Blunt Eyesore Criticisms

A novel windmill floating on the high seas is likely to generate electricity from 2007 in a shift from land-based turbines often denounced as eyesores, Norwegian energy group Norsk Hydro said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article