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Mistletoe Theft Threatens Kissing Crisis

An outbreak of opportunistic mistletoe rustling is threatening a Christmas kissing crisis, British environmental experts said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article

LA Zoo Elephants Need Three Times More Space

The three elephants at Los Angeles Zoo -- Gita, Ruby and Billy -- need three times more space than their current quarters but it comes with a price tag of $50 million. >> Read the Full Article

Americans in Air Pollution Hot Spots Worry about Kids

The people who breathe the nation's most unhealthy factory air worry about whether their daily dose of toxic pollution is slowing the academic and physical development of their children. >> Read the Full Article

Environmental Rules Get Benched in Gulf Coast

Regulators say environmental rules had to be set aside to save the Gulf Coast from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. >> Read the Full Article

No Agreement Reached on Northeast Carbon Dioxide Emissions Pact

Talks broke down Wednesday among state officials trying to reach an agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the Northeast. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Would Ease Pollution Reporting Rules

If the Bush administration has its way, some factories won't have to report all the pollution spewed from their smokestacks. >> Read the Full Article

Experts Say Arkansas Duck Numbers Down 50 Percent

Drought conditions during the summer left Arkansas wetlands dry this winter, forcing a 50 percent decrease in the number of ducks statewide. >> Read the Full Article

California Regulators Unveil Solar Power Plan

California energy regulators unveiled one of the nation's most ambitious programs to expand the market for solar power. >> Read the Full Article

No Agreement on Northeast CO2 Emissions Pact

Talks broke down Wednesday among state officials trying to reach an agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the Northeast. >> Read the Full Article

Katrina Strangles Louisiana's Cherished Citrus Industry

Citrus growers in southern Louisiana fear they may never be able to plant trees again because of the salt left behind by Hurricane Katrina's flood waters. >> Read the Full Article