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Alaska Starts Kill of Grizzly Bears to Boost Moose

For the first time since Alaska became a U.S. state, hunters will be allowed to use bait to lure and kill grizzly bears under a program intended to boost moose populations in parts of interior Alaska. >> Read the Full Article

Daylight-Saving Time Saves Fuel, Lawmakers Say

If Congress passes an energy bill, Americans may see more daylight-saving time. Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the last Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio Highlights PBS's "Journey to Planet Earth"

PBS will be airing a number of programs about science and the environment in the month of April; among them is "Journey to Planet Earth." >> Read the Full Article

Report Touts Wind, Biomass Energy Sources

The development of wind-generated electricity has a lot of potential in Oklahoma and the cost to produce it is less than the cost of power made with natural gas, according to an interim report released Tuesday by the Oklahoma Wind Power Assessment Committee. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: National Food to School Program

Serving healthy foods in schools is a growing national trend. But is there enough organic and local food available to supply all of the schools? >> Read the Full Article

Dairy Farms on the Decline in Alabama

The number of dairy farms in Alabama continues to shrink, and those who have been watching the trend aren't surprised. >> Read the Full Article

Feds Agree to Study Status of Steelhead

The National Marine Fisheries Service has agreed to study whether Puget Sound steelhead deserve protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. >> Read the Full Article

Lawmakers Investigate Fraud Allegations at Yucca Mountain

The planned nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada won't be built unless the Energy Department is confident of the supporting science after investigating e-mails that showed workers discussing fabricating data, an official said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Says 21 Counties in Nine States Now Meet New Air-Quality Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that 21 counties in nine states are being removed from the government's watch list of areas in the country with the dirtiest air. >> Read the Full Article

U.S. Presses China to Invest in Cleaner Energy

A U.S. energy official was in Beijing on Wednesday seeking Chinese investment to build the first zero-emissions coal-fired power plant. >> Read the Full Article