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Bush Seeks Nearly Six Percent Cut in Environment Funding

The Bush administration Monday proposed cutting the Environmental Protection Agency budget by nearly 6 percent to $7.57 billion in fiscal 2006 by targeting a program that helps cities replace aging sewage systems. >> Read the Full Article

W.R. Grace and Seven Employees Indicted over Asbestos-Contaminated Mine

W.R. Grace and Co. and seven high-ranking employees knew a Montana mine was releasing cancer-causing asbestos into the air and tried to hide the danger to workers and townspeople, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Mitsubishi Motors, Heavy Eye Joint Development of Fuel-Cell Car

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. are considering joint development of an environment-friendly fuel-cell vehicle as part of the struggling automaker's revival effort under the heavy machinery maker's leadership, sources familiar with the matter said Monday. >> Read the Full Article

New Online Media Service Offers Non-Profits An Opportunity To Reach Global Audiences

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With limited budgets, it can be very difficult for non-profit groups supporting important social and environmental causes to get their message out “beyond the choir.” ENN Media, an online publisher of environmental news and information ( mission is to give non-profit organizations a voice through the new ENN Affiliate Program. The ENN Affiliate Program enables the non-profit community to distribute their message to a global network of 8500 environmental media outlets and through select websites with a combined 2.5 million viewers. >> Read the Full Article

Bush Budget Would Cut Aid for Local Law Enforcement, Environment, Indian Schools

President Bush's budget will propose slashing grants to local law enforcement agencies and cutting spending for environmental protection, American Indian schools and home-heating aid for the poor, The Associated Press learned Saturday. >> Read the Full Article

Ancient Beasts Raise Questions about Climate Change

The signs of the scuffle were fresh but it is a struggle that has gone on for tens of millions of years. Just minutes before, dozens of tiny turtles had burst from the sand under the cover of darkness to make a mad dash for the sea by running a deadly gauntlet of ghost crabs. >> Read the Full Article

EarthTalk: What is 'Acid Rain' and What Causes It?

"Acid rain," also known as acid precipitation and acid deposition, is a broad term used to describe the nitric and sulfuric acids that fall to Earth during rain, snow or fog. >> Read the Full Article

Biodiesel To Be Distributed for Boaters Through Port Everglades

More South Florida boaters may soon be turning to vegetables to run their engines. By mid-April, TransMontaigne, one of the largest fuel terminal operators at Port Everglades, will begin offering biodiesel products. >> Read the Full Article

Time Ticking on Nuclear Waste Decision

As the U.S. extends the life of its nuclear plants far into the future, a potentially critical question remains: Where will the reactors' intensely radioactive waste be stored for thousands of years to come? >> Read the Full Article

Nesting Begins for Endangered Parrots

Raucous squawking erupts from cages filled with dozens of parrots -- a hopeful sound from a species on the brink of extinction. The last chance of survival for the Puerto Rican parrot may lie in forest aviaries where these captive birds began their nesting in January under close observation. >> Read the Full Article