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U.N. Climate Talks Start Hunt for Kyoto Successor

A U.N. meeting took a tiny first step on Monday towards finding a successor to the Kyoto protocol on global warming, with calls for the United States and developing nations to take part after 2012. >> Read the Full Article

Japanese Court Revokes Freeze on Government's Land Reclamation Project

A Japanese court on Monday revoked an earlier order issued to the government to halt a massive land reclamation project in southwestern Japan because it was damaging the environment. >> Read the Full Article

Report Warns Oil Spill Funds Will Be Empty by 2009

The federal fund used to clean up oil spills nationwide will be drained by 2009, in part because cleanups cost more than authorities collect from those responsible, according to a Coast Guard study released Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano a Big Polluter

Kilauea volcano, one of Hawaii's most popular tourist attractions, is also by far the state's worst air polluter. Researchers now are trying to determine if that also makes it one of the state's biggest health risks. >> Read the Full Article

Blackburn Ventures Invests in EnviroClean

EnviroClean Technologies today announced a strategic investment from Blackbird Ventures, a venture capital firm managed by San Diego software entrepreneur and real estate developer Neil Senturia. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Water Follies

A new book explores the relationship between groundwater and rivers. >> Read the Full Article

More Imported Trash Finding Its Way to Virginia

The signs are everywhere -- barges loaded with out-of-state trash are coming to Virginia. The organization that handles trash in South Hampton Roads is slowly moving toward accepting barges carrying New York City garbage to Portsmouth. >> Read the Full Article

Lower Price of E85 Fuel Catches Consumers' Attention

For years it required environmental fervor to justify pumping ethanol in your tank. It often cost more than gas and delivered fewer miles per gallon. Now, if you have the right car and live near a pump that sells it, e85 fuel -- a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent unleaded gasoline -- may also make economic sense. >> Read the Full Article

Indonesia Will Seek out-of-Court Settlement in Newmont Pollution Case

Indonesia will press ahead with plans to charge six executives from U.S gold producer Newmont Mining Corp. over alleged pollution, but is willing to negotiate an out-of-court settlement in its $133.6 million lawsuit stemming from the case, the economics minister said Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Invasive Wood-Killing Wasp Found in N.Y.

The discovery of a pernicious wasp in New York, the first time it's been found in the wild in this country, has scientists worried about a scourge that has devastated pine forests in other parts of the world. >> Read the Full Article