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Jargon on Government's Hazardous Waste Form Confuses Emergency Responders

When a brew of acids leaked from the corroded sides of a railroad tank car last weekend, forcing the evacuation of 6,000 people, first-responders say they faced the emergency armed with a baffling invoice of chemical codes that left the tank's contents a mystery. >> Read the Full Article

US Broker Creates World's First Private Emission Credit Fund

US emissions broker Natsource LLC has established the world's first private fund for public and private sectors to achieve the greenhouse gas emission targets set by the Kyoto Protocol by pooling money to buy emission reduction credits, company officials said Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Price of Vehicle Refrigerant is Overheated

If the rising price of gasoline has people steamed, just wait until they see what it costs to have their vehicle's air conditioner recharged. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: The Weston A. Price Foudation

How much do you know about the milk products available to you at the local market? >> Read the Full Article

Understanding, Sales of Energy Star-Labeled Products on the Rise

Nationwide recognition and understanding of the Energy Star label has once again taken a significant jump, according to a survey conducted by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE). >> Read the Full Article

Breaking the Oil Addiction

(By Norman Dean) Our country is addicted to oil, and we are paying a fearful price. Our profligate use of petroleum contributes to air pollution, urban smog and global warming. >> Read the Full Article

EU Seeks Ideas on How to Get Airlines to Pollute Less

The European Commission launched an eight-week internet discussion Friday asking individual Europeans -- and those active in aviation -- what should be done to force airlines to pollute less. >> Read the Full Article

Colombia's Beetle Breeder Thrills Museums

University student German Viasus was researching ways to speed the natural decomposition of chicken bones when he came across what has become one of Colombia's weirdest exports. >> Read the Full Article

China Close to Production of 'Safe' Genetic Rice

As early as this year, China could start commercial production of a new breed of genetically engineered rice. >> Read the Full Article

Invention Turns Waste into Fertilizer

Using technology, local businessman Loran Balvanz is proving you can put a dollar sign in front of pig waste, feathers and onion peels. >> Read the Full Article