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Teck Cominco to Appeal U.S. Pollution Ruling

Canadian miner Teck Cominco Ltd. will appeal a U.S. judge's refusal to dismiss a case over cross-border pollution of a lake on the Columbia River, a spokesman said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Boston Mayor to Require 'Green' Public Buildings

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will require all new city government buildings to be "green" and will begin to push large private projects to be environmentally friendly as well. >> Read the Full Article

Socially Responsible Food

On this week's radio program Beyond Organic, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network (ENN.com), as we learn how some businesses are integrating a commitment to their community with a commitment to their own bottom line. >> Read the Full Article

Companies That Refill Used Inkjet Cartridges Fill Niche in Market

When Julianna Leighton tried to refill the inkjet cartridges in her home printer with a do-it-yourself kit, it was a disaster. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Pressed to Set Mercury Limits for Cement Factories

Four years ago, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set limits on the amount of mercury cement factories may discharge into the air. >> Read the Full Article

Failure of Utah Initiative is Yet Another Setback for Preservation Proponents

A statewide commitment to preserve open space has now been rebuffed in just about every way possible. >> Read the Full Article

Student Finds New Species of Amphibian

A freshman geology student on a field trip stumbled across the fossil of an oversized, salamander-like creature with vicious crocodile-like teeth that lived about 300 million years ago, paleontologists said. >> Read the Full Article

Court Won't Intervene in Gunnison Fight

The Colorado Supreme Court decided Monday not to intervene in a federal lawsuit that claims an agreement between state and federal authorities leaves too little water in the Gunnison River to support fish and other wildlife. >> Read the Full Article

South Africa Park Reveals Glories of Ancient Kingdom

People in southern Africa have long told the tale of a sophisticated kingdom that once thrived here, but the story was ignored by a government that dismissed any sign of black ingenuity. >> Read the Full Article

Nuclear Waste Shipment Arrives in Germany

A shipment of nuclear waste arrived Tuesday at a disputed storage site in northern Germany, completing a journey that was marred by the death of an anti-nuclear protester in France. >> Read the Full Article