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Athens' Sludge Mountain Upsets Residents

Residents near a giant seaside sewage plant close to Athens staged a protest Tuesday, alarmed by reported plans to burn thousands of tons of potentially toxic sludge. >> Read the Full Article

Fort Replicators Aghast at ExxonMobil Report

Fort LaPresentation Co. President Barbara J. O'Keefe said she was horrified when she learned ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. sent the state Department of Environmental Conservation a cleanup investigation report saying the petroleum-contaminated land at Fort LaPresentation will essentially clear up on its own over time. >> Read the Full Article

Towns Prepare for Coal Rebirth

A return of coal mining in central Cambria County has placed the focus on Cambria Township. >> Read the Full Article

Vanishing Islands

(By Duane Silverstein) In a few weeks millions of viewers will be tuning in to Survivor-Palau to see which of 18 castaways will be the last to be voted off one of Palau's... >> Read the Full Article

New Virus May Have Come from Monkeys, Experts Say

Two new retroviruses never before seen in humans have turned up among people who regularly hunt monkeys in Cameroon, researchers reported Friday. >> Read the Full Article

Lawmakers Team with Environmentalists To Push Wind, Solar Energy

Texas lawmakers are joining clean-energy advocates in an effort to dramatically expand the use of wind and solar power and other renewable energy sources across the state. >> Read the Full Article

<i>On Beyond Organic</i>: Fighting Food Allergies

For the 11 million Americans who suffer from food allergies, eating can be a hazardous endeavor. Every year more than 10,000 food allergy sufferers require a trip to the hospital for life-saving treatment. >> Read the Full Article

Vanishing Islands -- An ENN Commentary

In a few weeks millions of viewers will be tuning in to Survivor-Palau to see which of 18 castaways will be the last to be voted off one of Palau's beautiful Rock Islands. Yet a far more consequential contest of survival is taking place in Palau and all of the world's 100,000 plus islands. Will these islands themselves be voted off the planet? >> Read the Full Article

Brazil Awards Disputed Area to Slain Nun's Project

The government on Friday awarded a disputed patch of Amazon rainforest to a sustainable development project championed by the slain American nun Dorothy Stang. >> Read the Full Article

Canada Close to Emissions Deal with Car Makers

Canada said Friday it was close to signing a voluntary pact with major automobile makers to cut emissions and made it clear it was rejecting calls to impose binding limits. >> Read the Full Article