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Plastics Seminar Fueled by 'Ecomagination'

GE Plastics, a subsidiary of General Electric, sponsored the New York City Innovation seminar last week, with a strong environmental component comprising part of the program. >> Read the Full Article

Researchers Launch Biggest Study of U.S. Children

Researchers hoping to determine the causes of many common diseases like autism and diabetes will follow 100,000 U.S. children from birth through adulthood in the largest ever study of its kind. >> Read the Full Article

Official Report Slams Canada Over Environment

Canadians are being forced to drink unsafe water, fish stocks are endangered and national parks are under threat because Ottawa is doing a very poor job of protecting the environment, according to an official report issued Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

House Set To Act on Overhaul of Endangered Species Act

The nation's most prominent and contentious environmental law, the 1973 Endangered Species Act, could be in line for a major overhaul that would limit habitat protections while giving new rights to property owners. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: September 26th - 30th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy stories of the week. In the news September 26th - 30th: China's tiger trade, a wide-scale children's health study, Arctic ice on the decline, and a Sky Tour to go. >> Read the Full Article

Demonstration Launched for Diesel Locomotive Catalyst System in Boston Commuter Trains

Environmental Solutions Worldwide, Inc. announced today that it has received its first purchase order to supply it's diesel oxidation catalyst to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for demonstration in a diesel powered commuter rail locomotive. >> Read the Full Article

Oxygen Chooses Valence Technology Batteries to Power Electric Scooters

Oxygen S.p.A., a provider of electric transporters, has chosen Saphion(R) lithium-ion battery systems from Valence Technology, Inc. to power two models of electric scooters. >> Read the Full Article

GE Plastics Seminar Includes Environmental Component

GE Plastics, a subsidiary of General Electric, sponsored the New York City Innovation seminar last week, with a strong environmental component comprising part of the program. >> Read the Full Article

Dutch Solar Car Wins Australian Outback Race

Dutch team Nuon won the eighth World Solar Challenge on Wednesday, piloting their bug-shaped car in record time across the vast, inhospitable Australian outback. >> Read the Full Article

Maryland Gets $19.4 Million To Fund Bay Improvements

Gov. Robert Ehrlich announced a $19.4 million plan to reduce pollution and restore oyster habitat in the Corsica River over the next five years. >> Read the Full Article