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Officials Discover Giant Waterfall in California National Park

Dick McDermott knows these parts as well as any man can. But McDermott says he's never laid eyes on the nearly 400-foot waterfall that park officials recently discovered in a remote corner of the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, 43,000 acres of wilderness in northern California. >> Read the Full Article

South African Farmers Trade Livestock for Wildlife

Squinting into his binoculars, William Fowlds scans a vast, grassy plane where a busy dairy once stood. The cattle and sheep have given way to herds of grazing antelope. Out of a knot of thorny bushes, a family of elephants emerges. >> Read the Full Article

Researchers Share Results of Massive Air Study

NASA scientist Stephanie Vay spent last summer chasing bad air. Aboard a DC-8 loaded with instruments, she and other researchers trolled the sky for 10 hours a day, measuring the atmosphere. During six weeks, the plane, based out of Portsmouth's Pease Airport, covered every U.S. state east of the Mississippi. >> Read the Full Article

ENN Weekly: August 8th - 12th

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy stories of the week. In the news August 8th - 12th: Roundup leaves tadpoles belly up, Malaysia is lost in a haze, Australia sets its sights on test-tube sharks, Bush touts his new energy bill, and much more. >> Read the Full Article

Seiko Epson Printer Given Energy Conservation Award in China

Seiko Epson Corp. said Thursday its LQ-590K serial impact dot matrix printer has become the first printer made outside China to receive energy conservation accreditation from the Chinese government. >> Read the Full Article

Global Warming May Take Economic Toll

The White House's refusal to consider government caps on greenhouse gas emissions may save the U.S. economy short-term pain, but experts warn unchecked global heat could exact a heavy long-run toll. >> Read the Full Article

IC Interconnect Wafer Bumping Services Are Environmentally Friendly with Lead-Free Solder

IC Interconnect, a wafer bumping service company, announces its lead-free bumping capabilities, available now as a standard service offering. >> Read the Full Article

Ranking of Top Corporate Air Polluters: Toxic 100 Index

Researchers at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts (PERI) announced that their ranking of top corporate air polluters will now be called the Toxic 100. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Issues Annual Fuel Mileage Booklet

The EPA has issued its annual fuel mileage guide with complete ratings for the 2005 car model year. >> Read the Full Article

Scrapped Locomotive Engines Power Roanoke Business

A steel company in Indonesia might someday fire up a power plant that was built from refurbished locomotive engines in Roanoke. >> Read the Full Article