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Tyson, Wal-Mart Sign on for Emissions Reduction Program

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday agreed to participate in an emissions reduction program through the Environmental Protection Agency. >> Read the Full Article

Bat Deaths in West Virginia Could Threaten Green Image of Wind Power

Bats and ridgetop wind turbines are a deadly combination, recent research at a Tucker County wind power site confirms. >> Read the Full Article

Analyst Lowers Outlook for Hydrogen Cars

Hydrogen-powered fuel cell cars may face a longer, rockier road to acceptance than originally thought, a research firm studying the vehicles said this week. >> Read the Full Article

Rewrite Softens Report on Risks to Salmon in Sacramento, Calif., River Delta

Officials at a federal fisheries agency ordered their biologists to revise a report on salmon and other endangered fish so that more water can be shipped to Southern California from the Delta, according to interviews and internal agency documents obtained by The Bee. >> Read the Full Article

Beef Recall Data to Remain Secret in California After Governor's Veto

Details about where recalled beef and poultry have been sold will remain secret in California. >> Read the Full Article

National Showcase Lets Sun Shine on Solar-powered Home in Winters, Calif.

When his electricity meter runs backward, it's zero energy day at David Springer's house. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Report Says Pollution Case Against Utilities Jeopardized by Clean Air Changes

The Bush administration's push to ease a clean air rule hampered the settlement of pollution lawsuits against utilities, according to federal agency watchdog's report Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Ape Learning Center Welcomes Students

Azy and Indah are heading to school this week: a unique experience for two clever orangutans whose classroom will eventually encompass more than 200 acres of lowlands, river forest, and lakes. This week the inquisitive primates became the first residents of the Great Ape Trust of Iowa. >> Read the Full Article

Asian Elephants Are Threatened by Poachers and Western Zoos

Illegal poaching and demand from Western zoos are fueling the extinction of the Asian elephant, animal welfare groups said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Toyota to Double U.S. Supply of Priuses to 100,000 in 2005

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will double the supply of its Prius hybrid cars to the U.S. market to 100,000 vehicles a year in 2005. >> Read the Full Article