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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

FedEx West Coast Hub Goes Solar

FedEx Corp. flipped the switch this week in Oakland, Calif., turning its whole West Coast hub into a solar-generating machine and casting a nice glow on a hometown partnership. >> Read the Full Article

Texas Approves Green Plus as Alternative Formulation Solution for Texas Low Emission Diesel

Biofriendly Corporation announced today that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued a notification approving Biofriendly's Green Plus diesel fuel enhancer as an Alternative Formulation solution when added to standard #2 low sulfur diesel to meet the State's new stringent Texas Low Emission Diesel (TxLED) regulation. >> Read the Full Article