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New Report Refuels Debate on Wind Farm

As the federal government begins a 60-day public comment period before it can make a final decision on the proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound, the project's chief opponent says the government should allow more time for public response to a crucial 4,000-page report that appears to pave the way for the wind farm's approval. >> Read the Full Article

Six-week Ban on Grouper Fishing will be Costly in Cortez, Fla.

The commercial fishing fleet here views the latest government ban of grouper fishing in the Gulf as the grinch that's about to steal Christmas. >> Read the Full Article

Teck Cominco to Appeal U.S. Pollution Ruling

Canadian miner Teck Cominco Ltd. will appeal a U.S. judge's refusal to dismiss a case over cross-border pollution of a lake on the Columbia River, a spokesman said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Boston Mayor to Require 'Green' Public Buildings

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will require all new city government buildings to be "green" and will begin to push large private projects to be environmentally friendly as well. >> Read the Full Article

Socially Responsible Food

On this week's radio program Beyond Organic, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network (ENN.com), as we learn how some businesses are integrating a commitment to their community with a commitment to their own bottom line. >> Read the Full Article

Companies That Refill Used Inkjet Cartridges Fill Niche in Market

When Julianna Leighton tried to refill the inkjet cartridges in her home printer with a do-it-yourself kit, it was a disaster. >> Read the Full Article

EPA Pressed to Set Mercury Limits for Cement Factories

Four years ago, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set limits on the amount of mercury cement factories may discharge into the air. >> Read the Full Article

Failure of Utah Initiative is Yet Another Setback for Preservation Proponents

A statewide commitment to preserve open space has now been rebuffed in just about every way possible. >> Read the Full Article

Student Finds New Species of Amphibian

A freshman geology student on a field trip stumbled across the fossil of an oversized, salamander-like creature with vicious crocodile-like teeth that lived about 300 million years ago, paleontologists said. >> Read the Full Article

Court Won't Intervene in Gunnison Fight

The Colorado Supreme Court decided Monday not to intervene in a federal lawsuit that claims an agreement between state and federal authorities leaves too little water in the Gunnison River to support fish and other wildlife. >> Read the Full Article