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U.S. to Look into "Vanished" Iraqi Nuclear Gear

The United States will investigate a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency that equipment and materials that could be used to make nuclear arms have vanished from Iraq, a U.S. diplomat said Tuesday. >> Read the Full Article

Drug Firm Outfits National Sales Staff with Gas-Saving, Hybrid Cars

Questions come full speed at Sandra Brown the minute she steps out of her car and into the medical office she is calling on as a pharmaceutical rep. >> Read the Full Article

Using Cleaner Energy Would Add 65,000 New Jobs in Ohio, Report Claims

The Steelworkers of America and the environmental group the Sierra Club jointly released a study Wednesday that claims using cleaner energy will not only make a better environment, but create jobs and reduce dependence on foreign oil as well. >> Read the Full Article

Soldiers Recover More Than 170 Bodies in Flooded Indian State

Soldiers pulled bodies from mud and debris Tuesday after flash flood waters receded in northeastern India's Assam state, where flooding killed 171 people in six days. >> Read the Full Article

Budget Problems Threaten Parkland Buys in California, Says Report

California has stopped acquiring land for state parks for the foreseeable future because it cannot afford to staff and maintain new parkland, according to a newspaper report. >> Read the Full Article

Contractors Say Furnace System Tuneup Can Cut Fuel Bill, Add Peace of Mind

Ask heating contractors how much it costs to have your home furnace cleaned and tuned up, and you'll get answers ranging from $50 to $200. >> Read the Full Article

Fort Morgan, Colo., Cattle Feeder Gets his Manure Together, Makes Electricity

It was the plumes of steam coming off his compost piles that got Gary Teague thinking about energy. >> Read the Full Article

Oil Spill Hits Tourist Islands in Indonesia

An oil spill has swamped a chain of tourist islands off the coast of the Indonesian capital, polluting a marine park and hitting businesses in the area, officials and media reports said recently. >> Read the Full Article

CITES Sets Lower 2004 Export Quota For Caviar

Caviar lovers are in for a jolt. The 2004 Caspian Sea export quotas have been cut, a move almost certain to drive up the price of the coveted luxury food, the salted roe or eggs of the sturgeon. >> Read the Full Article

The Future of Food

On this week's radio program Beyond Organic, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network (, to get an in depth look at the documentary The Future of Food. >> Read the Full Article