Archive for: April, 2010

Blazing Oil Rig Sinks in Gulf of Mexico, 11 Missing Feared Dead

Blazing Oil Rig Sinks in Gulf of Mexico, 11 Missing Feared Dead

Blazing Oil Rig Sinks in Gulf of Mexico, 11 Missing Feared Dead NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – An oil rig that exploded Tuesday night and burned for 36 hours sank in the Gulf of Mexico this morning, leaving...

 

Earth Day 2010 San Diego: Building a Greener Downtown

Earth Day 2010 San Diego: Building a Greener Downtown

Earth Day 2010 San Diego: Building a Greener Downtown SAN DIEGO, California, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders unveiled a new program designed to make the downtown more...

 

Earth Day 2010 Boston: EPA Merit Awards

Earth Day 2010 Boston: EPA Merit Awards BOSTON, Massachusetts, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – Celebrating Earth Day’s 40th anniversary in Boston’s Faneuil Hall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England...

 

Earth Day 2010 Chicago: Climate Protection is Good Business

Earth Day 2010 Chicago: Climate Protection is Good Business

Earth Day 2010 Chicago: Climate Protection is Good Business CHICAGO, Illinois, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – Chicago Mayor Richard Daley today marked the 40th anniversary of Earth Day by re-committing the city to protecting human health,...

 

Morocco’s National Earth Charter a First for the Arab World

Morocco’s National Earth Charter a First for the Arab World RABAT, Morocco, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – In celebration of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, the Kingdom of Morocco today announced an unprecedented National...

 

Earth Day 2010 San Francisco: Mapping the Trees

Earth Day 2010 San Francisco: Mapping the Trees SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – To mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Wednesday introduced a new online tool for mapping...

 

Earth Day 2010 Washington, DC: Political Action for the Climate

Earth Day 2010 Washington, DC: Political Action for the Climate WASHINGTON, DC, April 22, 2010 (ENS) – The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is here, but the United States has failed to enact a comprehensive climate bill...

 

Earth Day 2010 New York City

Earth Day 2010 New York City

Earth Day 2010 New York City NEW YORK, New York, April 21, 2010 (ENS) – For Earth Day 2010, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg today released the PlaNYC Progress Report, which details the achievements since the launch of the...

 

Supreme Court to Hear Agribusiness vs Organic Growers in Biotech Alfalfa Case

Supreme Court to Hear Agribusiness vs Organic Growers in Biotech Alfalfa Case WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2010 (ENS) – The first genetically engineered crop case ever heard by the U.S. Supreme Court will be argued on April 27...

 

Eleven Missing After Gulf Drilling Rig Explodes, Burns

Eleven Missing After Gulf Drilling Rig Explodes, Burns NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, April 21, 2010 (ENS) – Eleven people are still missing after an explosion and fire late Tuesday night aboard a mobile offshore oil drilling rig...

 

Belo Monte Dam Auction Proceeds Despite Protests Across Brazil

Belo Monte Dam Auction Proceeds Despite Protests Across Brazil

Belo Monte Dam Auction Proceeds Despite Protests Across Brazil BRASILIA, Brazil, April 20, 2010 (ENS) – Today’s bidding for electricity generated by Brazil’s planned Belo Monte Dam in the Amazon rainforest has been...

 

Inconvenient Youth: Teens Expand Al Gore’s Climate Project

Inconvenient Youth: Teens Expand Al Gore’s Climate Project NASHVILLE, Tennessee, April 20, 2010 (ENS) – Teens who want to fight climate change now have a place to share their pledges, actions and ideas. Inconvenient...

 

Bolivian President Blames Capitalism for Global Warming

Bolivian President Blames Capitalism for Global Warming

Bolivian President Blames Capitalism for Global Warming COCHABAMBA, Bolivia, April 20, 2010 (ENS) – Bolivian President Evo Morales said capitalism is to blame for global warming and the accelerated deterioration of the planetary...

 

Obama Marks 40th Earth Day With America’s Great Outdoors Initiative

Obama Marks 40th Earth Day With America’s Great Outdoors Initiative WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2010 (ENS) – The 40th anniversary of Earth Day will be celebrated across the United States and around the world on Thursday,...

 

New Norovirus Linked to New Orleans Oyster Beds

New Norovirus Linked to New Orleans Oyster Beds NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, April 18, 2010 (ENS) – A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a new strain of norovirus, which has sickened dozens...

 

Colorado Enacts Law Replacing Coal Power with Cleaner Energy

Colorado Enacts Law Replacing Coal Power with Cleaner Energy DENVER, Colorado, April 19, 2010 (ENS) – Colorado Governor Bill Ritter today signed into law the Colorado Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act, legislation that requires the...

 

Colorado Enacts Law Replacing Coal Power with Cleaner Energy

Colorado Enacts Law Replacing Coal Power with Cleaner Energy DENVER, Colorado, April 19, 2010 (ENS) – Colorado Governor Bill Ritter today signed into law the Colorado Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act, legislation that requires the...

 

Colorado Enacts Law Replacing Coal Power with Cleaner Energy

Colorado Enacts Law Replacing Coal Power with Cleaner Energy DENVER, Colorado, April 19, 2010 (ENS) – Colorado Governor Bill Ritter today signed into law the Colorado Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act, legislation that requires the...

 

Alaska Seafood Processor Fined $570,000 for Clean Air Violations

Alaska Seafood Processor Fined $570,000 for Clean Air Violations SEATTLE, Washington, April 19, 2010 (ENS) – Westward Seafoods Inc., a Seattle-based company that operates a seafood processing plant in Dutch Harbor, Alaska,...

 

European Airspace Could Reopen Tuesday If Ash Levels Allow

European Airspace Could Reopen Tuesday If Ash Levels Allow

European Airspace Could Reopen Tuesday If Ash Levels Allow BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 19, 2010 (ENS) – EU transport ministers agreed to gradually lift flight restrictions beginning Tuesday morning without waiting for the cloud...

 
 
 
 

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