Archive for: September, 2010

Deadly Typhoon Wreaks Havoc Across China, Taiwan, India

Deadly Typhoon Wreaks Havoc Across China, Taiwan, India BEIJING, China, September 22, 2010 (ENS) – Typhoon Fanapi, the 11th and strongest typhoon to hit China this year, has brought the heaviest rains in a century to southern...

 

European Retailers Begin Delivering on Their Green Promises

European Retailers Begin Delivering on Their Green Promises

European Retailers Begin Delivering on Their Green Promises BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 22, 2010 (ENS) – Shoppers in Europe are finding more green products on the shelves as European retailers take action on their promises to promote...

 

Futuristic, Fast, and Fuel-Efficient: Three Cars Share $10 Million Prize

Futuristic, Fast, and Fuel-Efficient: Three Cars Share $10 Million Prize

Futuristic, Fast, and Fuel-Efficient: Three Cars Share $10 Million Prize PLAYA VISTA, California, September 22, 2010 (ENS) – Two automotive engineering teams from the United States and one from Switzerland have won the Progressive...

 

Greek Shipper Fined $4 Million for Dumping Oil Through ‘Magic Hose’

Greek Shipper Fined $4 Million for Dumping Oil Through ‘Magic Hose’ BALTIMORE, Maryland, September 21, 2010 (ENS) – A ship management corporation registered in Panama and doing business in Greece today was sentenced...

 

Using Pesticides to Battle Bed Bugs May Harm More Humans Than Bugs

Using Pesticides to Battle Bed Bugs May Harm More Humans Than Bugs

Using Pesticides to Battle Bed Bugs May Harm More Humans Than Bugs TRENTON, New Jersey, September 21, 2010 (ENS) – A resurgence in bed bugs that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection calls “alarming”...

 

Heinz Family Foundation Awards $1 Million to Environmental Innovators

Heinz Family Foundation Awards $1 Million to Environmental Innovators PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, September 21, 2010 (ENS) – Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation today announced the winners of the 16th annual Heinz Awards,...

 

Maryland Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Dies in Bike Crash

Maryland Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Dies in Bike Crash UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland, September 21, 2010 (ENS) – The Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland has died after being hit by an SUV while riding her bike...

 

Global Clean Cookstoves Alliance Aims to Save Millions of Lives

Global Clean Cookstoves Alliance Aims to Save Millions of Lives

Global Clean Cookstoves Alliance Aims to Save Millions of Lives NEW YORK, New York, September 21, 2010 (ENS) – “People have cooked over open fires and dirty stoves for all of human history, but the simple fact is they...

 

Cyclists Fund Fence for Kenya’s Fragile Lake Nakuru National Park

Cyclists Fund Fence for Kenya’s Fragile Lake Nakuru National Park

Cyclists Fund Fence for Kenya’s Fragile Lake Nakuru National Park NAIROBI, Kenya, September 21, 2010 (ENS) – Rhinos and other wildlife in Kenya’s world-famous Lake Nakuru National Park will be better protected with...

 

Lawsuit: Feds Illegally Fail to Conserve River Herring, Shad

Lawsuit: Feds Illegally Fail to Conserve River Herring, Shad

Lawsuit: Feds Illegally Fail to Conserve River Herring, Shad WASHINGTON, DC, September 20, 2010 (ENS) – Commercial and recreational fishermen are taking two government agencies to court for failing to protect river herring...

 

Sea Level Rise Linked to 20 Years of Deep Ocean Warming

Sea Level Rise Linked to 20 Years of Deep Ocean Warming

Sea Level Rise Linked to 20 Years of Deep Ocean Warming SEATTLE, Washington, September 20, 2010 (ENS) – Scientists analyzing 20 years of measurements taken in the deep oceans of the world find a warming trend that is contributing...

 

Manganese in Drinking Water Lowers Children’s IQ

Manganese in Drinking Water Lowers Children’s IQ

Manganese in Drinking Water Lowers Children’s IQ MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, September 20, 2010 (ENS) – Children exposed to high concentrations of the metal manganese in drinking water performed worse on intelligence...

 

The Wicked Well is Dead, Complete Gulf Restoration Pledged

The Wicked Well is Dead, Complete Gulf Restoration Pledged

The Wicked Well is Dead, Complete Gulf Restoration Pledged WASHINGTON, DC, September 20, 2010 (ENS) – BP and federal officials confirmed Sunday that well kill operations on the Deepwater Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico...

 

Clean Up the World Volunteers Safeguard Diversity of Life

Clean Up the World Volunteers Safeguard Diversity of Life

Clean Up the World Volunteers Safeguard Diversity of Life SYDNEY, Australia, September 18, 2010 (ENS) – This weekend Boy Scouts in the Philippines will help restore a protected mangrove forest, divers will remove marine debris...

 

EPA to Drop Climate Leaders Program for Corporations

EPA to Drop Climate Leaders Program for Corporations WASHINGTON, DC, September 17, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to phase down services the agency offers to companies under its eight-year-old...

 

U.S. Tsunami Warning System Leaves Coastal Residents Vulnerable

U.S. Tsunami Warning System Leaves Coastal Residents Vulnerable

U.S. Tsunami Warning System Leaves Coastal Residents Vulnerable WASHINGTON, DC, September 17, 2010 (ENS) – America’s warning system for the series of giant ocean waves known as a tsunami is better than it was before...

 

Clean Up the World Volunteers Safeguard Diversity of Life

Clean Up the World Volunteers Safeguard Diversity of Life

Clean Up the World Volunteers Safeguard Diversity of Life SYDNEY, Australia, September 17, 2010 (ENS) – This weekend Boy Scouts in the Philippines will help restore a protected mangrove forest, divers will remove marine debris...

 

Five States Sue Allegheny Energy Over Downwind Air Pollution

Five States Sue Allegheny Energy Over Downwind Air Pollution PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2010 (ENS) – Trial has begun in a lawsuit filed by New Jersey and four other states to force coal-fired power plants hundreds...

 

Relief Well Intercepts Damaged BP Oil Well in the Gulf of Mexico

Relief Well Intercepts Damaged BP Oil Well in the Gulf of Mexico

Relief Well Intercepts Damaged BP Oil Well in the Gulf of Mexico HOUSTON, Texas, September 16, 2010 (ENS) – BP engineers today succeeded in intercepting the damaged Deepwater Horizon oil well with a relief well they have...

 

Lawsuit Claims Feds ‘Hiding’ Hundreds of BP Oil Spill Flow Rate Documents

Lawsuit Claims Feds ‘Hiding’ Hundreds of BP Oil Spill Flow Rate Documents WASHINGTON, DC, September 16, 2010 (ENS) – The Obama administration is “hiding” hundreds of memos and e-mails behind official...

 
 
 
 

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