Archive for: March, 2011

India’s New Wild Tiger Census Shows Population Increase

India’s New Wild Tiger Census Shows Population Increase

India’s New Wild Tiger Census Shows Population Increase NEW DELHI, India, March 30, 2011 (ENS) – India’s population of endangered tigers has increased by 225 animals since 2007, according to the results of the latest...

 

Clash Leaves Cloned Meats Unregulated Across the European Union

Clash Leaves Cloned Meats Unregulated Across the European Union

Clash Leaves Cloned Meats Unregulated Across the European Union BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 29, 2011 (ENS) – Meat from the offspring of cloned animals could appear in stores across the European Union, with no one being any the...

 

Radioactive Water a New Worry at Japan’s Nuclear Plant

Radioactive Water a New Worry at Japan’s Nuclear Plant

Radioactive Water a New Worry at Japan’s Nuclear Plant TOKYO, Japan, March 29, 2011 (ENS) – Highly radioactive water found in tunnels under and outside three reactor buildings is hindering work to restore the cooling functions...

 

Majority of U.S. Oil and Gas Leases Lie Idle

Majority of U.S. Oil and Gas Leases Lie Idle WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2011 (ENS) – Roughly 70 percent of offshore oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico and more than half of onshore leases on federal lands remain idle, neither...

 

Petrol-Powered Cars Could Be Banned from European Cities by 2050

Petrol-Powered Cars Could Be Banned from European Cities by 2050

Petrol-Powered Cars Could Be Banned from European Cities by 2050 BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 29, 2011 (ENS) – Cars fueled by gasoline or diesel could be banned in European cities by the year 2050 under a new long-term transport...

 

Joshua Tree National Park Escapes Threat of Nearby Landfill

Joshua Tree National Park Escapes Threat of Nearby Landfill WASHINGTON, DC, March 28, 2011 (ENS) – The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear an appeal from Kaiser Ventures LLC on an appeals court decision overturning a federal...

 

UN Nuclear Agency Calls High-level Meeting on Japanese Crisis

UN Nuclear Agency Calls High-level Meeting on Japanese Crisis

UN Nuclear Agency Calls High-level Meeting on Japanese Crisis VIENNA, Austria, March 28, 2011 (ENS) – As workers struggle to control the unstable Japanese nuclear reactor that was damaged in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami,...

 

New York Demands Fire Safety Enforcement at Indian Point Reactors

New York Demands Fire Safety Enforcement at Indian Point Reactors ALBANY, New York, March 28, 2011 (ENS) – The Indian Point nuclear power plant is currently in violation of fire safety regulations and is seeking more than 100...

 

Japan’s Radiation Reaches USA at Very Low Levels

Japan’s Radiation Reaches USA at Very Low Levels WASHINGTON, DC, March 28, 2011 (ENS) – As a result of the radiation released from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, several EPA air monitors have...

 

Japan: 28,500 Dead or Missing; Power, Water, Fuel in Short Supply

Japan: 28,500 Dead or Missing; Power, Water, Fuel in Short Supply TOKYO, Japan, March 28, 2011 (ENS) – More than 28,500 people are dead or missing after the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan’s northeast coast on...

 

Earth Hour 2011 Goes Beyond

Earth Hour 2011 Goes Beyond

Earth Hour 2011 Goes Beyond SYDNEY, Australia, March 25, 2011 (ENS) – On March 26, the lights will go out hour by hour around the world starting at 8:30 pm local time as hundreds of millions of people take part in Earth Hour,...

 

Japanese Nuclear Reactor Core May Be Leaking Radiation

Japanese Nuclear Reactor Core May Be Leaking Radiation

Japanese Nuclear Reactor Core May Be Leaking Radiation TOKYO, Japan, March 25, 2011 (ENS) – The Japanese government is investigating the source of a radiation leak at the quake-hit nuclear plant, that sent two workers to hospital....

 

Alabama’s Small Cities Stormwater Permit Pits Enviros Against Developers

Alabama’s Small Cities Stormwater Permit Pits Enviros Against Developers MONTGOMERY, Alabama, March 24, 2011 (ENS) – Three Alabama river conservation groups have filed a motion to intervene in a permit appeal filed by a business...

 

Radioactivity Contaminates Tokyo Vegetable, Water in Six Prefectures

Radioactivity Contaminates Tokyo Vegetable, Water in Six Prefectures

Radioactivity Contaminates Tokyo Vegetable, Water in Six Prefectures TOKYO, Japan, March 24, 2011 (ENS) – Radiation above the legal limit has been detected in a vegetable grown in Tokyo, Japan’s health ministry said today....

 

U.S. EPA Will Revoke Approval of Potent Greenhouse Gas to Cool Cars

U.S. EPA Will Revoke Approval of Potent Greenhouse Gas to Cool Cars WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2011 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to grant a petition by three nonprofit organizations to withdraw its...

 

New Battery Recharges in Seconds, Not Hours

New Battery Recharges in Seconds, Not Hours CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, March 24, 2011 (ENS) – Batteries that can charge or discharge in a few seconds and yet can perform normally in existing mobile phones and laptops have been developed...

 

Environment News Service News Index February 2011

Environment News Service News Index February 2011 Christchurch Death Toll Hits 154, New Zealand to Pause in Memory Coca-Cola India Will Face Tribunal on Eco-Damage Claims British Columbia Premier-designate Clark Embroiled in Mine Conflict U.S....

 

Environment News Service News Index January 2011

Environment News Service News Index January 2011 Blizzard Threatens 100 Million Americans WWF and Corporations Promote Tiger-Safe Procurement Policies Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases Federal Agencies...

 

Environment News Service News Index January 2011

Environment News Service News Index January 2011 Blizzard Threatens 100 Million Americans WWF and Corporations Promote Tiger-Safe Procurement Policies Senate Republican Bill Forbids EPA Limits on Greenhouse Gases Federal Agencies...

 

U.S. Government, World Bank Pool Assets to Ease Water Scarcity

U.S. Government, World Bank Pool Assets to Ease Water Scarcity

U.S. Government, World Bank Pool Assets to Ease Water Scarcity WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2011 (ENS) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and World Bank President Robert Zoellick Tuesday signed an unprecedented memorandum...

 
 
 
 

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