Archive for: July, 2011

Pipeline Rupture Spills Oil into Flooded Yellowstone River

Pipeline Rupture Spills Oil into Flooded Yellowstone River BILLINGS, Montana, July 2, 2011 (ENS) – An ExxonMobil pipeline running under the Yellowstone River in south central Montana burst Friday night, spilling black crude...

 

Ashe Confirmed as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director

Ashe Confirmed as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director

Ashe Confirmed as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director WASHINGTON, DC, June 30, 2011 (ENS) – Daniel Ashe has been confirmed by the Senate as the 16th director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Ashe, a career employee...

 

Obama Administration Invests $1.58 Billion in Rapid Transit

Obama Administration Invests $1.58 Billion in Rapid Transit WASHINGTON, DC, June 29, 2011 (ENS) – An elevated, electric rail line connecting communities on Oahu’s south shore with the Honolulu International Airport, downtown...

 

Northern Spotted Owl Plan Places Recovery Above Timber Harvest

Northern Spotted Owl Plan Places Recovery Above Timber Harvest WASHINGTON, DC, June 30, 2011 (ENS) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released the final recovery plan for the threatened northern spotted owl, which...

 

Polar Bears Deserve Endangered Species Act Protection, Judge Rules

Polar Bears Deserve Endangered Species Act Protection, Judge Rules WASHINGTON, DC, June 30, 2011 (ENS) – A federal judge today upheld a 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to protect polar bears under the Endangered...

 

Jellyfish Close Scottish Nuclear Power Plant

Jellyfish Close Scottish Nuclear Power Plant EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 30, 2011 (ENS) – A nuclear power station in eastern Scotland manually shut down its two reactors Tuesday after large mass of jellyfish was found in its seawater...

 
 
 
 

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