Author Archive: ENS

Clean Energy Leaders Emerge in New State-by-State Report

Clean Energy Leaders Emerge in New State-by-State Report

Clean Energy Leaders Emerge in New State-by-State Report GOLDEN, Colorado, November 23, 2009 (ENS) – Renewable energy development is spreading across the country, often linked with public policies designed to encourage its growth,...

 

Judge Orders Army to Disclose Impacts on Sacred Hawaiian Valley

Judge Orders Army to Disclose Impacts on Sacred Hawaiian Valley

Judge Orders Army to Disclose Impacts on Sacred Hawaiian Valley HONOLULU, Hawaii, November 23, 2009 (ENS) – A federal judge in Honolulu has ruled that the U.S. Army is obliged to give the community meaningful information on how...

 

Sacrifice of 200,000 Animals Proceeds Despite Pleas, Prayers

Sacrifice of 200,000 Animals Proceeds Despite Pleas, Prayers

Sacrifice of 200,000 Animals Proceeds Despite Pleas, Prayers KATHMANDU, Nepal, November 23, 2009 (ENS) – Emotional appeals to Nepalese officials by animal advocates from around the world have not persuaded them to call a halt...

 

Census of Ocean Depths Reveals Hundreds of New Species

Census of Ocean Depths Reveals Hundreds of New Species

Census of Ocean Depths Reveals Hundreds of New Species WASHINGTON, DC, November 23, 2009 (ENS) – “The deep sea is the Earth’s largest continuous ecosystem and largest habitat for life. It is also the least studied,”...

 

Chicago Fish Fence Fails to Deter Giant Asian Carp

Chicago Fish Fence Fails to Deter Giant Asian Carp CHICAGO, Illinois, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal for five days starting December 2 so they...

 

TVA Permit to Dump Liquid Waste from Air Scrubbers Appealed

TVA Permit to Dump Liquid Waste from Air Scrubbers Appealed NASHVILLE, Tennessee, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – Three environmental groups are appealing a permit just issued by the state of Tennessee that allows the Tennessee Valley...

 

Maryland Coal Ash Landfill Leaks Trigger Lawsuit Threat

Maryland Coal Ash Landfill Leaks Trigger Lawsuit Threat WASHINGTON, DC, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – Concerns about toxics discharged from an unlined coal ash waste dump in suburban Washington, DC have prompted four environmental...

 

Clean Energy Leaders Emerge in New State-by-State Report

Clean Energy Leaders Emerge in New State-by-State Report

Clean Energy Leaders Emerge in New State-by-State Report GOLDEN, Colorado, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – Renewable energy development is spreading across the country, often linked with public policies designed to encourage its growth,...

 

Judge Orders Army to Disclose Impacts on Sacred Hawaiian Valley

Judge Orders Army to Disclose Impacts on Sacred Hawaiian Valley

Judge Orders Army to Disclose Impacts on Sacred Hawaiian Valley HONOLULU, Hawaii, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – A federal judge in Honolulu has ruled that the U.S. Army is obliged to give the community meaningful information on how...

 

Sacrifice of 200,000 Animals Proceeds Despite Pleas, Prayers

Sacrifice of 200,000 Animals Proceeds Despite Pleas, Prayers

Sacrifice of 200,000 Animals Proceeds Despite Pleas, Prayers KATHMANDU, Nepal, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – Emotional appeals to Nepalese officials by animal advocates from around the world have not persuaded them to call a halt...

 

Census of Ocean Depths Reveals Hundreds of New Species

Census of Ocean Depths Reveals Hundreds of New Species

Census of Ocean Depths Reveals Hundreds of New Species WASHINGTON, DC, November 22, 2009 (ENS) – “The deep sea is the Earth’s largest continuous ecosystem and largest habitat for life. It is also the least studied,”...

 

Senate Delays Climate Bill to Focus on Health Care

Senate Delays Climate Bill to Focus on Health Care WASHINGTON, DC, November 21, 2009 (ENS) – Senator Harry Reid, the Democrat majority leader, has put off Senate debate on climate change legislation until next spring, weakening...

 

Energy-Saving Tips For Greener, Less Costly Holidays

Energy-Saving Tips For Greener, Less Costly Holidays WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2009 (ENS) – During the holiday season, energy saving tips from utilities and public agencies abound. ENS staffers have compiled a list of the...

 

California’s New TV Energy Efficiency Standards Highest in the World

California’s New TV Energy Efficiency Standards Highest in the World SAN FRANCISCO, California, November 20, 2009 (ENS) – The California Energy Commission Thursday unanimously adopted the world’s highest TV energy efficiency...

 

Trout May Be Killed to Save California Yellow-Legged Frogs

Trout May Be Killed to Save California Yellow-Legged Frogs SAN FRANCISCO, California, November 19, 2009 (ENS) – National Park Service officials in California are about to decide how to kill non-native trout to save critically...

 

South Florida Adopts Year-Round Water Conservation Rule

South Florida Adopts Year-Round Water Conservation Rule WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, November 19, 2009 (ENS) – Recognizing the need to conserve water and increase protection for South Florida’s water resources, the South Florida...

 

Obama Could Tip the Balance at Copenhagen Climate Summit

Obama Could Tip the Balance at Copenhagen Climate Summit

Obama Could Tip the Balance at Copenhagen Climate Summit By Haider Rizvi NEW YORK, New York, November 19, 2009 (ENS) – The United Nations’ climate agency chief says he wants U.S. President Barrack Obama to join world leaders...

 

Two More Suits Filed in Legal War Over Bay-Delta Smelt

Two More Suits Filed in Legal War Over Bay-Delta Smelt SAN FRANCISCO, California, November 13, 2009 (ENS) – The Center for Biological Diversity today filed two lawsuits against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to...

 

Enviros Disappointed in Federal Chesapeake Bay Strategy

Enviros Disappointed in Federal Chesapeake Bay Strategy WASHINGTON, DC, November 13, 2009 (ENS) – The Obama administration says “expanded action and increased accountability by the federal government” are the focus...

 

Lawsuit Seeks to End Government Killing of Yellowstone Bison

Lawsuit Seeks to End Government Killing of Yellowstone Bison

Lawsuit Seeks to End Government Killing of Yellowstone Bison MISSOULA, Montana, November 13, 2009 (ENS) – A coalition of conservation groups, Native Americans, and Montana residents is suing the National Park Service and the U.S....