Archive for: March, 2010

British Parliamentary Inquiry Clears ‘Climategate’ Scientists

British Parliamentary Inquiry Clears ‘Climategate’ Scientists

British Parliamentary Inquiry Clears ‘Climategate’ Scientists LONDON, UK, March 31, 2010 (ENS) – An investigation into leaked emails by British climate scientists that appeared to indicate a conspiracy to manipulate...

 

Obama Opens Atlantic Coast to Oil Drilling, Protects Bristol Bay

Obama Opens Atlantic Coast to Oil Drilling, Protects Bristol Bay

Obama Opens Atlantic Coast to Oil Drilling, Protects Bristol Bay WASHINGTON, DC, March 31, 2010 (ENS) – Oil and gas development and exploration on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf will be expanded to enhance America’s...

 

76 Groups Implore USDA to Keep Out Canada’s Mad Cows

76 Groups Implore USDA to Keep Out Canada’s Mad Cows WASHINGTON, DC, March 30, 2010 (ENS) – Seventy-six organizations representing tens of millions of Americans today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

 

Poll: Support for Nuclear Energy Hits Record High

Poll: Support for Nuclear Energy Hits Record High

Poll: Support for Nuclear Energy Hits Record High WASHINGTON, DC, March 30, 2010 (ENS) – A record-high 74 percent of Americans surveyed in a new national poll support nuclear energy and a similar majority of 70 percent says...

 

Pioneer in Fight Against Cholera Wins Stockholm Water Prize

Pioneer in Fight Against Cholera Wins Stockholm Water Prize

Pioneer in Fight Against Cholera Wins Stockholm Water Prize STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 30, 2010 (ENS) – Dr. Rita Colwell, an American expert on the prevention of waterborne infectious diseases, has been awarded the 2010 Stockholm...

 

Donors Meet to Bankroll a New Future for Haiti

Donors Meet to Bankroll a New Future for Haiti

Donors Meet to Bankroll a New Future for Haiti NEW YORK, New York, March 30, 2010 (ENS) – The Haitian people will help in their country’s recovery from January’s catastrophic earthquake through food-for-work projects...

 

EPA to Assess Environmental Impact of Bisphenol-A

EPA to Assess Environmental Impact of Bisphenol-A WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced an action plan to address the potential effects of bisphenol-A (BPA),...

 

Court Blocks Mine in Montana’s Cabinet Mountains Wilderness

Court Blocks Mine in Montana’s Cabinet Mountains Wilderness MISSOULA, Montana, March 29, 2010 (ENS) – Environmental groups today declared victory for bull trout, grizzly bears and the people of northwest Montana,...

 

NOAA Seeks Public Input for National Aquaculture Policy

NOAA Seeks Public Input for National Aquaculture Policy

NOAA Seeks Public Input for National Aquaculture Policy WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2010 (ENS) – The federal government is developing a new national policy for sustainable marine aquaculture and is seeking public input to craft...

 

Conservationists Fight Two Quarries Atop Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment

Conservationists Fight Two Quarries Atop Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment

Conservationists Fight Two Quarries Atop Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, March 29, 2010 (ENS) – The topmost peak of Ontario’s most outstanding geologic feature, the Niagara Escarpment, is...

 

EPA Proposes Veto of West Virgina’s Largest Mountaintop Removal Mine

EPA Proposes Veto of West Virgina’s Largest Mountaintop Removal Mine WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is taking the next steps to veto a permit...

 

U.S. and Russia Agree to Slash Nuclear Arsenals

U.S. and Russia Agree to Slash Nuclear Arsenals

U.S. and Russia Agree to Slash Nuclear Arsenals WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2010 (ENS) – The ultimate environmental threat – that of nuclear war – was reduced today. The presidents of the United States and Russia...

 

Earth’s Hour of Darkness Illuminates Need for Climate Action

Earth’s Hour of Darkness Illuminates Need for Climate Action

Earth’s Hour of Darkness Illuminates Need for Climate Action GLAND, Switzerland, March 26, 2010 (ENS) – A 24 hour-long wave of darkness will sweep around the globe as people and corporations turn out the lights from...

 

Dirty Bunker Fuel Banned for Large Ships in U.S., Canadian Waters

Dirty Bunker Fuel Banned for Large Ships in U.S., Canadian Waters

Dirty Bunker Fuel Banned for Large Ships in U.S., Canadian Waters LONDON, UK, March 26, 2020 (ENS) – The international body governing the shipping industry today approved rules to limit air pollution from large ships in most...

 

Worst Ice Year Kills Canadian Seals Before Hunters Can

Worst Ice Year Kills Canadian Seals Before Hunters Can

Worst Ice Year Kills Canadian Seals Before Hunters Can CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Canada, March 26, 2010 (ENS) – Thousands of harp seal pups are presumed dead in Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence and starving pups...

 

Chemical Dump Costs Los Angeles Hotel $370,000

Chemical Dump Costs Los Angeles Hotel $370,000 LOS ANGELES, California, March 26, 2010 (ENS) – The corporate operator of the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles has agreed to plead guilty to violating federal environmental...

 

California Creates Green Tech Manufacturing Equipment Sales Tax Exemption

California Creates Green Tech Manufacturing Equipment Sales Tax Exemption SAN JOSE, California, March 25, 2010 (ENS) – Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law a bill that received rare unanimous bipartisan support...

 

FedEx Funds Conservation International to Reforest Panda Habitat

FedEx Funds Conservation International to Reforest Panda Habitat WASHINGTON, DC, March 25, 2010 (ENS) – Two of America’s best known organizations have joined forces to help reforest giant panda habitat in a region of...

 

CITES Governments Depart Doha Leaving Marine Species Unprotected

CITES Governments Depart Doha Leaving Marine Species Unprotected

CITES Governments Depart Doha Leaving Marine Species Unprotected DOHA, Qatar, March 25, 2010 (ENS) – Sharks, Atlantic bluefin tuna, corals and polar bears were the losers as delegates from 175 governments today wrapped up their...

 

U.S. Mint Reveals First Five ‘America the Beautiful’ Quarters

U.S. Mint Reveals First Five ‘America the Beautiful’ Quarters WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2010 (ENS) – Designs for the first five “America the Beautiful” quarters were unveiled today, featuring America’s...

 
 
 
 

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