Archive for: April, 2010

Biodiversity Target Missed: World Fails to Slow Loss of Animals, Plants

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 29, 2010 (ENS) – World leaders have failed to fulfill their commitments to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss by 2010, and have instead overseen “alarming” biodiversity declines, finds...

 

Los Angeles Found Guilty of Polluting Surfrider Beach

Los Angeles Found Guilty of Polluting Surfrider Beach LOS ANGELES, California, April 29, 2010 (ENS) – The County of Los Angeles violated the federal Clean Water Act when it discharged polluted water onto the world-famous Surfrider...

 

EPA: U.S. Climate Is Warming, Seas Rising, Glaciers Melting

EPA: U.S. Climate Is Warming, Seas Rising, Glaciers Melting WASHINGTON, DC, April 28, 2010 (ENS) – Heat waves, storms, sea levels, glaciers, and wildlife migrations are just a few of the environmental indicators that show...

 

Members of Passamaquoddy Tribe Keep LNG Terminal Off Tribal Land

Members of Passamaquoddy Tribe Keep LNG Terminal Off Tribal Land SOUTH ROYALTON, Vermont, April 28, 2010 (ENS) – The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs has canceled the developer’s lease of Passamaquoddy tribal land in...

 

Five Times the Oil Gushes From Broken Gulf Wellhead

Five Times the Oil Gushes From Broken Gulf Wellhead

Five Times the Oil Gushes From Broken Gulf Wellhead ROBERT, Louisiana, April 28, 2010 (ENS) – There is five times as much oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon’s undersea wellhead than was...

 

Volcano Crisis: Europe to Fast-Track Single Sky, Compensate Airlines

Volcano Crisis: Europe to Fast-Track Single Sky, Compensate Airlines

Volcano Crisis: Europe to Fast-Track Single Sky, Compensate Airlines BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 28, 2010 (ENS) – The closure of European airspace due to the volcanic eruption in Iceland has cost the aviation industry between 1.5...

 

Light Turns Green for America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Light Turns Green for America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Light Turns Green for America’s First Offshore Wind Farm BOSTON, Massachusetts, April 28, 2010 (ENS) – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today approved Cape Wind, America’s first offshore wind farm on 25-square-miles...

 

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Could Be Set Ablaze

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Could Be Set Ablaze HOUMA, Louisiana, April 27, 2010 (ENS) – U.S. Coast Guard officials are considering setting fire to an oil slick 600 miles in circumference in the Gulf of Mexico that is getting...

 

Obama Gives Wind Turbine Industry a Positive Spin

Obama Gives Wind Turbine Industry a Positive Spin FORT MADISON, Iowa, April 27, 2010 (ENS) – Today, President Barack Obama got a closeup look at the positive effect his economic stimulus funding package has had on the emerging...

 

Whaling Commission Proposes to Cut but Legitimize Kill Quotas

Whaling Commission Proposes to Cut but Legitimize Kill Quotas

Whaling Commission Proposes to Cut but Legitimize Kill Quotas CAMBRIDGE, UK, April 27, 2010 (ENS) – The world’s only three whaling nations – Japan, Norway and Iceland – could continue whaling for another...

 

Conservationists Sue Massey Coal for Water Pollution at Five Mines

Conservationists Sue Massey Coal for Water Pollution at Five Mines CHARLESTON, West Virginia, April 27, 2010 (ENS) – Four conservation groups took legal action today to hold five coal companies, all subsidiaries of Massey...

 

Hollywood Sign is Saved to Become Protected Parkland

Hollywood Sign is Saved to Become Protected Parkland LOS ANGELES, California, April 26, 2010 (ENS) – The famous Hollywood sign above Los Angeles, theatened by a development of luxury homes, has been saved and will become...

 

Gulf Oil Workers Near Rig Disaster Evacuated as a Precaution

Gulf Oil Workers Near Rig Disaster Evacuated as a Precaution HOUMA, Louisiana, April 26, 2010 (ENS) – While remotely operated vehicles on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico try to stop oil leaking from a well left open by an explosion...

 

Ecuadoran President Confirms Deal to Leave Oil Under Yasuni Park

Ecuadoran President Confirms Deal to Leave Oil Under Yasuni Park

Ecuadoran President Confirms Deal to Leave Oil Under Yasuni Park QUITO, Ecuador, April 26, 2010 (ENS) – President Raphael Correa now has approved an agreement to leave Ecuador’s largest oil reserves, amounting to some...

 

Biofuel Propels Navy Jet on Supersonic Earth Day Test Flight

Biofuel Propels Navy Jet on Supersonic Earth Day Test Flight

Biofuel Propels Navy Jet on Supersonic Earth Day Test Flight WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Navy celebrated Earth Day on Thursday by showcasing a flight test of the Green Hornet, an F/A-18 Super Hornet strike...

 

Deepwater Horizon Wellhead Leaking 1,000 Barrels a Day

Deepwater Horizon Wellhead Leaking 1,000 Barrels a Day

Deepwater Horizon Wellhead Leaking 1,000 Barrels a Day ROBERT, Louisiana, April 25, 2010 (ENS) – An oil leak of 1,000 barrels a day is entering the water about a mile below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico following the sinking...

 

New Kyrgyz Leaders Struggle With Land Wars

New Kyrgyz Leaders Struggle With Land Wars

New Kyrgyz Leaders Struggle With Land Wars By Asyl Osmonalieva BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 25, 2010 (ENS) – The new government in Kyrgyzstan is under pressure to restore law and order after violent clashes over land near...

 

New Kyrgyz Leaders Struggle With Land Wars

New Kyrgyz Leaders Struggle With Land Wars

New Kyrgyz Leaders Struggle With Land Wars By Asyl Osmonalieva BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 25, 2010 (ENS) – The new government in Kyrgyzstan is under pressure to restore law and order after violent clashes over land near...

 

Oklahoma Oil Site Where Explosion Killed a Man Was Unsecured

Oklahoma Oil Site Where Explosion Killed a Man Was Unsecured OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, April 23, 2010 (ENS) – The fiery explosion that took the life of a 21-year-old man in Weeletka, Oklahoma on April 14 occurred at an unattended...

 

Oklahoma Oil Site Where Explosion Killed a Man Was Unsecured

Oklahoma Oil Site Where Explosion Killed a Man Was Unsecured OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, April 23, 2010 (ENS) – The fiery explosion that took the life of a 21-year-old man in Weeletka, Oklahoma on April 14 occurred at an unattended...

 
 
 
 

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