Archive for: August, 2010

Environmental Groups Support U.S. EPA in Texas Air Permit Case

Environmental Groups Support U.S. EPA in Texas Air Permit Case NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 30, 2010 (ENS) – Two environmental groups Friday filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit brought by Texas Attorney General...

 

Hurricane Earl Batters Caribbean Islands, Heads for U.S. East Coast

Hurricane Earl Batters Caribbean Islands, Heads for U.S. East Coast

Hurricane Earl Batters Caribbean Islands, Heads for U.S. East Coast MIAMI, Florida, August 31, 2010 (ENS) – A major storm blowing across the northeastern Caribbean Sea has strengthened to a Category Four hurricane, generating...

 

Dormant Indonesian Volcano Awakens With a Fiery Roar

Dormant Indonesian Volcano Awakens With a Fiery Roar JAKARTA, Indonesia, August 30, 2010 (ENS) – Some 12,000 people fled the slopes of Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung Sunday as the long-dormant volcano on the island...

 

Amur Tigers to Get Protected Area on China-Russia Border

  HUNCHUN, China, August 31, 2010 (ENS) – China’s Jilin province and the neighboring Primorsky province in Russia have agreed to jointly establish the world’s first transboundary protected area for the endangered Amur...

 

Stormy Weather Again Delays Operations at BP Well Site

Stormy Weather Again Delays Operations at BP Well Site HOUSTON, Texas, August 30, 2010 (ENS) – Locally turbulent weather at the BP/Deepwater Horizon well site has put on hold operations to bring up equipment that will become...

 

New Fuel Economy Label Designs Include Electric Vehicles

New Fuel Economy Label Designs Include Electric Vehicles

New Fuel Economy Label Designs Include Electric Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC, August 30, 2010 (ENS) – With battery electric cars, plug-in hybrids and regular hybrids joining gas-powered cars and light trucks in the marketplace,...

 

Climate Change Panel Needs Fundamental Reform

Climate Change Panel Needs Fundamental Reform

Climate Change Panel Needs Fundamental Reform NEW YORK, New York, August 30, 2010 (ENS) – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change “needs to fundamentally reform its management structure and strengthen its procedures,”...

 

Measuring Progress Five Years After Hurricane Katrina

Measuring Progress Five Years After Hurricane Katrina

Measuring Progress Five Years After Hurricane Katrina NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 28, 2010 (ENS) – On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history, President Barack Obama,...

 

Charged With Enthusiasm, Seattle Gears Up for Electric Cars

Charged With Enthusiasm, Seattle Gears Up for Electric Cars

Charged With Enthusiasm, Seattle Gears Up for Electric Cars By Sunny Lewis SEATTLE, Washington, August 27, 2010 (ENS) – Seattle is preparing for an electric car roll-out that could amount to 200,000 electric vehicles...

 

Investigators Converge on Site of Alabama Ammonia Leak

Investigators Converge on Site of Alabama Ammonia Leak MOBILE, Alabama, August 27, 2010 (ENS) – A release of of toxic anhydrous ammonia from a refrigeration plant in Theodore, Alabama that sent more than 130 people to hospital...

 

California Coastal Waters to Be Free of Large Ship Sewage

California Coastal Waters to Be Free of Large Ship Sewage

California Coastal Waters to Be Free of Large Ship Sewage SAN FRANCISCO, California, August 26, 2010 (ENS) – All sewage discharges from large cruise ships and cargo ships to the marine waters along California’s entire...

 

Atrazine Threat to Male Sexual Development Revealed

Atrazine Threat to Male Sexual Development Revealed

Atrazine Threat to Male Sexual Development Revealed RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, August 25, 2010 (ENS) – Male rats exposed before birth to low doses of the weedkiller atrazine are more likely to develop prostate...

 

New Online Tool Monitors Endangered Species Trading

New Online Tool Monitors Endangered Species Trading GENEVA, Switzerland, August 25, 2010 (ENS) – A new interactive tool that enables users to view trade data about wildlife and plants in 175 countries is now offered online...

 

Recovery Act Funds Electric Car Batteries, Renewable Energy, Genome Scans

Recovery Act Funds Electric Car Batteries, Renewable Energy, Genome Scans

Recovery Act Funds Electric Car Batteries, Renewable Energy, Genome Scans WASHINGTON, DC, August 24, 2010 (ENS) – The United States is now on track to slash the cost of electric vehicle batteries, halve the cost of solar...

 

Southern California Warned to Prepare Now for Major Earthquake

Southern California Warned to Prepare Now for Major Earthquake IRVINE, California, August 24, 2010 (ENS) – A major earthquake on the San Andreas fault northwest of Los Angeles is likely to happen “soon” warn scientists...

 

SeaWorld Orlando Fined $75,000 After Whale Trainer’s Death

SeaWorld Orlando Fined $75,000 After Whale Trainer’s Death ORLANDO, Florida, August 24, 2010 (ENS) – SeaWorld Orlando was fined $75,000 Monday by the federal government for three safety violations one of which resulted...

 

Hurricane Danielle Swirls Over Central Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Danielle Swirls Over Central Atlantic Ocean MIAMI, Florida, August 23, 2010 (ENS) – Tropical Storm Danielle formed this weekend over the central Atlantic Ocean and strengthened into a hurricane Monday afternoon....

 

Protest Ship in the Arctic; Superglue, Chains and Oil at the Bank

Protest Ship in the Arctic; Superglue, Chains and Oil at the Bank

Protest Ship in the Arctic; Superglue, Chains and Oil at the Bank EDINBURGH, Scotland, August 23, 2010 (ENS) – Today’s actions by campaigners against fossil fuels and their investors saw a Greenpeace ship protesting...

 

Norway Dumps Its Samling Global Stocks Over Illegal Logging

Norway Dumps Its Samling Global Stocks Over Illegal Logging

Norway Dumps Its Samling Global Stocks Over Illegal Logging OSLO, Norway, August 23, 2010 (ENS) – Discovery of widespread illegal logging in Malaysia and Guyana has caused one of the world’s largest institutional investors...

 

BP ‘Fishing’ for Drill Pipe, Final Well Kill Delayed

BP ‘Fishing’ for Drill Pipe, Final Well Kill Delayed

BP ‘Fishing’ for Drill Pipe, Final Well Kill Delayed HOUSTON, Texas, August 23, 2010 (ENS) – BP has gone “fishing” – reaching down nearly a mile below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico to remove...

 
 
 
 

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