Archive for: December, 2010

Wealth of Utah Dinosaur Discoveries Named in 2010

Wealth of Utah Dinosaur Discoveries Named in 2010 SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, December 23, 2010 (ENS) – A record breaking eight new species of dinosaur were described from federal public lands in Utah in 2010 – each...

 

Cancer-Causing Chromium-6 Widespread in U.S. Drinking Water

Cancer-Causing Chromium-6 Widespread in U.S. Drinking Water WASHINGTON, DC, December 23, 2010 (ENS) – Tap water from 31 of 35 U.S. cities tested contains hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, according to laboratory...

 

$58 Million Will Fund Cleanup of Moses Lake Aircraft Mess

$58 Million Will Fund Cleanup of Moses Lake Aircraft Mess YAKIMA, Washington, December 23, 2010 (ENS) – Parties responsible for contamination at the Moses Lake Wellfield Superfund Site have reached a settlement that...

 

New ‘Wild Lands’ Designation Established to Protect American Wilderness

New ‘Wild Lands’ Designation Established to Protect American Wilderness DENVER, Colorado, December 23, 2010 (ENS) – Today the Obama administration restored protections for the wild public lands under the...

 

U.S. EPA to Set Greenhouse Gas Standards for Power Plants, Refineries

U.S. EPA to Set Greenhouse Gas Standards for Power Plants, Refineries

U.S. EPA to Set Greenhouse Gas Standards for Power Plants, Refineries WASHINGTON, DC, December 23, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a two-year plan to set greenhouse gas emissions...

 

Dead Sea Drilled to Reveal Climate in Jesus’ Lifetime

Dead Sea Drilled to Reveal Climate in Jesus’ Lifetime

Dead Sea Drilled to Reveal Climate in Jesus’ Lifetime JERUSALEM, Israel, December 23, 2010 (ENS) – About 50 miles from Bethlehem, the town where Jesus was born, scientists are drilling holes under the Dead Sea...

 

U.S. Senate Ratifies Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia

U.S. Senate Ratifies Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia WASHINGTON, DC, December 22, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Senate today ratified the New START Treaty with Russia. The nuclear arms reduction treaty had needed at least...

 

U.S. Seeks Trade Talks to Protest China’s Wind Power ‘Subsidies’

U.S. Seeks Trade Talks to Protest China’s Wind Power ‘Subsidies’

U.S. Seeks Trade Talks to Protest China’s Wind Power ‘Subsidies’ WASHINGTON, DC, December 22, 2010 (ENS) – The United States government says China is illegally subsidizing the production of wind power...

 

Giant Wind, Solar Projects Guaranteed with Recovery Act Funding

Giant Wind, Solar Projects Guaranteed with Recovery Act Funding

Giant Wind, Solar Projects Guaranteed with Recovery Act Funding WASHINGTON, DC, December 22, 2010 (ENS) – This week, the Obama administration has finalized loan guarantees worth nearly $3 billion for two of the...

 

Lawsuit Threatened to Spur Wolf Recovery Plan

Lawsuit Threatened to Spur Wolf Recovery Plan WASHINGTON, DC, December 21, 2010 (ENS) – The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity today filed notice of intent to sue the Department of the Interior for failing...

 

DuPont Fined $3.3 Million for Toxic Chemical Reporting Violations

DuPont Fined $3.3 Million for Toxic Chemical Reporting Violations WASHINGTON, DC, December 21, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that DuPont has agreed to pay a penalty of $3.3...

 

India to Establish More Tiger Reserves

India to Establish More Tiger Reserves

India to Establish More Tiger Reserves NEW DELHI, India, December 21, 2010 (ENS) – India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has granted approval “in-principle” for four tiger reserves across...

 

UN Green-Lights New Biodiversity Science Policy Platform

UN Green-Lights New Biodiversity Science Policy Platform

UN Green-Lights New Biodiversity Science Policy Platform NEW YORK, New York, December 21, 2010 (ENS) – The United Nations has capped its Biodiversity Year 2010 on a high note by creating a new science policy platform...

 

Total Lunar Eclipse Marks Winter Solstice: First in 372 Years

Total Lunar Eclipse Marks Winter Solstice: First in 372 Years

Total Lunar Eclipse Marks Winter Solstice: First in 372 Years WASHINGTON, DC, December 20, 2010 (ENS) – On the night of December 20 to 21, a total lunar eclipse will be visible to sky watchers across North America...

 

UN Panel to Probe UN Role in Haiti’s Cholera Crisis

UN Panel to Probe UN Role in Haiti’s Cholera Crisis

UN Panel to Probe UN Role in Haiti’s Cholera Crisis NEW YORK, New York, December 17, 2010 (ENS) – The United Nations is creating an independent scientific panel to investigate the source of the cholera outbreak...

 

Afghan Saffron Venture Hit by Taliban

Afghan Saffron Venture Hit by Taliban

Afghan Saffron Venture Hit by Taliban By Sadeq Behnam HERAT, Afghanistan, December 17, 2010 (ENS) – Farmers taking part in an internationally-backed saffron-growing project in Herat province in western Afghanistan...

 

Solar Energy Zones Identified in Six Western States

Solar Energy Zones Identified in Six Western States WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2010 (ENS) – The Obama administration today proposed guidelines for solar development on public lands in the West, to accelerate projects...

 

Green Groups Jump the Gun on Europe’s Million Signature Law

Green Groups Jump the Gun on Europe’s Million Signature Law

Green Groups Jump the Gun on Europe’s Million Signature Law BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 16, 2010 (ENS) – European Union citizens will now be able to ask the European Commission to introduce new legislation, provided...

 

Shell Oil Pledges $1.5 Million to Restore Fish Habitat

Shell Oil Pledges $1.5 Million to Restore Fish Habitat BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, December 15, 2010 (ENS) – Independence Island in Louisiana’s Barataria Bay was once a popular fishing destination, but due to coastal...

 

U.S. Government Sues BP for Gulf Oil Spill

U.S. Government Sues BP for Gulf Oil Spill WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Justice Department today filed suit against BP Exploration and Production Inc. and eight other companies in an effort to...

 
 
 
 

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