Archive for: October, 2012

Debate: Obama Backs Green Energy, Romney Backs Black

Debate: Obama Backs Green Energy, Romney Backs Black

  DENVER, Colorado, October 3, 2012 (ENS) – The deep division between President Barack Obama’s green energy policies and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s preference for coal and tar sands oil were apparent in their...

 

Haiti Bans Plastic Bags and Foam Containers

Haiti Bans Plastic Bags and Foam Containers

  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, October 3, 2012 (ENS) – Haiti’s government has banned the import, manufacture and marketing of black plastic polyethylene bags and polystyrene foam containers as of October 1. “This is a logical...

 

Sewage Troubles in Havana

Sewage Troubles in Havana

  By Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias HAVANA, Cuba, October 3, 2012 (ENS) – Poor maintenance of drains at an apartment block in central Havana has created a serious health hazard for residents. A maintenance worker says much of the...

 

Unexploded Bombs Menace Busy Gulf Of Mexico

Unexploded Bombs Menace Busy Gulf Of Mexico

  COLLEGE STATION, Texas, October 3, 2012 (ENS) – Millions of pounds of unexploded bombs dumped decades ago off the coasts of 16 states, from New Jersey to Hawaii, could now pose threats to shipping lanes and the 4,000 oil and gas...

 

Poll: Dems, GOP, Swing Voters All Smile on Solar Power

Poll: Dems, GOP, Swing Voters All Smile on Solar Power

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2012 (ENS) – Likely voters in the 2012 elections support solar energy and want to see the U.S. government to do more to encourage the solar industry, finds a national poll released today. Commissioned...

 

U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Roadless Rule Standing

U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Roadless Rule Standing

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2012 (ENS) – Conservationists celebrated Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request by the State of Wyoming and others to review the legality of a federal rule that protects roadless National Forest...

 

Obama to Designate César E. Chávez National Monument

Obama to Designate César E. Chávez National Monument

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 1, 2012 (ENS) – On October 8, as Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, President Barack Obama will travel to California to establish the César E. Chávez National Monument in honor of the late labor...

 

Feds Update Truth-in-advertising Guides for Green Marketing

Feds Update Truth-in-advertising Guides for Green Marketing

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 1, 2012 (ENS) – Marketers can no longer make broad, unqualified claims that a product is “environmentally friendly” or “eco-friendly,” under revised Green Guides issued today by the Federal Trade...

 

Typhoon Hits Japan as Nuclear Plant Construction Resumes

Typhoon Hits Japan as Nuclear Plant Construction Resumes

  TOKYO, Japan, October 1, 2012 (ENS) – The Japanese power company J-Power today said it will resume construction of a nuclear power plant in Aomori prefecture at the northernmost tip of Japan’s main island, just as a typhoon...

 
 
 
 

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