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Indonesia Backs Low Cost Green Car Production

JAKARTA, Indonesia, September 25, 2013 (ENS) – The government of Indonesia is offering incentives to support the production of more low cost green cars after Toyota declared its commitment to supply the country with environmentally-friendly vehicles earlier this month. […]


Fracking-Harmed Residents Demand U.S. EPA Renew Investigations

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25, 2013 (ENS) – Residents of three states who say they were harmed by gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, held a news conference in front of the White House today to demand that the government reopen investigations into fracking-related drinking water pollution in Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming. […]


UN General Assembly Debates Syria, Post-2015 Development

NEW YORK, New York, September 24, 2013 (ENS) – As he opened the annual United Nations forum for world leaders today, General Assembly President John Ashe appealed for renewed commitments to eradicate poverty, address climate change, and foster economic and social prosperity with a new development agenda. […]


Air Pollution Destroys Health of Texas Fracking Communities

KARNES CITY, Texas, September 20, 2013 (ENS) – In the five years since the shale boom hit, the once-beautiful hills of south Texas have been transformed into a scarred, industrial landscape. The residents’ health is part of the collateral damage, according to the environmental watchdog group Earthworks. […]

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Anglo American Withdraws from Alaska’s Pebble Mine

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, September 20, 2013 (ENS) – British multinational mining giant Anglo American withdrew on Monday from a partnership that would develop open-pit copper and gold mines in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, above the largest, most valuable sockeye salmon runs left on the planet. […]

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Prince William Forms New Conservation Group, United for Wildlife

LONDON, UK, September 18, 2013 (ENS) – At an awards ceremony honoring wildlife conservationists, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, announced that his foundation will collaborate with seven of the world’s most influential conservation organizations in a new partnership to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. […]

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Matson Spills Molasses Into Honolulu Harbor

HONOLULU, Hawaii, September 17, 2013 (ENS) – Hawaii state and federal officials say they are still assessing the scope of the “severe” environmental damage from a molasses spill that dumped an estimated 233,000 gallons of the dark syrup into Honolulu Harbor, killing thousands of fish and forcing beach closures. […]