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Slaughterhouse to Close After Recall
Hallmark/Westland may well go out of business after being embroiled in the largest ever recall of meat in the U.S.: 143 million pounds of beef.
Turkey Invades Iraq
With the invasion of Iraq by Turkey to strike at Kurds, watch the oil markets for price spikes.
California Mulls Bans on Toxic Ingredients
California may expand bans on potentially toxic ingredients phthalates, bisphenol A, and lead.
"Death Nail In the Coffin of World Fisheries"
Global warming, combined with overfishing and pollution, could doom the world's oceans and the fish that live there.
Fruits Are Good for Your Health? Not So Fast
Two companies have agreed to stop labeling their products as having unproven health benefits.
Homebuilders Launch New Green Effort
The National Association of Homebuilders has launched a new national rating system for green buildings.
U.S. Has Paved Enough Land to Cover Ohio
There's a movement to make the nation's roads more green by ensuring they don't contribute to pollution, runoff and other common and underappreciated environmental problems.
The Senator with Oil On His Hands
Sen. Ted Stevens has filed for re-election.
The China Carbon Challenge
China's emissions are huge, and we'll have to confront them to confront global warming.
Just How Toxic Was that "Toxic" Satellite?
The Pentagon's reason for shooting down a spy satellite, that it was toxic, doesn't hold water in the green blogosphere.
Governors Tackle Clean Energy
The nation's governors are focusing on clean energy, not only for the environmental future of the nation and world, but for its economic health as well.
Did Navy Sonar Kill A Dolphin?
Did Navy sonar kill a right whale dolphin in the Channel Islands?
U.N. Launches the Climate Neutral Network
Four nations and a number of cities and businesses have joined the U.N.'s Climate Neutral Network. The only U.S. participant is Altanta-based Interface, Inc.
McCain Scores Zero on Environmental Report Card
McCain scored zero points on the latest League of Conservation Voters Scorecard because he missed every one of 15 votes deemed important for environmentalists.
The 20 Biggest U.S. Polluters
The list of the top 20 most polluting U.S. facilities, by weight of pollution emitted, in 2006, is one statistic you can extract from the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory.
Gray Wolves No Longer Endangered*
Gray wolves have been removed from the Endangered Species Act list of threatened species, but conservation groups will challenge the decision.
On Greenland, a Little Melting Goes a Long Way
A little surface melting on Greenland leads to significant loss of ice mass, a worrying signal that global warming could trigger enough melting to affect sea levels worldwide.
The Origins of the Next Pandemic
A new map shows the most likely origins of new human diseases that come from wildlife.
Dynegy's Coal Plant Plans Attacked
Dynegy's plans to build six new coal-fired power plants in six states is coming under fire from the Sierra Club.
Pythons Will Colonize U.S.
Python habitat will increase dramatically as global warming heats up the U.S.
The massive beef recall has led to a Senate investigation of USDA inspection practices, which, groups say, are often thwarted by wily industry reps.
How Much Is Too Much to Pay for Climate Employees?
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is being criticized for hiring a 25th person to work on climate change-related issues.
Should Energy Monopolies Profit on Efficiency?
Some big users of electricity are balking at the prospect of seeing the cost savings associated with reduced demand going toward energy company profits.
Nonstick Chemical Impairs Turtles
The livers and immune systems of loggerhead turtles are being damaged by common nonstick compounds also found in humans, raising health concerns.
After Topping $100, What's Next for Oil?
Eight factors affecting the price of oil, now and in the future.
Obama and McCain Sweep Again
Barack Obama and John McCain won the latest round of contests for their party's nomination.
Total Lunar Eclipse: When to Watch
When to look for the Wednesday, February 20, 2008, total lunar eclipse.
Nutri-Food Recalls Organic Sesame Seeds
Nutri-Foods has recalled organic sesame seeds due to salmonella contamination.
Tropical Cyclone Ivan Kills 11 in Madagascar
Tropical Cyclone Ivan struck Madagascar as a Category 3 hurricane, killing at least 11.
Cost of Flight Tickets Taking Off
The cost of flying to Europe is up 7% due to the cost of fuel.
Canada's Oil Sands Emit More CO2 Than 145 Nations
The oil sands development in Canada produces prodigious greenhouse gases, and speaks volumes about two hot button energy issues: global warming and peak oil.
Meet the Mets (and Greet Their Huge SUVs)
The Mets arrived for Spring Training in huge SUVs, showing that MLB culture hasn't caught up with celebrity go-green culture.
Beef Recall: Which Stores Sold the Meat?
The USDA does not disclose the names of retail stores that sold meat that has been recalled, including during the current beef recall, the largest in U.S. history.
Beef Recall: 143 Pounds of Meat Is 204,000 Cows
The Farm Sanctuary is renewing its call to stop the slaughter of all downed animals, not just cows.
Goliath Frog Shows Past Link Among Continents
The fossil Goliath Frog, or Beelzebufo (Devil Frog), found in Madagascar shows that it may well once have been linked to South America and the Indian sub continent.
Sharks at Risk of Extinction
Sharks are even more at risk of extinction than previously believed, a new survey shows.
More Winter Tornadoes Than Last 3 Years, Combined
After a fresh spate of storms in Florida and Alabama, there have been more tornadoes to date than typically occur in all of January and February, and as many deaths by tornado as typically occur all year.
Beef Recalled Due to "Downer Cows"-Mad Cow Fears Raised
The USDA recalls 143 million pounds of ground beef due to improper handling of cattle that can expose the food supply to Mad Cow Disease.
Fish, Unwillingly, Undergo Sex Changes
Fish exposed to tiny amounts of hormones in human wastewater are changing sex.
Trawling Visible From Space
Trawling is so destructive to the ocean floor that evidence is visible from space.
African Dust Storms Stifle Atlantic Hurricanes
African dust storms influence the temperature of the ocean, which influences the frequency of Atlantic hurricanes in the U.S.
Video: How To Make Your Home Energy Efficient
The first Energy Star podcast helps homeowners save energy and money at home.
Cougars Return to U.S. Heartland
Cougars (aka mountain lions) are returning to parts of the U.S. where they have been absent for a century or more.
The End of Animal Testing Is Near
An agreement among federal agencies could see an end to animal testing for chemicals and drugs within about 10 years.
Ross Perot Building Green in Dallas
Ross Perot is arguing for tax incentives to encourage green building.
How To Make Money on Energy Efficiency
Energy companies are looking for ways to make money on home energy efficiency.
Poultry Farm Safety Inspections Faulted
OSHA has been faulted for failing to adequately protect worker safety at poultry processing plants.
CDC Admits to Long Stall on Toxic Trailers
As FEMA moves out 38,000 Hurricane Katrina victims from toxic trailers, both it and the CDC are catching hell from Congress for the long delay in admitting to and acting on the dangers of formaldehyde.
Use a HEPA Filter for Heart Health
Using a HEPA filter helps improve circulatory system functioning, possibly limiting the risk of heart attack in some individuals, new research suggests.
The 8 Most Fuel-Efficient 2008 Cars and Wagons
The 9 most fuel-efficient cars and station wagons of 2008, by vehicle class.