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Little Assurance On Bottled Water Purity
California bill would require annual reporting
Genetically Modified Crop Pulled
Judge halts planting of modified alfalfa over contamination concerns
Aussie Moth Threatens American Plants
Moth invasion leads to plant quarantine in California
Birds Threatened More by Cats Than Windmills
When it comes to birds, build the wind farm and keep the cat inside.
In Katrina's Wake, A Smart Growth Plan
Planners unveiled a plan yesterday for redeveloping Louisiana as a series of populated hubs, separated by untouched open spaces, and connected with high-speed public transportation.
An Easy Eat-Local Strategy
Pay the local farmer for your veggies upfront, and share in the harvest as it comes. Simple.
China Blocking Climate Agreement
Talks stall over the question of which nations - developed or developing - are responsible for paying for climate change mitigation.
An Air Quality 'Emergency'
Six counties in southern California may ask for extra help from the EPA to tackle air pollution
Pitting Bugs Against Pollution
A New York community living over a toxic plume of polluted groundwater may look to pollution-eating microbes in an effort to get their neighborhood cleaned up.
Tropical Plants Follow Shifting Climate North
As gardeners start tilling, climate change has given them a host of new plants to plant.
Apple Makes Green Pledge
Computer maker Apple vows to green-up its operation, after criticism from environmentalists
Arctic Ice Melting Faster
With the world's scientists set to make another report on global warming Friday, new scientific results suggest they have underestimated the rate of Arctic sea ice melting.
DiCaprio's Earth Movie Is A Go
'The 11th Hour' eco-documentary premiers May 19.
Piano Man Plays For Parks
Billy Joel will be honored by, and help attract dollars for, the state parks on Long Island, N.Y.
FDA Appoints Food Safety Czar
A new high-level official will coordinate food security efforts at the Food and Drug Administration, but critics will not be satisfied until there is a comprehensive inspection system, and enough inspectors to execute it.
Turtle Finds Hope In Atlanta
A turtle species so rare that experts thought for 80 years it was extinct is getting a second chance in Zoo Atlanta.
More News From Today
Car-free cities, the resignation of a controversial Interior Department official, a champion of moths, a state amphibian, expensive wildfire bills and more.
FDA Detains Tainted Foods
Since the FDA started checking shipments of certain vegetable proteins, close to half of the wheat gluten shipments tested and nearly one third of rice protein concentrate products have been found to be tainted.
Kingsolver's Local Food Solution
The author's new book, "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life," out today, chronicles her family's two-year effort to eat only local, healthy foods.
Oil Addiction Will End When Oil is Worthless
Gal Luft wants to see oil so cheap it's the equivalent of salt - a cheap afterthought.
Movies Go Carbon-Neutral
Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney and others lead Hollywood down green path
Amateur Public Transit Pioneers
A maverick map maker plans the L.A. of the future, and there is light rail everywhere.
Greenburgh's Efficient Suburbs
A suburb of New York City requires all new homes be built to EnergyStar standards
Lancaster's Waste-to-Ice Cream Initiative
Lancaster County turns landfill gas into energy, and more
Heifer's Zero-water Building
Heifer International's new headquarters wastes no water
L.A.'s One Million Trees
The city of highways and smog aims for something a lot more green
Cities Go Car Free
Car-free zones are becoming more popular in cities around the country
A S.C. Solar Access Law
Kids Want A State Amphibian
N.Y. Aims For Energy Savings
World Scientists Meet Today
Today, top scientists from around the world meet to determine what can be done about climate change, and to determine the costs of action, or inaction.
Pepsi Buys Into Renewable Energy
PepsiCo will walk away with the Environmental Protection Agency's top award for a corporation today because it has pledged to buy enough renewable energy credits to account for all its U.S. facilities.
Fish Disease Strikes Great Lakes
A virus first seen in 2005 is killing Great Lakes fish in such numbers that some scientists worry about the prognosis for freshwater species throughout the United States.
An Earth-tapping Home Solution
If you thought geothermal heating is something for Icelandic progressives sitting atop unique geologic features, think again.
Trouble Tracking Food in Rural China
The myriad small farms in China's countryside that grow food for the U.S. market do so anonymously and with little oversight, as U.S. inspectors have learned.
The Rebirth Of The Glass Bottle
Concern over ingredients in plastic, and their still-murky potential health effects, has prompted many parents to turn to an old solution: Glass baby bottles.
Gene Karpinski: LCV
LCV Executive Director puts the heat on candidates, and tracks global warming positions
Warming Skepticism Lingers
One Congressman compared scientific testimony about global warming to a bad movie.
Rock N Roll Restraint
Guster wants to write songs you sing in the shower, provided you install a low-flow shower head.
Food Security Plan Shelved
The Food and Drug Administration developed a plan to protect the nation''s food supply after the 9/11 attacks, but the plan has never been implemented.
For Coal, Build Well Or Not At All
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) has introduce a bill that would ban new coal-fired power plants unless they are built to capture carbon emissions.
Planet Earth Inspiring Anew
Discovery's "Planet Earth" series promises to show the Earth as it has never before been seen, even by nature-show junkies.
Wood Carcinogen To Be Banned
California will have the world''s toughest restrictions on formaldehyde â a carcinogen common in kitchen cabinets, countertops and other wood construction materials.
Gore Stars At Tribeca
The buzz around Al Gore and the nine short films about global warming premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival haven't quite eclipsed the hype for Spiderman 3, but Gore still was introduced as "the world's hottest leading man."
'Genius' Sees Culprit in Bee Decline
In identifying a possible culprit of Colony Collapse Disorder, a "genius" scientist offers hope for the bees.
FDA Begins Huge Food-test Task
The FDA has a huge task ahead of it, as it tries to ensure melamine didn't contaminate human foods such as baby formula, breads and cereals.
Low Snowpack Worries California
A low snowpack prompted California to curtail water use.
Schwarzenegger May Sue EPA
California wants to push forward with its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, and it's fed up with the delayed approval it is seeking from the Environmental Protection Agency.
MSR Seeking FSR For Species Survival
Zookeepers are trying to get their endangered Sumatran rhino stud in the mood so he can keep his species alive.
FDA To Test For Contaminated Foods
The FDA will test human foods for contamination, following the discovery of melamine in hog feed and pet food.