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Archive for the Month of September, 2005.
Viewing Environment NEWS articles 1 through 12 of 12.
- Judge rules Interior Department violated law
- The Bush administration advanced two phony arguments to support its industry-friendly approach: 1) that mercury isnít really toxic; and 2) thereís no "commercially available" technology available to clean it up.
- Global warming is changing the realities of life within a hundred or more miles of those coasts. We may find that either we will have to quit building developments and start recovering coastal wetlands, or establish ongoing massive evacuation plans for entire regions.
- New Report Documents Damage to the Pacific Ocean from Investments in Destructive Longline Fishing
- "The best way to put it is that storms are lasting longer at higher intensity than they were 30 years ago."
- The hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica has grown to near-record size this year, suggesting 20 years of pollution controls have so far had little effect, the United Nations said.
- Bush has reversed more environmental progress in the past eight months than Reagan did in a full eight years
- "The Bush Administration takes the same approach to the Endangered Species Act that it takes to all the other major environmental laws that protect our air, water and lands. Their approach is to appease, abuse and assault."
- A record loss of sea ice in the Arctic this summer has convinced scientists that the northern hemisphere may have crossed a critical threshold beyond which the climate may never recover.
- Experts may be significantly underestimating air pollution's role in causing early death, according to a team of American and Canadian researchers, who studied two decades' worth of data on residents of the Los Angeles metro area.
- Super-powerful hurricanes now hitting the United States are the "smoking gun" of global warming, one of Britain's leading scientists believes.
- They call it Project Cloverleaf. At night, giant planes with no pilots roam the sky over the U.S. Instead of a mere vapor trail, they are filling the sky with unknown chemicals designed to darken the earth.
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