Fired New York environment chief joins advocates – Syracuse Post-Standard

ALBANY, N.Y. — Pete Grannis, the former state Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner fired over a critical budget memo, has been hired by Environmental Advocates as a special counsel. The Albany-based environmental group announced Monday …
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Stop harming ecology
to prevent disaster’ – Khaleej Times

DUBAI – We could save ourselves from a major disaster if we stop damaging the environment, said Dr Abdulaziz bin Ali bin Rashed Al Nuaimi, also known as the ‘Green Shaikh’. He was speaking before the screening of documentary Chernobyl: A Natural …
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Traffic ban urged for Peak park byway

PLANS have been unveiled to ban 4×4 vehicles and motorcycles from a picturesque Peak District byway have been unveiled in a bid to halt the environmental damage being wrought by the machines. (12/12/2010 21:54:40)
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India’s maverick environment minister puts green agenda at center of development debate – Los Angeles Times

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s environment minister has blocked the construction of mines, power plants and dams. He’s held up a new airport and describes diesel cars as criminal. He’s even taken Harry Potter to task for promoting threatened owls as pets. Just …
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SADIF Analytics releases new summary due diligence report for Ecology and Environment – PR Inside

2010-12-02 12:54:23 – SADIF-Investment Analytics has applied its StockMarks™ stock-rating system to Ecology and Environment and produced a report, rating the company’s attractiveness to long-term investors. Ilhavo, Portugal – SADIF Investment Analytics …
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Environmental changes challenge Vietnam government

About a year ago some farmers from Binh Thanh commune in Vietnam’s southern rice growing heartland suspected the worst — that their irrigation water had become too salty.
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France: Chairman of Veolia Environment steps aside – AP – msnbc.com

Veolia Environment, the French water and waste management giant, says its chairman of the board, Henri Proglio, is stepping down — a move that should relieve the state-run electricity company where he serves as CEO. Veolia said in a statement Sunday that …
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Sonoma Ecology Center and Maxwell Farms Regional Park Stewardship host Water Wisdom Forum – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Come learn what you can do to protect this precious resource in  Sonoma Valley. Tuesday, Jan.25, at 6:30 p.m., the Valley of the Moon Boys and Girls Club, the Sonoma Ecology Center and Maxwell Farms Regional Park Stewardship will present a free public …
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N.J. environmental groups say ‘urgent action’ is needed for Jersey Shore pollution

Andrew Mills/The Star-LedgerA biplane heads east as it flies over Barnegat Bay, crossing over Island Beach State Park and out over the ocean, in this April 2010 file photo. TRENTON — As the Legislature considers sweeping changes to the state’s…
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NovaGold Adds VP Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability to Senior Team – msnbc.com

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — NovaGold Resources Inc. (TSX: NG)(NYSE Amex: NG) today announced the appointment of Ron Rimelman to the position of Vice President Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability. “Mr. Rimelman brings extensive environmental …
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