Republican Cuts Target Environment, Transportation – BusinessWeek

Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) — More than 60 government programs, including the public service AmeriCorps, would be eliminated, while scores more in areas such as health, transportation and law enforcement would be cut in House Republicans’ initial effort to …
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US Ecology, Inc. Agreement to Purchase Waste Treatment and Storage Facility Expires – msnbc.com

BOISE, ID — US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) (“the Company”) today announced that its definitive agreement (“Agreement”) with Siemens Water Technologies Corp. (“Siemens”) announced on August 30, 2010, to acquire the assets of a permitted Treatment …
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Pollution May Aggravate Skin Damage From Sun

Exposure to amounts of pollution typically found in urban environments may more than double skin damage from the sun, preliminary research suggests.
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Christie Kills Natural-Gas Project Off New Jersey on Environment Concerns – Bloomberg

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie stopped a proposed natural-gas facility 16 miles (26 kilometers) off the state’s coast, citing potential environmental risks. The governor, a first-term Republican, said he was using authority granted to him by the …
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The coming of age for softproofing – the perfect marriage of ecology and economy – PRLog (free press release)

PRLog (Press Release) – Feb 08, 2011 – PerfectProof UK have launched the latest version of SMARtt Softproofware as part of a new trans-European trade network setup by the software’s manufacturer K-Flow. PerfectProof’ s parent company, AxonGraphix …
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Environmental concerns delay chemical plant demolition indefinitely

The demolition of a Lobeco industrial plant is on hold indefinitely until a court and a state agency sort out environmental concerns — among them, an allegation that the tear-down might spread chemical contaminants.
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Report: Falcon plan OK for environment – msnbc.com

A company’s plan to bring a new rocket to an old launch pad won’t cause any significant environmental problems, according to a review of Space Exploration Technologies’ newest proposal for Vandenberg Air Force Base. The draft environmental assessment …
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Ecology, education thrive at Pepperwood – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

From high atop Pepperwood Preserve, Sonoma County unfolds like a map. Mt. St. Helena looms to the east, the coastal range runs along the west, and in between the Highway 101 corridor appears covered by a carpet of trees. But for all its stunning elevations …
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Many Want Rare Earths, but Few Are Mining Them

Rare earths are in fact relatively abundant. But they are very hard to extract, and processing them can cause environmental damage.
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The Bookmonger: Delving into environment issues – Tacoma News Tribune

I’ve been perusing an intriguing catalogue published in conjunction with a Northwest exhibit funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. “Critical Messages” focuses on eight environmental themes and features the work of 26 contemporary Northwest …
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