Environment under attack: Why India to pay dearly!

Posco was cleared because it is India’s largest FDI project and the South Korean government lobbied for it. Such things don’t happen in democracies which respect the rule of law, says Praful Bidwai.
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Gov. Malloy Taps Yale Professor To Head Combined Energy, Environment Department – Hartford Courant

HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning named Yale University professor and environmental expert Daniel C. Esty to lead his recently announced state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Yale’s website lists Esty as director of the …
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VIDEO: Charles warns over climate denial

The Prince of Wales has warned that ignoring environmental concerns will damage the ability of countries to maintain economic growth.
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Ensco plc Orders Two New Ultra-Premium Harsh Environment Jackup Rigs – Yahoo Finance

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV – News ) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has finalized a fixed-price shipyard construction contract with Keppel FELS Limited (“KFELS”) in Singapore for construction of two new ultra-premium …
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Climax Ecology: Learning to See the Forest for the Trees – Atlantic Online (blog)

In the course of my education I took two graduate seminars. One was on postmodern art history, and the other was on the ecology of the Siskiyou Mountains. I took the art history seminar because at the time I was making grid-based collages of the Cold War …
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Judge halts any Ecuadorean award against Chevron

A federal judge took the unusual step Tuesday of blocking a potential multi-billion-dollar judgment against Chevron Corp. for environmental damage in Ecuador for at least 28 days after concluding that lawyers representing 30,000 Ecuadoreans were planning a “helter skelter” disruption of the oil giant’s business in the event of a lucrative award to force a settlement.
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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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