South Cotabato gov vows strict implementation of environment code – Balita News

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, March 31 – South Cotabato Governor Arthur Pingoy Jr. has finally signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the province’s controversial environment code, which includes a provision banning the conduct and use of the …
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Marshall plan on Burnaby’s Chevron refinery needs a shift in direction

I have read Judi Marshalls’s letter and wonder if she has considered what would happen to the city of Burnaby if the Chevron refinery were to close or what environmental damage could be caused by closing the plant.
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Legislators battled to protect environment during session – Daily Lobo

During my work this legislative session as an Environment New Mexico intern, I saw firsthand an array of attacks undertaken against environmental regulations. Numerous bills were introduced that would have hindered our state’s ability to regulate …
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Farmers Sue Monsanto

Lawsuit Filed To Protect Themselves from Unfair Patent Enforcement on Genetically Modified Seed

Action Would Prohibit Biotechnology Giant from Suing Organic Farmers and Seed Growers If Innocently Contaminated by Roundup Ready Genes

NEW York: On behalf of 60 family farmers, seed businesses and organic agricultural organizations, the Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT) filed suit today against Monsanto Company challenging the chemical giant’s patents on genetically modified seed. The organic plaintiffs were forced to sue preemptively to protect themselves from being accused of patent infringement should their crops ever become contaminated by Monsanto’s genetically modified seed.

Monsanto has sued farmers in the United States and Canada, in the past, when their patented genetic material has inadvertently contaminated their crops.

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Prof. Thomas Eisner, ‘Father of Chemical Ecology,’ Dies – Cornell Daily Sun

Prof. Emeritus Thomas Eisner, chemical ecology, former director of the Cornell Institute for Research in Chemical Ecology, died at his Ithaca home Friday from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Eisner, a world-renowned authority on animal behavior …
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Police and Environment Agency aim to beat metal thieves – BBC

West Yorkshire Police and the Environment Agency have joined forces to tackle scrap metal thefts. The Environment Agency already has wide powers to ensure scrap dealers work strictly within the law. But now neighbourhood policing teams are to join …
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Capitola Village drying out; one critic raises environmental concerns

CAPITOLA — Companies large and small are hustling to prevent mold from growing at homes and businesses flooded last week in Capitola Village, but one restoration specialist has opted not to work there, citing concerns about airborne contamination.
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Chevron’s Ecuador Environmental Case from a Value Perspective

Chevron ( CVX ) recently launched a legal appeal against charges claiming pollution of Ecuador’s Amazon region. The court demands fine payment of $8.6 billion plus an additional 10% as
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DMA Discusses Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Cooperation with Fifteen Government Entities – Zawya.com

Abu Dhabi – 30 th March 2011: The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) organized a workshop to discuss the environment, health, and safety management system (EHSMS) for the construction sector, as part of its as commitment to partner and cooperate with …
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Global Ecology Updates Stockholders on Esoft Venture for India Solar Project – msnbc.com

Peter Ubaldi, President & CEO of Global Ecology Corporation (OTCQB: GLEC), today issued the following letter to the company’s stockholders and the investment community: “Since entering into a Letter of Intent on March 4, 2011 with Esoft Informatics of …
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