Environment

August 28, 2003, 7am PDT
A ruling this week lets plants remodel with no new emissions limits.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 27, 2003, 7am PDT
Many cities have higher ozone levels on weekends even though nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions go down 10 to 40 percent on weekends.
Tech Central Station
August 26, 2003, 2pm PDT
How healthy is your city? A survey ranks 10 zones and 125 cities.
Organic Style
August 26, 2003, 6am PDT
In efforts to win over swing voters in the Pacific Northwest, Bush tours forest fires and responds vaguely to environmental activists.
The Chicago Tribune
August 25, 2003, 2pm PDT
New report ranks top metro areas with the worst air pollution, and concludes that half of all Americans are breathing unhealthy air.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
August 25, 2003, 11am PDT
The EPA is about to issue a controversial rule for the nation's dirtiest power plants, forcing a new nose-wrinkling debate.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 25, 2003, 8am PDT
This editorial is sceptical of the Bush administration's "Healthy Forests" initiative and says the changes to the Clean Air Act are of "dubious value."
The Guardian Unlimited
August 25, 2003, 6am PDT
The Bush administration plans to open a huge loophole in the Clean Air Act.
The Guardian Unlimited
August 24, 2003, 9am PDT
Farm runoff into the Everglades has fostered the growth non-native cattails, which destroy native wildlife.
The Los Angeles Times
August 22, 2003, 10am PDT
Which U.S. city can rightly claim the title of "Ecotopia?"
Grist Magazine
August 21, 2003, 3pm PDT
The Ohio River's thousand-mile run offers scientists fresh insights into the health of America's waterways, pollution threats, and troubled aquatic life.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 20, 2003, 11am PDT
This evolving form of disaster planning focuses on the ability of a community to recover following a disaster.
Jane's
August 19, 2003, 12pm PDT
A neighborhood facing contamination-related health problems brings dejavu to Love Canal and the creation of the Federal Superfund law, and asks how far we have come in addressing environmental justice.
Newsweek
August 19, 2003, 7am PDT
Exotics -- nonnative plants and animals -- have found Florida's subtropical setting nearly perfect, and are flourishing quickly.
The Los Angeles Times
August 19, 2003, 5am PDT
A new report by the National Association of Local Government EnvironmentalProfessionals includes a "Top 10" list of actions that local governments can take to promote smart growth for clean water.
NALGEP
August 18, 2003, 6am PDT
Is President Bush's 'Healthy Forests' intiative a sound environmental strategy or a 'smoke screen' for the logging industry? A national expert comments.
National Geographic
August 17, 2003, 11am PDT
Italians are divided over a $3 billion engineering project to save the historic city.
MetropolisMag.com
August 17, 2003, 7am PDT
Residents sue the Chicago Public Housing Authority for potential harmful exposure to PCBs.
Chicago Sun-Times
August 15, 2003, 12pm PDT
Gov. Michael O. Leavitt defended his environmental record after his nomination to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was criticized by environmentalists.
The New York Times
August 13, 2003, 1pm PDT
President Bush promotes a "healthy forests" initiative, which would protect homes by thinning dense undergrowth.
The Los Angeles Times