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By Anonymous In a plan that potentially could destroy large tracts of the Rocky Mountain region, the Bush Administration has announced its draft regulations for opening 2,000,000 acres of public lands in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah for commercial oil shale production, according to a report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, D.C.
To the editor: In response to your recent editorial ("Liquefied coal? Not so far- fetched," Aug.
Excerpt from report in English by the website of Bhutan's autonomous national newspaper Kuensel on 1 September [by Ugyen Penjore] 1 September: The shortage of sand from riverbeds is going to grow, warns the Natural Resources Development Corporation (NRDC).
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug.
By MARY ANN ALBRIGHT Before jumping into lake, pond or ocean water, check for signs warning of public health dangers. As temperatures rise, so too do water quality concerns. It's tempting to head to the lake, pond or beach for a dip, but there are some risks to consider.
By The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 2--Hilton Head Island was the in the enviable position this week of sitting back and watching officials up the coast scramble to defend water quality off their beaches.
By James Rosen / McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON - A prominent environmental group trashed South Carolina's beaches Tuesday, ranking their waters the sixth-most contaminated in the country. The S.C.
By Daily Breezeial Southern California beaches received their annual grading from the Natural Resources Defense Council this week, and some of the results were appalling. Swimmers might conclude that they should look, but not touch. Beautiful Santa Catalina Island produced the ugliest results.
By Kristin S. Agostoni Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro and Catalina Island's Avalon Beach are ranked once again as two of the state's most polluted stretches of coastline.
The water at ocean and Great Lakes beaches across the U.S. were posted as unsafe for swimming for 22,571 days in 2007, the second-highest level since the Natural Resources Defense Council began keeping track in 1991.