NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan conservation group has appealed to the nation's high court to prevent the government and an energy company from buying power produced by the vast Gibe 111 hydropower dam in neighboring Ethiopia.
THEODORE, Ala./HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers accused BP Plc on Monday of taking risky and repeated shortcuts on its blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well, while President Barack Obama pressed the energy giant to swiftly compensate victims of the worst spill in U.S. history.
NREL helps the Environmental Protection Agency find ways to generate renewable energy on blighted land.
Using a combination of ocean models and satellite images, along with shipboard observations, scientists heading back from the Gulf of Mexico were able to find a previously unidentified oil plume located off Florida's southwest coast headed toward the Florida Keys.
Advances in high-yield agriculture achieved during the so-called Green Revolution have not only helped feed the planet, but also have helped slow the pace of global warming by cutting the amount of biomass burned -- and the resulting greenhouse gas emissions -- when forests or grasslands...
Children living in areas where homicides committed have lower reading, verbal test scores, study findsJune 14, 2010 5:28 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Children living in areas where homicides are committed have lower reading and verbal test scores, a new study shows.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are taking additional steps to enhance inspection measures designed to ensure that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico reaching America’s tables is safe to eat.
Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) (the “Company”) announced today the commencement of a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 6.750% Notes due 3/15/12 (the “Notes”) from the registered holders of Notes (a “Holder”), pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in an...
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Method for tracking carbon dioxide underground gives federal government an important tool as scientists try to keep carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from crowding the atmosphere.
DEARBORN, Mich., June 14, 2010 — Incredible feats of architecture, acclaimed and enjoyed by all, are made possible because of the great unseen foundations they sit upon. Conversely, the SME Education Foundation is building on what it has accomplished in 30 years and making...
Unlike the conventional liquefaction enzymes, Genencor's SPEZYME ® RSL breaks down starch efficiently across a range pH levels, substantially reducing the amount of sulfuric acid that is required.
Documents obtained by The Associated Press indicate Johnson & Johnson executives were briefed on an outside contractor's plan to buy up defective painkillers instead of issuing a recall.
The deputy head of China's food and drug regulator is being investigated and has been dismissed from his post.