U.S. Delays Slow Chesapeake Bay Cleanup, Audit Says (Update 3)

U.S. Delays Slow Chesapeake Bay Cleanup, Audit Says (Update 3)November 27, 2006 18:47 EST, Bloomberg News Servicehttp://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=apn_m1xC7TIU&refer=usBy Neil Roland Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- The Bush administration's lack of commitment, coordination and funding contributed to delays in cleaning up Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in the District of Columbia and six eastern U.S. states, a U.S. [...]

2006-11-29T10:19:00+00:00November 29th, 2006|News|Comments Off on U.S. Delays Slow Chesapeake Bay Cleanup, Audit Says (Update 3)

Killing the Dead Zones

Killing the Dead ZonesTuesday, November 28, 2006; Washington Post, Page A18Washington Post editorialhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/27/AR2006112701328.htmlProgress on the Chesapeake Bay? LAST YEAR was particularly bad for the Chesapeake Bay. Among its many problems, 4.5 percent of the bay's water had extremely low levels of oxygen saturation during the summer, creating anoxic "dead zones" that killed off valuable ecosystems. [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:31+00:00November 29th, 2006|News|Comments Off on Killing the Dead Zones

Will there be enough corn?

Will there be enough corn?November 19, 2006, DesMoineRegister.com http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2006611190337 Ethanol boom poses environmental, economic challenges for Iowa   It's hard to believe, but with fuel processors ratcheting up demand, Iowa could one day find itself short of its signature product. By PHILIP BRASHERREGISTER WASHINGTON BUREAU  Washington, D.C. - Iowa helps feed the country, and increasingly fuels [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:32+00:00November 20th, 2006|News|Comments Off on Will there be enough corn?

[SEASPAN] UN Warns Ocean Dead Zones on the Rise

[SEASPAN] UN Warns Ocean Dead Zones on the RiseOctober - B 2006, volume 12-18CONTENTS:A) FEATURE1) UN Warns Ocean Dead Zones on the RiseB) NEWS AND VIEWS2) IUCN Report on Cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Seas3) U.S. Administration goes back to drawing board on offshore farms4) Rising temperatures, ocean acidity may stunt coral development5) The [...]

2006-11-01T08:29:00+00:00November 1st, 2006|News|Comments Off on [SEASPAN] UN Warns Ocean Dead Zones on the Rise

Ocean Dead Zone Off Oregon Dissipating

Ocean Dead Zone Off Oregon DissipatingOctober 31, 2006By Jeff Barnard, Associated PressGRANTS PASS, Ore. -- An ocean dead zone off Oregon that killed fish,crabs and sea worms in an area bigger than Rhode Island last summerlasted nearly three times longer than any of its predecessors beforedissipating with autumn's change in the weather, scientists said Monday.This [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:32+00:00November 1st, 2006|News|Comments Off on Ocean Dead Zone Off Oregon Dissipating