Meat eater’s balancing act

Meat eater's balancing act By Diane Toroian Keaggy01/20/2010, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (Illustration by Dan Martin/P-D) I blame the bratwurst. For years, I ate no filet mignon, no rack of lamb, no osso buco. And honestly, I didn’t miss meat at all. Except pork. Not pork tenderloin or pork chops, but the really bad stuff like [...]

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Major coastal restoration financing starts, slowly, in Barack Obama’s 2011 budget plan

Major coastal restoration financing starts, slowly, in Barack Obama's 2011 budget plan By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune February 01, 2010, 7:24PMPresident Barack Obama's proposed fiscal year 2011 budget includes the first $35.6 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to construct larger coastal Louisiana restoration projects, but falls far short of the money allocated to [...]

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Groups gauging Ohio River’s pollution levels

Groups gauging Ohio River's pollution levels By James Mayse, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.26 January 2010 Jan. 25--Environmental groups in a number of states, including Kentucky, are engaged in a lengthy project to determine how runoff from farm operations is making its way to the Ohio River. The groups are testing for nitrogen and phosphorus in creeks [...]

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Funding for Louisiana coastal restoration in Obama’s budget is a milestone: An editorial

Funding for Louisiana coastal restoration in Obama's budget is a milestone: An editorial By Editorial page staff, The Times-Picayune February 03, 2010, 6:29AM  It's the first time that the Louisiana Coastal Area Ecosystem Restoration program has received federal construction funding, a significant milestone for the state. "The fact that coastal restoration in Louisiana is one [...]

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