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To clean up pollution, California town considers the mushroom 27.4.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The town of Fort Bragg might use a novel "bioremediation" approach to clean up the lingering pollutant that infests the site of a former lumber mill.
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Saddled With Legacy of Dioxin, Town Considers an Odd Ally: The Mushroom 27.4.2008 NY Times: National
Fort Bragg, Calif., is using a novel “bioremediation” approach to clean up the lingering pollutant that infests the site of a former lumber mill in the town.
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San Jose announces expanded recycling program, including diverting food waste to compost 25.4.2008 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
The city of San Jose announced Wednesday that even more of what residents toss in city facility trash containers will be diverted from the landfill to recycle and compost bins.
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Going green brings greenbacks to firms 25.4.2008 Star Tribune: Business
Businesses and environmentalists have been meeting at the intersection of conserving energy, cutting waste and making a buck.
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County to study methane capture 23.4.2008 Mankato Free Press: Local News
The Blue Earth County Board on Tuesday approved an application for a state grant to study the possibility of harnessing methane to produce energy.
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Treading lighter with low-carbon diets 22.4.2008 LA Times: Top News
To address the problem of greenhouse gases, conscientious consumers are turning their attention to the supermarket and dinner table. It's not just paper versus plastic anymore.

Not every student in line at the University of Redlands cafeteria was ready for self-sacrifice to save the planet.

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From Capitol Hill to the compost pile 22.4.2008 Politico
The metamorphosis takes less than three months from cafeteria to compost center to landscaper to ground.
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Garbage In, Garden Out: Inside the Tech Trash Disassembly Line 21.4.2008 Wired Top Stories
See how Global Renewables' tech approach to sorting a river of trash diverts 75 percent of waste that actually can be recycled.

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Venison: Ready for grill -- or landfill? 19.4.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
Reports of lead in venison have many deer hunters and their families wondering about the meat in the freezer.
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Green machine churns on House side 15.4.2008 Politico
Since last summer, the House has outpaced the Senate in implementing new environmental measures.
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Neal St. Anthony: Growing in Vietnam 14.4.2008 Star Tribune: Business
A Minneapolis company is building a garbage-to-compost plant in the former Saigon to make fertilizer.
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Biodegradable bags may not be as green as they seem 13.4.2008 Star Tribune: Local
The paper-or-plastic dilemma is changing, but a solution isn't quite in reach.
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Biodegradable bags may not be as green as they seem 13.4.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
The paper-or-plastic dilemma is changing, but a solution isn't quite in reach.
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ABC Slams Americans as 'Most Wasteful People on the Planet' 11.4.2008 NewsBusters
According to ABC reporter Elizabeth Vargas, "Americans are the most wasteful people on the planet. We use more than any other people on the planet." The network correspondent's America bashing came as she appeared on Friday's "Good Morning America" to promote a new "20/20" special on how United States citizens haphazardly abuse such amenities as showers and diapers. [Audio ] While appearing in front of hundreds of prop-diapers, Vargas lectured, " Well, if everybody lived like [the United States], we would need four, at least four, planet Earths to meet our resource demand and our dumping ground demand. " Now, while Vargas did claim that the diapers she used would be given to a hospital, throughout the ...
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Sioux Falls to sell methane from landfills to ethanol plant 11.4.2008 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city of Sioux Falls will sell methane gas from decomposing garbage in landfills to fuel a nearby ethanol plant.
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Sioux Falls to sell methane from landfills to ethanol plant 11.4.2008 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The city of Sioux Falls will sell methane gas from decomposing garbage in landfills to fuel a nearby ethanol plant.
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US Virgin Islands: Landfill Flames 10.4.2008 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
“The ever-smoldering Bovoni landfill burst into flames again”: News of St. John links to video of the incident.
3M May Pay $56M For Cleanup Of PFCs 8.4.2008 WCCO: Local News
3M Co. will probably pay between $50 million and $56 million to clean up sites in the eastern Twin Cities that have been contaminated by chemicals that were once used in some of the company's best-known products.
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Communities wrestle with the menace of plastic bags 8.4.2008 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plastic grocery bags are a big environmental problem. They take up space in landfills and require lots of fuel to make. In Minnesota, groceries are leading some recycling efforts. But so far, these efforts are not enough.
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Communities wrestle with the menace of plastic bags 8.4.2008 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Plastic grocery bags are a big environmental problem. They take up space in landfills and require lots of fuel to make. In Minnesota, groceries are leading some recycling efforts. But so far, these efforts are not enough.
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