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Thomas Schueneman

Environmental enforcement has declined under Bush, says new report

25 May 2007 at 12:05pm

Well, knock us over with a feather: since the Bush administration began running the joint, industries committing environmental violations have been investigated less, penalized less, and sued less, says a new report from watchdog group Environmental Integrity Project. The Department of Justice has filed fewer than 16 lawsuits per year ...

GE's green division makes money, makes plans

25 May 2007 at 12:05pm

General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt gushed about his company's green successes at a second-anniversary celebration for the "ecomagination" unit yesterday, noting that it had sales of $12 billion last year, has back orders for $50 billion more, and will "blow away" the original goal of $20 billion by 2010. Hooray ...

Ed Del Grande, master plumber and how-to expert, answers readers' questions

25 May 2007 at 12:05pm

Nancy in Florida has been waiting 12 years for someone to settle her dispute with her "other," and, at long last, Ed Del Grande has come to her rescue. The professional comedian and TV star, known to those in the biz simply as Ed the Plumber, was inundated with questions ...

Critics say U.S.-Mexico border fence could threaten wildlife, cause flooding

25 May 2007 at 12:05pm

The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to build 700 miles of fencing along the Mexican border, but opposition is swelling faster than the Rio Grande after a rainstorm. This week, the International Boundary and Water Commission said the fence could not only cause flooding but could, in effect, ...

Berkeley, Calif., goes all crazy with the green ideas

25 May 2007 at 12:05pm

Six months ago, voters in Berkeley, Calif., overwhelmingly approved a measure to reduce the city's emissions 80 percent by 2050. Now proposals have been laid out to accomplish that goal, including requiring builders to use green materials, making landlords provide free bus passes to tenants, informing residents of the size ...


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