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Judge says TVA is liable for Knoxville spill

Aug 24, 2012
A federal judge said the Tennessee Valley Authority is liable for the big sludge spill at its power plant near Knoxville a few years back. Millions of tons of coal ash spilled out of a man-made lake and blanketed nearby rivers and land.
Posted In: spill, Environment, real estate

Apple pulls out of environmental certification, loses sales

Jul 12, 2012
The computer giant withdrawal from EPEAT may turn into a profit.
Posted In: apple, Music, Higgs Boson, Environment

A toxic legacy is fought out in court

Jul 2, 2012
A $25 billion lawsuit against a subsidiary of Anadarko, the giant oil and gas company, is about environmental pollution and bankruptcy. The tiny town of Avoca, Pa., one of the plaintiffs.
Posted In: Environment, Kerr-McGee, lawsuits, pollution

Outdoor recreation industry worth half-trillion dollars

Jun 20, 2012
New report says protecting the environment can be good for the economy and job growth.
Posted In: outdoors, Environment, hiking, recreation

Green generation grows up

Jun 20, 2012
Many inspired by the first Rio Earth Summit 20 years ago were just kids then. Now they are leading a new generation into the fold.
Posted In: United Nations, summit, Rio, Millennial Generation, Environment

Former foes go green together

Jun 19, 2012
Once bitter adversaries, environmental groups and global business leaders are working side-by-side on sustainability issues.
Posted In: NGOs, Environment, sustainability

Patagonia founder on why there's no 'sustainability'

Apr 17, 2012
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has written a new book he hopes will be a blueprint for companies to do better... by doing good.
Posted In: clothing, sustainability, green, Environment, Walmart, patagonia

Funny-looking clam fetches top dollar in China

Apr 10, 2012
Poachers ply the waters of the Pacific Northwest to cash in on demand for geoducks.
Posted In: Environment, poaching, geoducks, China

Discovery discovers green programming doesn't sell

Apr 5, 2012
Discovery Communications will replace Planet Green cable channel with programs about travel and food.
Posted In: television, sustainability, Environment, Entertainment

Green power vs. green power

Mar 6, 2012
Canadian hydroelectric projects could threaten domestic green energy start-ups.
Posted In: Canada, hydroelectric power, Environment, green

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