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Next Generation Plug-in Hybrid Car Tested in Florida

Next Generation Plug-in Hybrid Car Tested in Florida

GAINESVILLE, Florida, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – The gas price roller coaster and climate change concerns are making plug-in hybrid-electric cars look increasingly attractive to many people. Now, a new University of Florida partnership is testing to determine if they are in fact a cleaner, cheaper and more reliable choice than other cars. Pierce Jones,…

Reports: California Climate Law Will Aid Economy, Health

Reports: California Climate Law Will Aid Economy, Health

SACRAMENTO, California, September 19, 2008 (ENS) – A first in the country, California’s climate change law, AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, will provide net benefits to the state’s economy and also to public health, according to reports issued Thursday by the state agency charged with implementing the law. The California Air…

America's 10 Most Endangered Rivers 2008

America's 10 Most Endangered Rivers 2008

WASHINGTON, DC, April 17, 2008 (ENS) – Diminished by drought, impounded by 11 hydroelectric dams, and the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court water battle between the states of North and South Carolina, the Catawba-Wateree River today was named the most endangered river in the United States. The Catawba River begins its 300 mile run…