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U.S. Senate Abandons Global Warming Bill

Article: U.S. Senate Abandons Global Warming Bill

By J.R. Pegg WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Senate’s much anticipated tangle with a landmark bill that would have required the nation to make deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming came to an unceremonious end Friday, as proponents failed to muster enough votes to formally consider the…

Alabama, Florida Declare Victory in Water War With Georgia

Article: Alabama, Florida Declare Victory in Water War With Georgia

WASHINGTON, DC, February 5, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington today ruled that a secret settlement agreement entered into between Georgia, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Atlanta-area water users is illegal under federal law. The agreement, which was signed in 2003, would have allocated nearly 25 percent of Lake…