Day 2000: Launch of the Earth Day Network
Earth Day Network will use cutting-edge information technology and traditional
grassroots organizing to enlist half a billion people around the world
to challenge the power of vested interests and protect the public interest.
Powerful Tool for Sustainable Development
1997 Taxpayer Relief Act may be the most significant environmental legislation
enacted by Congress in recent years, according to a new report by the
Environmental Law Institute.
Costs Of Auto Transportation High. . .
& Subsidized By Non-Drivers
new report finds that total transportation-related costs average more
than $10,500 per household, and that many costs of driving are born
by all households, whether or not or no matter how little they drive.
Personal Smog Alert
quality information will be distributed using pagers in a test of an
automated and personalized system for alerting people to unhealthful
air. Likely users include coaches, teachers, joggers, parents, respiratory
patients, and others.
Energy Surges Forward
largest wind turbines in the U.S. and North America -- reaching as high
as 370 feet with rotors more than 216 feet in diameter -- are part of
a surge in wind power's growth across the U.S.
In Nonpoint Source Regulation
The recent outbreak of the dangerous Pfisteria microbe
in the Chesapeake Bay area demonstrates not only the profound effect
that agriculture can have on the health of waterbodies and the economies
they sustain, but also the differences in how states respond.