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Nuclear Company in Talks With Idaho Utilities
Business  (tags: Nuclear, company, Idaho, utilities, electricity, Alternate Energy Holdings, Idaho Power Co., PacifiCorp., Avista Corp., nuclear plant )

- 3735 days ago -
The CEO of a company proposing to build a nuclear power plant in Owyhee County says he wants to give the state's three major utilities first dibs at his electricity.
German Company Announces Plans for Turbine Plant in Montana
Business  (tags: German, Company, Turbine Plant, Montana, manufacturing, facility, wind farm, wind power )

- 3735 days ago -
The company selected Montana for its North American manufacturing facility because of recent incentives adopted by the state, and plans for wind farm development in the region.
Unstable Star Threatens Earth - Astronomer
Science & Tech  (tags: star, threat, earth, space, world, constellation, supernova, gamma rays, scientists, mass extinctions )

- 3734 days ago -
Its name is WR104, and it could spell the end of the world.
Online Encyclopedia to Profile All of Earth's Species
Animals  (tags: animals, Online, encyclopedia, species, scientists, website, plants, data, profiles, life, Researchers, Encyclopedia of Life, exciting )

- 3742 days ago -
With a few keystrokes, scientists say anyone can go to one website to learn about the mysteries of the prickleleaf plant, the mating habits of the yeti crab and the poisonous punch of the death-cap mushroom.
New Fish Species Found In Old Outback Uranium Mine
Animals  (tags: Fish, scientists, Australian, freshwater fish, uranium mine, biologist, National Park, carp, gudgeons )

- 3742 days ago -
SYDNEY - Australian scientists announced the discovery of a new species of freshwater fish on Tuesday, two decades after it was sighted in a disused uranium mine in the outback Northern Territory.
Alaska Town Sues Over Global Warming
Environment  (tags: alaska, ANCHORAGE, global warming, eroding, Arctic Ocean, oil, power, coal, companies, greenhouse gases, tribe, Alaska Native, ExxonMobil, lawsuit, Eskimo )

- 3742 days ago -
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A tiny Alaska village eroding into the Arctic Ocean sued two dozen oil, power and coal companies Tuesday, claiming that the large amounts of greenhouse gases they emit contribute to global warming that threatens the community's existence.
Mad Cow Case Confirmed in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, mad cow, cow, beef, disease, food )

- 3742 days ago -
OTTAWA, Canada (AP) -- Canadian officials confirmed a new case of mad cow disease Tuesday, the second such case in two months and the 12th since the disease was first discovered in Canada in 2003.
More Birds Died Than First Said
Animals  (tags: birds, death, repellant )

- 3745 days ago -
More birds than initially reported died at Capitol Square after getting caught Tuesday in a gooey pigeon repellant.
Road Salt, De-Icer Spell Trouble for Birds
Animals  (tags: birds, Road salt, winter, de-icer, roadways, finches, U.S. Forest Service, wildlife, biologist, animals, death )

- 3746 days ago -
STEVENS PASS -- The harsh winter pummeling Washington's mountain passes isn't easy for the birds either, it seems.
Darfur Activists Urged to Keep Olympics Non-Political
World  (tags: BEIJING, Olympics, Darfur, China, activists, sponsors, Beijing Olympic Games, games )

- 3747 days ago -
BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing Olympics officials defended China's stance on Darfur and appealed to activists Wednesday not to pressure sponsors to pull out of the Games.
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