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DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS EXPECTED TO RIGHT ENVIRONMENTAL WRONGS

WASHINGTON, DC, November 9, 2006 (ENS) - Democrats will control both the House and Senate when a new Congress convenes in January, after one of the closest races of the 2006 midterm election was settled in Virginia. Republican Senator George Allen has conceded defeat, handing a victory to former Navy Secretary James Webb, and shifting power to the Democrats. >>Read Full Text
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CHINESE BIRD FLU EXPERT TO HEAD WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 9, 2006 (ENS) - Bird flu expert Dr. Margaret Chan of China was appointed today as the next director-general of the World Health Organization, WHO. In her acceptance speech, she told the World Health Assembly she wants to be judged by improvements in the health of the people of Africa and the health of women. >>Read Full Text

SILENT PASSENGER AIRCRAFT NO LONGER A FLIGHT OF FANCY

LONDON, UK, November 9, 2006 (ENS) - The design for a silent, environmentally friendly passenger aircraft unveiled in London this week bridges the gap between increasing demand for air transport and public concern over noise and pollution, say researchers. >>Read Full Text

ENVIRONMENT NEWS SERVICE AMERISCAN: November 9, 2006

Firefighters at Increased Risk for Four Cancers

Armed Forces Get Vets Day Fee Waiver for Public Lands

Safe Harbor for Texas Ocelots

Hurricane Cleanup Recovers Millions of Hazwaste Containers

Chesapeake Bay Summer Healthier Than Last Year

Audio Telescope May Avert Bird-Plane Collisions


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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2007 COHORT OF KINSHIP CONSERVATION FELLOWS
CHICAGO, IL, November 9, 2006 --/WORLD-WIRE/--
Kinship Conservation Fellows announced today that applications are available for the sixth cohort of Fellows. Eighteen applicants will be selected to participate in the program, to be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington from June 21st through July 21st, 2007.



LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE NESTING IN STEEP DECLINE
GAINESVILLE, FL, November 9, 2006 --/WORLD-WIRE/--
Scientists with Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) today released a research report concluding that the United States' largest remaining loggerhead sea turtle rookery is in steep decline.




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