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Mapes Wins Environmental Award

Dan Mapes of the National Lime & Stone Company, Findlay, Ohio, will receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's 2009 Environmental Leadership Award.

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Study: Climate Initiatives WoníT Harm Economy

Measures being proposed by the U.S. Climate Action Partnership to curb greenhouse gas emissions are unlikely to affect potential long-term economic growth in the United States

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Quarrying Moratorium Imposed

In the former Philippines capital Quezon City, the environmental department issued a moratorium on all quarrying activities citing imminent danger in the area

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Senator Wants Ftc Crack Down On Chinese Drywall Scams

Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) urged the Federal Trade Commission to help protect homeowners from scams by companies and individuals claiming to have solutions for tainted Chinese drywall.

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Public Weighs Against Grand Canyon Mining

Environmentalists are urging Congress to support legislation to permanently ban mining claims on public land surrounding the Grand Canyon. Under the mining law of 1872, more than one thousand uranium mining claims have been staked just outside park boundaries.<

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