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When It's Too Good to Be True: "Top Blogger" Warns Legislators of Unexpected Consequences
Posted on 30 Jan 2008 by Thomas Hagy, LexisNexis

The EPA and the Energy Information Administration published analyses of Senators Specter (R-PA) and Bingaman's (D-NM) proposed Low Carbon Economy Act of 2007, saying any impact on economic growth and prices would be modest. But, according to attorney... Read More

A long-running experiment demonstrates the reality of genetically driven evolution
Posted on 16 Mar 2009 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

One of the thought-games that has been played in science is posed by the question: If we rewind the Earth's history, would life develop differently the second time around? Long-term experiments with bacteria suggest that the answer, as posited by... Read More

EPA Awards Grants for Research on Nanotechnology Environmental Impacts
Posted on 29 Jan 2008 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

Nanotechnology is the understanding and control of matter at dimensions of roughly 1 to 100 nanometers, where unique phenomena enable novel applications. A nanometer is one-billionth of a meter; a sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick. On... Read More

Louisiana Judge Reluctantly Dismisses U.S. Army Corps From Katrina Suit
Posted on 31 Jan 2008 by Gina Cappello

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Stanwood R. Duval Jr., for the Eastern District of Louisiana, dismissed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from a class action lawsuit alleging that the Corps' negligent design, construction, maintenance and operation... Read More