SERIOUS MONDAY: TIDBITS SECTION

Singer/Actress Bette Midler was fined $6500 for having trees cut down without a permit on her property in Kauai, Hawaii.


Home Depot was fined $9.9 million dollars for mishandling hazardous waste in California.

U.S. Federal Court ruled the Bush Administration must issue two scientific reports on global warming, something they fought hard against doing.


Zions Bank based out of Utah, are now accepting credit card donations via phone for the families of the rescue workers in the Crandal Canyon Mine Accident. They also have an account set up for the families of the trapped miners. To donate- make a deposit at any Zion Branch, phone 1-888-788-1099 or mail to the Huntington Branch at P.O. Box 60 Huntington, Utah 84528.


Canada’s Minister of the Environment, The Honourable John Baird, stated his concern over the diesel oil spill on August 20, in Robson Bight, British Columbia. His main concern was to “ensure Human Health was not at risk and the wildlife in the area was protected.” The oil spill endangers a whale habitat.


The 12th Oil and Gas Conference was held August 19-23, 2007 in Denver, Colorado. Presentations can be seen on the web at www.thegasandoilconference.com.


The GreenXchangeLeadership Conference will take place December 10-11, 2007 at the century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Rohm and Haas Company received the 2007 Hydro Sustainability Award during a recent conference in Hafaersee, Austria.


The African Green Revolution Conference will be held at the Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel in Oslo, Norway, August 29- September 1, 2007.

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