Archive: 21/07/2009

Interior halting uranium mining at Grand Canyon

(AP) -- Thousands of mining claims dot 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says his department has a responsibility to ensure those resources are developed in a way that protects communities, ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Environment
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VC investments plunge 51 pct to $3.7 billion in 2Q

(AP) -- Venture capitalists cut their U.S. investments in half during the spring, the second-consecutive quarter to mark a more than 50 percent decline, leaving the money flowing to startups at the slowest trickle in 12 ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Business
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NOAA chief says new ocean uses creating conflicts

(AP) -- New pressures on the nation's oceans, from wind turbines to fish farms, are increasingly sparking conflicts with more traditional activities such as shipping and recreational boating and show the need for better ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Environment
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