Snippets from the news
• Italy will embrace nuclear power, reversing a 20-year ban.
• Pressure grows on Exxon from shareholders.
• Amazon deforestation on the rise.
• Hewlett-Packard kicks off environmental initiative.
• Restaurant biz aims to go green.
• Finger pointed at Bush admin officials for endangered-species meddling.
• Plymouth, Mass., may ban plastic bags.
• NOAA predicts active hurricane season.