• Italy will embrace nuclear power, reversing a 20-year ban.

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Amazon deforestation on the rise.

Hewlett-Packard kicks off environmental initiative.

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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.

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