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The Green Life: Daily Roundup

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January 15, 2009

Daily Roundup

Saved! The Senate voted today to preserve millions of acres of wilderness that previously weren’t protected; the Omnibus Public Land Management Act passed 73-21. OpenCongress

Easy, Breezy: The U.S. Department of Energy announced that up to $6 million over two years will go toward developing wind power as a more primary energy source. Sustainable Business

Heck No: The Sierra Club filed suit to overturn the Bush administration's effort to block preventative action on global warming. Sierra Club

Cheap Sun: The cost for rooftop solar systems have dropped 8 to 10 percent since October, thanks to lower demand; prices are expected to keep falling. Environmental Leader

Critter Clearing: An Arizona water utility has implemented a new way to clear brush around ponds: goats. Green Daily

--Avital Binshtock


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