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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 8, 2009

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April 08, 2009

Daily Roundup: April 8, 2009

Poisonous Purses: An Oakland, California, environmental group found lead in women's purses, totes, and wallets sold by 20 retailers, including Macy's, Target, and Wal-mart. Mercury News

"Responsible Luxury" Auto execs talked up their green vehicles at the New York International Auto Show. Newsday

Baby's Breath: Researchers found a correlation between air pollution and fetal development. BBC

Gone Nuts: Possible salmonella contamination prompted the FDA to expand its pistachio recalls. United Press International

Sick Puppies: Global warming may put pets at risk of contracting new infectious diseases as milder winters allow ticks, fleas, flies, and mosquitoes to increase their range. New Scientist

--Della Watson

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