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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 22, 2009

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May 22, 2009

Daily Roundup: May 22, 2009

Tough Times for Taz: Tasmanian devils were added to Australia's endangered species list. A contagious cancer has caused the marsupial's population to decline by 70 percent since 1996. CNN and AFP

BPA Bottles: A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health found a 69 percent increase in bisphenol A in the urine of subjects who drank from hard plastic drinking bottles for one week. Boston Globe

Feedback Is Back: EPA administrator Lisa Jackson announced that she would reestablish internal scientific review for air-pollution standards. Philadelphia Inquirer

Can Stand the Heat: Stanford researchers found corals that adapt to warmer waters by hosting a more heat-tolerant type of algae. New Scientist

Guns In: President Obama signed into law the credit card reform bill, which includes a provision that will allow people to carry loaded weapons in national parks. The law will take effect in February 2010. Associated Press and The Oval

--Della Watson

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