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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 22, 2009

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July 22, 2009

Daily Roundup: July 22, 2009

Mirage? Dubai's newest proposed landmark is an iceberg hotel called Blue Crystal. Developers claim the frozen structure will be sustainable. Inhabitat and Green Daily

Not Going to Graceland: Some West Virginia coal mining companies and supporters are boycotting travel to Tennessee after its Senator supported a ban on mountaintop removal mining. New York Times

Gone Nuts: The nut and fruit industries in California's Central Valley could be devastated by climate change, says a new report that predicts fewer of the winter chills necessary for the trees' productivity. Los Angeles Times and Reuters

Navajo Nation: The newly-created Navajo Green Economy Commission will control funds for green initiatives on tribal lands. Supporters hope the commission will generate green jobs. Los Angeles Times

Green Giant: PNC Financial Services Group will install the largest green wall in North America on the side of its Pittsburgh headquarters building. The living wall will use regional plants. Fast Company and Dayton Business Journal

--Della Watson

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