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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: September 30, 2009

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September 30, 2009

Daily Roundup: September 30, 2009

Take This Club and Shove It: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's opposition to the climate bill prompted utility companies Pacific Gas and Electric, the Public Service Company of New Mexico, and Exelon to resign from the chamber. Nike, still a member, criticized the chamber's stance on clean energy legislation. San Jose Mercury News and Reuters

The Big Picture: Apple has expanded its disclosure of the environmental impact of its products. The Apple Web site now includes a life cycle impact section. Green Inc.

Sweet and Sour: Researchers at Brigham Young University have developed a fuel cell powered by a combination of glucose and a common herbicide. Science Daily

Homecoming: A California utility company has agreed to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River, which will open a historic salmon spawning ground. Los Angeles Times

Put a Lid on It: The EPA announced new procedures that will regulate greenhouse-gas emissions from large facilities such as power plants, factories, and oil refineries. Associated Press and Reuters

--Della Watson

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