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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 1, 2009

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October 01, 2009

Daily Roundup: October 1, 2009

Waste Not: Plastic bottles must be recycled, says a new North Carolina law banning the bottles from state landfills. Sustainable Business

Bills, Bills, Bills: A recently discovered tariff on solar panels may leave some importers struggling to cover unpaid duties and penalties. New York Times and Treehugger

Best Bet: Planet-friendly investment is on the rise. Green-technology companies received the largest share of venture capital in the third quarter. Los Angeles Times

Fighting Dirty: Greenpeace activists blocked equipment at a Canadian oil sands operation. The 10-hour blockade was the group's second protest against tar sands production in the last two weeks. Reuters

Fly Away Home: As a result of water scarcity, one fifth of Mediterranean dragonflies are at risk for extinction. Scientific American

--Della Watson


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