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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 14, 2010

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May 14, 2010

Daily Roundup: May 14, 2010

Scolded: Obama called recent congressional testimony by oil-company executives "a ridiculous spectacle," and said that he would not tolerate "more finger-pointing or irresponsibility" from the oil industry or the government agencies in charge of oversight. Washington Post and New York Times

Try, Try Again: BP will attempt to siphon oil from the Gulf leak using a small tube. MarketWatch and Reuters

Forced Film: A federal court ordered Joe Berlinger, the director of the documentary Crude, to turn over 600 hours of raw footage to Chevron. Treehugger

Save the Shore: Environmental groups spoke out against the Japanese government's plan to relocate a U.S. military base to Okinawa's coast. The proposed site is home to coral reefs and rare marine species. AFP

Really Big Mess: Meteorologists warn that the Gulf's hurricane season, which begins in June, could compound the environmental damage caused by the BP oil disaster. Reuters

--Della Watson


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