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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 24, 2010

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May 24, 2010

Daily Roundup: May 24, 2010

Whale of a Problem: If BP’s oil disaster kills just three of the Gulf's sperm whales, the endangered species will be seriously threatened in the region. Meanwhile, BP says it will spend up to $500 million over ten years to research the effects of the oil it spilled on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystems. National Geographic and Yahoo! News

Paying for Mistakes: Congress is preparing to quadruple oil taxes to help pay for related cleanups. The move is predicted to raise almost $11 billion over the next ten years. Forbes

Green Growth: New research suggests that if the recently introduced climate legislation passes in the Senate, it will create 200,000 jobs per year through 2020. New York Times

Fresh Plan: The intention to construct America's first offshore freshwater wind farm was announced. It will be sited just north of Cleveland, Ohio, in Lake Erie. Greenwire

Electric Avenues: Tel Aviv, Israel, is switching its public-transit system to become all-electric, including converting the taxi fleet to consist entirely of hybrid or electric vehicles. Globes Online

--Avital Binshtock

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