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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 6, 2010

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May 06, 2010

Daily Roundup: May 6, 2010

Oil on Hold: While the investigation into the BP oil spill continues, the U.S. Department of the Interior suspended plans for an offshore oil and gas lease sale off the Virginia coast. New York Times and Sierra Club

Carbon Cutback: According to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, energy-related CO2 emissions have dropped 10 percent below 2005 levels. Climate Progress

Fixer Uppers: The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act passed in the House of Representatives. The bill will provide incentives for energy-efficiency upgrades in the home. Market Watch and Sierra Club

For the Birds: Drought and dams are destroying marshes, which endangers birds in Iraq. Nature Iraq hopes the upcoming World Migratory Bird Day will raise awareness about the issue. ENS

Heroes or Villains? Bluewater Productions is releasing a set of six biographical comic books featuring Al Gore, Rush Limbaugh, and Nancy Pelosi, among others. Ecorazzi and Washington Post

--Della Watson

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