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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 28, 2010

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June 28, 2010

Daily Roundup: June 28, 2010

Act Two? BP is planning to begin drilling for oil in Prudhoe Bay, which is north of Alaska, as early as this autumn. Rolling Stone

Higher Ground: A group of farmers established a farm in downtown Queens—seven stories above the concrete jungle. Living on Earth

Silver Lining: The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act may be expanded to help compensate uranium workers and residents whose health has been affected by radiation. Daily Climate

Let it Shine: A new solar-powered bulb may provide light to developing countries that are off the grid, limiting the dirty burning of kerosene. New York Times

Inland Issues: Drilling for oil on land can make messes too; over the past 2.5 years, 5.2 million gallons of oil have been spilled in Colorado. Denver Post

--Kristin Baldwin

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