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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 2, 2010

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August 02, 2010

Daily Roundup: August 2, 2010

One-Two Punch: BP's next plan of action involves a two-part pumping of mud and cement into the well to force the oil back down below the seafloor. The Washington Post

Times Are Changing: Increasingly acidic oceans off the coast of Washington state have caused Pacific oysters to stop reproducing for six seasons, scientists say. The Seattle Times

Unfair Advantage: Global subsidies were nearly 12 times greater for fossil fuels than for renewable energy sources in 2009, a survey by Bloomberg New Energy Finance found. The New York Times

Troubling Findings: Recent health recalls like that of Kellogg's cereal have shed light on the 80,000 unchecked chemicals on the market today. The Washington Times

Georgia on My Mind: Residents are concerned over the safety of the North Oconee River just south of Athens after a chemical spill caused color and odor changes in the river. Athens Banner-Herald

--Allison McCann 


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