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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: September 29, 2010

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September 29, 2010

Daily Roundup: September 29, 2010

Great Wall of Water: China is embarking on a $62 billion project to re-route water from the nation's southern flood plains and mountainous west to the capital city of Beijing. Los Angeles Times

Cost of the Coast: Fines collected from BP should go to Gulf economic and environmental restoration efforts, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told Congress. Under current law, the penalties would be used to clean up future oil spills. Houston Chronicle

Going, Going, Gone: More than 22% of the world's plant species are threatened with extinction, says a recent study. Reuters

Soaking City: Mayor Bloomberg announced a plan to reduce New York City's sewage runoff by installing green roofs, porous pavement, rain barrels, and wetlands to absorb storm water. New York Times and Reuters

Avatar Activist: Director James Cameron spoke out about the enviromental impacts of tar-sands oil after touring Alberta's tar-sands developments and meeting with oil-industry advocates, indigenous leaders, and Canadian politicians. Sierra Club and Vancouver Sun

--Della Watson

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