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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 15, 2010

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October 15, 2010

Daily Roundup: October 15, 2010

Message in a Bottle: Seattle University has just become the sixth college in the U.S. and first in Washington state to ban bottled water. Instead, students are encouraged to buy reusable containers whose proceeds help solve water problems in Haiti. The Big Blog

Not Coal, Man: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. gave a keynote speech in Pleasanton, Calif, in which he discussed the need for more sustainable water practices and for moving away from coal. Pleasanton Weekly

Damn Yankee: In Vermont, activists are trying to close "Vermont Yankee," a nuclear plant that trickles radioactive material into water. Greenpeace

Don't Bury a Dead Horse: With their animal incinerator out of commission, the people of Virginia Beach have been burying their departed equine friends, inadvertently toxifying the water supply. WTKR

Loophole in the Bottom of the Sea: Dick Cheney! Halliburton! If you thought they were gone, Michael Brune kindly informs you that not only are both very much alive, they're up to their old fracking tricks. San Francisco Chronicle

--Justin Klugh


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