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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: November 17, 2010

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November 17, 2010

Daily Roundup: November 17, 2010

Letting it Go: Exxon and Brooklyn finally agreed to let bygones be bygones regarding a 1978 oil spill. After Exxon forked over $25 million, of course. Bloomsberg BusinessWeek

Check Please: Scientists discovered a new species of all-female lizards that reproduce by cloning. The problem is that they were first found on the menu of an Indian restaurant. CNN

Taking the Lead: L.A.'s still got a pollution problem, but 12 other U.S. regions have also surpassed the EPA's new lead regulations. Scientific American

Hold Your Breath: Fireworks are still dangerous after they've exploded. Metallic particles in the air following a display can be fatal, especially to those with respiratory or heart issues. Times of India

Keep on Truckin': Boca Raton, Florida, is using hybrid garbage trucks that cut fuel usage by up to 30%. WPTV

--Justin Klugh

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