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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: December 10, 2010

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December 10, 2010

Daily Roundup: December 10, 2010

No Boars Allowed: Michigan officials declared feral pigs an invasive species. Detroit Free Press

What Goes Around Comes Around: Three Brooklyn business managers and a landlord face felony charges for illegally dumping raw sewage and restaurant grease into a creek that flows into Jamaica Bay. New York Daily News and Wall Street Journal

Under the Sea: To protect the country's reef system, Belize banned all forms of trawling in its waters. Oceana 

Thinking Outside the Big Box: Wal-Mart's latest grant to its land conservation program, Acres for America, will protect 218,000 acres in four states. According to the company, the program has already preserved more than 625,000 acres of wildlife habitat. Treehugger

EPA OK: A federal court blocked an appeal by oil refiners, utilities, and the state of Texas meant to delay the EPA's proposed greenhouse gas regulations. Washington Post and Reuters

--Della Watson


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