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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: December 15, 2010

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December 15, 2010

Daily Roundup: December 15, 2010

Pay Up: The U.S. Justice Department is suing BP and eight other companies involved in the Gulf catastrophe. Huffington Post

Justice Served: The White House hosted its first environmental-justice forum. New York Times

Long-Term Impact: New research revealed that survivors of World War II's Nagasaki atomic bomb could develop radiation-related diseases decades later. Reuters

Medicated Meat: In the first-ever FDA accounting of antimicrobial drug use by the American livestock industry, it was found that, in the past year, the animals we eat took in 29 million pounds of antibiotics. Los Angeles Times

Interrupted Cycles: Some amphibian species are breeding later in autumn than usual; while others are breeding earlier in winter. The reason for the schedule change? Climate change, researchers say. ENN

--Molly Oleson


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