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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: January 26, 2011

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January 26, 2011

Daily Roundup: January 26, 2011

Aiming High: In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama set a goal for power plants to produce mostly clean electricity by 2035. Reuters

Sticking Around: The first in-depth research into the result of 770,000 gallons of dispersants being used near the BP oil spill reveals lingering chemicals and possible long-term problems. Yahoo! News

Glory Days: NASA's latest tool for understanding the atmosphere, a satellite called "Glory," will study how the sun and tiny atmospheric particles are affecting the planet's climate. TreeHugger

Time for Elimination? The EPA should be eliminated, according to Newt Gingrich. The former House Speaker believes that the "very expensive bureaucracy" "slows down the development of new innovations." Huffington Post

Big-City Greens: Big cities like New York and London send less pollution into the atmosphere per capita than smaller cites such as Denver, according to new data. Grist

--Molly Oleson


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