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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 17, 2011

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March 17, 2011

Daily Roundup: March 17, 2011

Less Time: The recent Japan-centered earthquake was strong enough to shorten the Earth's day by 1.8 microseconds. National Geographic

Eerie Comparison: A key expert is calling the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, worse than the one that happened at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island in 1979. E&ETV

We L.A.: For the third year running, Los Angeles has topped the list of cities with the most Energy Star-rated buildings. Washington, D.C. and San Francisco came in second and third, respectively. Earth911

On Their Mind: Georgia Power will be closing at least two coal plants, citing the cost of maintaining them as too high, in light of current and pending environmental regulations. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Slow Progress: SeaWorld has rehabilitated and released its 1,000th sea turtle. Ecorazzi

--Avital Binshtock

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