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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 22, 2011

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April 22, 2011

Daily Roundup: April 22, 2011

 Above and Beyond Oil: Greenpeace activists briefly occupied an oil rig off the coast of Istanbul today, in a thwarted attempt to prevent deepwater drilling in the Arctic. AP

Tonight's Lights: The Lyrids meteor shower will light up the sky late tonight, with up to 20 meteors per minute at its peak. Huffington Post

Water Captors: New York City is distributing 1,000 free rain barrels to residents in an effort to lessen the burden on the city's water and sewer systems. New York Times

Busted: Chesapeake Energy halted one of its Pennsylvania fracking operations, one of the largest in the nation, due to a blowout earlier this week. Mother Nature Network

Not-So-Green Apple: Greenpeace named Apple the least eco-friendly tech company for its reliance on coal power. Guardian

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