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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 13, 2011

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April 13, 2011

Daily Roundup: April 13, 2011

Big Bad Budget: An attachment to the long overdue federal budget stripped gray wolves in the Northern Rockies of their endangered-species status. Mother Nature Network

West Coast Megawatts: With funding sources confirmed, the world's largest concentrated solar power plant is slated to be up and running in California as soon as 2013. Good

Spillionaires: A new investigation reveals that individuals and companies profited from BP's oil spill via clean-up contracts, small claims, and other methods. ProPublica

Pondering Penguins: New research suggests that declining Arctic penguin populations are related to the availability of their main food source, krill, rather than declining sea ice. BBC

Chronic Consumption: The nation's largest cash crop, marijuana, is also one of the most energy-intensive to cultivate, according to a new study. New York Times

--Rosie Spinks

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