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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 20, 2011

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April 20, 2011

Daily Roundup: April 20, 2011

Unhappy Anniversary: It's been a year since BP started spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the muck is still there, the U.S. is vowing to restore the area, and a greener dispersant is in the works. Politico, AFP, and Greenwire

Fishpocalypse? For the second time in two months, California is seeing a massive fish die-off. Six tons of dead sardines ended up in Ventura Harbor for reasons not entirely clear. Meanwhile, a new report says that many Mediterranean fish species are at risk for extinction. Los Angeles Times and Green (NYT)

Particulars of the Matter: The EPA's regulations on soot aren't tough enough, says the EPA. Greenwire

'Soft-Hearted: Microsoft's corporate headquarters will only purchase 100% recycled paper from now on. TriplePundit

New Energy for New England: The Cape Wind project in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts got final approval from the Department of the Interior. TreeHugger

--Avital Binshtock


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