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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: April 28, 2011

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April 28, 2011

Daily Roundup: April 28, 2011

Whirlwind of Disaster: Tornados tore through six Southern states; Obama declared a state of emergency in Alabama. Los Angeles Times

Nuclear Power Down: The Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, the second largest in the U.S., has shut down due to the thunderstorms and tornadoes in Alabama. Reuters

None Too Sweet: Sugar farmers in Oregon are filing a lawsuit against several corn processors for their attempt to market high-fructose corn syrup as an equivalent to sugar. San Francisco Chronicle

Shark GPS: Scientists may be able to use shark-fin DNA to determine which coastline the fins came from, making bans easier to enforce. TreeHugger
 
Furry and Flammable: Dogs have manmade flame retardants in their blood at levels 5 to 10 times greater than those found in humans, new findings report. Yahoo! Green

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