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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 13, 2011

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May 13, 2011

Daily Roundup: May 13, 2011

Zoolander: A man was arrested at Bangkok's international airport after two leopards, two panthers, two monkeys, and a bear were found inside his suitcases. The baby animals had been drugged and were smuggled in restrictive cages. AP

Nuke Leak: A leak recently discovered at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant could make stabilization more difficult. Reuters

Warming the Drills: An EPA official said the agency is close to issuing a permit for Shell's proposed Arctic drilling project. New York Times

Don't Frack in France: The French National Assembly approved legislation that would ban fracking in the country. The fate of the proposed ban now lies with the French Senate. TreeHugger

Fueling Debate: Top oil executives testified before the Senate Finance Committee regarding a proposed reduction to their tax breaks. Los Angeles Times

--Della Watson

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