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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 22, 2011

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June 22, 2011

Daily Roundup: June 22, 2011

Gore vs. Obama: Al Gore wrote a 7,000-word article for Rolling Stone that criticizes Barack Obama for not taking climate issues on more aggressively. Huffington Post

Coal-ed Babies: New research definitively links mountaintop-removal mining to higher rates of birth defects. USA Today

State of Water: A House committee approved a bill that would give states, rather than the EPA, the power to regulate water. Greenwire

Poles in the Mud: The E.U. wants to cut its carbon emissions 25% by 2020. Poland disagrees, so the whole decision process will be held up for at least six months. Yahoo! News

On the Edge: U2's guitarist wants to build five mansions on environmentally sensitive land in Malibu, California. A local commission denied the proposal, but the matter may well head to court. Los Angeles Times

--Avital Binshtock

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