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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: July 14, 2011

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July 14, 2011

Daily Roundup: July 14, 2011

Old Habits Die Hard: Adidas, Nike, Puma, H&M and Lacoste have been dumping hazardous chemicals and POPs into rivers in China, Greenpeace says. Guardian

Trade-offs: Obama is considering a massive wind energy proposal that will kill endangered whooping cranes, the “rarest of American birds.” Reuters 

What to Grow: Biofuel production could be vastly more efficient, a new study says, if it switched from corn to miscanthus or switchgrass. New York Times

BART FTW: Los Angeles is bracing for the ten-hour shutdown of Interstate 405 and the ensuing traffic apocalypse that locals are calling "Carmageddon." Washington Post

Poachers Fried: A Thai tiger poacher will not escape punishment, thanks to photos of tigers and tusks that he took on his cell phone. New York Times

 --Mimi Dwyer


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