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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: August 15, 2011

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August 15, 2011

Daily Roundup: August 15, 2011

Shelling Out: Shell is responsible for the biggest oil spill in U.K. waters in the last 10 years, having leaked at least 1,300 barrels into the North Sea since last Wednesday. Guardian

Drugged: Pharmaceutical companies' pollutants end up in rivers, dramatically damaging fish populations, new evidence shows. Nature

Moving Right Along: In response to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, three congressional bills aim at more federal control of oil and gas transport systems. SolveClimate News

Sh***y Situation: The EPA censured the Georgia Department of Agriculture for failing to adequately inspect water-contaminating pollution coming from factory farms. Greenwire

High Profile: Jessica Alba, not too long after lobbying Congress to pass the Safe Chemicals Act, gave birth to her second child. Daily Caller

--Avital Binshtock


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