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October 29, 2008

Daily Roundup

Tainted Eggs: If you need another reason to choose local food (or go vegan), food safety officials in Hong Kong officials might have one. They announced today a second batch of eggs has been found with traces of the industrial chemical melamine. New York Times

Energy Overhaul: Fossil fuels could go the way of the dinosaurs by 2090, if researchers from the European Renewable Energy Council and Greenpeace are right. They released a 210-page report on putting renewables into overdrive this week. New Scientist

Wildfires have become twice as destructive as they used to be, and it's not all because of climate change. A new study shows federal firefighting strategies were misguided. The Thin Green Line

So Long, Durango: Beleaguered automaker Chrysler will halt production of its hefty hybrids, the Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen, after months of promotion, countless promises, and zero deliveries.  LAT: The Science Files

Green Cabinet: Who might take the top enviro spots in the next administration? Get the scoop on possible cabinet picks. Grist

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