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The Green Life: Daily Roundup

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November 14, 2008

Daily Roundup

Coal on Hold: The EPA ruled to reject a permit to build a new coal-fired power plant in Utah due to its greenhouse gas pollution, a move that could affect the fate of other planned coal-fired plants. Reuters

TV Tour: Clean energy advocates made the rounds on The Daily Show this week--T. Boone Pickens and Thomas Friedman both chimed in. Watch clips of Jon Stewart's clever interviews.  Earth2Tech

Earthly Remains: As the United Kingdom faces a shortage of cemetery space, long deceased residents are being reburied in a stackable fashion. Being buried twice is not exactly earth-friendly. Green Daily

"Carbon Bootprint": The military hopes to slash its emissions 30 percent by 2015. Find out how the green initiative is lining up so far. Plenty

Easy Breezy: Rechargeable batteries may stay out of the landfill longer than single use batteries, but using a miniature windmill to get the job done takes the green up a notch. Treehugger

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