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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 25, 2010

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June 25, 2010

Daily Roundup: June 25, 2010

Irreverent Comment: BP’s COO Doug Suttles said that estimating the amount of oil flowing into the Gulf is irrelevant to responding effectively. Times-Picayune

Not So Smart: Maryland’s Public Service Commission rejected Baltimore Gas & Electric’s proposal to install smart meters throughout the state, stemming one of America’s leading electricity-conservation programs. New York Times

Whale Stalemate: The failure to agree on whaling regulations at this week's International Whaling Commission annual meeting will allow whalers to continue "harvesting" some 1,500 whales per year. National Geographic

Ape Plus: A ten-year plan to protect thousands of endangered chimpanzees was introduced by East and Central African nations. ENS

Cape Wind Controversy: Several environmental groups are suing in hopes of stopping a recently approved offshore wind-power project that will meet 75% of the Nantucket Sound area’s electricity needs – the activists argue that the development will violate the Endangered Species Act. Los Angeles Times

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