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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: June 29, 2010

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June 29, 2010

Daily Roundup: June 29, 2010

Slow, Steady Solution: Federal scientists plan to relocate some 50,000 sea-turtle eggs from Alabama and Florida panhandle beaches to protect the hatchlings from oil. New York Times

Fishy Findings: A new study shows that toxic levels of mercury are more likely in saltwater (not freshwater) fish, contrary to previous knowledge. New York Times

Liquid Assets: Private companies in the small town of Sitka, Alaska, are looking to sell up to 9.5 billion gallons of water per year from its Blue Lake reservoir to drought-laden regions. National Geographic

Cheating the System: Environmental activists have accused several coolant firms of deliberately increasing their greenhouse-gas emissions to receive extra carbon credits when they reduce to normal levels. ENN

Lean and Green: Go Green Fitness has opened in Connecticut, complete with 25 stationary bikes hooked up to individual generators to supply electricity to the gym. Grist

--Allison McCann


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