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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: September 30, 2010

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September 30, 2010

Daily Roundup: September 30, 2010

"This Ain't Chernobyl": The BP oil spill has yet to produce meaningful consequences, or even discussion, for the future of oil as America's blood source. Washington Post

Billions Not Served: About 80% the world's population lives in areas where freshwater supply is insecure, according to a new global study. BBC News

Baby Leadduce: The soil in urban gardens may contain lead, an element that's especially harmful to children, a recent study has found. NPR

Cuban Drilling Crisis: Cuba is eyeing sites for offshore oil wells near its coast, some 50 miles from the Florida Keys. New York TImes

Bear Woman: A California woman was arraigned on misdemeanor charges after feeding as many as 15 black bears 6,000 tons of food each month for 25 years. The bears are not likely to survive without the food, and the arrest has raised concerns about California's black bear population. San Francisco Chronicle

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