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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 1, 2010

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October 01, 2010

Daily Roundup: October 1, 2010

Oil & Water: Just when you thought things couldn't get any oilier, Chevron gets the go-ahead to bust open the Lagavulin oilfield and have a look around. Greenpeace is not amused. Morning Star

Guess Again: With more Democrats in office, the president appointing a White House green "czar," and the BP spill exemplifying our environmental shortcomings, you'd think a nonprofit designed to get green legislature through Congress would be thriving. NPR

And the Award Goes To: What do Avatar, Ted Turner, and SpongeBob SquarePants have in common? They've all done enough over the past year to be recognized for their environmental efforts in the media. EMA

A Long Day: If you're one of Long Island's 7.5 million inhabitants, check out the National Solar Tour & Green Buildings Open House this Saturday, which offers a closer look at alternative-energy housing in action. Long Island Press

It's Electric! Everyone can relax; they finally invented a cigarette as strong as 30 cigarettes combined. But with less waste, no odor, no secondhand smoke, and nothing but nictoine, can we really chastise the electronic cigarette? OfficialSpin

--Justin Klugh

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