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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 20, 2010

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October 20, 2010

Daily Roundup: October 20, 2010

Shore Thing: A billion-dollar Indian casino is threatening to go up on Point Molate, Calif.  And while the world may still get another casino, the tribal shoreline it was threatening will remain protected, thanks to $48 million from the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians and various environmental groups. San Jose Mercury News

The Methane Attraction: Bradford County, Penn., is now not only home to Mt. Pisgah State Park, but an elevated level of methane in the water supply; unhealthy amounts were found in a nearby home and convenience store. Bloomsberg BusinessWeek

Bottom Drops Out: Those assuming that the BP oil spill and other recent environmental disasters are the worst that could happen, brace yourselves: There's plenty more where that came from. The Ram

Oily Discharge: Speaking of BP, the oil company was sued again, this time by three environmental groups in Atlanta who claim that the millions of gallons of oil spilled six months ago affected endangered species. The Republic

Evergreen State: Washington's lieutenant governor, Brad Owen, is taking his green-energy ideas to his state's 14th largest export destination: Taiwan. Brad Owen's website

--Justin Klugh


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