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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: October 28, 2010

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October 28, 2010

Daily Roundup: October 28, 2010

Carelessness Confirmed: Halliburton sealed the infamous BP well with a cement mixture that the company knew was unstable, a presidential panel said. AFP

How Much for Nature? The World Bank will help nations calculate their natural wealth, just like they assess economic value with GDP. Yahoo! News

Energy Vampires: Nanoscientists are redesigning transistors to consume less electricity when devices are plugged in but not in use, which accounts for up to 10% of residential energy consumption. New York Times

People Power: While activists in Germany protested extending the lives of the country's 17 nuclear plants, activists in Turkey went on trial for rallying against nuclear plants in their nation. Yahoo! News and BBC

Algae Enlists: The U.S. Navy tested a boat partially powered by algae as part of its effort to fuel half its fleet with renewable and nuclear energy by 2020. Guardian

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