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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: March 29, 2011

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March 29, 2011

Daily Roundup: March 29, 2011

Watery Mess: Workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant readied emergency storage facilities to contain radioactive water leaking from the plant’s most damaged reactors. New York Times

Killing the Story: Gulf Coast residents are reporting many dead and dying sea turtles washing ashore this spring, and a huge number of dolphins suffering similar fates. Federal officials issued a gag order to all wildlife biologists involved in the investigation. Huffington Post 

ADDitives: Dietary changes can liberate kids from Ritalin: A new study conclusively links food additives to childhood ADHD. Grist and NPR

Grand Plans: The E.U. is considering banning gasoline-powered cars in major cities by 2050, as part of a larger plan to cut emissions by 80% in the same timeframe. Inhabitat

Ultimate Irony: Oil and gas companies hired consultants to advise them about how to cope with climate change, as their infrastructure becomes affected by rising sea levels. Good

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