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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: May 6, 2011

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May 06, 2011

Daily Roundup: May 6, 2011

Wrong Strategy: Yesterday's passage of a bill to expand offshore oil drilling will do little to bring down high gas prices, new studies suggest. Huffington Post

A River Runs Through It: Coast Guard officials have shut down a five mile stretch of the Mississippi River after a historic bout of flooding has prompted evacuations in eight states. CNN

A Sexy Hybrid: Jaguar is developing a hybrid-electric super-car, called the C-X75, that will reportedly go from zero to sixty in just three seconds. Grist

The Tide is High: Scientists are predicting a more precipitous rise in sea-level along the western coast of the U.S., particularly the San Francisco Bay area, as conditions in the Pacific enter a new long-term cycle. New York Times

No Boundaries: U.S. Fish and Wildlife has overturned a Bush-era policy that allowed for a species to be considered endangered in one state, but not in another. Associated Press

--Rosie Spinks


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