08/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Green News Report - July 16, 2009 (Audio)

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: End of the 'free ride' for mining companies?; Swine flu surges again.... PLUS: Sarah Palin was for 'Cap-and-Trade' before she was against it... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA': The incandescent bulb is back; Nanotechnology literally carpets solar panels in 3-D efficiency; Discarded food finds new life as electricity ... PLUS: The world surges ahead of the U.S. in the Green Energy Revolution...

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