Green News Report: August 12, 2010 (Audio)

08/12/2010 04:50 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Russia's fires reach Chernobyl's forests; Pakistan flooding now a humanitarian crisis; EPA issues new rules for mercury pollution; Bay Area gets electric car charging network; Grey wolves get a break ... PLUS: Greenland's new 'ice island' threatens shipping lanes ... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): UK's Daily Mail reverses stance on global warming, decides it's real; NOAA: this May to July has been the hottest three month span on record on East Coast; Analysis: MI oil spills hit support for Canada mega-pipeline; MSHA investigates monitor tampering in mine blast; Jellyfish sting hundreds on Spanish beaches; Hollywood greens up with environmental database; Portugal gives itself a clean-energy makeover; Markey blames Senate for "Sophie's choice" slashing renewables aid
...PLUS: RIP Ted Stevens, architect of the Alaskan petrostate ...

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