07/06/2010 04:59 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Green News Report: July 6, 2010 (Audio)

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A solar boost from Obama; Tarballs in Texas; And a blimp to the rescue... PLUS: Record heat hits Northeast and climate scientists exonerated -- AGAIN -- but climate change deniers still report it this way [cue: crickets] ... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): How does sewage treatment actually work?; Political protests over fuel costs idle much of India; Scrubbing CO2 from atmosphere would be a long-term commitment; China sentences Tibetan environmentalist to five years in prison; China fears consumer impact of growing middle-class on global warming; Judges nuke Obama's plan to dump Yucca Mtn. dump; Detergent industry does the "impossible" -- adopts voluntary ban on phosphates ...PLUS: Retrofitting suburbia: The task at hand? ...

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