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Sustainable Sushi: See The Video. But Don't Eat The Eel

Can sushi be sustainable? Yes, says one Oregon restaurant. It's selling that message in a popular new video. But most sushi purveyors aren't on the sustainability bandwagon.
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Meteorite Hunter Scours The Ground For Bits Of Sky

Every so often, pieces of heaven crash into Earth, and Ruben Garcia is looking for them. Aboard his trusty Jeep, the meteorite hunter rides the Arizona landscape, searching for space rocks with a magnetic golf club.
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Settlement Only The First Step In BP's Legal Woes

After a deal was announced late Friday, a federal judge in New Orleans postponed a trial set for next week. The proposed settlement covers only private plaintiffs; BP still faces lawsuits from other companies involved in the disaster, and from the federal and state governments.
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Montgomery County Council President Concerned With Deer Population

The president of the Montgomery County Council is asking the National Park Service to come up with a plan to reduce the deer population near the C&O Canal Park.

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Michael Mann, From The Trenches Of The 'Climate War'

In his book The Hockey Stick And The Climate Wars, Michael Mann discusses what he calls a well-funded campaign to discredit climate change. He describes efforts by opponents with ties to the fossil fuel industry to harass climate scientists and create doubt about climate change.
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Judge Dismisses Organic Farmers' Case Against Monsanto

The Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association and several other plaintiff growers do not use Monsanto seeds, but had hoped that the federal judge would agree that Monsanto should not be allowed to sue them if pollen from the company's patented crops happened to drift into their fields.
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Cardin To Hold Hearing On Wastewater Infrastructure

Sen. Ben Cardin is planning to hold a hearing to address the challenges that local communities face on wastewater infrastructure needs.

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Ranchers' Land Becomes Ground Zero In Energy Fight

Landowners in Nebraska were offered large sums of money to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to cross their land on its way from Canada to the Gulf Coast. For some, the proposed pipeline symbolized new jobs and energy independence, but others saw it as environmentally dangerous.

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Who's A Park For? Dog Owners Fight Park Service

Golden Gate National Recreation Area is expanding, but the relationship between the National Park Service and locals is off to a rocky start. New rules say people can't walk dogs off-leash anymore, and the community is furious.

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