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09/16/2009 08:00 AM     print story email story      

Green Week in Review podcast - September 18, 2009

The Green Week in Review is a podcast, hosted by SustainableBusiness.com News Editor Bart King. It's posted every Friday morning and is about 15 minutes long. You can listen to it through your browser or download it to a portable MP3 player. Sign up for our General News RSS Feed and it will be automatically downloaded to your computer's media player each week.

In this week's show...

On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) joined together to propose new fuel economy standards for vehicles sold in the U.S.

The EPA also announced it will reconsider the national smog standards released under the Bush administration to ensure they are scientifically sound.

The Department of the Interior launched the first-ever coordinated strategy to address impacts of climate change on America's land, water and cultural resources.

California boosted its renewable portfolio standard to 33%, but not without a struggle between the Governor and the legislature. Plus, the state is approaching its net metering cap for residential and commercial solar systems.

The Montreal Protocol for protection of the ozone layer achieved a historic mark this week.

Plus, a summary of the week's top cleantech headlines.

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