Eco-News Roundup: Friday October 15

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Health and environmental news from our other blogs.

Corn Ethanol FTW: US ups percentage of corn ethanol allowed in fuel blends.

Bucking a Trend: Candidate Ken Buck’s talk with a rape victim sets him back.

Mama Grizzlies: Despite talk of mama grizzlies, women will lose seats in Congress this fall.

Taking Aim: W.Va. candidate’s ad takes aim at climate bill… literally.

Shocking Treatment: A school’s punitive electric shocks may be on their way out.

Read Up: Increase your Burma awareness this weekend.

 

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