Eco-News Roundup: Friday July 23

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Not much environmental news from our other blogs this week, but here’s what you missed.

Lucky Puppy: You’d think a bill supporting better conditions for puppies would be a no-brainer, right?

Punching Holes: Bloggers put holes into an “Obamacare” op-ed by WaPo‘s Robert Samuelson.

Desert Sons: AZ sheriff Joe Arpaio makes a new “tent city” for prisoners in the desert.

Gulf Wrestling: Drunken, cash-rich BP workers are causing chaos in small Gulf towns.

Corporate Perks: The secret BP hotline people in power call for free tickets.

 

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