Eco-News Roundup: Friday August 20

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News on the environment and health from our other blogs.

Walking Fast: New York has a record low year for traffic fatalities.

Green & Greener: Study shows people over-report their environmental friendliness.

Overruled: Some states don’t have authority to enforce health care reform.

Sex Sells: $pread magazine’s Will Rockwell talks sex work.

BP’s Big Rig: MoJo reporter gets a tour of a BP drilling rig and lives to tell the tale.

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