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Russia to resume buying Dutch, Belgian vegetables

(AP) -- Russia is ending a blanket ban on vegetable imports from the European Union put in place over fears of E. coli infection, starting with the Netherlands and Belgium, the nation's top consumer rights watchdog said ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Other
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US Senate votes down ethanol subsidies

The US Senate voted Thursday to end a $6 billion subsidy for ethanol in a move that appeared largely symbolic but sends a message about the growing unease on support for the biofuel made mostly from corn.

dateJun 17, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Roses are red, but not 'green'

For many Americans, giving your significant other a dozen sweet-smelling roses is the ultimate symbol of Valentine's Day affection, but it might not be the best expression of love for your planet.

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Environment
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When Belgium sneezes, the world catches a cold

As the eurozone continues to wobble, new analysis of countries' economic interconnectedness finds that some of the countries with the greatest potential to cause a global crash have surprisingly small gross domestic production.

dateNov 25, 2010 in General Physics
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