Monday, August 6, 2012

In Case You Missed It -- Week of July 29 - August 4

* A massive blackout in India left 600 million people without power

* Cass Sunstein stepped down as the head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and will return to Harvard Law School

* The debate in Congress over whether to extend wind production tax credits began to heat up

* The World Food Program is sending emergency aid to North Korea after torrential rains and flooding have damaged farms, worsening the nation's food crisis

* The swell of western wildfires this summer has left many areas worrying about increased flooding risks 

* A dispute is brewing over a Navajo proposal to install a tramway in the Grand Canyon

* Researchers at UCLA announced a new solar film technology

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