Eco-News Roundup: Wednesday September 16


News on the environment, climate, health, and nature from our other blogs and around the web.

Global Burden: Healthcare costs aren’t just rising here: they’re going up around the globe.

Changing Tides: Sea levels rise 2′ on the East Coast, more than expected. [Environmental News Netork]

Need Not Apply: Family values group schedules summit on Rosh Hashanah.

Fuel Rules: Obama releases 684-page guide for new fuel emissions standards. [WSJ]

The Semi-Public Option: Baucus suggests a co-op plan for healthcare, Sen. Rockefeller’s not so sure.

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