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Duke boycott efforts quiet with PolyPack owner’s environmental assurance

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Earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Times reported that the Center for Biological Diversity is pulling out of the city’s second Earth Day Celebration in South Straub Park on April 18. According to the Times, that Arizona-based nonprofit requested a refund of its $75 fee because leaders learned the event’s main sponsor is Duke Energy. Duke has been plagued by negative press stemming from grassroots protests condemning the energy giant for being a leader in dirty energy. The Center for Biological…

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