Roundup Friday June 18, 2010

Please Note:  I have decided to terminate my work with The Roundup in order to pursue other interests.  This year-long project has been incredibly educational.  If you or anyone you know has an interest in taking up this project, please contact David M. Hoza at dreamhoze@hotmail.com.  Thanks for your interest, and may you have gotten at least a portion out of this project that I did.

David M. Hoza    Tuesday August 10, 2010

1.  Sea Shepherd activists free hundreds of threatened Bluefin tuna off Libya—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/18/sea-shepherd-release-bluefin-tuna-libya

2.  Congress’s key accusations against BP—The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/18/tony-hayward-congressional-committee

3.  Gardeners driving green makeover for US lawns—Adrianne Appel, The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/18/ethical-living-climate-change

4.  Five tonnes of illegal ‘bushmeat’ being smuggled into Europe each week—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/18/illegal-bushmeat-smuggled-europe

5.  Hard oil: Nigeria’s sad lesson in environmental devastation—Adam Frank, NPR 6/18/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2010/06/17/127917637/easy-oil-hard-oil-and-nigeria-s-lesson

6.  Gulf oil spill worsens-but what about the safety of gas fracking?—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 6/18/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/06/gulf-oil-spill-bp-hydraulic-fracturing-gas-fracking-.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

7.  Liberty Park’s fouled fowls to get new home—Brett Prettyman, SLT 6/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15320992

8.  BP oil spill: Tony Hayward stonewalls Congress—Suzanne Goldberg, The Guardian (UK) 6/17/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/17/bp-oil-spill-tony-hayward-congress

9.  Gas power stations ‘should have carbon capture’ (UK)—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 6/17/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/17/gas-power-carbon-capture

10.  Oil imperils Native American town, and way of life—John Burnett, NPR 6/17/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127902879

11.  Tracking a ‘Sisterhood’ of traveling ants—Fresh Air, NPR 6/17/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127238974

12.  Nuclear Agency weighs a plan to dilute waste—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 6/17/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/18/business/energy-environment/18nuke.html?ref=todayspaper

13.  Wetlands restoration plan is huge undertaking for White House—Julie Cart, Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 6/17/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-wetlands-20100617,0,2513487.story

14.  BP to create $20 billion compensation fund—Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Andrew Aylward, Hearst Washington Bureau, San Francisco Chronicle 6/17/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/06/17/MNGP1E0COJ.DTL

15.  Pine beetle infestation intensifies (Wyoming)—Tom Morton, Casper Star-Tribune 6/17/10

http://trib.com/news/local/article_1eb1de9b-ebb4-5800-b298-88992d514edf.html

16.  Chevron: We won’t be difficult on oil-spill cleanup—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 6/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15320863

17.  Nevada pipeline plan plugged, authorities instruct a look elsewhere for water—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700041191/Nevada-pipeline-plan-plugged-authorities-instruct-a-look-elsewhere-for-water.html

18.  UDOT looking for public input for West Davis Corridor study—Brice Wallace, DN 6/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700041155/UDOT-looking-for-public-input-for-West-Davis-Corridor-study.html

19.  Tracy Aviary to open new exhibit with rare birds—Daniel Ng, DN 6/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700041143/Tracy-Aviary-to-open-new-exhibit-with-rare-birds.html

20.  Chevron to begin compensating Salt Lake City for oil spill cleanup costs—Arthur Raymond, Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700041186/Chevron-to-begin-compensating-Salt-Lake-City-for-oil-spill-cleanup-costs.html

21.  On language: Obama talks of desperate Gulf residents—Mark Memmott, Political Junkie blog, NPR 6/16/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/politicaljunkie/2010/06/16/127885912/on-language-obama-talks-of-desperate-gulf-residents

22.  Check the cloud to ‘see’ Obama’s oval office address—Mark Memmott, Political Junkie blog, NPR 6/16/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/politicaljunkie/2010/06/16/127880528/obama-s-oval-office-address-in-a-cloud-format

23.  Cutting trees in the Amazon triggers a jump in malaria—Chao Deng, Shots Blog, NPR 6/16/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/06/16/127882027/cutting-trees-in-the-amazon-triggers-a-jump-in-malaria-cases

24.  EPA concerned about Monsanto pollution control dam (Idaho)—John Miller, AP, The Idaho Statesman 6/16/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/06/16/1234134/monsanto-captures-water-to-stop.html

25.  A call to reduce fossil fuels, without specifics—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 6/16/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-oil-facts-20100616,0,7572358.story

26.  Alaska officials object to federal polar bear plans—AP, Los Angeles Times 6/16/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-0616-polar-bears-20100616,0,7385981.story

27.  Yellow air quality alert issued for parts of Utah—AP, SLT 6/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15308375

28.  Matheson calls for speedy oil spill probe, cleanup—Judy Fahys, SLT 6/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15310680

29.  Plan may not be out, but oil spill cleanup continues—Judy Fahys, Derek P. Jensen, Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15313171

30.  Wind kicks up air quality worries—Daniel Ng, DN 6/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040831/Wind-kicks-up-air-quality-worries.html

31.  Chevron replaces section of Red Butte pipe—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040818/Chevron-replaces-section-of-Red-Butte-pipe.html

32.  Native American legends form mountain landscapes nationwide—Lynn Arave, DN 6/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040742/Native-American-legends-form-mountain-landscapes-nationwide.html

33.  De-greasing fowl after spill a big task for county, zoo workers—Amy K. Stewart, DN 6/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040975/De-greasing-fowl-after-spill-a-big-task-for-county-zoo-workers.html

34.  Food prices to rise by up to 40% over next decade, UN report warns—Katie Allen, The Guardian (UK) 6/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/15/food-prices-rise-un-report

35.  Obama’s remarks to the nation on oil spill—NPR 6/15/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127868342&ps=rs

36.  Keeping Gulf seafood safe to eat poses a big challenge—April Fulton, Shots health blog, NPR 6/15/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/06/15/127862321/keeping-gulf-seafood-safe-poses-a-big-challenge

37.  Oil spill could be Gulf’s biggest ever, new flow estimate suggests—Pete Spotts, The Christian Science Monitor 6/15/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0615/Oil-spill-could-be-Gulf-s-biggest-ever-new-flow-estimate-suggests

38.  Obama picks official to head oil oversight agency—AP, Los Angeles Times 6/15/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-naw-mms-director-061510,0,7708173.story

39.  Today in Missoula: Wolf case a test for endangered species nationwide—Matt Volz, AP, The Missoulian (Montana) 6/15/10

http://missoulian.com/news/local/article_96051e70-7809-11df-8a7b-001cc4c002e0.html

40.  Groups begin call for ouster of interior secretary Salazar—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 6/15/10

http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/groups_begin_call_for_ouster_o/

41.  Cemetery counts on spill cleanup to keep grounds green—Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15305558

42.  Post-spill anger, angst growing in Yalecrest—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 6/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15305585

43.  Oil spotted in Great Salt Lake wetlands—Judy Fahys, SLT 6/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15302904

44.  Jordan River access cut off for oil cleanup—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Arthur Raymond, DN 6/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040539/Jordan-River-access-cut-off-for-oil-cleanup.html

45.  Group touts benefits of ‘green’ schools at Utah Charter School Conference—Elizabeth Stuart, DN 6/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040593/Group-touts-benefits-of-green-schools-at-Utah-Charter-School-Conference.html

46.  ‘One in a million’ electrical arc may have caused Red Butte spill—Derek P. Jensen, Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15294714

47.  Oil leak: Residents press Chevron for answers—Mike Gorrell, Derek P. Jensen, SLT 6/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15298350

48.  Aftermath of the S.L. oil spill: Did power line cause the break?—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Arthur Raymond, DN 6/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040179/Aftermath-of-the-SL-oil-spill-Did-power-line-cause-the-break.html

49.  Red Butte oil spill cleanup continues—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Paul Koepp, DN 6/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040021/Red-Butte-oil-spill-cleanup-continues.html

50.  California’s legendary oil spill—Steve Harvey, Los Angeles Times 6/13/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/environment/la-me-then-20100613,0,1750048.story

51.  Oil coats 300 birds near Salt Lake after pipeline breach—AP, Los Angeles Times 6/13/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/06/oil-coats-300-birds-near-salt-lake-after-pipeline-breach.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

52.  Plan calls for 40-year redevelopment of Geneva site—AP, SLT 6/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15289730

53.  Containment the goal of initial oil spill cleanup (SLC)—Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15291031

54.  SLC residents angry, sad over oil-fouled yards—Sheena McFarland, SLT 6/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15289393

55.  Broken pipeline spills crude oil—Dan Bammes, KUER 6/12/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1662374/KUER.Local.News/Broken.Pipeline.Spills.Crude.Oil

56.  Weapons dump in Utah west desert is a deadly ‘cache’ 22—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 6/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15235273

57.  Leak stopped, but pipeline questions still flow—Steven Oberbeck, Rosemary Winters, SLT 6/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15286704

58.  Farmers market has something for everyone—Elise Bassett, DN 6/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039849/Farmers-market-has-something-for-everyone.html

59.  Morning fire kills 14 baby animals at This is the Place Heritage Park—Josh Smith, DN 6/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039790/Morning-fire-kills-14-baby-animals-at-This-Is-the-Place-Heritage-Park.html

60.  Oil spill in Red Butte Creek threatens waters, wildlife—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Josh Smith, DN 6/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039797/Oil-spill-in-Red-Butte-Creek-threatens-waters-wildlife.html

61.  Satellite eye on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (images)—The Guardian (UK)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2010/jun/18/bp-oil-spill-deepwater

62.  Disease threatens Japan’s beef trade—Hiroko Tabuchi, The New York Times 6/11/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/12/business/global/12beef.html?adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1276884141-qifVs90QagDTr9DFzEjN/g

63.  Swollen Columbia River churns so much electricity BPA is giving some away—Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian 6/11/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2010/06/swollen_columbia_river_churns.html

Commentary

64.  Kicking oil habit is a great, difficult, expensive idea—Lois Collins, DN 6/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040931/Kicking-oil-habit-is-a-great-difficult-expensive-idea.html

65.  Foiled by oil—Editorial, SLT 6/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15303946

66.  Farmer’s market—Editorial, SLT 6/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15303945

67.  Utah’s own oil disaster—Editorial, DN 6/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040304/Utahs-own-oil-disaster.html

68.  When regulations aren’t enforced, disaster can strike—John Florez, DN 6/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040068/When-regulations-arent-enforced-disaster-can-strike.html

69.  Why no public access?—Dale McFeatters, Scripps Howard News Service, DN 6/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700040066/Why-no-public-access.html

70.  Nuclear cocktail—Editorial, SLT 6/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15280641

71.  Energy task force—Editorial, SLT 6/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15280620

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Roundup Friday June 11, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  Jaguars obsessed with Calvin Klein scent—Rory Carroll, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/11/jaguars-calvin-klein-obsession-scent

2.  Confidence in climate science remains strong, poll shows (UK)—David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/11/confidence-climate-science-poll

3.  BP oil spill ruined my life, says Louisiana shrimp king—Suzanne Goldberg, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/11/bp-oil-spill-shrimp-king\

4.  UN’s ‘IPCC for nature’ to fight back against destruction of natural world—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/11/un-ipcc-for-nature-biodiversity

5.  Climate deal blueprint could curb US emissions and poor nations’ growth—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/11/climate-change-draft-text

6.  New oil estimates show spill rate much higher—Richard Harris, Deborah Amos, NPR 6/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127760703

7.  BP to bring in more ships to capture oil—NPR 6/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127775625

8.  New Orleans oyster processor runs out of oysters—Tamara Keith, NPR 6/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127746917

9.  Britons bristle at American attacks on BP—Rob Gifford, NPR 6/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127775629

10.  Offshore oil industry gets breaks from Washington—Peter Overby, NPR 6/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127774532

11.  Scientist warns: Sand berms won’t last (oil spill)—NPR 6/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127774917

12.  Lee, Bridgewater at odds over BP’s liability—Robert Gehrke, SLT 6/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15279895

13.  Plastic’s future may not be in the bag—Alan Greenblatt, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127600685

14.  Sea turtles among oil spill victims—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127747646

15.  As oil moves east, anger rises—Debbie Elliott, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127747662

16.  New estimates put oil flow rate significantly higher—NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127740491

17.  Senate rejects move to block greenhouse gas rules—David Welna, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127750447

18.  Oil spill hearings dominate Capitol Hill—Andrea Seabrook, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127732948

19.  Reporter: Documents show years of BP neglect—Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127561853

20.  Josh Fox: Living in the middle of a ‘gasland’—Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR 6/10/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127593937

21.  Forest Service not sold on wilderness bill—Matt Canham, SLT 6/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15270420

22.  Open house to kick off county energy program—SLT 6/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15274136

23.  Old Geneva steel slag to be used in construction—Justin Ritter, DN 6/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039341/Old-Geneva-steel-slag-to-be-used-in-construction.html

24.  Mussel causes restriction in Sand Hollow reservoir—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039391/Mussel-causes-restriction-in-Sand-Hollow-Reservoir.html

25.  Payments to fund good stewardship—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039445/Payments-to-fund-good-stewardship.html

26.  Food co-op launches mobile health food market—Jasen Lee, DN 6/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039319/Food-co-op-launches-mobile-health-food-market.html

27.  Rep. Jim Matheson, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker testify in D.C. to expand watershed protection—Amy K. Stewart, DN 6/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039329/Rep-Jim-Matheson-Salt-Lake-City-Mayor-Ralph-Becker-testify-in-DC-to-expand-watershed-protection.html

28.  Alberta research looks at pine beetle’s effect on water levels—Conal Pierse, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) 6/9/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Pine+beetle+affect+water+levels/3128900/story.html

29.  Oil sands to double output by 2025 (Canada)—Carrie Tait, Financial Post, Edmonton Journal 6/9/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/fp/sands+double+output+2025/3132332/story.html

30.  Efforts to limit the flow of spill news—Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times 6/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/us/10access.html?adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1276167736-19NToduMQHdx8pRGer6CRA

31.  Officials cite progress in siphoning oil, but remain unclear on size of spill—David A. Fahrenthold, Dan Zak, The Washington Post 6/9/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/08/AR2010060800393.html

32. Gulf disaster spills over into Florida politics—Greg Allen, NPR 6/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127598570

33.  A Gulf spill puzzle: How best to clean beaches—NPR 6/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127600220

34.  What will happen to the oil from the Gulf?—Larry Abramson, NPR 6/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127543886

35.  Plight for pelicans: Oil puts nesting season at risk—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 6/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127579474

36.  Extent of BP’s liability still murky—Scott Neuman, NPR 6/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127561028

37.  Food safety: Outbreaks drive new FDA rules—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, SLT 6/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15260078

38.  BP spill response plans severely flawed—Justin Pritchard, Tamara Lush, Holbrook Mohr, AP, SLT 6/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15263387

39.  Lake Powell pipeline to water Las Vegas?—Brandon Loomis, SLT 6/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15262665

40.  Radioactive blending could send waste to Utah—Judy Fahys, SLT 6/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15263647

41.  Mormon church among protesters of Las Vegas water plan—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038615/Mormon-church-among-protesters-of-Las-Vegas-water-plan.html

42.  Money available to improve Dixie National Forest—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038959/Money-available-to-improve-Dixie-National-Forest.html

43.  Changes looming in Utah wild horse program—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039060/Changes-looming-in-Utah-wild-horse-program.html

44.  Film series will showcase, discuss wolves—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039027/Film-series-will-showcase-discuss-wolves.html

45.  Drilling, reclamation work under way at Hyrum Dam—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038957/Drilling-reclamation-work-under-way-at-Hyrum-Dam.html

46.  E. coli found in Springville water supply—Lana Groves, DN 6//9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038842/E-coli-found-in-Springville-water-supply.html

47.  Employers allowed to use pay cards for paperless process—DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700039036/Employers-allowed-to-use-pay-cards-for-paperless-process.html

48.  Killer Gardner wants to save lives with organic gardening—Dennis Romboy, Aaron Falk, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038939/Killer-Gardner-wants-to-save-lives-with-organic-gardening.html

49.  Officials warn of high heat, floods on Wednesday—Josh Smith, Lana Groves, DN 6/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038521/Officials-warn-of-high-heat-floods-on-Wednesday.html

50.  BP cap trapping substantial amounts of oil, gas—David A. Fahrenthold, Anne E. Komblut, The Washington Post 6/8/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/07/AR2010060700433.html

51.  Rescuers struggle to save oil-soaked pelicans—Tina Susman, Christopher Goffard, Los Angeles Times 6/8/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-spil-20100608,0,7017018.story

52.  As Colorado rivers rise, so do warnings—Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post 6/8/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15248237

53.  Obama says he seeks ‘ass to kick’ on oil spill—Nicholas Johnston, Bloomberg News Service, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15252702

54.  High waters still threaten across Salt Lake County—Christopher Smart, Matt LaPlante, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15243757

55.   State to craft energy blueprint that may include nuclear—Robert Gehrke, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15253085

56.  LDS Church protests Las Vegas pipeline plan—Brandon Loomis, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15254936

57.  Cleanup begins as swollen Cottonwood streams recede slightly—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15251045

58.  BLM seeks comments on horses, helicopter roundups—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038591/BLM-seeks-comments-on-horses-helicopter-roundups.html

59.  Partial lunar eclipse heading to Utah skies (June 26)—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038593/Partial-lunar-eclipse-heading-to-Utah-skies.html

60.  Utahns race to keep ahead of overflowing creek waters—Pat Reavy, Lana Groves, DN 6/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038484/Utahns-race-to-keep-ahead-of-overflowing-creek-waters.html

61.  Utah Gov. Herbert outlines energy initiative goals—Brock Vergakis, AP, DN 6/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038635/Utah-Gov-Herbert-outlines-energy-initiative-goals.html

62.  Bill could bring hydroelectric generation to Utah County—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 6/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038677/Bill-could-bring-hydroelectric-generation-to-Utah-County.html

63.  Vote on new Wyoming fracking rules planned Tuesday—AP, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 6/7/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_46f92ca4-722d-11df-ad29-001cc4c002e0.html

64.  High waters still threaten across Salt Lake County—Christopher Smart, Matt LaPlante, SLT 6/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15243757

65.  Flooding on east bench hits homes, businesses—Paul Koepp, Lana Groves, DN 6/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038184/Flooding-on-east-bench-hits-homes-businesses.html

66.  Model from Salt Lake organizes event for ocean awareness—Elise Bassett, DN 6/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038395/Model-from-Salt-Lake-organizes-event-for-ocean-awareness.html

67.  Chilly May was the third-coolest on record in Salt Lake City—Lynn Arave, DN 6/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038345/Chilly-May-was-the-third-coolest-on-record-in-Salt-Lake-City.html

68.  West Bountiful curbside recycling program ready to roll—Brice Wallace, DN 6/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038388/West-Bountiful-curbside-recycling-program-ready-to-roll.html

69.  Expect flooding for a few days, mayors warn—Pat Reavy, DN 6/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038326/Expect-flooding-for-a-few-days-mayors-warn.html

70.  Tracking down Minerals Management Service’s dysfunctional history of drilling oversight—Mark Jaffe, David Olinger, The Denver Post 6/6/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15236764

71.  Weapons dump in Utah west desert is a deadly ‘cache’ 22—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 6/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15235273

72.  Nesting hawks halt Kennecott pipeline construction—AP, SLT 6/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15239772

73.  1.5 million tons of tailings taken from Colorado River—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038246/15-millions-tons-of-tailings-taken-from-Colorado-River.html

74.  BYU professor C. Arden Pope says pollution improved, still a health problem as Clean Air Act turns 40—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 6/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038272/BYU-professor-C-Arden-Pope-says-pollution-improved-still-a-health-problem-as-Clean-Air-Act-turns-40.html

75.  High temperatures swell riverbanks—Wendy Leonard, DN 6/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700038052/High-temperatures-swell-riverbanks.html

Commentary

76.  Obama hasn’t learned lessons of Bhopal—Randeep Ramesh, The Guardian (UK) 6/10/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/jun/10/obama-lessons-bhopal-bp

77.  Nuclear waste—Editorial, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15250420

78.  Chemical weapons—Editorial, SLT 6/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15254620

79.  Oil spill:  Americans want to know who’s to blame—Editorial, Chicago Tribune, SLT 6/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15245115

80.  Hottest on record—Editorial, SLT 6/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15230199

81. Lake is only source of sulfate of potash—Mark Reynolds, Great Salt Lake Minerals, SLT 6/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15230180

Roundup Friday June 4, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  The week in wildlife (images)—The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment

2.  Top 50 wildlife and conservation Twitter accounts—Celia Cole, Environment Blog, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/jun/04/top-50-twitter-conservation-wildlife

3.  Gulf of Mexico oil spill:  Your solutions—Paddy Allen, Celia Cole, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/interactive/2010/jun/04/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-reader-solutions

4.  What’s the carbon footprint of…a pint of beer?—Mike Berners-Lee, Green Living Blog, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/green-living-blog/2010/jun/04/carbon-footprint-beer

5.  Pine martens make comeback in UK after leading a secret life for decades—Paul Evans, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/04/pine-martens-uk-comeback

6.  BP hives off ‘toxic’ Gulf spill operation to dilute anti-British feeling in US—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/04/deepwater-horizon-leak-bp-criticism

7.  Environment secretary Caroline Spelman backs GM crops (UK)—Juliette Jowit, John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/04/gm-crops-caroline-spelman

8.  Alberta moves to save threatened grizzlies (Canada)—Richard Cuthbertson, The Calgary Herald 6/4/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Alberta+moves+save+threatened+grizzlies/3110708/story.html

9.  BP Breathes sigh of relief over efforts to contain oil—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127481927

10.  A little bird mired in oil illuminates a big problem—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127482022

11.  EPA administrator Jackson on the Gulf oil spill—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127481931

12.  McDonald’s recall of Shrek glasses started with tipster—Scott Hensley, Shots Health Blog, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/06/04/127474049/mcdonald-s-recall-of-shrek-cups-started-with-tipster

13.  To avoid oil, Mississippi opens shrimp season early—Carl Gibson, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127468362

14.  Helping the pros:  Amateur ideas to stop the oil spill—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127481460

15.  ‘Way too early’ for optimism on spill, Obama says (with live stream of leak)—NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127396580

16.  Stopping a spill?  There’s always the nuclear option—Corey Flintoff, NPR 6/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127473704

17.  McDonald’s pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses—Justin Prichard, AP, SLT 6/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15228076

18.  Severe drought causes hunger for 10 million in west Africa—Xan Rice, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/03/drought-hunger-west-africa

19.  UK given final warning over London air quality—John Vidal, Helene Mulholland, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/03/uk-warning-london-air-quality

20.  London 2012 organizers scrap plans for Olympic Park wind turbine—Amelia Hill, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jun/03/london-2012-olympic-park-turbine

21.  BP boss Tony Hayward faces fresh speculation over losing job—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jun/03/bp-tony-hayward-speculation-job-loss

22.  Oil, fishing industries entwined in Miss. River delta—Frank Morris, NPR 6/3/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127398010

23.  EPA tightens sulfur dioxide limits—John M. Broder, The New York Times 6/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/04/science/earth/04sulfur.html?ref=todayspaper

24.  Going solar is harder than it looks, a valley finds—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 6/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/04/us/04electricity.html?ref=todayspaper

25.  Reno first in nation with wind turbines atop city hall—Susan Voyles, Reno Gazette-Journal (Nevada) 6/3/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100603/NEWS/6030348/1321/news/Reno-first-in-nation-with-wind-turbines-atop-city-hall

26.  Don’t kiss chicks, Utah health officials warn—SLT 6/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15221251

27.  London Olympics 2012 could flunk golden chance to be green—Felicity Carus, The Guardian (UK) 6/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/02/london-olympics-2012-green-chance-danger

28.  Top kill meets Titanic:  James Cameron enters fight against oil spill—Ed Pilkington, The Guardian (UK) 6/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/02/james-cameron-underwater-oil-spill

29.  Oil capture efforts continue after saw freed—NPR 6/2/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127363845

30.  BP pins hopes on capture after top kill, cap failed—Renee Montagne, NPR 6/2/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127361758

31.  Oil cleanup dirty, not toxic, for workers—Jon Hamilton, NPR 6/2/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/06/02/127374111/oil-cleanup-workers-might-face-health-risks

32.  BP loses 15 percent of market value as US launches criminal probe of spill—Steven Mufson, Theresa Vargas, The Washington Post 6/2/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/01/AR2010060103991.html?hpid=topnews

33.  Obama says he’ll push for clean energy bill—Helene Cooper, The New York Times 6/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/03/us/politics/03obama.html?ref=todayspaper

34.  Upper Colorado River at risk, advocates warn—The Denver Post 6/2/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15206708

35.  Obama administration holds meetings on ‘Great Outdoors’—Matt Gouras, AP, SLT 6/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15209770

36.  US opens criminal investigation of Gulf oil spill—NPR 6/1/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127348773

37.  Wind-energy companies losing to cheap natural gas, lack of subsidies—Christopher Martin, Bloomberg News Service, The Denver Post 6/1/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_15199605

38.  Chemical depot finishes mortar disposal operation—AP, SLT 6/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15204720

39.  Florida fishing town on edge over Gulf oil spill—Greg Allen, NPR 5/31/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127246469

40.  Summertime is ozone season—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/31/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15196443

41.  Oregon’s small-scale farms worry about sweeping food safety bill—Lynne Terry, The Oregonian 5/30/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/oregons_small-scale_farms_worr.html

42.  5 deadly days for wolves—Eve Byron, The Helena Independent Record (Montana) 5/30/10

http://helenair.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_369429b0-6baa-11df-bd5b-001cc4c03286.html

43.  Grizzly death case could set precedent—Cory Hatch, Sarah Lison, Jackson Hole News & Guide, SLT 5/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15194552

44.  Rainbow Bridge monument turns 100—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15190477

45.  Inmate kills entangled deer at work farm—AP, SLT 5/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15189223

46.  Obama administration extends roadless moratorium—Jeff Barnard, AP, The Seattle Times 5/28/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011980326_apusroadlessforests4thldwritethru.html

47.  Interim director named for drilling agency—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/29/us/29mms.html?ref=todayspaper

Commentary

48.  A bubbling crude—Editorial, SLT 6/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15213180

49.  Connecting the Gulf disaster to the Pinedale anticline—Hal Herring, The Conservationist Blog, Field & Stream 6/1/10

http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/hunting/2010/06/herring-connecting-gulf-disaster-pinedale-anticline

50.  Living with grizzlies in the Next West—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 5/31/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/31/1212035/living-with-grizzlies-in-the-next.html

51.  Great Salt Lake belongs to all of us—Cricket Rollins, SLT 5/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15183904

Roundup Friday May 28, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  The ‘Jane Goodall of ants’—Lori Kozlowski, Los Angeles Times 5/29/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-ants-20100529,0,2120.story

2.  Ian McEwan collects award for novel that tackles climate change—Alison Flood, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/may/28/ian-mcewan-hay-prize-solar

3.  Government’s chief scientific adviser hits out at climate skeptics (UK)—James Randerson, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/28/chief-scientific-adviser-criticises-climate-sceptics

4.  UK’s first ‘conservation credit’ scheme launched—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/28/uk-conservation-credits-scheme-thames

5.  Australia to ask international court to ban Japan whaling in Southern Ocean—Justin McCurry, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/28/australia-court-ban-whaling-japan

6.  Obama struggling to show he’s in control of oil spill—Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post 5/28/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/27/AR2010052701172.html?hpid=topnews

7.  Louisiana eateries fear oil will scare seafood lovers—Jamie Tarabay, NPR 5/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127241034

8.  Obama gets firsthand look at spill devastation—Richard Harris, NPR 5/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127232222

9.  Obama defends handling of Gulf oil spill—Ashley Powers, Jim Tankersley, Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times 5/28/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-spill-20100528,0,1234921.story

10.  Gulf oil spill:  Rig captain thwarted emergency disconnect, witness says [updated]—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 5/28/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-rig-captain-thwarted-emergency-disconnect.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

11. Gulf oil spill:  Scientists report finding second oil plume—Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 5/28/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/scientists-reporting-finding-second-oil-plume-.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

12.  Obama administration extends roadless moratorium—Jeff Barnard, AP, SLT 5/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15183599

13.  Former BLM manager charged with child-sex crimes dead in apparent suicide—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15182189

14.  Utah paleontologists help unearth information on new dinosaur species—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035898/Utah-paleontologists-help-unearth-information-on-new-dinosaur-species.html

15.  Snails on meth have better memories—Scott Hensley, Shots Health Blog, NPR 5/28/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/05/28/127237716/snails-on-meth-have-better-memories

16.  Taking tomatoes back to their tasty roots—Joe Palca, NPR 5/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126907678

17.  Countries agree to spend big to save world’s forests—Reuters, The Guardian (UK) 5/27/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/27/oslo-conference-aid-to-save-forests

18.  Indonesia agrees to curb commercial deforestation—Aubrey Belford, The New York Times 5/27/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/28/world/asia/28indo.html?ref=earth

19.  Busy hurricane season spells trouble for oil in Gulf—Jon Hamilton, NPR 5/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127213730

20. Gulf oil spill has eclipsed Exxon Valdez disaster—Richard Harris, Melissa Block, NPR 5/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127220238

21.  Minerals Management Service Director forced out—AP, NPR 5/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127212741

22.  Endangered species interfering with border security (led by Utah Sen. Rob Bishop)—Randy Boswell, Canwest News Service, The Vancouver Sun (Canada) 5/27/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Endangered+species+interfering+with+border+security/3076935/story.html

23.  Urban farming, southern Utah renaissance to be discussed at library—DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035627/Urban-farming-southern-Utah-renaissance-to-be-discussed-at-library.html

24.  Biologists investigate unconfirmed cougar sightings at Hill Air Force Base—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035690/Biologists-investigate-unconfirmed-cougar-sightings-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html

25.  Salt Lake third-grader wins Energy Challenge with board game—Elise Bassett, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035681/Salt-Lake-third-grader-wins-Energy-Challenge-with-board-game.html

26.  Summer brings ozone alerts—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035304/Summer-brings-ozone-alerts.html

27.  Trenches reveal information about Salt Lake quakes—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035310/Trenches-reveal-information-about-Salt-Lake-quakes.html

28.  New trail opens up wonders of the wetlands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035688/New-trail-opens-up-wonders-of-the-wetlands.html

29.  Website visitors can help with Plant a Tree program in Utah—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035041/Website-visitors-can-help-with-Plant-a-Tree-program-in-Utah.html

30.  Salt Lake City leaders may ask residents to take care of flowers—Arthur Raymond, DN 5/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035123/Salt-Lake-City-leaders-may-ask-residents-to-take-care-of-flowers.html

31.  BP oil spill:  How Gulf’s sensitive and endangered species are faring—Bill Sasser, The Christian Science Monitor 5/28/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0526/BP-oil-spill-how-Gulf-s-sensitive-and-endangered-species-are-faring

32.  Oil cleanup workers report illness—Nicole Santa Cruz, Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 5/26/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-workers-sick-20100526,0,4604887.story

33.  Trial sets precedent (grizzly bear killing)—Cory Hatch, Sarah Lison, Jackson Hole News and Guide (Wyoming) 5/26/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=6025

34.  National Trails System:  River Mountains Loop joins network—Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal 5/26/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/trail-joins-national-network-94898059.html

35.  Western Soundscapes:  Prairie Dogs—Jeff Rice, KUER 5/26/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1655041/KUER.Local.News/Western.Soundscapes.Prairie.Dogs

36.  Utah pollution forecasts include 2 new counties—AP, SLT 5/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15164546

37.  Federal report slams drilling inspectors—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/25/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-company-gifts-20100526,0,362204.story

38.  Colorado Plateau yields another new dino species—Brian Maffly, SLT 5/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15160548

39.  BLM offers reward in Kanab-area vandalism case—DN 5/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035099/BLM-offers-reward-in-Kanab-area-vandalism-case.html

40.  Biologists study otters as they adapt to new home—Sam Penrod, KSL, DN 5/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035038/Biologists-study-otters-as-they-adapt-to-new-home.html

41.  Researcher fears oil-covered bears—Elise Stolte, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) 5/24/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Researcher+fears+covered+bears/3064814/story.html

42.  Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP—Joe Stephens, The New York Times 5/24/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/23/AR2010052302164.html

43.  Inspector General’s inquiry faults regulators (Minerals Management Service)—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/24/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/us/25mms.html?ref=todayspaper

44.  Shaky rule in Madagascar threatens trees—Barry Bearak, The New York Times 5/24/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/world/africa/25madagascar.html?ref=earth

45.  Officials scrutinize BP’s ability to close oil leak—AP, NPR 5/24/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127085335

46.  BP hard to pin down on oil spill claims—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 5/24/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127038021

47.  Biologists scramble to stop population decline of bighorn sheep—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 5/24/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15148614

48.  Archaeologists work on ancient ruins as dam construction begins—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15153724

49.  Snowmelt to raise Lake Powell, keep shortcut open—AP, SLT 5/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150454

50.  New recycling center opening in Layton—SLT 5/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150466

51.  Beetles begin munching in southern Utah tamarisk project—SLT 5/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150905

52.  Orem resident asks for pygmy goat zoning—AP, SLT 5/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150444

53.  Wet, cold spring is taking a toll on the state’s fruit crops—Rodger L. Hardy, James Thalman, DN 5/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034768/Wet-cold-spring-is-taking-a-toll-on-the-states-fruit-crops.html

54.  Rainbow Bridge considered a ‘wonder’ by many—Marc Haddock, DN 5/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034688/Rainbow-Bridge-considered-a-wonder-by-many.html

55.  Despite moratorium, drilling projects move ahead—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/23/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/24/us/24moratorium.html?ref=todayspaper

56.  Robots provide undersea eyes, hands in Gulf spill—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 5/23/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127042269

57.  Drilling advocate frustrated by handling of oil—Debbie Elliott, NPR 5/23/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127057393

58.  Frustration grows over Gulf oil spill—NPR 5/23/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127074988

59.  Thirsty farmers in Sanpete County may get dam soon—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15147031

60.  Suspected quagga mussel found in S. Utah—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15146839

61.  Invasive quagga mussel found in Utah reservoir—AP, DN 5/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034625/Invasive-quagga-mussel-found-in-Utah-reservoir.html

62.  Reclamation could pit residents against landowners—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 5/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034005/Reclamation-could-pit-residents-against-landowners.html

63.  New Idaho sawmill to open in Emmett—AP, DN 5/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034456/New-Idaho-sawmill-to-open-in-Emmett.html

64.  Oil’s arrival affirms Louisiana community’s fears—David Schaper, NPR 5/22/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127054196

65.  Graham, Reilly to head panel on Gulf spill—AP, NPR 5/22/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127044888

66.  Environmental groups attack approval for strip mine near Bryce Canyon—AP, DN 5/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034412/Environmental-groups-attack-approval-for-strip-mine-near-Bryce-Canyon.html

67.  Wild horse, burro show on weekend agenda—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034306/Wild-horse-burro-show-on-weekend-agenda.html

68.  Feds tweak Columbia salmon plan—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 5/21/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/21/1201072/feds-tweak-columbia-salmon-plan.html

69.  Prairie dogs damage private development as habitat disappears—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033659/Prairie-dogs-damage-private-development-as-habitat-disappears.html

70.  Obama seeking more nuclear energy loan guarantees—Erica Werner, AP, The Idaho Statesman 5/20/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/20/1200561/obama-seeking-more-nuclear-energy.html

71.  US science body urges action on climate—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/20/science/earth/20climate.html?ref=science

Commentary

72.  Amateur biologists—Editorial, SLT 5/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15164484

73.  Shrimp boaters face classic Catch 22 situation—A. Robert Thurman, SLT 5/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15136429

Roundup Friday May 21, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  Economic report into biodiversity crisis reveals price of consuming the planet—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/biodiversity-un-report

2.  Indonesian rangers catch notorious poacher who ‘killed 100 tigers’—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/indonesia-arrest-tiger-poacher

3.  Bovine TB found in wild boar for first time in UK—James Meikle, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/bovine-tb-found-in-wild-boar

4.  Economic impacts of biodiversity loss:  case studies—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/biodiversity-case-studies

5.  BP oil spill reaches delicate wetlands of Louisiana—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/bp-oil-spill-wetlands-louisiana

6.  Debate heats up over climate impact on malaria spread—Mico Tatalovic, SciDev.net, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/climate-change-insects

7.  International Day for Biological Diversity-our top 10 events—Celia Cole, Environment Blog, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/may/21/international-day-biological-diversity-events

8.  Gulf oil spill:  Kevin Costner comes to the rescue—Hadley Freeman, Lost in Showbiz Blog, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/lostinshowbiz/2010/may/20/gulf-oil-spill-kevin-costner

9.  Obama takes tougher line on oil spill—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/oil-spill-deepwater-horizon-obama

10.  Can we really put a price tag on nature?—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/price-tag-nature

11.  UN says case for saving species ‘more powerful than climate change’—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/un-biodiversity-economic-report

12.  Trouble on horizon if hurricanes hit oil spill in gulf—Jon Hamilton, NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127036434

13.  Oil spill tests Obama vow to use scientific approach—Ari Shapiro, NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127041038

14.  Oil threatens brown pelican off Louisiana coast—Melissa Block, NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127039158

15.  Anger simmers over spreading Gulf oil slick—NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127033199

16.  Offshore drilling regulator under scrutiny after spill—Peter Overby, NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127025987

17.  Obama eyes future auto fuel standards—AP, NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127039726

18.  Hair donated for oil cleanup gets pulled—NPR 5/21/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127041062

19.  The wildlife conundrum—Leslie Kaufman, Green Blog, The New York Times 5/21/10

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/the-wildlife-conundrum/?ref=earth

20. Gulf oil spill:  ‘Top kill’ effort to seal well delayed until at least Tuesday—AP, Los Angeles Times 5/21/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-top-kill-effort-to-seal-well-delayed-until-at-least-tuesday.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

21.  Gulf oil spill:  Wildlife officials predict widespread impact on birds, food web—Richard Fausset, Los Angeles Times 5/21/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-wildlife-officials-predict-widespread-impact-on-birds-food-web-.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

22.  Prairie dogs damage private development as habitat disappears—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033659/Prairie-dogs-damage-private-development-as-habitat-disappears.html

23.  Conservation groups to celebrate Endangered Species Day—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034006/Conservation-groups-to-celebrate-Endangered-Species-Day.html

24.  National River Rally slated at Snowbird—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034017/National-River-Rally-slated-at-Snowbird.html

25.  Greenpeace activists scale BP’s London headquarters in oil protest—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 5/20/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/20/greenpeace-activists-scale-bp-building-roof

26.  Gulf oil spill chemical dispersant too toxic, EPA orders—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/20/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/20/gulf-oil-spill-chemical-dispersant

27.  Louisiana sandbar plan worries some scientists—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 5/20/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127018713

28.  BP recasts spill size as oil fouls Louisiana marshes—NPR 5/20/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127012041

29.  BP’s own numbers prove spill greater than estimate—Richard Harris, NPR 5/20/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127018709

30.  Scientist:  BP’s oil spill estimates improbable—Richard Harris, NPR 5/20/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126975907

31.  Conflict of interest worries raised in spill tests—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/20/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/science/earth/21conflict.html?ref=earth

32.  Paper bags or plastic bags?  New proposals like neither—Sabra Chartrand, The New York Times 5/20/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/us/21sfplastic.html?ref=earth

33.  Tesla to build electric cars at Northern California plant—Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times 5/20/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-auto-20100521,0,4035370.story

34.  Bogus lease bidder’s trial delayed again—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15128609

35.  A Seattle Biologist’s cookbook research—Michele Norris, NPR 5/19/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126985092

36.  Arctic drilling proposal advanced amid concern—William Yardley, The New York Times 5/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/20/science/earth/20alaska.html?ref=earth

37.  National Academy of Sciences urges strong action to cut greenhouse gases—Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times 5/19/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-climate-change-20100520,0,3397580.story

38.  Soundscapes:  Roadrunner—Jeff Rice, KUER 5/19/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1651755/KUER.Local.News/Soundscapes.Roadrunner

39.  Logan man sentenced in animal torture case—AP, DN 5/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033648/Logan-man-sentenced-in-animal-torture-case.html

40.  Litigation over oil and gas reforms?—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033656/Litigation-over-oil-and-gas-reforms.html

41.  Bennett, state seek to block drilling reforms—Patty Henetz, SLT 5/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15118889

42.  Widow of Wallace Stegner dies—Ben Fulton, SLT 5/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15120021

43.  Chaffetz:  BLM should sell extra acreage—Thomas Burr, SLT 5/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15118910

44.  Canadian logging campaigners end protest with unprecedented forest truce—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/18/canadian-logging-campaigners

45.  Reliance on oil sands grows despite environmental risks—Clifford Krauss, Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 5/18/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/19/business/energy-environment/19sands.html?ref=earth

46.  Horse, burro festival set for this weekend—DN 5/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033361/Horse-burro-festival-set-for-this-weekend.html

47.  Salazar finalizing oil and gas development reforms—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033086/Salazar-finalizing-oil-and-gas-development-reforms.html

48.  Utah BLM director stepping down—DN 5/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033116/Utah-BLM-director-stepping-down.html

49.  Volunteers sought in statewide lake monitoring project—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032460/Volunteers-sought-in-statewide-lake-monitoring-project.html

50.  BLM bars vehicles in burned western Utah area—Patty Henetz, SLT 5/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15108866

51.  Gulf Indians’ lament:  Spill just latest clash for tribes with big oil—Cain Burdeau, AP, SLT 5/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15108855

52.  Farmers’ Market expanding at Pioneer Park—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15111532

53.  Salt Lake mayors to hold Bike to Work Day—DN 5/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033100/Salt-Lake-mayors-to-hold-Bike-to-Work-Day.html

54.  Matheson hears cheers, jeers on Wasatch wilderness bill—Brandon Loomis, SLT 5/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15106247

55.  Interior adopts new rules for onshore drilling—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15105447

56.  New Utah BLM director picked—Judy Fahys, Robert Gehrke, SLT 5/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15103211

57.  Bison released into the Book Cliffs at last—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15072006

58.  Wyoming nervous as demand grows on Colorado River—Ben Neary, AP, DN 5/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032860/Wyoming-nervous-as-demand-grows-on-Colorado-River.html

59.  Stringent rules apply to asbestos-which is still used in some goods—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032726/Stringent-rules-apply-to-asbestos-2-which-is-still-used-in-some-goods.html

60.  Earthfest celebrates amazing earth—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15099233

61.  Idaho authorizes wolf kill—AP, SLT 5/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15098264

62.  Open house Monday on wildlands protection act—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032571/Open-house-Monday-on-wilds-protection-act.html

63.  Salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk sold in Orem and Heber—Lois M. Collins, DN 5/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032391/Salmonella-outbreak-linked-to-raw-milk-sold-in-Orem-and-Heber.html

64.  Utah biologist lends expertise to Gulf spill response—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15095000

65.  Animal views (images)—The Washington Post May 12, 2010

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2010/05/18/GA2010051803312.html?wpisrc=nl_most

Roundup Friday May 14, 2010

Please Note:  The Roundup will be on hiatus Tuesday May 18, 2010, and will return Friday May 21, 2010.  Thanks for your interest!

1.  Obama to force BP to pay more cleanup costs for Deepwater disaster—Matthew Weaver, The Guardian (UK) 5/13/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/13/us-to-force-bp-to-pay-more-cleanup-costs

2.  Coalition environment ministers:  Who’s who (UK)—Allegra Stratton, David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 5/13/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/13/coalition-environment-ministers

3.  Liberal Democrats abandon pledge to oppose new nuclear power plants (UK)—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 5/13/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/13/liberal-democrats-nuclear-power-stations

4.  Gulf spill could be much worse than believed—Richard Harris, NPR 5/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126809525

5.  Transocean seeks to limit liability for oil rig blast—NPR 5/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126798122

6.  Oil rig evidence points to lack of regulation—AP, NPR 5/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126794082

7.  N.M. salt beds could become nation’s nuclear dump—Christopher Joyce, NPR 5/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126229739

8.  Lizard starvation, extinction tied to climate change—Christopher Joyce, NPR 5/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126797405

9.  Want to phase out a hazardous substance?  Dump it in the Gulf!—Tom Philpott, Grist.org 5/13/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-want-to-phase-out-a-hazardous-substance-dump-it-in-the-gulf/

10.  Recycling exhibit helps New Yorkers let go, get smashed—Ashley Braun, Grist.org 5/13/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-recycling-exhibit-helps-new-yorkers-let-go-get-smashed/

11.  Poll results on energy, climate and offshore drilling are all over the map—Randy Rieland, Grist.org 5/13/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-poll-results-on-energy-climate-offshore-drilling-all-over-map/

12.  Another reason why Elena Kagan might be a green Supreme Court justice—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 5/13/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-another-reason-why-elena-kagan-might-be-a-green-supreme-court-ju/

13.  [updated] Lisa Murkowski (R-ExxonValdez) opposes forcing oil companies to pay to clean up oil spills—David Roberts, Grist.org 5/13/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-lisa-murkowski-opposes-forcing-oil-companies-pay-clean-oil-spill/

14.  ‘I Capped the Well Competition’—Andrew C. Revkin, Dot Earth, The New York Times 5/13/10

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/i-capped-the-well-competition/?ref=earth

15.  EPA unveils rule to regulate greenhouse gases—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times 5/13/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/14/science/earth/14permit.html?ref=earth

16.  Gulf oil spill:  Mexico worries about oil reaching its waters, hints it may sue BP—Los Angeles Times 5/13/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-mexico-threatens-to-sue-bp.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

17. Gulf oil spill:  Natural-gas rig sinks off Venezuela—AP, Los Angeles Times 5/13/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-natural-gas-rig-sinks-off-venezuela.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

18.  BP’s next attempt to stem oil gusher:  Inserting a smaller tube—AP, The Oregonian 5/13/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/bps_next_attempt_to_stem_oil_g.html

19.  9th US Circuit Court OKs approval of Shell Arctic drilling plan—AP, The Oregonian 5/13/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/9th_us_circuit_court_oks_appro.html

20.  Fast-growing invasive species discovered along Oregon’s coast—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 5/13/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/05/fast-growing_invasive_species.html

21.  Wasatch students, mentor advance to national environmental competition—DN 5/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032141/Wasatch-students-mentor-advance-to-national-environmental-competition.html

22.  Global warming leads to lizard extinction, BYU professor says—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 5/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032118/Global-warming-leads-to-lizard-extinction-BYU-professor-says.html

23.  Alpaca’s savage beating death enrages ranchers—Lisa Cornwell, AP, SLT 5/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15076834

24.  Gray whale nicknamed Lily is back in Calif. harbor—AP, SLT 5/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15078677

25.  Investigators find slew of problems at oil rig—NPR 5/12/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126785173

26.  Senate gets a climate and energy bill, modified by a Gulf spill that still grows—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/12/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/science/earth/13climate.html?ref=earth

27.  Sunbathing, and keeping an eye out for tar balls—Shaila Dewan, The New York Times 5/12/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/us/13beach.html?ref=earth

28.  US clears a test of bioengineered trees—Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 5/12/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/business/energy-environment/13tree.html?ref=earth

29.  Riveting testimony on oil rig rescue effort—Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 5/12/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-na-oil-spill-kenner-20100512,0,6962995.story

30.  Eagle wounded near Rainier could be a sign of an unfortunate trend—Lynne Terry, The Oregonian 5/12/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/eagle_wounded_near_rainier_cou.html

31.  Goshen residents object to proposed cleanup ordinance—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 5/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031727/Goshen-residents-object-to-proposed-cleanup-ordinance.html

32.  Boy Scouts to do conservation work along Wasatch Front in Utah County—DN 5/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031886/Boy-Scouts-to-do-conservation-work-along-Wasatch-Front-in-Utah-County.html

33.  Great Salt Lake Bird Festival starts Thursday—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 5/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031767/Great-Salt-Lake-Bird-Festival-starts-Thursday.html

34.  Open house to showcase Utah wilderness bill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031784/Open-house-to-showcase-Utah-wilderness-bill.html

35. National Park Foundation turns Bryce Canyon into virtual classroom—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031781/National-Park-Foundation-turns-Bryce-Canyon-into-virtual-classroom.html

36.  Pesticide disposal offered at several locations in Utah—DN 5/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031522/Pesticide-disposal-offered-at-several-locations-in-Utah.html

37.  Legal complications grow as Gulf oil spill expands—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 5/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126743863

38.  Senate’s delayed climate change-energy bill set for unveiling—and uncertainty—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/11/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-na-climate-change-20100512,0,4185136.story

39.  BLM making plans for S. Utah land—AP, DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031340/BLM-making-plans-for-S-Utah-land.html

40.  A streetcar behind the Gateway?  SLC says maybe—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15065890

41. Land managers seek Utahns’ help to halt invasive myrtle spurge—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15064629

Commentary

42.  Climate change is the true crisis—Editorial, Los Angeles Times 5/10/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-oil-20100511,0,5993736.story

Roundup Tuesday May 11, 2010

1.  Singapore sand demand damaging Cambodia environment—Neil Chatterjee, Reuters, Telegraph.co.uk 5/11/10

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/expatnews/7710537/Singapore-sand-demand-damaging-Cambodia-environment.html

2.  Chinese media praises (India Environment Minister) Jairam Ramesh—Saibal Dasgupta, The Times of India 5/11/10

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/Chinese-media-praises-Jairam-Ramesh/articleshow/5918324.cms

3.  Oil executives shift blame at Senate hearing—Steven Mufson, David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 5/11/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/11/AR2010051102231.html?wpisrc=nl_most

4.  Interior secretary calls for splitting offshore-drilling agency in two—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/12/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-salazar-offshore-drilling-20100512,0,1124439.story

5.  Water report irritates some (Colorado)—Gary Harmon, Grand Junction Sentinel 5/11/10

http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/water_report_irritates_some

6.  DWR angling to straighten out anglers on new law—Andrew Adams, KSL Newsradio 5/11/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10735238

7.  Yellowstone seeks public’s ideas for Old Faithful—Mead Gruver, AP, DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031433/Yellowstone-seeks-publics-ideas-for-Old-Faithful.html

8.  Execs grilled on oil spill ‘cascade of failures’—H. Josef Hebert, AP, DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031529/Execs-grilled-on-oil-spill-cascade-of-failures.html

9.  Salt Lake City plans mandatory yard-waste recycling collection—Aaron Falk, DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029670/Salt-Lake-City-plans-mandatory-yard-waste-recycling-collection.html

10.  A miracle garden in South Salt Lake—Elise Bassett, DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031382/A-miracle-garden-in-South-Salt-Lake.html

11.  Pesticide disposal offered at several locations in Utah—DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031522/Pesticide-disposal-offered-at-several-locations-in-Utah.html

12.  UTA to celebrate annual Bike Bonanza—DN 5/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031520/UTA-to-celebrate-annual-Bike-Bonanza.html

13.  Supreme Court pick seen as ‘thoughtful’ about enviro law, but views on issues are a mystery—Gabriel Nelson, Greenwire, The New York Times 5/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/05/10/10greenwire-supreme-court-pick-seen-as-thoughtful-about-en-91341.html

14.  UN fears ‘irreversible’ damage to natural environment—AFP, Google News 5/10/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jE1B4h3jvFNR4Uxlov2QdNuFgmRw

15.  Finland’s 100,000 year plan to banish its nuclear waste—Dennis Overbye, The New York Times 5/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/11/science/11nuclear.html?ref=science

16.  One way to save the wolf?  Hunt it.—Hal Herring, High Country News 5/10/10

http://www.hcn.org/issues/42.8/one-way-to-save-the-wolf-hunt-it/article_view?b_start:int=0&-C=

17.  Swarms of grasshoppers predicted to plague the West this year—Richard Cockle, The Oregonian 5/10/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/swarms_of_grasshoppers_predict.html

18.  Utahns donate hair to help with oil spill—John Hollenhorst, KSL Newsradio 5/10/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10717768

19.  Feds focus on future of conservation areas in Utah—Mike Stark, AP, KSL Newsradio 5/10/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10721029

20.  Animal advocacy group works for Hurricane dog park—AP, KSL Newsradio 5/10/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10721244

21.  With new law, its guns vs. grizzlies in national parks—Mead Gruver, AP, SLT 5/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15055040

22.  BP shareholder sues executives over Gulf oil spill—Kevin McGill, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031148/BP-shareholder-sues-executives-over-Gulf-oil-spill.html

23.  BP searching for way to plug Gulf gusher—Harry R. Weber, Ray Henry, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031121/BP-searching-for-way-to-plug-Gulf-gusher.html

24.  Abruptly unemployed fishermen struggling to get by—Vicki Smith, Holbrook Mohr, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031156/Abruptly-unemployed-fishermen-struggling-to-get-by.html

25.  Will BP’s Washington connections help it now?—Alan Fram, Sharon Theimer, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031176/Will-BPs-Washington-connections-help-it-now.html

26.  BP struggles with list of ways to plug Gulf gusher—Harry R. Weber, John Curran, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031157/BP-struggles-with-list-of-ways-to-plug-Gulf-gusher.html

27.  BP sprays more chemicals into main Gulf oil leak—Harry R. Weber, John Curran, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031168/BP-sprays-more-chemicals-into-main-Gulf-oil-leak.html

28.  UN report:  Planet still losing too many species—John Heilprin, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031185/UN-report-Planet-still-losing-too-many-species.html

29.  Oil spill threatens already weakened wetlands—John Flesher, Mary Foster, AP, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031159/Oil-spill-threatens-already-weakened-wetlands.html

30.  853,000 trees yet to count—Lee Benson, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031041/853000-trees-yet-to-count.html

31.  Spring books yield a bounteous crop of gardening advice—Jessica Harrison, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030946/Spring-books-yield-a-bounteous-crop-of-gardening-advice.html

32.  A feast for the eyes:  Growing vegetables in containers—Mariana Greene, The Dallas Morning News, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025744/A-feast-for-the-eyes-Growing-vegetables-in-containers.html

33.  Squash plants bring tasty variety through fall—Larry A. Sagers, DN 5/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030949/Squash-plants-bring-tasty-variety-through-fall.html

34.  Prospects of breakthrough at Cancun climate meet very remote:  Jairam Ramesh—DNA India 5/9/10

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_prospects-of-breakthrough-at-cancun-climate-meet-very-remote-jairam-ramesh_1381089

35.  Interior Department opening Colorado’s North Park to gas and oil drilling—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 5/9/10

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_15047935

36.  Yellowstone bison drive planned through this week—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 5/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15050830

37.  Blooms from a box:  The dos and don’ts for container gardening—Maggie Wolf, SLT 5/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15039620

38.  Sugar plantation, Native Hawaiians in water battle—Audrey McAvoy, AP, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031013/Sugar-plantation-Native-Hawaiians-in-water-battle.html

39.  Former Interior Secretary, Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel dies at 90—Mark Thiessen, AP, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030785/Former-Interior-Secretary-Alaska-Gov-Walter-Hickel-dies-at-90.html

40.  Blowout preventers repeatedly fail, AP probe finds—Jeff Donn, Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030807/Blowout-preventers-repeatedly-fail-AP-probe-finds.html

41.  New setback in containing oil spill—Campbell Robertson, New York Times News Service, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030808/New-setback-in-containing-spill.html

42.  Protesters rally against drilling after oil spill—AP, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030809/Protesters-rally-against-drilling-after-oil-spill.html

43.  Oil spill grows to 3.5 million gallons as BP scrambles—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030979/Oil-spill-grows-to-35-million-gallons-as-BP-scrambles.html

44.  BP plans to park oil box; unload new equipment—Harry R. Weber, Sarah Larimer, AP, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030938/BP-plans-to-park-oil-box-unload-new-equipment.html

45.  April was cool and wet compared with historical averages for the month in Utah—Lynn Arave, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030479/April-was-cool-and-wet-compared-with-historical-averages-for-the-month-in-Utah.html

46.  Walter Hickel, Nixon Interior Secretary, Dies at 90—Dennis Hevesi, The New York Times 5/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/us/09hickel.html?ref=todayspaper

47.  An interview with Walter Hickel, October 15, 2003, by Patricia Limerick and Charles Wilkerson, Headwaters News

http://www.headwatersnews.org/p.hickel.html

48.  Everyday Organic:  Edible flowers:  A feast for the senses—MaryJane Butters, SLT 5/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15033911

49.  One cheap chick:  Rebates galore for going energy efficient—Lesley Mitchell, SLT 5/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_15033987

50.  Tainted nuclear plant water reaches New Jersey aquifer—Wayne Parry, AP, DN 5/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030606/Tainted-nuclear-plant-water-reaches-New-Jersey-aquifer.html

51.  Series of failures led to rig explosion—Noaki Schwartz, Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030616/Series-of-failures-led-to-rig-explosion.html

52.  Ice crystals form inside oil box, cause problems (Gulf oil spill)—AP, DN 5/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030742/Ice-crystals-form-inside-oil-box-cause-problems.html

53.  Why it’s hard to parse the environment-cancer connection—Katherine Hobson, Health Blog, The Wall Street Journal 5/7/10

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2010/05/07/why-its-hard-to-parse-the-environment-cancer-connection/

54.  Oil spill inquiries heat up—Jake Sherman, Politico 5/7/10

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/36943.html

55.  50 puncture type devices found on Pacific Crest Trail (California)—KERO News 5/7/10

http://www.turnto23.com/news/23489364/detail.html

56.  Libby Dam spill test for sturgeon planned in June (Montana)—Jim Mann, Daily Inter Lake 5/7/10

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_4b12ce00-598f-11df-99ee-001cc4c03286.html

57.  Wyoming senator’s clean coal bill passes panel—Bob Moen, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 5/7/10

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1293f908-2ef8-5acf-8f27-3836ffe84a13.html

58.  Groups sue over BLM drilling plan (Wyoming)—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 5/7/10

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_7922aedd-b4c3-5196-bf5c-b2604907a53c.html

59.  Falling flakes in May:  Forest Service hopes pheromones will drive off beetles (Idaho)—Karen Bossick, Twin Falls Times-News 5/7/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_b4da403a-6849-501c-bddc-db9a101762c8.html

60.  Recycling program advances Utah students for prize—AP, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15038561

61.  New state law on clean-fuel cars could invite federal fines—Brandon Loomis, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15041533

62.  Depleted uranium delay proves costly for Energy Department—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15041654

63.  Bird sighting:  Burrowing owl—Bill Fenimore, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15025114

64.  Shell Oil is ready to drill in the Arctic, court told—William McCall, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030325/Shell-Oil-is-ready-to-drill-in-the-Arctic-court-told.html

65.  British Petroleum to use containment vessel on Gulf oil leak—Harry R. Weber, Tamara Lush, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030351/British-Petroleum-to-use-containment-vessel-on-Gulf-oil-leak.html

66.  Sens. John Kerry, Joe Lieberman press climate bill without Lindsey Graham—Frederic J. Frommer, Matthew Daly, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030487/Sens-John-Kerry-Joe-Lieberman-press-climate-bill-without-Lindsey-Graham.html

67.  Robots position giant box over oil-spewing well in Gulf of Mexico—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030418/Robots-position-giant-box-over-oil-spewing-well-in-Gulf-of-Mexico.html

68.  Oil spill may endanger human health, officials say—John Flesher, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030472/Oil-spill-may-endanger-human-health-officials-say.html

69.  Like a video game:  Big box lowered over Gulf well—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030517/Like-a-video-game-Big-box-lowered-over-Gulf-well.html

70.  Senator Lindsey Graham says ‘impossible’ to pass climate bill now—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030409/Sen-Lindsey-Graham-says-impossible-to-pass-climate-bill-now.html

71.  Lettuce recalled in 23 states; E. coli suspected—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030405/Lettuce-recalled-in-23-states-E-coli-suspected.html

72.  Salt Lake County gets award for animal services—DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030524/Salt-Lake-County-gets-award-for-animal-services.html

73.  Alternate Ogden-Riverdale trail complete—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 5/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030565/Alternate-Ogden-Riverdale-trail-complete.html

74. Gulf spill makes oilsands more appealing (Canada)—Sheldon Alberts, Canwest News Service, Edmonton Journal 5/6/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Gulf+spill+makes+oilsands+more+appealing/2995247/story.html

75. Gulf oil spill:  Interior secretary extends drill freeze to Arctic—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/6/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-interior-secretary-extends-drill-freeze-to-arctic.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

Commentary

76.  We need balanced approach to energy, environment—Robert McCartney, The Washington Post 5/9/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/08/AR2010050803185.html?hpid=sec-metro

77.  Energy projects threaten Utah’s water resources—Harold Shepherd, Executive Director, Red Rock Forests, DN 5/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030456/Energy-projects-threaten-Utahs-water-resources.html

78.  Panel sets off new alarm bells about chemicals and cancer—Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15041650

79.  Some discouraging words heard on the range—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15031658

80.  Protecting grouse decision an opportunity—Michael L. Wolfe, professor, Utah State University, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15041644

81.  Expand recycling—Editorial, SLT 5/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15040677