Roundup Friday September 18, 2009

1.  Interest in algae’s oil prospects is growing—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 9/17/09

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-algae17-2009sep17,0,1867037.story

2.  Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton is focus of corruption probe—Jim Tankersley, Josh Meyer, Los Angeles Times 9/17/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-norton17-2009sep17,0,6215749.story

3.  URMLHN:  Climate change and the origin of bacterial, viral and parasitic pathologies—Reuters 9/17/09

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS132046+17-Sep-2009+BW20090917

4.  Drilling near parks opposed—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 9/17/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705330498/Drilling-near-parks-opposed.html?linkTrack=rss-30

5.  After 20 years, Utah wilderness bill gets a hearing—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 9/17/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705330758/Utah-wilderness-bill-gets-a-hearing.html

6.  Northern Arizona tribes united against uranium mines—Felicia Fonseca, SLT 9/17/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13357128

7.  After 20 years, Red Rock bill gets first hearing—Matt Canham, SLT 9/17/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13358300

8.  Ozone protection treaty achieves universal ratification—Environment News Service 9/16/09

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/sep2009/2009-09-16-01.asp

9.  GAO rips BLM for sidestepping NEPA on oil and gas leases—David O. Williams, Colorado Independent 9/16/09

http://coloradoindependent.com/38038/gao-rips-blm-for-sidestepping-nepa-on-oil-and-gas-leases

10.  Ranchers criticize plans for bison herds at BLM meeting—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 9/16/09

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20090916/NEWS01/909160307/Ranchers-criticize-plans-for-bison-herds-at-BLM-meeting

11.  Attempts to shape climate bill in full swing—AP, SLT 9/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13351023

12.  Bishop dings Interior chief over foot dragging on records request—Thomas Burr, SLT 9/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13350145

13.  Matheson asks Energy Department to halt depleted uranium shipments—Thomas Burr, SLT 9/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13350600

14.  Redds dodge prison in artifact sentencing—Patty Henetz, SLT 9/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13350722

15.  Training center opens for weatherization—Maria Villasenor, SLT 9/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13352595

16.  New standards links mileage and emissions—John M. Broder, The New York Times 9/15/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/16/business/energy-environment/16cars.html?ref=todayspaper

17.  Plastic bags found to severely threaten bay—Kelly Zito, San Francisco Chronicle 9/15/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/09/15/BAUJ19LT0A.DTL

18.  EPA 26 years late on water-protection measure—Dan Shapley, The Daily Green 9/15/09

http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/mountaintop-removal-mining-47091505

19.  Interior launches climate strategy—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 9/15/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/14/AR2009091403307.html?hpid=moreheadlines

20.  Gender-bending bass found in Yampa River—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 9/15/09

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_13338020

21.  Stood-up Vernal couple still seek to tell oil-lease story in D.C.—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 9/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705330378/Stood-up-Vernal-couple-still-seek-to-tell-oil-lease-story-in-DC.html?linkTrack=rss-30

22.  Governor and activists to discuss N-waste deal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News 9/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705330300/Governor-and-activists-to-discuss-N-waste-deal.html?linkTrack=rss-30

23.  Utah’s mushroom man—Kathy Stephenson, SLT 9/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13340929

24.  Utah agency makes $300K payment for hunter access—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 9/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13342566

25.  Aviary has reason to crow—national rating restored—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 9/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13343508

26.  Bishop has role in Park Service stall—Thomas Burr, SLT 9/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13343827

27.  Utah Rivers Council head Ted Wilson retiring—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 9/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13343900

28.  Officials wary of possible spring flooding—Patty Henetz, SLT 9/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13343889

29.  Hawaii tries green tools in remaking power grids—Felicity Barringer, New York Times 9/14/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/15/science/earth/15hawaii.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

30.  India says not a disaster if Copenhagen climate talks fail—Agence France-Presse, Grist.org 9/11/09

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-09-11-india-says-not-a-disaster-if-copenhagen-climate-talks-fail/

Commentary

31.  Energy ‘sprawl’ and the green economy—Lamar Alexander, The Wall Street Journal 9/17/09

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203440104574404762971139026.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

32.  New national park?—Tribune Editorial SLT 9/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13351176

33.  A nuclear waste option—Frank von Hippel, Los Angeles Times 9/15/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-vonhippel15-2009sep15,0,2705493.story

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