Roundup Friday September 18, 2009

1.  Interest in algae’s oil prospects is growing—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 9/17/09,0,1867037.story

2.  Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton is focus of corruption probe—Jim Tankersley, Josh Meyer, Los Angeles Times 9/17/09,0,6215749.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

33.  A nuclear waste option—Frank von Hippel, Los Angeles Times 9/15/09,0,2705493.story


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