Roundup Friday September 25, 2009

1.  Environment:  First, beat the beetles—The Boston Globe 9/24/09

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2009/09/24/environment_first_beat_the_beetles/

2.  399 cub may be dead—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole Daily 9/24/09

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5097

3.  Superior, Flat Iron Mountain Mine named federal Superfund cleanup site—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 9/24/09

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_49a501e8-a880-11de-8d3a-001cc4c03286.html

4.  Ruling’s effects still unknown—Nur Kausar, The St. George Spectrum 9/24/09

http://www.thespectrum.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009909240316

On property re-valuations and an endangered prairie dog.

5.  Global wind leaders push climate legislation—AP, SLT 9/24/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13413331

6.  Jury rejects FEMA trailer fumes lawsuit—AP, SLT 9/24/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13413218

7.  Utahns question accerated uranium shipment—Brandon Loomis, SLT 9/24/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13414863

8.  Herbert wants a water deal—Patty Henetz, SLT 9/24/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13414291

9.  San Jose’s big bag ban started small—Tracy Seipel, San Jose Mercury News 9/23/09

http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_13405431?nclick_check=1

10.  Conference at UM looks at forest biomass as ‘game-changer’—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 9/23/09

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_a756c6b2-a8be-11de-b35c-001cc4c03286.html

11.  Idaho farmers regroup after Oust chemical disaster—Laurie Welch, The Twin Falls Times-News, The Idaho Statesman 9/23/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/localnews/story/909282.html

12.  Idaho anglers, boaters, skiers, growers, power companies all affected by climate change—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 9/23/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/909277.html

13.  Chinese plan upstages Obama at UN—Jon Ward, Christina Bellatoni, The Washington Times 9/23/09

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/sep/23/chinese-climate-plan-upstages-obama-at-un/

14.  Workshop avoids mention of N-waste coming this way—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 9/23/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705332027/Workshop-avoids-mention-of-N-waste-coming-this-way.html?linkTrack=rss-30

15.  Utahns hear plans to regulate uranium disposal—Brandon Loomis, SLT 9/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13403650

16.  Partnerships, science keys to wildlife and climate change—Brett Prettyman, SLT 9/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13405043

17.  Utility quits alliance over climate change—Kate Galbraith, The New York Times 9/22/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/business/energy-environment/23utility.html?ref=science

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18.  Big polluters told to report emissions—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 9/22/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/business/energy-environment/23emissions.html?adxnnl=1&ref=science&adxnnlx=1253905385-zFlK5SCMUuQSHDFyqnqgXw

18.  Proposals lag behind promises on climate—Neil MacFarquhar, The New York Times 9/22/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/science/earth/23climate.html?ref=science

19.  Judge rejects approval of biotech sugar beets—Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 9/22/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/business/23beet.html?ref=todayspaper

20.  Smart-growth group unwanted—Patrick Parkinson, The Park Record 9/22/09

http://www.parkrecord.com/ci_13395810

21.  Birds caught in wind-farm push—William M. Welch, USA Today 9/22/09

http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20090922/a_windfarms22.art.htm?loc=interstitialskip

22.  Snowmaking faces new suit—Cyndy Cole, Arizona Daily Sun, 9/22/09

http://www.azdailysun.com/articles/2009/09/22/news/20090922_front_204195.txt

23.  UN scientists assess mining threats to Glacier National Park—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 9/22/09

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_783ae2b6-a736-11de-b0a9-001cc4c03286.html

24.  Bears get protection—Cory Hatch, AP, Jackson Hole Daily 9/22/09

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5083

24.  Volunteers needed for 34 Lands Day projects—Mark Havnes, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13397277

25.  Hazardous waste-hauling train, SUV collide; 3 injured—Jason Bergreen, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13392884

26.  House passes Magna water bill—Matt Canham, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13395006

27.  Utah lawmakers seek air quality reprieve for Tooele, Box Elder counties—Thomas Burr, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13396181

28.  EnergySolutions:  State rejects depleted uranium shipment moratorium—Patty Henetz, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13398187

29.  Poop-to-power plant now online—John Stang, Seattle Post Intelligencier 9/21/09

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/410362_cow22.html

30.  UN summit:  Can Obama meet expectations on climate change?—Peter N. Spotts, The Christian Science Monitor 9/21/09

http://features.csmonitor.com/environment/2009/09/21/un-summit-can-obama-meet-expectations-on-climate-change/

31.  States can sue utilities over emissions—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 9/21/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/science/earth/22carbon.html?ref=science

32.  Refitted to bury emissions, plant draws attention—Matthew L. Wald, the New York Times 9/21/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/science/earth/22coal.html?_r=2&ref=todayspaper

33.  Yellowstone plans Dec. 15 winter start—Ruffin Prevost, Billings Gazette 9/21/09

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_ec66ed4a-a733-11de-aeb4-001cc4c002e0.html

34.  Bush-Era BLM used exemptions to pollution-plagued oil drilling in Western states—Noel Brinkerhoff, AllGov.com 9/21/09

http://www.allgov.com/ViewNews/__Bush_Era_BLM_Used_Exemptions_to_Pollution_Plagued_Oil_Drilling_in_Western_States_90921

35.  Climate to take center stage at U.N. talks—Stephen Power, Ian Talley, The Wall Street Journal 9/21/09

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125348864160026319.html?mod=rss_Politics_And_Policy

36.  Gov. Herbert urging motorists not to idle—Richard Piatt, KSL News 9/21/09

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=7997309

37.  Bishop urges more drilling—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 9/21/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705331627/Bishop-urges-more-drilling.html?linkTrack=rss-30

38.  Fly ash disposal plans change—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 9/21/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13388845

Commentary

39.  East side should take advantage of Envision Utah’s expertise—The Park Record 9/23/09

http://www.parkrecord.com/editorials/ci_13395653 On encouraging Summit County’s east side to take advantage of planning and growth consulting firm Envision Utah

40.  Wharton:  Park debates continue—Tom Wharton, SLT 9/25/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13394894

41.  Kirby:  Clueless in the wild?  Search the ground for ‘sign’—Robert Kirby, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13395017

42.  Cleansing waters—Tribune Editorial, SLT 9/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13392884

43.  No accountability—Tribune Editorial, SLT 9/21/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13388534 On the Bush-era exemptions that led to air quality violations in places like Vernal

44.  Quillen:  Ursine strategy bears up—Ed Quillen, The Denver Post 9/13/09

http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_13310756

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