Roundup Tuesday October 20, 2009

1.  Is climate changing in Utah’s capitol on global warming?—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/19/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13585742

2.  Study:  Park Service averages 11 searches per day—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 10/19/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13594111

3.  Meteor shower to rain down early Wednesday morning—Sheena McFarland, SLT 10/19/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13596209

4.  Did Utah blink in Snake Valley talks?—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/19/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13596248

5.  Some hint at progress on climate deal—Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times 10/19/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/science/earth/20climate.html

6.  Wind project could provide tax boost in Summit County—AP, SLT 10/18/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13589780

7.  Pleasant Grove mayor pushes hydro project—AP, SLT 10/18/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13589781

8.  Energy star appliances may not all be efficient, audit finds—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 10/18/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/19/business/energy-environment/19star.html

9.  Congress gets in the act on coal ash—Rob Perks, Natural Resources Defense Council, GreenandSave.com 10/18/09

http://www.greenandsave.com/green_news/green-blog/congress-gets-act-coal-ash-5222

10.  Energy firms find no unity on climate bill—John Broder, Jad Mouawad, The New York Times 10/18/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/19/business/energy-environment/19fuel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

11.  Report details wind-power benefits—Kim Burgess, The Logan Herald Journal 10/18/09

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/10/18/news/news03-10-18-09.txt

12.  Weber State professor:  Not the best of times for Great Salt Lake, but not as bad as Aral Sea—Charles F. Trentelman, Ogden Standard-Examiner 10/18/09

http://www.standard.net/topics/xplore/2009/10/18/weber-state-professor-not-best-times-great-salt-lake-not-bad-aral-sea

13.  Study in works for Bear River pipeline—Charles F. Trentelman, Ogden Standard-Examiner 10/18/09

http://www.standard.net/topics/xplore/2009/10/18/study-works-bear-river-pipeline

14.  Pipeline to bring water to Wasatch Front?—Lynn Arave, Deseret News 10/18/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705337032/Proposed-pipeline-could-deliver-water-to-thirsty-Wasatch-Front.html?linkTrack=rss-30

15.  Wild horse plan rekindles cattle grazing debate—Martin Griffith, AP, SLT 10/17/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13584577

16.  California and Texas:  Renewable energy’s odd couple—Kate Balbraith, The New York Times 10/17/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/18/weekinreview/18galbraith.html?ref=us

17.  NM ranchers worry about water protection [Clean Water Act] proposal—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, The El Paso Times 10/17/09

http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_13584580?source=email

18.  Renewable energy projects threaten some of California’s rarest plants—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 10/17/09

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2009/10/renewable-energy-projects-threaten-some-of-californias-rarest-plants.html

19.  Nuke waste:  Congressman presses EnergySolutions on its ‘contracts’—Thomas Burr, SLT 10/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13577194

20. City to host World Environment Day 2010—Joyce Gannon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10/16/09

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09289/1005871-28.stm

21.  Park to allow 318 snowmobiles—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole Daily 10/16/09

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5180

22.  Bush-era oil shale decision under review—Jim Tankersley, Josh Meyer, Los Angeles Times 10/16/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-leases16-2009oct16,0,6712422.story?track=rss

23.  Utah fruit growers squeak by as season draws to close—John Keahey, SLT 10/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13569596

24.  Deal in works for Utahn accused of threatening artifacts operative—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13568930

25.  Leaky drums lead to federal charges—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/`15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13570938

26.  EnergySolutions to make its case on foreign waste—Thomas Burr, SLT 10/15/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13571110

27.  EPA vows better effort on water—Charles Duhigg, The New York Times 10/15/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/16/business/energy-environment/16water.html?ref=science

28.  Radiation control board vote delays depleted uranium shipments for a year—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW 10/15/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-15/radiation-control-board-vote-delays-depleted-uranium-shipments-for-a-year/

29.  State office creates energy coordinator—Deseret News 10/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705337075/State-office-creates-energy-coordinator.html

30.  Use of forests as carbon offsets fails to impress in first big trial—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 10/15/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/14/AR2009101403762.html?hpid=topnews

31.  Bureau of Land Management offers reward for illegal dumping information—ABC4 News 10/15/09

http://www.abc4.com/content/about_4/links_numbers/story/Bureau-of-Land-Management-offers-reward-for/5Kk6pRqrAUeU-k545dNJ8g.cspx

32.  Montana stops wolf hunting near Yellowstone—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 10/14/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13558687

33.  Big names decline to attend Wyoming energy symposium—Ben Neary, AP, SLT 10/14/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13559492

34.  Utah eco-fugitive gets 20 years—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/14/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13562043

35.  A bridge too far?  Proposed Utah Lake span stirs debate—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 10/14/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13562745

36.  Environmental groups sue Canadian government for climate change failure—Windsor Genova, All Headline News 10/14/09

http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7016693894?Environmental%20Groups%20Sue%20Canadian%20Government%20For%20Climate%20Change%20Failure

37.  Utah eco-fugitive sentenced to prison—ABC4 News 10/14/09

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/top%20stories/story/Utah-Eco-Fugitive-sentenced-to-prison/zWb1Y5WSBEiLpzShq8onzg.cspx

38.  Curbing emissions by sealing gas leaks—Andrew C. Revkin, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 10/14/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/15/business/energy-environment/15degrees.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

39.  US settles grazing lawsuit with Nevada rancher—Sandra Chereb, AP, San Jose Mercury News 10/14/09

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_13560753?nclick_check=1

40.  Bush-era EPA document on climate change released—Jim Tankersley, Alexander C. Hart, Los Angeles Times 10/14/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-epa-climate14-2009oct14,0,4010488.story

41.  More states turning to wood power—Traci Watson, USA Today 10/14/09

http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20091014/woodpower14_st.art.htm

42.  Tying climate change to national security—Lisa Lerer, Politico 10/14/09

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1009/28249.html

43.  Radioactive waste shipments to Utah site facing year delay—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13555972

44.  US Sen Boxer:  Climate bill hearings will begin in late Oct—Ian Talley, Dow Jones Newswires, Nasdaq 10/13/09

http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid=200910131755dowjonesdjonline000502&title=us-sen-boxerclimate-bill-hearings-will-begin-in-late-oct

45.  Update 1-Nearly 1,000 Chinese kids poisoned by metal plants—Emma Graham-Harrison and Lucy Hornby, Reuters 10/13/09

http://www.reuters.com/article/basicMaterialsSector/idUSPEK33127120091013

46.  EPA gives county three years to reduce emissions—Sarah Smiley, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 10/13/09

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/pages/full_story/push?article-EPA+gives+county+three+years+to+reduce+emissions%20&id=3966167-EPA+gives+county+three+years+to+reduce+emissions&instance=secondary_stories_left_column

47.  Snake Valley plan still under scrutiny—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News, 10/13/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705336511/Snake-Valley-water-proposal-still-under-scrutiny.html?linkTrack=rss-30

48.  Students taking lead as colleges stress importance of cleaner environment—Ad Crable, Lancaster Newspapers 10/13/09

http://articles.lancasteronline.com/local/4/243362

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49.  Transforming clean-energy industry into a local one—Peter Slevin, The Washington Post 10/13/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/12/AR2009101203097.html

50.  Analyst doubts gas shale potential—Judith Kohler, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 10/13/09

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_a697042d-2f10-5ae2-adec-f765e0be2c10.html

51.  Cleansing air at the expense of waterways—Charles Duhigg, The New York Times 10/12/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/us/13water.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

52.  Campaign targets Bingaman on carbon dioxide—Staci Matlock, The New Mexican 10/12/09

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/Climate-change-CO2-campaign-targets-Bingaman-ahead-of-key-legis

53.  The last auction hero [Tim DeChristopher]—Jessica A. Knoblauch,  Mother Nature Network 10/12/09

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/the-last-auction-hero

54.  Interior Department oil and gas lease report disappoints Uintah County official—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW 10/12/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-12/interior-department-oil-and-gas-lease-report-disappoints-uintah-county-official-disappointed/

55.  Salt Lake City council begins Jordan River governance discussion—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW 10/12/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-12/salt-lake-city-council-begins-jordan-river-governance-discussion/

56.  Utah lake symposium is Wednesday at UVU—Sara Lenz, Deseret News 10/12/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705336317/Utah-Lake-Symposium-is-Wednesday-at-UVU.html?linkTrack=rss-30

57.  Magna safe from tailings—Arthur Raymond, Deseret News 10/12/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705336415/Magna-safe-from-tailings.html?linkTrack=rss-30

58.  Stericycle launches carbon footprint estimator for US hospitals to assess environmental impact—Reuters 10/12/09

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS107271+12-Oct-2009+PRN20091012

59.  Predator patrol:  Blackfoot ranchers rest easier knowing their stock is being watched over by range rider—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 10/12/09

http://www.missoulian.com/lifestyles/territory/article_255b70fc-b518-11de-b4fc-001cc4c002e0.html

60.  Fears of tainted water well up in western Colorado—Nancy Lofholm, The Denver Post 10/12/09

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_13535728

61.  Responsible growth sought—Tiffany DeMasters, The St. George Spectrum 10/12/09

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091012/NEWS01/910120313/1002/Responsible-growth-sought

62.  Officials explain proposed Hanford [nuclear power plant] settlement—Annette Cary, TriCity Herald (Washington) 10/11/09

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/kennewick_pasco_richland/story/750095.html

63.  Oregon thinning project tests Obama forest policy—Jeff Barnard, AP, Yakima Herald 10/11/09

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ROADLESS_FORESTS_WAOL-?SITE=WAYAK&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

64.  Elko County opposed to horse refuge—AP, The Las Vegas Review-Journal 10/11/09

http://www.lvrj.com/news/elko-county-opposed-to-horse-refuge-63955352.html

65.  Probation for artifact theft?—Mike Stark, AP, Deseret News 10/11/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705336204/Probation-for-artifact-theft.html?linkTrack=rss-30

66.  It all adds up:  Save green when you go green—Anna Prior, The Wall Street Journal 10/11/09

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125520742357578219.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

67.  Environmentalists urge more protection for Utah lands—UPI, EcoWorld 10/9/09

http://www.ecoworld.com/nature/protection-utah-lands.html

68.  Legal cost for throwing a monkey wrench—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 10/9/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/10/science/earth/10leases.html

69.  Interior secretary’s goals are to boost power projects, preserve land—David Danelski, The Press-Enterprise (California) 10/9/09

http://www.pe.com/localnews/rivcounty/stories/PE_News_Local_S_abbey10.483c8da.html

70.  US eyes finishing decades-old nuclear reactor—AP, MSNBC 10/9/09

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33228162/ns/us_news-environment/

71.  Pacific Ocean ‘dead zone’ in Northwest may be irreversible—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 10/9/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oregon-ocean9-2009oct09,0,4615320.story

72.  Groups say nothing new in Columbia salmon plan—Jeff Barnard, AP, Idaho Statesman 10/9/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/929715.html

73.  Grazing debate renewed after peppergrass listing—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times News 10/9/09

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_f624aac2-f469-5955-b58d-53b3e1300a1a.html

74.  EPA expands pollution zones for Utah—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/9/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705335427/EPA-expands-pollution-zones-for-Utah.html?linkTrack=rss-30

75.  New approach to oil, gas leases—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/9/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705335371/New-approach-to-oil-gas-leases.html?linkTrack=rss-30

76.  Report on future fish catches—Cornelia Dean, The New York Times 10/8/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/09/science/earth/09brfs-REPORTONFUTU_BRF.html?_r=1&hpw

77.  Update:  Interior dept. proposes hold or block on about 75% Utah leases—Soibhan Hughes, The Wall Street Journal 10/8/09

http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20091008-714284.html

78.  Shell project captures $865M—Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal 10/7/09

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Shell+project+captures+865M/2082387/story.html

79.  Power Mad:  How Sen. Bob Bennett learned to stop worrying and love nuclear power plants—Katharine Biele, Salt Lake City Weekly 10/7/09

http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-9324-nuclear-utah.html

Commentary

80.  Alta homes proposal favors few over many—Skip Silloway, SLT 10/17/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13577809

81.  Depleted uranium:  How dangerous is it?—Noel de Nevers, SLT 10/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13577796

82.  Natural gas vehicles would cut oil imports—T. Boone Pickens, Sen. Orrin Hatch, SLT 10/14/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13561185

83.  Air cleanup—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13553962

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