Roundup Tuesday October 20, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22.  Bush-era oil shale decision under review—Jim Tankersley, Josh Meyer, Los Angeles Times 10/16/09,0,6712422.story?track=rss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

40.  Bush-era EPA document on climate change released—Jim Tankersley, Alexander C. Hart, Los Angeles Times 10/14/09,0,4010488.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

71.  Pacific Ocean ‘dead zone’ in Northwest may be irreversible—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 10/9/09,0,4615320.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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