Roundup Friday October 23, 2009

1.  Utah church bells to toll in climate fight—Kristen Moulton, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13611911

2.  Study finds Summit County’s Porcupine Ridge ideal for wind-energy development—Steven Overbeck, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13628158

3.  Heat builds around US Chamber’s stance on climate change—Combined News Services, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13628590

4.  Industry backs off food labels after FDA criticism—AP, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13629055

5.  EnergySolutions clarifies ‘contracts’ claim—Thomas Burr, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13628975

6.  Solar committee to steer goals—David DeMille, St. George Spectrum 10/23/09

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091023/NEWS01/910230329/1002/Solar-committee-to-steer-goals

7.  International climate action day events in the works across Chicago area—Victoria Pierce, Chicago Tribune 10/23/09

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/west/chi-climate-action-day-23oct23,0,3248314.story

8.  Using trees to curb climate change not so simple—Christopher Joyce, NPR 10/23/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114062725

9.  Scientists:  Biofuel laws may harm environment—Richard Harris, NPR 10/23/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114055974

10.  Portland, Ore., Grocer sells in an ‘alternate universe’—Melissa Block, NPR 10/23/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114099735

11.  Open house set on Albion Basin transportation study—Mike Gorrell, SLT 10/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13619610

12.  Poll:  Americans’ belief in global warming cools—Dina Cappiello, AP, SLT 10/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13617612

13.  Utah docs say climate change is No. 1 health threat—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13621819

14.  Challenges still ahead for Leonardo science museum—Jeff Robinson, KCPW 10/22/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-22/challenges-still-ahead-for-leonardo-science-museum/

15.  Herbert not accepting EnergySolutions’ money—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW 10/22/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-22/herbert-not-accepting-energysolutions-money/

16.  Animal activists sue UDOT over protest—Pat Reavy, Deseret News 10/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338652/Animal-activists-sue-UDOT-over-protest.html?linkTrack=rss-30

17.  Doctors see climate change as dire health threat—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338655/Doctors-see-climate-change-as-dire-health-threat.html?linkTrack=rss-30

18.  Global warming cause debated—Dan Weist, Ogden Standard-Examiner 10/22/09

http://www.standard.net/topics/business/2009/10/21/global-warming-cause-debated

19.  Can a building be iconic and green?  Spertus says yes—Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune 10/22/09

http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/theskyline/2009/10/can-a-building-be-iconic-and-green-spertus-says-yes-.html

20.  Polar bear habitat proposed for Alaska—John M. Broder, The New York Times 10/22/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/23/science/earth/23bear.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

21.  Innovative ‘Times’ reporter draws Limbaugh’s ire—David Folkenflik, NPR 10/22/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114029917

22.  Utah environmental cleanups get cash from stimulus—Mike Stark, AP, KSL 10/21/09

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8392000

23.  Legislator still skeptical after climate change science presentation—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW 10/21/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-21/legislators-still-skeptical-after-climate-change-science-presentation/

24. Parks and Rec suffer budget cuts—Jenny Brundin, KUER 10/21/09

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/1/1568788/KUER.Local.News/Parks.and.Rec.Suffer.Budget.Cuts

25.  Scientists give contrasting views on global warming—John Hollenhorst, KSL 10/21/09

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8397481

26.  Four Corners pollution:  N. Mexico delays tougher ozone rules—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, SLT 10/21/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13608269

27.  S. Utah road gets National Scenic Byway status—AP, SLT 10/21/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13610056

28.  Utah on pace to meet renewable-energy goal—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/21/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13612017

29.  Milford wind farm to open next month—Rebecca Palmer, Deseret News 10/21/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338285/Milford-wind-farm-to-open-next-month.html?linkTrack=rss-30

30.  Legislators learn more about climate change—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/21/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338309/Legislators-learn-more-about-climate-change.html?linkTrack=rss-30

31.  Former nuclear weapons security chief supports testing ban treaty—Jeff Robinson, KCPW 10/21/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-21/former-nuclear-weapons-security-chief-supports-testing-ban-treaty/

32.  Conservationist urges carbon reserves in US forests—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 10/21/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/environment/story/943116.html

33.  New lawsuit targets mining industry—Adella Harding, Elko Daily Free Press 10/21/09

http://www.elkodaily.com/articles/2009/10/21/news/local_news/doc4adf1b24cdf24345226111.txt

34.  Guns in parks OK for all—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide 10/21/09

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5202

35.  Interior Inspector General to probe legality of Bush-era oil shale leases—Environment News Service 10/21/09

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/oct2009/2009-10-21-091.asp

36.  Navajos may try to buy popular Arizona ski resort—Felicia Fonseca, AP, The Denver Post 10/21/09

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

37.  Environment:  Beyond Copenhagen—Peter Heap Et. Al., The Pakistan Daily Times 10/21/09

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2009\10\22\story_22-10-2009_pg3_3

38.  Prairie pioneer seeks to reinvent the way we farm—Richard Harris, NPR 10/21/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113766846

39.  Food recycling law a hit in San Francisco—David Gorn, NPR 10/21/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113969321

40.  India, China agree to work together on climate change—AP, Fox News 10/21/09

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,568824,00.html

41.  EU environment ministers set strategy ahead of Copenhagen climate talks—Reuters, Deutsche Welle 10/21/09

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,4813915,00.html

42.  Bigger and better:  New food bank—Jennifer W. Sanchez, SLT 10/20/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13596566

43.  EPA cites several Utah water systems—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/20/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338063/EPA-cites-several-Utah-water-systems.html?linkTrack=rss-30

44.  More dollars to shine on Salt Lake City’s solar-energy program—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/20/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338097/More-dollars-to-shine-on-Salt-Lake-Citys-solar-energy-program.html?linkTrack=rss-30

45.  Water diversion delay urged for proposed nuclear reactor—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/20/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338101/Water-diversion-delay-urged-for-proposed-nuclear-reactor.html?linkTrack=rss-30

46.  Rules tightened for Utah oil-shale leases—Amy Joi O’Donoghue—Deseret News, 10/20/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705338056/Rules-tightened-for-Utah-oil-shale-leases.html?linkTrack=rss-30

47.  UC Davis study of kids’ blood mercury levels finds no autism link—Anna Tong, The Sacramento Bee 10/20/09

http://www.sacbee.com/news/story/2264857.html

48.  Utah official tells oil shale companies ‘you’re welcome here’—Headwaters News, 10/20/09

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_2538b221-ab42-5e38-822c-945cc5970a1c.html

Found as:  Colo. seeks more on effect of developing oil shale—Judith Kohler, AP, Casper Star-Tribune

49.  BLM project looks to stem toxic water flow from Rogue River mine—Ron Brown, KDRV Medford, Oregon 10/20/09

http://kdrv.com/news/local/145794

50.  Good for the oceans, good for you—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 10/20/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/19/AR2009101902929.html

51.  Inquiry to focus on royalty rates for oil shale program—Jad Mouawad, The New York Times 10/20/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/21/business/energy-environment/21royalty.html?ref=todayspaper

52.  Shell wins federal approval to drill for oil off Alaska coast—Steven Mufson, The Washington Post 10/20/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/19/AR2009101903347.html

53.  Palmdale parking lots to double as power plants—Ann M. Simmons, Los Angeles Times 10/20/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-wind-farms21-2009oct21,0,5733849.story

54.  Forest study sees upside of climate change—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 10/20/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-trees-warming20-2009oct20,0,2783735.story

55.  Climate bill aids authors’ states—Edward Felker, The Washington Times 10/20/09

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/oct/20/climate-bill-aids-authors-states/

56.  Obama Administration will remove barriers to home energy retrofits—Environment News Service 10/19/09

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/oct2009/2009-10-19-092.asp

57.  Scientists find Rio Grande’s largest spring—Staci Matlock, The Santa Fe New Mexican 10/19/09

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/Scientists-find-Rio-Grande-s-largest-spring

58.  Sex and lies—Michael Pollan, National Geographic September 2009

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/09/orchids/pollan-text

Commentary

59.  Wharton:  Thanks to Moab land managers—Tom Wharton, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13601324

60.  Professor Hatch’s ‘Climate 101’ lacks science—Ed Firmage, SLT 10/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13628380

61.  US water:  Pools of toxic menace—Editorial, Idaho Mountain Express 10/21/09

http://www.mtexpress.com/index2.php?ID=2005128411

62.  Bikes on roads:  Some people just don’t get it—Bob Sawatzki, SLT 10/20/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13602559

63.  High-speed rail—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10/20/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13603475

64.  Waste Worries—Provo Daily Herald 10/20/09

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_f57dbb98-9112-5f15-8b32-cbf99fa60815.html

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