Roundup Friday October 23, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

7.  International climate action day events in the works across Chicago area—Victoria Pierce, Chicago Tribune 10/23/09,0,3248314.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

37.  Environment:  Beyond Copenhagen—Peter Heap Et. Al., The Pakistan Daily Times 10/21/09\10\22\story_22-10-2009_pg3_3

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

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

40.  India, China agree to work together on climate change—AP, Fox News 10/21/09,2933,568824,00.html

41.  EU environment ministers set strategy ahead of Copenhagen climate talks—Reuters, Deutsche Welle 10/21/09,,4813915,00.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

53.  Palmdale parking lots to double as power plants—Ann M. Simmons, Los Angeles Times 10/20/09,0,5733849.story

54.  Forest study sees upside of climate change—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 10/20/09,0,2783735.story

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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