Roundup Friday October 30, 2009

The Roundup would like to thank Headwaters News for providing many of the links to this edition:  http://www.headwatersnews.org/

1.  What time is it?  It’s all relative [daylight savings time change]—SLT 10/30/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13672536

2.  20,000 native cutthroat released in central Utah—AP, SLT 10/30/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13676432

 

3.  Judge tosses roadblock into Snake Valley deal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/30/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705340555/Judge-tosses-roadblock-into-Snake-Valley-deal.html?linkTrack=rss-30

4.  US Chamber energy leader discusses group’s climate change policy—Jeff Robinson, KCPW 10/30/09

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-10-30/u-s-chamber-energy-leader-discusses-groups-climate-change-policy/

 

5.  US Sen. Mark Udall calling for nuclear plants—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 10/30/09

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2009/10/30/US_Sen_Mark_Udall_calling_for_nuclear_plants/

 

6.  Southwest rolls out ‘green plane’ to show commitment to environment—Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Sun 10/30/09

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/oct/30/southwest-rolls-out-green-plane-show-airlines-comm/

 

7.  NASA launches mission to track polar ice by plane—Jon Hamilton, NPR 10/30/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114299675

8.  Bigfoot hunters turn to rugged W. Va. wilderness—AP, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13667740

9.  Utah starting pollution alerts for winter—AP, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13668916

10.  Utah Lake bridge critics and supporters weigh in—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13673950

11.  New technology could turn coal into liquid fuel—AP, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13671134

 

12.  Lawsuit names Kellogg’s plant in Clearfield [Gardenburger] —Dawn House, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13670682

 

13.  TV:  Troublesome eddies on the Green River—SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13663114

 

14.  Chinese banks to fund $1.5B Texas wind farm—AP, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13670775

 

15.  Report:  US getting better at conserving water—Garance Burke, John Flesher, AP, Idaho Statesman 10/29/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/954559.html

16.  Wind energy’s success creates a power grid challenge—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 10/29/09

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/10/wind_powers_success_spurs_new.html

17.  Plan to drill on Colorado Plateau meets resistance—Sean Patrick Farrell, The New York Times 10/29/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/30/business/energy-environment/30roan.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1256900739-3d9GsidkwEdeIk93PlOQcQ

18.  Senate hearing on climate bill heats up—Christopher Joyce, NPR 10/29/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114254764

19.  Canada can meet its climate goals, but the West will write the cheques—Shawn McCarthy, Toronto Globe and Mail 10/29/09

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/canada-can-meet-its-climate-goals-but-the-west-will-write-the-cheques/article1342887/

20.  Judge rejects rural groundwater permit for Vegas—AP, SLT 10/28/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13659444

21.  Salazar order on climate change riles GOP—Thomas Burr, SLT 10/28/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13661586

22.  Nevada ruling could burst Las Vegas pumping plan—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/28/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13663044

23.  Heliskiing permit extended for 10 years in central Wasatch—Mike Gorrell, SLT 10/28/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13662667

24.  Utahns forming a grocery cooperative—Dawn House, SLT 10/28/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13660704

 

25.  Bishop leads GOP protest of climate-change order—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 10/28/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705340191/Bishop-leads-GOP-protest-of-climate-change-order.html?linkTrack=rss-30

26.  Next-generation Cousteau to talk about water crisis—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/28/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705339988/Next-generation-Cousteau-to-speak.html

27.  Alexandra Cousteau to speak in Salt Lake—Tasha Cook, KUER 10/28/09

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1571417

 

28.  Confluence touts “slow food”—Jon Kovash, KUER 10/28/09

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1571202

29.  Legislator upset by scientist’s remarks—Kim Burgess, Logan Herald Journal 10/28/09

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/10/28/news/news04-10-28-09.txt

30.  GE official sees risk for coal—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 10/28/09

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_a2cb8d1d-b02f-5efd-a656-51ece8c404c6.html

31.  Pipeline plans:  Judge kills water ruling—Henry Brean, Las Vegas Review-Journal 10/28/09

http://www.lvrj.com/news/judge-kills-water-ruling-66826217.html

32.  New ad promotes wolves to Times Square audience—Daniel Person, Bozeman Daily Chronicle 10/28/09

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2009/10/29/news/100ad.txt

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33.  Climate debate in Senate has doubters—H. Josef Hebert, Dina Cappiello, AP, The Philadelphia Inquirer 10/28/09

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/world_us/20091028_Climate_debate_in_Senate_has_doubters.html

34.  Housing slump hits California timber industry like a buzz saw—Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times 10/28/09

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-logging28-2009oct28,0,3380214.story

35.  Study finds quake risk at Los Alamos—Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times 10/28/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-plutonium-los-alamos28-2009oct28,0,6966430.story

36.  Climate bill forecast:  Cloudy—Lisa Lerer, Politico 10/28/09

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1009/28806.html

37.  Economics of climate change in forefront—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 10/28/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/27/AR2009102701772.html?wprss=rss_politics

 

38.  US electrical grid gets $3.4 billion jolt of stimulus funding—Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post 10/28/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/27/AR2009102703559.html

 

39.  US Envoy:  No bilateral climate deal with China—Louisa Lim, NPR 10/28/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114232203

40.  Western lawmakers focus on regional collaboration—Ben Neary, AP, SLT 10/27/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13650250

41.  Salt Lake County bridles big homes in Millcreek—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 10/27/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13656141

42.  Nuclear power water rights protests triggers public hearing—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/27/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13654243

 

43.  Gardening:  Sustainable landscaping with Utah turfgrass—Maggie Wolf, SLT 10/27/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13651174

44.  Next-generation Cousteau to talk about water crisis—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 10/27/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705339988/Next-generation-Cousteau-to-speak.html

45.  Shooting death of prairie dog near Sonoita under investigation—Jamar Younger, Arizona Daily Star 10/27/09

http://regulus2.azstarnet.com/blogs/policebeat/17227/shooting-death-of-prairie-dog-near-sonoita-under-investigation

46.  Senate panel hears climate bill concerns—Richard Cowan, Reuters 10/27/09

http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE59Q0JY20091027?feedType=RSS&feedName=politicsNews

47.  Obama team:  US needs bill to lead in clean energy—H. Josef Hebert and Dina Cappiello, AP, The Washington Post 10/27/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/27/AR2009102700291.html?hpid=moreheadlines

48.  Western lawmakers focus on regional collaboration—Ben Neary, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 10/27/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/n/a/2009/10/27/financial/f074918D17.DTL

49.  Senate panel kicks off climate bill drive—Richard Cowan, The Washington Post 10/27/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/27/AR2009102700008.html

50.  White House steps up climate efforts—John M. Broder, The New York Times 10/27/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/28/us/politics/28climate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

51.  Bioengineered plants gone wild—Joe Palca, NPR 10/27/09

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114206060

52.  Pipeline dream in peril [Mackenzie Valley, Canada]—John Ivison, Carrie Tait, Toronto National Post 10/27/09

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=2149049

53.  Energy, environment top issues as US ambassador visits [Canada]—Richard Liebrecht, Edmonton Sun 10/27/09

http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/alberta/2009/10/27/11537746-sun.html

54.  Salt Lake County community-garden plan taking root—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 10/26/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13645257

55.  Bogus bidder argues he had to act—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/26/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13646654

56.  Less mercury in Utah, thanks to Nevada pact—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/26/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13645758

57.  Emergency cleanup director to become DEQ deputy—Judy Fahys, SLT 10/26/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13646001

 

58.  How your pet is killing the planet—Andrew Leonard, SLT 10/26/09

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/10/26/is_your_pet_killing_the_planet/index.html?source=newsletter

59.  Long to-do list for new US parks chief [global warming]—Todd Wilkinson, The Christian Science Monitor 10/25/09

http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/1028/p19s01-usgn.html

60.  Oil and gas drilling plans must accommodate grouse to avoid ESA listing-Study—Scott Streater, Greenwire, The New York Times 10/22/09

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/10/22/22greenwire-oil-and-gas-drilling-plans-must-accommodate-gro-1246.html

Commentary

61.  Heed the warnings—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10/29/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13671918

62.  Our view on coal production:  Mountaintop mining leaves giant scars in Appalachia—Editorial, USA Today 10/27/09

http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2009/10/debate-on-coal-production-our-view-mountaintop-mining-leaves-giant-scars-in-appalachia.html

63.  Limiting Mercury—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10//27/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13653885

 

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