Roundup Friday October 30, 2009

The Roundup would like to thank Headwaters News for providing many of the links to this edition:

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

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


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

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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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


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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

34.  Housing slump hits California timber industry like a buzz saw—Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times 10/28/09,0,3380214.story

35.  Study finds quake risk at Los Alamos—Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times 10/28/09,0,6966430.story

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

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


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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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



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