Monthly Archives: November 2009

Roundup Saturday November 28, 2009

1.  Ski resorts fight global warming; Utah governor unsure—Brock Vergakis, AP, SLT 11/28/09

2.  Utah cave dweller thrives without money—Jason Blevins, The Denver Post, SLT 11/28/09

3.  Morgan animal-rights group to protest—Emiley Morgan, DN 11/28/09

4.  Ute Tribe faction wants fish hatchery stopped—Andre Salvail, DN 11/28/09

5.  Nine bear cubs headed back to woods—AP, DN 11/28/09

6.  Ohio school district sues over air pollution—AP, DN 11/28/09

7.  India feels growing pressure to set target for emission cut—Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times 11/28/09,0,3895505.story

8.  UK, France propose environmental fund—BJT, CCTV 11/28/09

9.  ‘Red’ air envelops Davis, Salt Lake—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/27/09

10.  Suit may block mustang roundups—Scott Sonner, AP, SLT 11/27/09

11.  Salazar fires back at oil industry—Matthew Daly, AP, SLT 11/27/09

12.  Reports disagreed on buffer zone near refinery—Brooke Adams, SLT 11/27/09

13.  BLM seeks comments on Uintah roads—Rosemary Winters, SLT 11/27/09

14.  Monterey Aquarium to host exhibit on effects of global warming—SLT 11/27/09

15.  Utah Department of Environmental Quality hires new district engineer—DN 11/27/09–hires-new-district-engineer.html

16.  Frozen fish deemed for the environment than fresh fish—Maureen O’Hagan, The Seattle Times, San Lois Obispo Tribune 11/27/09

17.  Bureaucracy trips up renewable energy projects—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 11/27/09

18.  E-mails don’t prove warming is a fraud—Eugene Robinson, Real Clear Politics 11/27/09

19.  Twenty-three donated bison roaming in Mexico’s northern Chihuahua state—Efrain Hernandez Jr., The Los Angeles Times 11/27/09

20.  China, US square off on climate proposals—Jeffrey Ball, Shai Oster, The Wall Street Journal 11/27/09

21.  US to help India set up eco-authority—The Economic Times 11/27/09


22.  Climate change effects mount in Nigeria—Elisha Bala-Gbogbo, 11/27/09

23.  Otter is released on Provo River—Marc Haddock, DN 11/26/09


24.  Obama to pledge 17% cut in CO2—H. Josef Hebert, AP, DN 11/26/09

25.  Capitol Lake closed to public use of any kind (invasive species)—John Dodge, The Olympian, The News Tribune (Tacoma, Washington) 11/26/09

26.  Perry leads Texas GOP fight against climate bill—John McFarland, AP, Google News 11/26/09

27.  US unlikely to use the ethanol Congress ordered—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 11/26/09

28.  Environmental groups say Alberta may allow freshwater sales to go to highest bidder—Canadian Press, Google News 11/26/09

29.  Guardian and Observer win top environment award—Jo Confino, The Guardian (UK) 11/26/09

30.  Green light for cycling scofflaws?—Brandon Loomis, SLT 11/25/09

31.  Desert reserve searches for cause of tortoise flu—Mark Havnes, SLT 11/24/09

32.  Massive pipeline dig starts Monday—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 11/25/09

33.  EPA proposes sulfur dioxide limits for first time since 1971—Renee Schoof, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 11/25/09

34.  BLM open house set for seed warehouse—The Ely Times 11/25/09

35.  Thousands comment on Monsanto’s planned Idaho mine—John Miller, AP, Google News 11/25/09

36.  Indiana, Illinois rank high for carbon emissions—Michael Puente, Chicago Public Radio 11/25/09

37.  Report:  Indiana power plants 4th dirtiest in US—Charles Wilson, AP, Google News 11/25/09

38. State proposes trading program to cut emissions—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 11/25/09,0,4880852.story

39.  Last gasp for American foie gras?—Thomas Rogers, 11/25/09

40.  GOP senator tells climate change researchers to retain controversial e-mails—Fox News 11/25/09

41.  Fewer Americans believe in global warming, poll shows—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 11/25/09

42.  Obama to go to Copenhagen with emissions target—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/25/09

43.  Solitude Resort wants to expand into Silver Fork—Mike Gorrell, SLT 11/24/09

44.  Animal rights group won’t have to pay to protest—Erin Alberty, SLT 11/24/09

45.  University of Utah professor Tim Garrett says conservation is futile—Wendy Leonard, DN 11/24/09

46.  War declared on Utah Lake weeds—Sara Lenz, DN 11/24/09


47.  Interior:  Oil and gas lease plans include Alaska—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 1124/09

48.  Climate-change debate heats up—Robert Wielaard, Ben Feller, AP, DN 11/24/09

49.  200,000 animals sacrificed at Nepal festival—Binaj Gurubacharya, AP, DN 11/24/09

50.  Icebergs head from Antarctica to New Zealand—Ray Lilley, AP, DN 11/24/09

51.  Furry felons rob South African tourists, steal food—Courtney Brooks, AP, DN 11/24/09

52.  U. Scientist says energy use consistently tied to economic output—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 11/24/09


53.  Report:  Iowa has old coal-fired plants—AP, Chicago Tribune 11/24/09,0,5226939.story

54.  California takes step to limit emissions—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/24/09

55.  Texas power plants are country’s top polluters—Colleen McCain Nelson, The Dallas Morning News 11/24/09

56.  3 Southern Co. power plants top the list of CO2 emitters—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 11/24/09

57.  The climate change hoax—Jack Kelly, Real Clear Politics 11/24/09

58.  Obama official slams oil industry—Tom Fowler, The Houston Chronicle 11/24/09

59.  Interior chief slams oil and gas groups’ election-year politics—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 11/24/09

60.  Lawmakers probe climate e-mails—Keith Johnson, Gautam Naik, The Wall Street Journal 11/24/09


61.  The wrong response to ClimateGate—Andrew Leonard, 11/24/09

62.  Obama, India’s Singh agree on ‘green energy’—Joseph Weber, The Washington Times 11/24/09

63.  Global warming science alarming, say climate experts—BBC News 11/24/09


64.  Brazil environment regulator blocks Cosipar charcoal purchases—Diana Kinch, Bloomberg News 11/24/09

65.  U. spy also stung Oregon primate lab—Brian Maffly, Tony Semerad, SLT 11/24/09

66.  Travis Co., TCEQ name environmental crimes prosecutor—Elizabeth Souder, The Dallas Morning News 11/23/09

67.  Suit may block BLM roundup of mustangs in Nev.—Scott Sonner, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/23/09

68.  Sierra Club gives environmental award to Sen. Menendez—The Jersey Journal, 11/23/09

69.  Explaining ClimateGate:  A history of distrust—Andrew Leonard, 11/23/09

70.  US to set emissions target before climate talks—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/23/09


71.  Feds link Chinese drywall to ‘corrosive environment’ in homes—Elizabeth Razzi, The Washington Post 11/23/09


72.  Worshipping at church of climate ‘science’—Salim Mansur, The Toronto Sun (Canada) 11/28/09

73.  There’s much about global warming that scientists don’t know—Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post, DN 11/27/09

74.  It can be costly to push growth over environment (Katrina)—Freudenberg, et. al., authors of Catastrophe in the Making:  The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow, The Houston Chronicle 11/27/09

75.  Pets in the lab—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/26/09

76.  How not to react to global-warming skeptics—The Washington Post, SLT 11/26/09

77.  No hurry on lake bridge—Editorial, DN 11/25/09

78.  Debate is over (climate change)—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/24/09

79.  Snake Valley Water—Editorial, 11/23/09


Roundup Tuesday November 24, 2009

1.  Is a change in climate unstoppable?—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/23/09

2.  U professor provides alternative to climate change—Wendy Leonard, DN 11/23/09

3.  Trials in Four Corners area artifact looting cases to be set in early 2010—AP, DN 11/23/09

4.  UN says greenhouse gases reach record high in 2008—Eliane Engeler, AP, DN 11/23/09

5.  Oil shale lawsuits drag on almost a year—Dennis Webb, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 11/23/09

6.  Live blog:  A Portland court date for salmon and dams—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 11/23/09

7.  Environmental impacts of pot growth—Tiffany Revelle, The Ukiah Daily Journal (California) 11/23/09

8.  Thousands of strange creatures found deep in sea—Cain Burdeau, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/23/09

9.  State plan in works to emphasize environmental education—Nicole Strittmater, The Wausau Daily Herald (Wisconsin) 11/23/09

10.  Hyatt, hospital:  Recycling food good for the environment, bottom line—Meghan Van Dyk, The Daily Record (Morristown, New Jersey) 11/23/09–hospital–Recycling-food-good-for-the-environment–bottom-line

11.  McKibben:  Small victories on climate no good— 11/23/09

12.  Copenhagen talks ready for take off:  5, 4, 3…–Geoffrey Lean, 11/23/09

13.  Capturing the massive social benefits of fuel efficiency requires regulation—Michael A. Livermore, 11/23/09

14.  Copenhagen, USA December 7:  Climate change ground zero protest—Jeff Biggers, 11/23/09

15.  EPA is not hearing objections on Carbofuran—Courthouse News Service 11/23/09

16.  Energy and the environment—The Wall Street Journal 11/23/09

17.  Obama preparing GHG limits, financing figures for Copenhagen—Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire 11/23/09

18.  Tiny group of deep pocketed contributors fueling US Chamber’s advocacy—Anne C. Mulkern, Greenwire 11/23/09

19.  More than 60 heads of state will attend Copenhagen—Greenwire 11/23/09

20.  US will announce target for cutting carbon emissions—Richard Black, BBC News 11/23/09

21.  A vision faces an environmental test (Dominican Republic and ecotourism)—Cornelia Dean, The New York Times 11/23/09

22.  A nuclear reactor shows its age—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 11/23/09

23.  Chinese protesters confront police over incinerator plans in Guangzhou—Jonathan Watts and agencies, The Guardian 11/23/09

24.  From Stockholm to Copenhagen—an arduous route to tackle environmental issues—Chris Busuttil Leaver, The Malta Independent 11/23/09


25.  China, India push for ‘patent free’ green tech— 11/23/09

26.  Guv’s climate panel is mostly cloudy—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/22/09

27.  Farmington residents start recycling Nov. 30—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 11/22/09

28.  Students, PETA protest animal testing at the University of Utah—Wendy Leonard, DN 11/22/09

29.  Bear Lake tests negative for quagga mussels—AP, DN 11/22/09

30.  Hackers leak e-mails and stoke the climate debate—David Stringer, AP, DN 11/22/09

31.  Yellowstone grizzly deaths down, future uncertain—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 11/22/09

32.  Cedar City looks for new water—Samantha Arnold, The Spectrum (St. George) 11/22/09

33.  Mainstreaming green—Kim Burgess, The Herald Journal (Logan) 11/22/09

34.  BLM issues EIS on Nevada transmission line project—Mesquite Local News (Nevada) 11/22/09

35.  Cold war legacy:  Water needs and nuclear waste in Nevada—Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/09

36.  Green jobs help climate, boost social justice—Brenda Payton, San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/09

37.  It’s a bug-eat-bug solution to save hemlocks—Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/09

38.  Environmental journal:  New report asserts R.I. CO­2 emissions soared 24 percent—P. Lord, The Providence Journal (Rhode Island) 11/22/09

39.  India challenges Western data linking climate change, Himalayan melt—Rama Lakshmi, The Washington Post 11/22/09

40.  East Antarctic ice sheet may be losing mass—Richard Black, BBC News 11/22/09

41.  Blanding man pleads guilty to making threats in artifacts case—Emiley Morgan, DN 11/21/09

42.  Salt Lake City web site offers tips on sustainability—DN 11/21/09

43.  EPA:   Uranium from polluted mine in Nevada wells—Scott Sonner, AP, DN 11/21/09

44.  Death goes green with eco-friendly burials—Dana Tims, The Oregonian 11/21/09

45.  Sheryl Crow takes up cause of wild horses in West—Martin Griffith, AP, Google News 11/21/09

46.  EPA tangles with Texas in battle over air quality—Ana Campoy, Wall Street Journal 11/21/09


47.  Study links ailments to global climate change—Jim Efstathiou Jr., Bloomberg News, The Seattle Times 11/21/09

48.  Green groups launch lawsuit over Canadian mine near Grand Canyon—Randy Boswell, Canwest News Service, 11/21/09

49.  Greek Orthodox:  Utahns learning from ‘Green Patriarch’—Peggy Fletcher Stack, SLT 11/20/09

50.  Wyoming challenges Yellowstone snowmobile rules—Ben Neary, AP, DN 11/20/09

51.  Thomas J. Graff, an expert on West Coast water use, is dead at 65—Jesse McKinley, The New York Times 11/20/09

52.  Obama admin touts health benefits of GHG curbs—Robin Bravender, Greenwire 11/20/09

53.  Top UN scientist laments US pace on emissions—Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire 11/20/09

54.  As reactor fleet ages, engineers ask, ‘Is 80 the new 40?’—Paul Voosen, Greenwire 11/20/09

55.  Climate-gate!—Andrew Leonard, 11/20/09


56.  Hackers target leading climate research unit—BBC News 11/20/09

57.  Leonardo to host green energy event—DN 11/19/09

58.  Green jobs:  Women and minorities left out?—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 11/19/09


59.  World has ample oil supplies—George F. Will, Washington Post Writers Group, DN 11/22/09

60.  BLM, EPA twiddle while the mining acid burns—Editorial, The Oregonian 11/22/09


61.  DeChristopher ruling:  An evil day for justice—Rebecca Hall, Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission, SLT 11/21/09

62.  Don’t base energy policy on a few outliers—Robert Davies, SLT 11/20/09


Roundup Friday November 20, 2009

1.  Radioactive waste contaminating Canadian water supply:  Report—Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service, National Post (Canada) 11/20/09

2.  Burning peat in Borneo pollutes the atmosphere—Andrew Higgins, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle 11/20/09

3.  Ecologist questions logging as a response to beetles—Eve Byron, Helena Independent Record 11/20/09

4.  Nuke plant progresses:  Elmore County to draft comprehensive-plan changes—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 11/20/09

5.  Canyon officials to tackle warming—Cyndy Cole, Arizona Daily Sun 11/20/09

6.  Pennsylvania residents sue over gas drilling—Jon Hurdle, Reuters, KUER 11/20/09

7.  Utah lake toll bridge proposal angers environmentalists—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 11/20/09

8.  House advances bill to ban foreign nuke waste—Thomas Burr, SLT 11/20/09


9.  Problem that caused huge Wyoming refinery spill happened before—Mead Gruver, AP, SLT 11/20/09


10.  Bison get more tolerance in Montana, but fix elusive—AP, SLT 11/20/09


11.  Wyoming study examines lead ingestion in eagles—AP, SLT 11/20/09


12.  Committee approves ban on foreign waste to Utah—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 11/20/09

13.  Scientists baffled by global warming’s time out—Gerald Traufetter, Der Spiegel, 11/19/09

14.  Senate panel debates offshore drilling—Siobhan Hughes, The Wall Street Journal 11//19/09

15.  Companies ranked on efforts to cut emissions—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 11/19/09

16.  Study:  Oceans less efficient at absorbing CO2—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle 11/19/09

17.  Many Colorado water waivers revoked after taint—David Olinger, The Denver Post 11/19/09

18.  Idaho extends wolf hunt 3 more months—AP, Idaho Statesman 11/19/09

19.  One town’s efforts to rebuild green—Jennifer Napier-Pearce, KUER 11/19/09

20.  DeChristopher lawyer says “We are not dead yet!”—Ross Becker, ABC4News Salt Lake City 11/19/09

21.  Utah auction draws few oil and gas drillers—Paul Foy, AP, KSL Newsradio 11/19/09

22. City OKs use of eminent domain/Land to be used for Ogden River Redevelopment Project area—Roy Burton, Ogden Standard-Examiner 11/19/09

23.  Feds back removal of 5M pounds of Utah lake carp—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 11/19/09

24.  Environmental groups move to stop strip mine—Mark Havnes, SLT 11/19/09

25.  EPA wants to get more lead out of the air—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/19/09

26.  Energy efficiency hot issue—Jasen Lee, DN 11/19/09

27.  Judge links negligence to Katrina flooding—AP, DN 11/19/09

28.  Huge flash in the night may have been meteor—Lynn Arave, DN 11/19/09

29.  Lindon company recalls freeze-dried meat products over lack of inspection—Lois M. Collins, DN 11/19/09

30.  Removal of carp in Utah Lake endorsed by federal agency—Sara Lenz, DN 11/19/09

31.  Industry analysis says Utah oil, gas leases should be reinstated—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 11/19/09

32.  Group fights phragmites at Utah Lake—Sara Lenz, DN 11/19/09

33.  Group challenges state-issued strip-mining permit—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 11/19/09

34.  Environmental concerns over Utah Lake bridge discussed—Sara Lenz, DN 11/19/09

35.  Environment ministers resigned to political deal, full treaty in 2010—RTT News 11/18/09

36.  Storm over the Chamber—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/18/09

37.  Senate bill would require E. Coli testing—Michael Moss, The New York Times 11/18/09

38.  Talk of plan B—a power plant only climate bill—emerges in Senate—Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire, The New York Times 11/18/09—-a-power-plant-only-climate-b-53083.html

39.  US, China may come to talks with emission-reduction goals—Juliet Eilperin, Steven Mufson, The Washington Post 11/18/09

40.  No agreement on emissions cuts—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/18/09

41.  China leads rise in global pollution despite recession—Seth Borenstein, AP, The Denver Post 11/18/09

42.  A 3,700-year old bristlecone pine cannot lie—Andrew Leonard, 11/18/09

43.  Clean, green…Texas?—Andrew Leonard, 11/18/09

44.  San Bernardino County supervisor opposes solar energy project in Mojave Desert—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 11/18/09,0,4549493.story

45.  EPA, BLM dispute slows progress on Superfund site cleanup near Roseburg—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 11/18/09

46.  Video of meteor flash—Dan Bammes, KUER 11/18/09

47.  UN:  Fight climate change with free condoms—Maria Cheng, AP, SLT 11/18/09

48.  Court weighs fate of Utah coal mine—Keith Coffman, SLT 11/18/09

49.  Magnesium firm, feds battle in appeals court—Keith Coffman, SLT 11/18/09

50.  SLC commission gives nod to pet crematorium—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 11/18/09

51.  Salt Lake City puts recycling bins along Jordan River—SLT 11/18/09

52.  Utah Farm Bureau membership hits high—AP, SLT 11/18/09

53.  Oops, it’s a boy:  Zoo tortoise reveals mistaken identity—AP, SLT 11/18/09

54.  Hogle Zoo opens new health-care center—Lynn Arave, DN 11/18/09

55.  Climate change and you—Julian Graff, The Guardian (UK) 11/17/09

56.  Where can I juice up my ride?—Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post 11/17/09

57.  Environment or economy?  Obama’s balancing act—Don Gonyea, NPR 11/17/09

58.  In Senate, coal fuels climate deals—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/17/09


59.  EPA, Florida agree to limit fertilizer, animal waste in state waters—Environment News Service 11/17/09

60.  Green Wave Energy is trying to turn wind power market on its axis—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 11/17/09,0,7969097.story

61.  Wolverine settles in Colorado; more may follow—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 11/17/09

62.  State forester, Schweiter look to put pine beetle in Western governors’ sights—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 11/17/09

63.  13 restaurants enter fray over wild Alaska salmon—Mary Pemberton, AP, The Seattle Times 11/17/09

64.  Sen. Specter talks about the environment—Eileen Faust, The Pottstown Mercury (Pennsylvania) 11/17/09

65.  Idaho Gov. Otter objects to listing slickspot peppergrass as threatened—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 11/17/09

66.  Montana shuts down wolf hunt—Kalispell Daily Interlake 11/17/09

67.  Lawsuit wants uranium mine on Strip halted—Cyndy Cole, Arizona Daily Sun 11/17/09

68.  Bishop:  Environmental rules impeding border security—Thomas Burr, SLT 11/17/09

69.  EPA offers grants for environmental justice projects—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/17/09

70.  Bountiful struggling to deal with suburban deer—Maria Villasenor, Tom Wharton, SLT 11/17/09


71.  Energy Dept. walks the walk with smart building—Judith Kohler, AP, DN 11/17/09

72.  Critics say UN food summit wasteful, ineffective—Ariel David, Frances D’Emilio, AP, DN 11/17/09

73.  Led by China, carbon pollution up despite economy—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 11/17/09

74.  Denmark seeks specific pledges at climate talks—Jan M. Olsen, AP, Deseret News 11/17/09

75.  Poll:  Sometimes it isn’t easy being green—H. Josef Hebert, AP, Deseret News 11/17/09

76.  Conference touts locally grown foods—Arthur Raymond, Deseret News 11/17/09

77.  Endangered fish released in Virgin River—Deseret News 11/17/09

78.  U. students protest animal testing—Wendy Leonard, Deseret News 11/17/09

79.  ‘No rush’ on Snake Valley—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/17/09

80.  Judge rejects DeChristopher’s ‘necessity defense’—Emiley Morgan, Deseret News 11/17/09


81.  Paying extra for green power, and getting ads instead—Kate Galbraith, The New York Times 11/16/09

82.  No ‘Choice of Evils’ defense in oil lease case, judge rules—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 11/16/09

83.  Top 4 energy and environment untruths in Sarah Palin’s ‘Going Rogue’—Brian Merchant, 11/16/09

84.  Interior, Forest Service buy key private land holdings—David Frey, 11/16/09

85.  Utah farms taking root in Salt Lake County—Jennifer Napier-Pearce, KUER 11/16/09



86.  Wild Cards:  What we’re really doing by reintroducing wolves—George Sibley, Missoula Independent 11/19/09

87.  What deniers of climate change really believe—Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, SLT 11/18/09

88.  Trying to catch the wind—Deseret News Editorial, DN 11/17/09


Roundup Tuesday November 17, 2009

1.  Investigators to release video of refinery explosion—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/16/09

2.  Herbert says no need to rush Snake Valley agreement—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/16/09

3.  New Utah curriculum focuses on Indians—Wendy Leonard, Deseret News 11/16/09

4.  Holy smokes:  Kennecott smelter, Utah’s tallest man-made structure, to turn 35—Lynn Arave, Deseret News 11/16/09

5.  USDA:  Number of Americans going hungry increases—Henry C. Jackson, AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

6.  Food summit turns down UN funding appeal—Frances D’Emilio, AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

7.  Not a climate treaty, but political deal possible—Jan M. Olsen, Arthur Max, AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

8.  Environmentalists:  Bluefin tuna quota too high—AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

9.  Bogus bidder loses shot at global-warming defense—Robert Gehrke, SLT 11/16/09

10.  Group works to get rid of invasive plant in Utah—AP, SLT 11/16/09

11.  Wolf hunt shut down in Montana after quota filled—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 11/16/09

12.  Groups file suit over Grand Canyon uranium mine—AP, SLT 11/16/09

13.  Mustang roundup moratorium rejected—Martin Griffith, AP, SLT 11/16/09


14.  Utah engineer develops method that may clean oil spills and contaminated soil—Eric Mortensen, The Oregonian 11/16/09

15. University library opens doors to Muir’s thoughts and experiences in letter collection—Abby Haight, The Oregonian 11//16/09

16.  Parks Service Jon Jarvis taps Idahoan for parks scientist—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 11/16/09

17.  New antennas help track elusive salmon—Todd Dvorak, AP, Idaho Statesman 11/16/09


18.  New nonprofit uses web to pressure Chevron—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 11/16/09

19.  One doctor’s quest to sound the alarm on ‘wind turbine syndrome’—Jonathan Hiskes, 11/16/09

20.  Growing up green:  Breathing for two—Anna Fahey, 11/16/09

21.  Palin’s book spreads falsehoods about clean energy legislation—Joseph Romm, 11/16/09

22.  Groups leap in for Northern Flying Squirrel—Sonya Angelica Diehn, Courthouse News Service 11/16/09


23.  Agriculture:  Fighting hunger requires a climate deal—UN chief—Silvia Aloisi, Reuters, Greenwire 11/16/09

24.  Weeks before Copenhagen, no Senate bill—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/16/09


25.  Environment ministers seek to salvage UN climate deal—Wire Services, Deutsche Welle 11/16/09,,4896477,00.html


26.  Leaders plan a ‘two-step’ environment deal—David Usborne, The Independent (London, UK) 11/16/09


27.  Plastic chemicals ‘feminise boys’—BBC News 11/16/09


28.  Starvation ‘wiped out’ giant deer—Matt Walker, Earth News, BBC 11/16/09


29.  Greenpeace to take poverty focus—BBC News 11/16/09


30.  Meteor shower set to reach peak—BBC News 11/16/09

31.  Kaysville and UTA open 4.2 miles of trail—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/15/09

32.  Suspended University of Idaho professor repeats sheep claims in journal—John Miller, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

33.  Hawaii’s famed white sandy beaches shrinking—Audrey McAvoy, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

34.  Kenya harvest is example of reversing food shortage—Tom Maliti and Ariel David, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

35.  UN food chief on hunger strike ahead of summit—Nicole Winfield, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

36.  Bridge over Utah Lake?  Support is scarce—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 11/16/09

37.  Bioneers talk renewable energy—Emilie H. Wheeler, The Herald Journal [Logan] 11/15/09

38.  Envision Cache Valley meeting at BATC—Charles Geraci, The Herald Journal [Logan] 11/15/09

39.  Environmentalists want Snowbird owner to abandon proposed coal mine—Maile Tua’one, Fox 13 Now 11/15/09,0,3254324.story?track=rss

40.  Federal agency settles environmentalists’ wolf lawsuit—Sue Major Holmes, AP, The Durango Herald 11/15/09

41.  Ore. pot season reveals more environmental damage—Richard Cockle, The Corvalis Gazette-Times (Oregon) 11/15/09


42.  Bins at the ready:  Today is “America Recycles Day”—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 11/15/09

43.  Nature’s forecast for winter weather—Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle 11/15/09

44.  Alaska fights to reverse polar bear listing—Dan Joling, AP, The Seattle Times 11/15/09

45.  Five places:  As green as it gets—Eliza Hussman, San Francisco Chronicle 11/15/09


46.  Lesson to be learned from deforestation—Thomas Maugh II, Los Angeles Times 11/15/09

47.  Distinctly green:  PAUS bags help environment in several ways—Debra Atlas, The Record Searchlight (Redding, CA) 11/15/09

48.  So you want a green career?—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 11/15/09,0,4846377.story

49.  UL backs national push to recycle [America Recycles Day 2009]—Staff Reports, The 11/15/09

50.  Maryland reduces carbon dioxide emissions—Christy Goodman, The Washington Post 11/15/09

51.  A hybrid that’s more about style than the environment—Warren Brown, The Washington Post 11/15/09

52.  Obama hobbled in fight against global warming—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/15/09

53.  France, Brazil set common goals for Copenhagen climate change summit—The Times of India 11/15/09

54.  3.2 quake shakes central Utah—Joe Bauman, Deseret News 11/14/09

55.  Judge says seals may stay at California cove—AP, Deseret News 11/14/09

56.  Bam-boo! It’s really not an instant nightmare—Debbie Arrington, McClatchy Newspapers, Deseret News 11/14/09

57.  Global warming:  Carbon dioxide emissions increasing in Montana, group reports—Mike Dennison, The Missoulian 11/14/09

58.  Protecting environment worth trillions to economy, UN report—Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service, The Vancouver Sun 11/14/09

59.  Spider ‘smuggler’ named by police—BBC News 11/14/09

60.  France, Brazil unveil policy for climate conference:  Sarkozy—Philippe Alfroy, AFP, Google News 11/14/09

61.  Judge wants to send message in mink-raid case—Emiley Morgan, Deseret News 11/13/09

62.  Report:  Terrain, brush to blame in huge wildfire—Michael R. Blood, AP, Deseret News 11/13/09

63.  Interior designers:  Many ways to cut energy costs—Melissa Rayworth, AP, Deseret News 11/13/09

64.  Silver Eagle shuts down—Maria Villasenor, Jason Bergreen, SLT 11/13/09

65.  Montana city official:  EPA must pay for lost buildings—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 11/13/09

66.  Urban-farming conference scheduled Monday—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 11/13/09

67.  Taking stock of what’s still wild on the Wasatch—Brandon Loomis, SLT 11/13/09

68.  Drop in Nevada carbon dioxide emissions reported—AP, San Jose Mercury News 11/13/09

69.  World’s largest landfill scrapped by 9th Circuit—Sonya Angelica Diehn, Courthouse News Services 11/13/09

70.  The future of corn on a hot planet—Andrew Leonard, 11/13/09

71.  Brazil:  Deforestation down, carbon emission cuts up—Gabriel Elizondo, The Americas Blog, 11/13/09

72.  Deforestation in the Amazon reaches lowest levels ever recorded in 2009—Press Release, Secretariat for Social Communication of the Presidency of Brazil, PR Newswire 11/12/09



73.  Climate:  A question of justice—Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace

74.  Climate bill needs to help save rainforests—Thomas Friedman, The New York Times, Deseret News 11/14/09

75.  Climate science and honesty—Roy W. Spencer, climatologist, SLT 11/14/09

76.  Marcellus shale drilling is biggest threat to Pennsylvania wilds—Robert Pennell, Secretary of Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited, The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA) 11/14/09


77.  Legislator not persuaded by ‘scientific consensus’—Chris Herrod, R-N. Provo, Utah House of Representatives, SLT 11/13/09

78.  Animal exploitation or vital research?—Peg McEntee, SLT 11/13/09


Roundup Friday November 13, 2009

1.  The monkey-wrench prank:  An interview with Tim DeChristopher—Bryan Farrell, Mother Jones 11/13/09

2.  Jumping the Snark (The Yes Men)—Dave Gilson, Mother Jones November/December issue

3.  Nuclear scars:  Tainted water runs beneath Nevada desert—Ralph Vartabedian, The Los Angeles Times 11/13/09,0,3038881.story

4.  US weighs backing interim international climate agreement—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 11/13/09

5.  The EPA’s paranoid style—Kimberly Strassel, Real Clear Politics 11/13/09


6.  CSKT:  Wolf behavior will guide management on Flathead Indian Reservation—Vince Devlin, The Missoulian 11/13/09

7.  CO­2 pollution soars in Ariz., new study says—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 11/13/09

8.  PETA unhappy with animal-adoption law at public shelters—Lynn Arave, Deseret News 11/13/09

9.  Desal dominates discourse on dam decision (Queensland)—Annie Guest, ABC Online 11/12/09

10.  From hopeful climate to climate of despair—Geoffrey Lean, 11/12/09

11.  Like cloud lifted, drought eases—Oren Dorell, USA Today 11/12/09

12.  Fast-tracked solar project could speed Mojave Desert’s demise—Scott Streater, Greenwire, The New York Times 11/12/09

13.  Interior Secretary details solar energy projects in the pipeline—Nate Lew, Cooler Planet 11/12/09

14.  Irrigators fed up with state over increased water rights (Washington state)—Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald 11/12/09

15.  Utah OHV land closures—James Holter, Polaris RZR Forums 11/12/09

16.  Paleontologist links prehistoric climate change to present day global warming—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 11/12/09

17.  Environmentalists protest against Snowbird owner Dick Bass—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 11/12/09

18.  Protest targets Snowbird founder’s coal mine—Mike Gorrell, SLT 11/12/09

19.  Incinerator racks up fines for environmental violations—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/12/09

20.  Alta stops Albion Basin subdivision—Rosemary Winters, SLT 11/12/09

21.  Animal rights group sues Morgan officials—Emiley Morgan, Deseret News 11/12/09

22.  PETA targeting U. laboratories—Wendy Leonard, Deseret News 11/12/09

23.  Utah OKs settlement with waste incinerator—AP, Deseret News 11/12/09

24.  Uttarakhand women making paper bags to rid environment of polythene—ANI, 11/11/09

25.  PNG (Papua New Guinea) not prepared for Copenhagen talks—Firmin Nanol, Australia Network News 11/11/09

26.  Texas oil baron sees gas as a game changer—Shaun Polczer, Calgary Herald 11/11/09

27.  The night I slept with Jim Hansen—Ken Ward, 11/11/09

28.  EPA tells workers to tone down YouTube clip about climate bill—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 11/11/09

29.  EPA study says mercury-tainted fish found in 49% of US lakes and reservoirs—Jim Esfstathiou Jr., Bloomberg News, Chicago Tribune 11/11/09,0,386594.story

30.  9th Circuit rules against plant to build large landfill near Joshua Tree National Park—AP, The Washington Examiner 11/11/09

31.  Marcellus shale, climate change, money, politics and the environment—Sharon Corderman, Free Press-Courier, The Wellsboro Gazette (Pennsylvania) 11/11/09

32.  Environmental group names New River 2nd most polluted waterway in America (Virginia)—AP, WSLS Roanoke 11/11/09

33.  Veterans for environment—Joe Copeland, Seattle Post Globe 11/11/09

34.  Trial could result in first conviction under new animal torture law—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 11/11/09

35.  Interior boss has eye on Utah’s new land-use panel—Thomas Burr, SLT 11/11/09

36.  U. animal labs earned clean USDA inspections—Brian Maffly, SLT 11/11/09

37.  Feds bring charges against SUWA trustee’s company—Patty Henetz, SLT 11/11/09

38.  Planned hazmat explosion goes awry—Lindsay Whitehurst, SLT 11/11/09

39.  Green homes sprout all over Utah—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/11/09

40.  Company opens Salt Lake City office with recycling event for e-waste—SLT 11/11/09

41.  Guv stresses public lands on DC trip—Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News 11/11/09

42.  Turner could receive dozens of Montana bison—Deseret News 11/11/09

43.  Russia launches program to save tigers worldwide—Gary Peach, AP, Deseret News 11/11/09

44.  Gov’t says brown pelicans are endangered no longer—Dina Cappiello, AP, Deseret News 11/11/09

45.  Utah’s biggest wind-energy project goes online—Jasen Lee, Deseret News 11/11/09

46.  Refinery’s neighbors tell city they want to feel safe—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/11/09

47.  Utah rock art canyon up for historic designation—Mike Stark, AP, Deseret News 11/11/09

48.  Board reverses on uranium storage—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/11/09

49.  Environmental advocate Kennedy at Goucher—Tim Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun 11/10/09

50.  Lugar warns Democrats:  ‘I don’t see any climate bill…that I can support’—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 11/10/09

51.  Lawmakers to Salazar:  Rescind Utah wilderness agreement—AP, 11/10/09

52.  Hatch on Cap-and-Trade:  Too much cost, not enough benefit— 11/10/09


53.  EPA ready to dole out ‘environmental justice’ grants for budding activists—Susan Jones, Cybercast News Service 11/10/09

54.  US calls for more action to restore Chesapeake Bay—Timothy B. Wheeler, Baltimore Sun 11/10/09,0,2960746.story

55.  EPA head says “proud” of US climate efforts—Tom Doggett, Reuters 11/10/09

56.  Buddies battle over climate change bill—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/10/09

57.  Veterans join front lines of climate fight—Jen DiMascio, Politico 11/10/09

58.  Groups file lawsuit over Yellowstone-area bison—Cory Hatch and AP, Jackson Hole Daily 11/10/09

59.  Wyo argues for control of wolves—Matt Joyce, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 11/10/09

60.  Phoenix makes it easy to go solar at home—Ryan Randazzo, The Arizona Republic 11/10/09

61.  Event to benefit resort town fight—Di Lewis, Ogden Standard Examiner 11/10/09

62.  Energy agency warns of falling investment—AP, SLT 11/10/09

63.  Federal judge asked to end Yellowstone bison kills—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 11/10/09

64.  PETA spy infiltrates U. animal-research labs, documents alleged suffering—Brian Maffly, Tony Semerad, SLT 11/10/09

65.  Utah’s pound seizure law implicated in PETA probe—Tony Semerad, SLT 11/10/09

66.  Radiation board requires safety report on depleted uranium—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/10/09

67.  Wind farm fans green hopes—Mark Havnes, SLT 11/10/09

68.  Senate climate battle shifts onto new turf—Darren Samuelsohn, ClimatWire, The New York Times 11/9/09

69.  ON environmental brink, Haiti scrambles for a lifeline—Nathanial Gronewold, GreenWire, The New York Times 11/9/09

70.  EPA may need more time on raising ethanol blend—Tom Doggett, Reuters 11/9/09

71.  EPA CO2 endangerment finding to White House—Tom Doggett, Reuters 11/9/09

72.  NCGA pushes for responsible and responsive watershed legislation—CattleNetwork 11/9/09—Responsive-Watershed-Legislation/2009-11-09/Article.aspx?oid=933397&fid=CN-LATEST_NEWS_&aid=760

73.  Pueblo living gone mod—Ana Maria Trujillo, The New Mexican 11/9/09

74.  Conservation report card:  Utah trying to cut use, but still a top water guzzler—Patty Henetz, SLT 11/9/09


75.  Depleted uranium—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/13/09

76.  Should yard waste go into landfills again?  Yes.—Chuck Hersey, Detroit Free Press 11/12/09

77.  Put water deal on hold—Editorial, Deseret News 11/12/09


78.  Defining scientific consensus for climate change—Frederic Wagner, professor emeritus, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University; Coordinator, Rocky Mountain-Great Basin Regional Climate Change Assessment, SLT 11/10/09


79.  Utah Lake bridge—Editorial, KSL 11/09/09

80.  Hold On—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/9/09

81.  Listen to scientists—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/09/09


Roundup Tuesday November 10, 2009

1.  Dinosaur bones point to mass die-off—Mike Stark, AP, Deseret News 11/9/09

2.  Feds pin salmon hopes on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 11/9/09

3.  River gets its bend back—Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette-Journal 11/9/09

4.  Wyoming makes argument for managing gray wolves—Matt Joyce, AP, The Denver Post 11/9/09

5.  ‘South Park’ creators build eco-friendly mansion—AP, The Denver Post 11/9/09

6.  Federal judge asked to end Yellowstone bison kills—AP, The Oregonian 11/9/09

7.  Serious Windows gets a serious look from President Obama—Ruth Mullen, The Oregonian 11/9/09

8.  Climate justice a civil rights issue [interview with Majora Carter]— 11/9/09

9.  Some utilities push congress to act on carbon emissions—Rebecca Smith, Stephen Power, The Wall Street Journal 11/9/09

10.  Senate climate battle shifts onto new turf—Darren Samuelsohn, Climatewire, the New York Times 11/9/09

11.  W Australia sea level rising fast—Phil Mercer, BBC News 11/9/09

12.  Maldives anger at climate inertia—Charles Haviland, BBC News 11/9/09

13.  Spain’s windfarms set new national record for electricity generation—Giles Tremlett, The Guardian 11/9/09

14.  Go-ahead for 10 nuclear stations—BBC News 11/9/09

15.  India ‘arrogant’ to deny global warming link to melting glaciers—Randeep Ramesh, The Guardian 11/9/09

16.  Utah scenic highway project progresses—Mark Havnes, SLT 11/8/09

17.  Longtime negotiator defends role in Snake Valley—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/8/09

18.  Y. scientists take issue with climate comments—AP, Deseret News 11/8/09

19.  Diversion rebuilt on Provo River—Sara Lenz, Deseret News 11/8/09

20.  Water wars:  Snake Valley issue not as simple as David vs. Goliath—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/7/09

21.  Environment-art mash-up a boon to open lands—The Coloradoan 11/8/09

22.  Wind farm health and environment—Jennifer Ashawasegai, Indian Country Today 11/8/09

23.  Winners and losers in water deal—Mike Taugher, Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Ca.) 11/8/09

24.  Save the environment:  Eat red lionfish?—Elizabeth Large, The Baltimore Sun 11/8/09

25.  No clear map for Democrats on path to new energy plan—John Harwood, The New York Times 11/8/09

26.  Droughts, rising population a sad mix in Kenya—Katherine Houreld, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/8/09

27.  Utah snail no longer considered for federal protection—AP, Deseret News 11/7/09

28.  USU to lead geothermal-test drilling in Idaho—AP, Deseret News 11/7/09

29.  Anne Appleby’s paintings link to environment—Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 11/7/09


30.  Boxer violates Senate rules for “cap-and-trade” bill—James Heiser, The New American 11/7/09

31.  Painting a street green hasn’t stimulated one new job—Alec MacGillis, The Washington Post 11/7/09

32.  Developed nations needed at talks to reach deal—Katy Daigle, Arthur Max, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/7/09

33.  Nick Smith’s poo-a-like sold—NZPA, TVNZ (New Zealand Public Television) 11/7/09

34.  Talks yield no accord on Roan leasing—Dennis Webb, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 11/6/09

35.  National parks to offer free admission on Veterans Day—Pete Thomas, Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun 11/6/09,0,7632055.story

36.  GOP House members urge Salazar to not abandon categorical exclusions—Nick Snow, Oil & Gas Journal 11/6/09

37.  Jonathan Safran Foer’s beef with factory farms—Jessica Roy, 11/6/09


38.  Mexican environmentalists denounce beach ruling—Mark Stevenson, AP, Google-hosted News 11/7/09

39.  Studies ‘overstate species risks’—Mark Kinver, BBC News 11/6/09

40.  Energy performance of buildings directive— (EU) 11/6/09


41.  Fuss over climate change is cooling off—George F. Will, The Washington Post, Deseret News 11/8/09

42.  Clean energy bill should balance environment, security, economy—US Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, Charleston Post and Courier 11/8/09

43.  Natural gas threatens environment—Stan Cox, Columnist, Salinas, Kansas, Grand Forks Herald 11/7/09


44.  Noel’s war on climate science threatens us all—Brian Moench, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, SLT 11/6/09


Roundup Friday November 6, 2009

1.  Roadless-less—Ray Ring, High Country News 11/9/09

2.  Utah leaders encourage alternative fuel use—Brandon Loomis, SLT 11/6/09

3.  Scientists rip lawmakers—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/6/09

4.  Nitrogen pollution worsening in Rockies lakes, study says—Judith Kohler, AP, Deseret News 11/6/09

5.  Provo River diversion reconstructed to help June sucker spawn—Sarah Lenz, Deseret News 11/6/09

6.  MSU researcher shares study on wolf stalking, elk populations at symposium—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 11/6/09

7.  Fracking rules sought by panel—Dustin Bleizeffer, Billings Gazette 11/6/09

8.  Gore urges Obama to take lead on climate change—Robert Siegel, NPR 11/6/09

9.  BLM boosts fees for drilling applications—Patty Henetz, SLT 11/5/09

10.  Ogden to wait on curbside green-waste recycling—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/5/09

11.  Utah officials pushing alternative fuel vehicles—AP, KSL 11/5/09

12.  Record visits for park [Yellowstone]—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole Daily 11/5/09

13.  Obama ushers in a new era for Indian country—Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today 11/5/09

14.  Obama moves quickly to preserve the West—Erin Kelly, The Arizona Republic 11/5/09

15.  Trying to rebuild after 40 frozen years [Native Americans]—Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times 11/5/09,0,6964296.story


16.  Rules on modified corn skirted, study says—Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 11/5/09

17.  Landscapes now get ‘green’ ratings—Haya El Nasser, USA Today 11/5/09

18.  Senate trio to pursue separate climate talks—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 11/5/09

19.  Obama promises tribal leaders help with environmental issues—Environment News Service 11/5/09

20.  Sweden gives go-ahead for criticized gas pipeline—EESTI Elu, 11/5/09

21.  UN climate talks focus on how to cut emissions—Arthur Max, AP, Deseret News 11/4/09

22.  Scientists look for Yellowstone’s hidden species—Mike Stark, AP, Deseret News 11/4/09

23.  Davis County to get recycling drop-off center—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/4/09

24.  Salt Lake County opposes importing N-waste—Arthur Raymond, Deseret News 11/4/09

25.  Wilson named environmental adviser to governor—Lisa Riley Roche, Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/4/09

26.  Council hopes to suspend water talks—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/4/09

27.  Coal profits mask lack of US economic activity—Tim Huber, Casper Star-Tribune 11/4/09

28.  Senate Democrats ready to pass climate bill Thursday despite GOP boycott, sources say—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 11/4/09

29.  Peak oil?  Don’t worry—Obama’s on the job—Andrew Leonard, 11/4/09

30.  Royalties ‘$850B’ over 35 years—Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal (Canada) 11/4/09


31.  Book review:  Green Metropolis, by David Owen—Margaret Mittelbach, San Francisco Chronicle 11/4/09

32.  Republicans give global-warming hearing the cold shoulder—Dana Milbank, The Washington Post 11/4/09

33.  Radar reveals dynamic world under Antarctica’s ice—Jon Hamilton, NPR 11/4/09


34.  Australian environment groups call for national waste policy—Xinhua, China View 11/4/09

35.  Utah snags $16.3 million for energy projects—Patty Henetz, SLT 11/3/09

36.  Merkel calls for strong deal on climate change—Desmond Butler, AP, Deseret News 11/3/09

37.  Africans boycott meetings at UN climate talks—Arthur Max, AP, Deseret News 11/3/09

38.  Meetings to detail Snake Valley wells—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/3/09

39.  Weber professor says the Great Salt Lake could be dying—Lynn Arave, Deseret News 11/3/09

40.  SLCC receives solar-energy grant—Wendy Leonard, Deseret News 11/3/09

41.  House panel OKs bill to ban importing foreign N-waste—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 11/3/09

42.  EchoHawk says Obama begins new era with tribes—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 11/3/09

43.  Energy district wins big in Pitkin County—Scott Condon, The Aspen Times 11/3/09

44.  51,685 commenters weigh in on BLM’s oil-shale lease plans—Dennis Webb, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 11/3/09

45.  All of state pulls out of drought—Jeremy Pelzer, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 11/3/09

46.  Program could match Colo.’s next generation of farmers with land, expertise—Jason Blevins, The Denver Post 11/3/09

47.  Report says barbed wire can be deadly to sage grouse—AP, Billings Gazette 11/3/09

48.  Ecology vs. need for cash:  Power plant splits Hopis—Dennis Wagner, The Arizona Republic 11/3/09

49.  GOP boycotts senate panel on climate change—David Welna, NPR 11/3/09

50.  The perils of overfishing, part 2—Terry Gross, Fresh Air, NPR 11/3/09

51.  Kilimanjaro glaciers may vanish in a few decades—Richard Harris, NPR 11/3/09


52.  Goodrich receives top honor in Colorado’s environmental leadership program—Reuters, 11/3/09

53.  Boxer invites EPA in for questions about climate bill—Darren Samuelsohn, ClimateWire, The New York Times 11/3/09

54.  Is Buffett really betting on climate change?  Or coal?—Andrew Leonard, 11/3/09

55.  Republican Senators boycott debate of climate change bill—Gail Russell Chaddock, The Christian Science Monitor 11/3/09

56.  SAfrica’s Woolworth’s in environment-safe farm drive—Reuters, 11/3/09

57.  Sustainability advocates:  SLC urban chicken proposal too restrictive—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW 11/2/09


58.  Sanyo Electric opens new solar panel plant in Salem—Amy Hsuan, The Oregonian 11/2/09

59.  Gore’s dual role:  Advocate and investor—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/2/09


60.  ARPA-E—Are its energy projects crazy or revolutionary?—Moises Velasquez-Manoff, Bright Green Blog, Christian Science Monitor 11/2/09

61.  Drayton Valley develops biotechnology park—Dave Finlayson, Edmonton Journal (Canada) 11/2/09

62.  Nigeria:  Forum on environmental protection held—Mustapha Suleiman, 11/2/09

63.  For Foer, meat is murder…and worse—Guy Raz, NPR 11/1/09



64.  Party Lines:  Is rising disbelief over global warming alarming or good?—Rob Miller, The Davis County Clipper 11/5/09

65.  ‘Smart grid’ raises specter of energy Gestapo—Garth Barker, Logan Herald Journal 11/5/09

66.  All science is political—John Freemuth, The Grange, High Country News 11/2/09

67.  The Halliburton loophole—Editorial, The New York Times 11/2/09