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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13885242

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13885261

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346961/Morgan-animal-rights-group-to-protest.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347207/Ute-Tribe-faction-wants-fish-hatchery-stopped.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347769/Nine-bear-cubs-headed-back-to-woods.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347790/Ohio-school-district-sues-over-air-pollution.html

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-fg-india-climate28-2009nov28,0,3895505.story

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

http://english.cctv.com/program/worldwidewatch/20091128/101236.shtml

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13880632

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13878104

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13878100

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13882084

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13879125

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13867668

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347637/Utah-Department-of-Environmental-Quality–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

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/528/story/936190.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/26/MN451AP7MF.DTL

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

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/northwest/story/969666.html

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/laplaza/2009/11/mexico-bison-chihuahua-wind-cave-national-park-juan-elvira-quesada.html

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

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125924462719965247.html?mod=rss_Politics_And_Policy

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

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/US-to-help-India-set-up-eco-authority/articleshow/5273612.cms

 

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

http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/Money/Business/5487305-147/story.csp

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347242/Otter-is-released-on-Provo-River.html

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347347/Obama-to-pledge-17-cut-in-CO2.html

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

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/northwest/story/969666.html

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i-cgGOzckhIq2CA2_npnsh7jCuGwD9C7C3HG0

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/27/business/energy-environment/27ethanol.html?adxnnl=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1259442292-kO+RKvOD9pz7hN3n1vttmQ

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5h8FJORMTaZOuR4M4doGXv_xrsBVA

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainability/csr-environment-website-awards

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13869047

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13869472

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347263/Massive-pipeline-dig-starts-Monday.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347025/EPA-proposes-sulfur-dioxide-limits-for-first-time-since-1971.html

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

http://www.elynews.com/articles/2009/11/25/news/news09.txt

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5in8ZO7c0firYbMRqf2A2d0CCgfBQD9C6OPU81

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

http://www.wbez.org/Content.aspx?audioID=38440

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iGCi0sLwhIiIYZdCnBVNS4oEkepwD9C65FGG0

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-global-warming25-2009nov25,0,4880852.story

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

http://www.salon.com/mwt/broadsheet/feature/2009/11/25/twilight_fan_bitten/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/11/25/gop-senator-tells-climate-change-researchers-retain-controversial-e-mails/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+foxnews%252Fpolitics+%2528FOXNews.com+-+Politics%2529

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/24/AR2009112402989.html?wprss=rss_politics

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/26/us/politics/26climate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13860390

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13862528

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346695/University-of-Utah-professor-Tim-Garrett-says-conservation-is-futile.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345808/War-declared-on-Utah-Lake-weeds.html

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346856/Interior-Oil-and-gas-lease-plans-include-Alaska.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346774/Climate-change-debate-heats-up.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346818/200000-animals-sacrificed-at-Nepal-festival.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346830/Icebergs-head-from-Antarctica-for-New-Zealand.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346918/Furry-felons-rob-South-African-tourists-steal-food.html

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

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-11-24/u-scientist-says-energy-use-consistently-tied-to-economic-output/

 

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

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-ia-iowa-coalplants,0,5226939.story

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/25/science/earth/25climate.html?scp=1&sq=California%20takes%20step%20to%20limit%20emissions&st=cse

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

http://energyandenvironmentblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2009/11/texas-power-plants-are-country.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/11/24/24greenwire-3-southern-co-power-plants-top-list-of-co2-emi-64866.html

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

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2009/11/24/the_climate_change_hoax_99281.html

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

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/energy/6738095.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/11/24/24greenwire-interior-chief-slams-oil-and-gas-groups-electi-22948.html

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

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125902685372961609.html?mod=rss_Politics_And_Policy

 

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/24/how_not_to_respond_to_climategate/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/nov/24/obama-welcomes-indian-pm-start-state-visit/

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8375576.stm

 

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601086&sid=aFlp1JsENoAo

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13853314

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

http://energyandenvironmentblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2009/11/travis-co-tceq-name-environmen.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/11/23/state/n163838S66.DTL&type=politics

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

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2009/11/sierra_club_gives_environmenta.html

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/23/the_case_of_the_hacked_climate_change_e_mails_part_2/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/24/science/earth/24climate.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1259438448-Vv294aCu9gd3uvUo5T9m/w

 

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

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-address/2009/11/feds_link_chinese_drywall_to_c.html

Commentary

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

http://www.torontosun.com/comment/columnists/salim_mansur/2009/11/28/11961501-sun.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705347424/Theres-much-about-global-warming-that-scientists-dont-know.html

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

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/editorial/outlook/6742152.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13868823

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13868430

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346952/No-hurry-on-lake-bridge.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13859614

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=238&sid=8749622

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Roundup Tuesday November 24, 2009

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13852986

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346695/U-professor-provides-alternative-to-climate-change.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346618/Trials-in-Four-Corners-area-artifact-looting-cases-to-be-set-in-early-2010.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346611/UN-says-greenhouse-gases-reach-record-high-in-2008.html

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

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2009/11/23/112309_3a_oil_shale_suit.html

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/live_blog_a_court_date_for_sal.html

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

http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/ci_13849258

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/23/MN8Q1AOQFH.DTL

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

http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20091123/WDH0101/311230041/1981/WDHbusiness/State-plan-in-works-to-emphasize-environmental-education

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

http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20091123/COMMUNITIES/91120059/1005/NEWS01/Hyatt–hospital–Recycling-food-good-for-the-environment–bottom-line

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

http://www.grist.org/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-23-copenhagen-is-getting-the-big-mo/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-23-capturing-the-massive-social-benefits-of-fuel-efficiency/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/copenhagen-u.s.-december-7/

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

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/11/23/Federal_Regulations.htm#EPA_Is_Not_Hearing_Objections_on_Carbofuran

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

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704204304574543903876529922.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsTop

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/23/2/

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/23/1/

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/23/3/

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8375248.stm

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/24/science/24miches.html?_r=1&ref=science

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

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/23/a-nuclear-reactor-shows-its-age/

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/23/china-protest-incinerator-guangzhou

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

http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=97529

 

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

http://www.euractiv.com/en/innovation/china-india-push-patent-free-green-tech/article-187567

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13837770

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346054/Farmington-residents-start-recycling-Nov-30.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345238/Students-PETA-protest-animal-testing-at-the-University-of-Utah.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346404/Bear-Lake-tests-negative-for-quagga-mussels.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346300/Hackers-leak-e-mails-and-stoke-the-climate-debate.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346398/Yellowstone-grizzly-deaths-down-future-uncertain.html

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

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091122/NEWS01/91122002/1002/Cedar-City-looks-for-new-water?GID=aElIrPV97FvyfxxWGbsoexscnUQ4zaGVYb8Y9Iu9nl0%3D

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

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/22/news/news02-11-22-09.txt

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

http://www.mesquitelocalnews.com/viewnews.php?newsid=4274&id=11

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/22/MN161AK1ML.DTL

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/22/ING91AM7QV.DTL

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/22/MNHO1ALD2I.DTL

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

http://www.projo.com/news/content/environmental_journal_22_11-22-09_R7GH38G_v9.2e60d6b.html

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/21/AR2009112102010.html

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8371773.stm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346067/Blanding-man-pleads-guilty-to-making-threats-in-artifacts-case.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346182/Salt-Lake-City-Web-site-offers-tips-on-sustainability.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346248/EPA-Uranium-from-polluted-mine-in-Nevada-wells.html

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/death_goes_green_with_eco-frie.html

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gRWhpiJmcxFRtcdWI1EoKO4Bt16QD9C45ANO1

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

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125876438576558383.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_news

 

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

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2010321328_climatedisease21.html

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

http://www.canada.com/business/Green+groups+launch+lawsuit+over+Canadian+mine+near+Grand+Canyon/2251482/story.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13826924

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346064/Wyoming-challenges-Yellowstone-snowmobile-rules.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/22/science/earth/22graff.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/20/7/

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/20/3/

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/20/1/

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/20/climategate/index.html?source=newsletter

 

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8370282.stm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345850/Leonardo-to-host-green-energy-event.html

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2009/11/green-jobs-environmental-justice.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

Commentary

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346020/World-has-ample-oil-supplies.html?ID=705346020&headline=World-has-ample-oil-supplies.html&linkTrack=rss-33&pg=1

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2009/11/blm_epa_twiddle_while_the_mini.html

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13835318

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13835347

 

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

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=2245401

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/20/MNUS1ANAV1.DTL

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

http://www.helenair.com/news/local/article_7c6a6d1a-d5a9-11de-b3db-001cc4c002e0.html

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

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_1d92bce9-0387-5199-9fea-ea15e01c858c.html

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

http://azdailysun.com/articles/2009/11/20/news/20091120_front_207842.txt

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1580479/US/Pennsylvania.residents.sue.over.gas.drilling

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

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-11-20/utah-lake-toll-bridge-proposal-angers-environmentalists/

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13823989

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13832166

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13814383

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13815260

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345671/Committee-approves-ban-on-foreign-waste-to-Utah.html?linkTrack=rss-30

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

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2009/11/19/cooling/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125866085773556175.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/19/BU2S1AMM81.DTL

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/19/MNCC1AMS6P.DTL

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

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_13819870

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/980013.html

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1579655/KUER.Local.News/One.Town%27s.Efforts.to.Rebuild.Green

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

http://www.abc4.com/news/local/story/DeChristopher-lawyer-says-We-are-not-dead-yet/Yg5lGD1g6E-SZ5a2D3TDeA.cspx?rss=1451

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

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8728839

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

http://www.standard.net/topics/ogden-city-council/2009/11/18/city-oks-use-eminent-domain-land-be-used-ogden-river-redevelopm

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13825448

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13828122

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13827244

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345574/Energy-efficiency-hot-issue.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345603/Judge-links-negligence-to-Katrina-flooding.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345378/Huge-flash-in-the-night-may-have-been-meteor.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345451/Lindon-company-recalls-freeze-dried-meat-products-over-lack-of-inspection.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345800/Removal-of-carp-in-Utah-Lake-endorsed-by-federal-agency.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345796/Industry-analysis-says-Utah-oil-gas-leases-should-be-reinstated.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345808/Group-fights-phragmites-at-Utah-Lake.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345771/Groups-challenge-state-issued-strip-mining-permit.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345619/Environmental-concerns-about-Utah-Lake-bridge-discussed.html

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

http://www.rttnews.com/Content/TopStories.aspx?Node=B1&Id=1133143&Category=Top%20Stories

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/19/business/energy-environment/19CHAMBER.html?ref=science

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/19/health/19beef.html?ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/11/18/18greenwire-talk-of-plan-b—-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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/17/AR2009111702931.html?wprss=rss_politics

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

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1109/29641.html

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

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_13810979?source=email

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/18/bristlecone_pines_and_champagne/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/18/texan_wind_power/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-solar18-2009nov18,0,4549493.story

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/epa_blm_dispute_slows_progress.html

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1579582/KUER.Local.News/Video.of.Meteor.Flash

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13814367

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13818389

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13817689

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13819662

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13816702

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13814382

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13814359

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345222/Hogle-Zoo-opens-new-health-care-center.html

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/climate-change-and-you/party-policies-environment

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/16/AR2009111603706.html?hpid=topnews

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120483112

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

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1109/29596.html

 

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

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/nov2009/2009-11-17-092.asp

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

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-smallbiz-greenwave17-2009nov17,0,7969097.story

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

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_13803771

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

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_483742a8-d3f5-11de-b76d-001cc4c002e0.html

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

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/foodwine/2010284962_wildsalmon17.html

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

http://www.pottstownmercury.com/articles/2009/11/17/news/green/doc4b01b8b09cf8c474394996.txt

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/976028.html

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

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_3aca6db2-d304-11de-8fc7-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://azdailysun.com/articles/2009/11/17/news/20091117_front_207613.txt

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13809527

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13809527

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13810829

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345154/Energy-Dept-walks-the-walk-with-smart-building.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345215/Critics-say-UN-food-summit-wasteful-ineffective.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345156/Led-by-China-carbon-pollution-up-despite-economy.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345158/Denmark-seeks-specific-pledges-at-climate-talks.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345177/Poll-Sometimes-it-isnt-easy-being-green.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344980/Conference-touts-locally-grown-foods.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345070/Endangered-fish-released-in-Virgin-River.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345238/U-students-protest-animal-testing.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344943/No-rush-on-Snake-Valley.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344956/Judge-rejects-DeChristophers-necessity-defense.html

 

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/business/energy-environment/17power.html?ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/us/17leases.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/11/top-4-energy-environment-untruths-sarah-palin-going-rogue.php

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

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/interior_forest_service_buy_key_private_land_holdings/C41/L41/

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/1/1578048/KUER.Local.News/Urban.Farms.Taking.Root.in.Salt.Lake.County

 

Commentary

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

http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/wild-cards/Content?oid=1188080

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13817121

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344970/Trying-to-catch-the-wind.html

 

Roundup Tuesday November 17, 2009

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344944/Refinery-video-to-be-released.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344943/Gov-No-need-to-rush-Snake-Valley.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705333549/New-curriculum-focuses-on-Indians.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344771/Kennecott-smelter-turns-35.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344890/No-of-US-going-hungry-increases.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344872/Food-summit-turns-down-appeal.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344886/Climate-deal-possible.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344892/Bluefin-tuna-quota-too-high.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13801439

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13799560

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13800856

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13801030

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13795860

 

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/utah_engineer_develops_method.html

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/university_library_opens_door.html

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/974714.html

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/974717.html

 

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/16/BUCM1AJM61.DTL

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-16-nina-pierpont-quest-to-sound-the-alarm-on-wind-turbine-syndrome/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/breathing-for-two/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/palins-book-spreads-falsehoods-about-clean-energy-legislation/

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

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/11/16/Groups_Leap_in_for_Northern_Flying_Squirrel.htm

 

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

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/16/5/

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

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1109/29503.html

 

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

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,4896477,00.html

 

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

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/leaders-plan-a-twostep-environment-deal-1821265.html

 

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8361863.stm

 

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8362000/8362203.stm

 

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8362202.stm

 

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8362959.stm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344024/Kaysville-and-UTA-open-trail.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344764/Prof-repeats-sheep-claims.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344571/Hawaiis-beaches-shrinking.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344526/Reversing-food-shortage-in-Kenya.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344525/UN-food-chief-on-hunger-strike.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13793302

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

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/15/news/news02-11-15-09.txt

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

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/15/news/news03-11-15-09.txt

39.  Environmentalists want Snowbird owner to abandon proposed coal mine—Maile Tua’one, Fox 13 Now 11/15/09

http://www.fox13now.com/news/kstu-environmentalists-want-snowbird-abandon-coal-,0,3254324.story?track=rss

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

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2009/11/15/Federal_agency_settles_environmentalists_wolf_lawsuit/

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

http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/state-and-regional/article_4878498a-8917-5907-9ed8-2711555f7687.html

 

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/bins_at_the_ready_today_is_ame.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/15/SPRH1AJHMT.DTL

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

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2010279167_apuspolarbearpolitics.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/15/TRJ71ABQRP.DTL

 

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/15/MN6O1AE200.DTL

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

http://www.redding.com/news/2009/nov/15/distinctly-green-paus-bags-help-environment-in/

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

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cover-greenjobs15-2009nov15,0,4846377.story

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

http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20091115/NEWS01/911150305

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/13/AR2009111304789.html

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/13/AR2009111302851.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/16/science/earth/16climate.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

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

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/France-Brazil-set-common-goals-for-Copenhagen-climate-change-summit/articleshow/5231865.cms

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344401/32-quake-shakes-central-Utah.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344420/Judge-says-seals-may-stay.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344472/Bamboo-not-an-instant-nightmare.html

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

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1a516d56-d0e3-11de-a5f8-001cc4c002e0.html

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

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Protecting+environment+worth+trillions/2223600/story.html

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8360438.stm

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iRz8fhnecr4bOIFSmT8zh-O-6Wgg

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344027/Judge-to-send-message-in-mink-case.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344210/Terrain-brush-to-blame-in-wildfire.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344167/Many-ways-to-cut-energy-costs.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13782878

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13780776

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13782757

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13783368

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

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_13780913?nclick_check=1

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

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/11/13/World_s_Largest_Landfill_Scrapped_by_9th_Circuit.htm

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/13/future_of_corn/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://blogs.aljazeera.net/americas/2009/11/13/brazil-deforestation-down-carbon-emission-cuts

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

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/deforestation-in-the-amazon-reaches-lowest-levels-ever-recorded-in-2009-69902387.html

 

Commentary

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8362831.stm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344318/Climate-bill-to-save-rainforests.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13781987

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

http://www.pennlive.com/editorials/index.ssf/2009/11/marcellus_shale_drilling_is_bi.html

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13783019

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13784234

 

Roundup Friday November 13, 2009

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

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2009/11/monkeywrench-prank-interview-tim-dechristopher

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

http://www.motherjones.com/media/2009/11/jumping-snark

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-radiation-nevada13-2009nov13,0,3038881.story

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/12/AR2009111209127.html?wprss=rss_politics

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

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2009/11/13/the_epas_paranoid_style_99145.html

 

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

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_6ae31df4-d017-11de-bbe6-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/13/20091113air-carbon1113.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344020/PETA-unhappy-with-Utah-laws.html

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

http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2009/s2740803.htm

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-12-from-hopeful-climate-to-climate-of-despair/

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

http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20091112/drought12_st.art.htm

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/11/12/12greenwire-fast-tracked-solar-project-could-speed-mojave-95100.html

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

http://solar.coolerplanet.com/News/19458186-interior-secretary-details-solar-energy-projects-in-the-pipeline.aspx

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

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/kennewick_pasco_richland/story/789757.html

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

http://www.rzrforums.net/public-lands-advocacy/19879-utah-ohv-land-closures.html

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

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-11-12/paleontologist-links-prehistoric-climate-change-to-present-day-global-warming/

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

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-11-12/environmentalists-protest-snowbird-owner-dick-bass/

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13773948

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13775195

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13774002

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343896/Animal-rights-group-sues-Morgan-Co.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343790/PETA-targeting-U-laboratories.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344018/Waste-incinerator-settlement-OKd.html

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

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/343802.php

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

http://australianetworknews.com/stories/200911/2740070.htm?desktop

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

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Texas+baron+sees+game+changer/2209930/story.html

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-11-the-night-i-slept-with-jim-hansen/

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/10/AR2009111011231.html

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

http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/chi-wed-nw-fish-mercurynov11,0,386594.story

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

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/economy/ap/69725147.html

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

http://www.tiogapublishing.com/articles/2009/11/11/news/doc4afb0de738485370663215.txt

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

http://www2.wsls.com/sls/news/local/new_river_valley/article/environmental_group_names_new_river_2nd_most_polluted_waterway_in_america/61682/

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

http://www.seattlepostglobe.org/2009/11/11/veterans-for-environment

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

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-11-11/trial-could-result-in-first-conviction-under-new-animal-torture-law/

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13763202

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13765488

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13765559

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13765606

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13765607

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13765133

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343559/Herbert-talks-land-issues-in-DC.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343664/Turner-could-receive-Montana-bison.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343697/Russia-launches-program-for-tigers.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343711/Brown-pelicans-off-endangered-list.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343555/Mega-wind-project-goes-online.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343653/Refinery-neighbors-want-to-feel-safe.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343693/Utah-canyon-up-for-designation.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343550/Board-reverses-on-uranium-storage.html

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

http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/features/green/2009/11/environmental_advocate_kennedy.html

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

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/capitol-briefing/2009/11/lugar_warns_democrats_i_dont_s.html

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

http://utahpolicy.com/featured_article/lawmakers-salazar-rescind-utah-wilderness-agreement

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

http://utahpolicy.com/featured_article/hatch-cap-and-trade-too-much-cost-not-enough-benefit

 

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

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/56934

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

http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/bal-md.gr.bay10nov10,0,2960746.story

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

http://in.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idINTRE5A85J820091109

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

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1109/29334.html

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

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1109/29329.html

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

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5273

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_fc16345a-32f4-5409-8751-b52bd017ef04.html

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

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/10/20091110biz-solarphoenix1110.html

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

http://www.standard.net/topics/business/2009/11/09/event-benefit-resort-town-fight

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13756926

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13753565

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13758496

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13758700

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13759465

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13758356

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/11/09/09climatewire-senate-climate-battle-shifts-onto-new-turf-83157.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/11/09/09greenwire-on-environmental-brink-haiti-scrambles-for-a-l-56869.html

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE5A84XO20091109

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE5A84FN20091109

72.  NCGA pushes for responsible and responsive watershed legislation—CattleNetwork 11/9/09

http://www.cattlenetwork.com/NCGA-Pushes-For-Responsible—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

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/Pueblo-living-gone-mod

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13750549

Commentary

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13779722

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

http://www.freep.com/article/20091112/OPINION05/911120365/1068/opinion/Should-yard-waste-go-into-landfills-again?-Yes.

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705343803/Editorial-Put-water-deal-on-hold.html

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13756765

 

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=238&sid=8553552

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13749221

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13749220

 

Roundup Tuesday November 10, 2009

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705336543/Scientist-Dinos-trampled-in-SE-Utah.html

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/966161.html

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

http://www.rgj.com/article/20091109/NEWS/911090324/1321/River-gets-its-bends-back

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

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

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

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_13747549

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/11/federal_judge_asked_to_end_yel.html

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/hg/index.ssf/2009/11/seriouswindows_get_a_serious_l.html

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

http://www.grist.org/

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

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125773125612937565.html?mod=rss_Politics_And_Policy

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/11/09/09climatewire-senate-climate-battle-shifts-onto-new-turf-83157.html

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8349760.stm

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8349797.stm

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/09/spain-national-record-power-windfarms

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/8349715.stm

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/09/india-pachauri-climate-glaciers

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13743986

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342942/Negotiators-role-in-Snake-Valley.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342901/Y-scientists-rip-lawmakers-on-climate.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342742/Diversion-rebuilt-on-Provo-River.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342944/Water-wars-in-Snake-Valley.html

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

http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20091108/OPINION01/91107010/1014/OPINION/Environment-art+mash-up+a+boon+to+open+lands

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

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/global/canada/69373272.html

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

http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_13734670?nclick_check=1

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

http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/dining/reviews/blog/2009/11/save_the_environment_eat_red_l.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/09/us/politics/09caucus.html?_r=1

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/08/MN211ADSQC.DTL

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342879/Utah-snail-no-longer-protected.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342884/USU-to-lead-geothermal-test-drilling.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/07/DDI91AF9CO.DTL

 

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

http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php/usnews/congress/2263-boxer-violates-senate-rules-for-qcap-and-tradeq-bill

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/06/AR2009110603919.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/07/MNGU1AGFU7.DTL

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

http://tvnz.co.nz/politics-news/nick-smith-s-poo-like-sold-3117706

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

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2009/11/06/110709_5a_roan.html

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

http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/bal-travel-parks1106,0,7632055.story

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

http://www.ogj.com/index/article-display/5555811117/articles/oil-gas-journal/general-interest-2/government/2009/11/gop-house_members.html

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

http://www.salon.com/books/int/2009/11/06/jonathan_safran_foer?source=newsletter

 

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hxuS9nD3ns654NRA6byKCBbGt8sQD9BPO8E00

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8344969.stm

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

http://www.euractiv.com/en/energy-efficiency/energy-performance-buildings-directive/article-187130

Commentary

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342739/Fuss-over-climate-change-is-cooling-off.html?pg=1

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

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/nov/08/clean-energy-bill-should-balanceenvironment/

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

http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/140111/group/Opinion/

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13730941

 

Roundup Friday November 6, 2009

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

http://www.hcn.org/issues/41.19/roadless-less

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13731566

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13733043

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342523/Nitrogen-pollution-worsening.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342742/Provo-River-diversion-reconstructed.html

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

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_e8bf996a-ca99-11de-b688-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_bbfab488-ca8e-11de-b3eb-001cc4c002e0.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120120902

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13724460

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342454/Ogden-to-wait-on-curbside-recycling.html

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

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8571899

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

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5259

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

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/69340852.html

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

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2009/11/05/20091105az-enviro1105.html

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-bennett-freeze5-2009nov05,0,6964296.story

 

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/06/business/06corn.html?_r=1&ref=us

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

http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20091105/greenrating05_st.art.htm

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/04/AR2009110404759.html

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

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/nov2009/2009-11-05-094.asp

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

http://www.eesti.ca/index.php?op=article&articleid=25851&lang=en

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342033/UN-talks-focus-cutting-emissions.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342105/Yellowstones-hidden-species-sought.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342205/Davis-to-get-recycling-drop-off-center.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342186/Salt-Lake-County-opposes-importing-N-waste.html?linkTrack=rss-30

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342074/Wilson-named-environmental-adviser-to-governor.html?linkTrack=rss-30

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342009/Council-hopes-to-suspend-water-talks.html?linkTrack=rss-30

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_8a019c28-5142-57ac-9144-2c8a22846808.html

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

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/capitol-briefing/2009/11/senate_democrats_ready_to_pass.html

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

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/04/obamas_year_of_energy_progress/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Alberta+oilsands+could+deliver+850B+royalties+2043+research+institute/2180411/story.html

 

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/04/DDN31ADA3S.DTL

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/03/AR2009110303575.html?hpid=opinionsbox1

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120087654

 

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

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-11/04/content_12385907.htm

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13704508

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341763/Merkel-calls-for-climate-change-deal.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341744/Africans-boycott-UN-climate-meetings.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341521/Meetings-to-detail-Snake-Valley-wells.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341637/Is-Great-Salt-Lake-dying.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341542/SLCC-receives-solar-energy-grant.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341746/House-panel-OKs-bill-to-ban-importing-foreign-N-waste.html?linkTrack=rss-30

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341820/EchoHawk-says-Obama-begins-new-era-with-tribes.html?linkTrack=rss-30

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

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20091103/NEWS/911039977/1077&ParentProfile=1058

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

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2009/11/03/110409_8a_oil_shale_comments.html

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_fdf0229a-90aa-5b8b-87db-6b7cbfab70e3.html

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

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_13699230

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

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_c31347ae-c880-11de-a7d6-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/03/20091103hopi.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120066031

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120049590

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120067722

 

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS137750+03-Nov-2009+PRN20091103

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/11/03/03climatewire-boxer-invites-epa-in-for-questions-about-cli-88855.html

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

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2009/11/03/110409_8a_oil_shale_comments.html

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

http://features.csmonitor.com/politics/2009/11/03/republican-senators-boycott-debate-of-climate-change-bill/

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssConsumerGoodsAndRetailNews/idUSL33602420091103

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

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-11-02/sustainability-advocates-slc-urban-chicken-proposal-too-restrictive/

 

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2009/11/sanyo_solar_plant_opens_with_o.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/business/energy-environment/03gore.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

 

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

http://features.csmonitor.com/environment/2009/11/02/arpa-e-%E2%80%93-are-its-energy-projects-crazy-or-revolutionary/

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

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Drayton+Valley+develops+biotechnology+park/2170261/story.html

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

http://allafrica.com/stories/200911030257.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114298495

 

Commentary

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

http://www.clippertoday.com/pages/full_story/push?article-PARTY+LINES-+Is+rising+disbelief+over+global+warming+alarming+or+good-%20&id=4340875-PARTY+LINES-+Is+rising+disbelief+over+global+warming+alarming+or+good-&instance=party

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

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/05/opinion/our_view/ourview01-11-05-09.txt

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

http://www.hcn.org/blogs/grange/all-science-is-political

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/opinion/03tue3.html?ref=todayspaper