Roundup Tuesday November 3, 2009

1.  Nevada meetings will detail water-study findings—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/2/09


2.  Tribes claim wind farm would destroy sacred ritual—Jay Lindsay, AP, Deseret News 11/2/09

3.  Climate delegates call on US for robust policy—Arthur Max, AP. Deseret News 11/2/09

4.  SLCC receives solar-energy grant—Wendy Leonard, SLT 11/2/09

5.  Scientists find patterns in Utah’s wet-dry cycles—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/2/09

6.  US Mag becomes a federal toxic emergency cleanup site—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/2/09


7.  Volunteers needed to track Utah’s rain, snow—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/2/09

8.  Expert explains how to ‘green’ older, inefficient buildings—Dylan Rivera, The Oregonian 11/2/09

9.  Death of elk No. 6 makes for quiet rut in YNP—Mead Gruver, AP, Helena Independent Record (Montana) 11/2/09

10.  Trout Unlimited:  Upper Colorado ‘on the brink’—Bob Berwyn, The Aspen Times 11/2/09

11.  Tribe’s environmental fight—Dennis Wagner, The Arizona Republic 11/2/09

12.  Yellowstone wolves shot that were part of study—The Denver Post 11/2/09

13.  Are organic dry cleaners really better for the environment?—Chanie Kirschner, San Louis Obispo Tribune 11/2/09


14.  Burning trash outdoors risks your health, environment—Joe Ebel, The Newark Advocate (Ohio) 11/2/09–environment


15.  The must-read solutions book by Al Gore—Joseph Romm, 11/2/09

16.  Last round of climate talks before Copenhagen—Arthur Max, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/2/09

17.  Climate bill faces hurdles in Senate—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 11/2/09


18.  Economy wins, environment loses?  Survey finds consumers now would rather make their homes prettier than energy-efficient—Reuters 11/2/09


19.  Sen. Inhofe and US Farm Bureau chief casually chat about destroying the climate bill—Tom Philpott, 11/2/09

20.  Prosecutors oppose DeChristopher’s defense—Geoff Liesik, Deseret News 11/1/09


21.  Colorado county copes with methane mystery—AP, Deseret News 11/1/ 09

22.  Funds dwindling to oversee Utah’s hazardous waste—Mike Stark, AP, Deseret News 11/1/09


23.  New trail to help nature lovers enjoy Farmington Bay—Tom Wharton, SLT 11/1/09

24.  Skier rescued from Summit County avalanche—AP, Vail Daily 11/1/09

25.  Albino bear moved to safety of Glacier—Jim Mann, Montana Daily Inter Lake 11/1/09

26.  Grizzlies home on range-again—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 11/1/09—again

27.  Cleaning dirty air risks costlier Arizona water—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 11/2/09

28.  Toxic waste trickles toward New Mexico’s water sources—Frank Clifford, Los Angeles Times 11/1/09,0,6423820.story


29.  Marijuana growers upend hard-luck California town—Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times 11/1/09,0,6540031.story?track=rss

30.  Green message:  Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education director discusses the state of the movement in the state—Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun 11/1/09,0,376318.story

31.  For fish survey, a current runs through it—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 10/31/09


32.  Colorado ski town could vote to legalize pot, bongs—Kristen Wyatt, AP, Deseret News 10/31/09

33.  Rock slide closes part of Alpine Loop—Lindsay Whitehurst, SLT 10/31/09

34.  Park City could soon be ‘idle free’—Christopher Smart, SLT 10/31/09

35.  Sledmaker on slippery slope with Silverton city hall—The Denver Post 10/31/09

36.  Portland-area builders shift to small, efficient homes—Ryan Frank, The Oregonian 10/31/09

37.  Members of congress ask Forest Service to hasten Mt. Hood land swap—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 10/31/09

38.  BLM plans to remove 2,500 wild horses in Nevada—AP, The Las Vegas Sun 10/31/09

39.  One of the world’s largest solar projects is planned near Cle Elum—Leah Beth Ward, Yakima Herald-Republic (Washington) 10/31/09

40.  A bid to cut emissions looks away from coal—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 10/31/09

41.  Debate flares on limits of nature and commerce in parks—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 10/31/09

42.  Volunteers respond quickly to oil spill—Justin Berton, Erin Allday, San Francisco Chronicle 10/31/09

43.  Udall widens push for nuclear plants—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 10/31/09

44.  Boxer, Kerry split work on climate-change bill—Jennifer A. Dloughy, Hearst Newspapers, San Francisco Chronicle 10/31/09

45.  Republicans to boycott climate bill markup—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 10/31/09

46.  Funding boost will upgrade Utah trails, rivers, visitor centers—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/30/09

47.  Prosecutors respond to DeChristopher defense—Jason Bergreen, SLT 10/30/09

48.  BLM moves to block bogus bids—Oil and Gas Journal 10/30/09

49.  945,000 acres protected from mining for 20 years—Mary Manning, Las Vegas Sun 10/30/09


50.  Interior blocks new mining to protect tortoise in southern Nev.—Patrick Reis, Greenwire, The New York Times 10/30/09


51.  Report argues for a decentralized system of renewable power generation—Jim Witkin, Green Inc., The New York Times 10/30/09

52.  How to have a green Halloween—Judy Lowe, Bright Green Blog, Christian Science Monitor 10/30/09


53.  Senate climate markup set for Tuesday but will any Republicans show?—Darren Samuelsohn, Climatewire, The New York Times 10/30/09

54.  DEC gets an earful on Marcellus shale fracking—Mid-Hudson News Network 10/29/09


55.  New strategies needed to monitor exposure to environmental carcinogens needed—Science Daily 10/29/09

56.  UN needs more muscle in environment fight:  Study—Alister Doyle, Reuters 10/29/09


57.  Toyota creates its own flower species to gobble harmful gases—Ariel Schwartz, Fast Company 10/27/09


58.  Draining groundwater not the answer—Chris Hoagstrom, Deseret News 11/2/09


59.  Devil’s bargain (nuke plant)—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/1/09

60.  Judge’s ruling on pipeline project should be appealed—Editorial, Las Vegas Review-Journal 11/1/09

61.  Nuclear treaty—St. George Spectrum 11/1/09


62.  Utah’s vital role in the nation’s natural gas development—Rasoul Sorkhabi, research professor, Energy and Geoscience Institute, University of Utah, SLT 10/31/09

63.  Nevada hold ‘em—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10/30/09

64.  Climate action shouldn’t wait ‘conclusive’ proof—Robert W. Adler, Professor, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, SLT 10/30/09



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