Roundup Tuesday November 3, 2009

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341521/Water-study-findings-to-be-detailed.html

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341467/Tribes-project-would-destroy-ritual.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341479/Climate-delegates-call-on-US.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341542/SLCC-receives-solar-energy-grant.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13681950

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13695889

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13682141

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

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

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

http://www.helenair.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_957b0366-c779-11de-9138-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20091102/NEWS/911029998/1077&ParentProfile=1058

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

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/02/20091102navajo1102.html

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

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_13691666

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

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/528/story/905873.html

 

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

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20091102/OPINION02/911020318/1014/OPINION/Burning-trash-outdoors-risks-your-health–environment

 

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

http://www.grist.org/article/the-must-read-solutions-book-by-al-gore/

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/02/MNPN1ADMG7.DTL

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/01/AR2009110102593.html?wprss=rss_politics

 

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS148258+02-Nov-2009+BW20091102

 

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-02-sen.-inhofe-farm-bureau-climate-bill/

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341067/DeChristopher-defense-challenged.html

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341431/Colorado-copes-with-methane.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341288/Funds-dwindling-to-oversee-Utahs-hazardous-waste.html?linkTrack=rss-30

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13690635

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

http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20091101/NEWS/911019999/1078&ParentProfile=1062

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

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_b8ffb682-c69e-11de-852c-001cc4c002e0.html

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

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20091101/NEWS01/911010301/-1/NEWS10/Grizzlies-home-on-range—again

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

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/01/20091101water-ngs1101.html

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-radiation-newmexico1-2009nov01,0,6423820.story

 

29.  Marijuana growers upend hard-luck California town—Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times 11/1/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-fi-dope-county1-2009nov01,0,6540031.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

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/bal-ar.mitchell01nov01,0,376318.story

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341034/Electrofishing-for-science.html

 

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341063/Ski-town-to-legalize-pot.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13685747

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13686428

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

http://www.denverpost.com/newsheadlines/ci_13681477

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2009/10/portland-area_builders_shift_t.html

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

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

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

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/oct/31/blm-plans-to-remove-2500-wild-horses-in-nv/

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

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2009/10/31/a-bright-idea

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/01/science/earth/01carbon.html?_r=1&ref=science

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/01/science/earth/01reyes.html?ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/31/MNK61AD4FR.DTL

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

http://www.denverpost.com/newsheadlines/ci_13681307

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/31/MND01AD31N.DTL

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

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/capitol-briefing/2009/10/rebuplicans_to_boycott_climate.html?hpid=news-col-blog

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13679893

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13681245

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

http://www.ogj.com/index/blogs/washington-pulse/blogs/OGJ/washington-pulse/post987_1369064349805530907.html

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

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/oct/30/945000-acres-protected-mining-20-years/

 

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/10/30/30greenwire-interior-blocks-new-mining-to-protect-tortoise-18559.html

 

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

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/30/report-argues-for-a-de-centralized-system-of-renewable-power-generation/

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

http://features.csmonitor.com/environment/2009/10/30/how-to-have-a-green-halloween/

 

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/10/30/30climatewire-senate-climate-markup-set-for-tuesday-but-wi-24178.html

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

http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2009/October09/29/natgas_ph-29Oct09.html

 

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

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/10/091028090521.htm

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE59S00X20091029

 

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

http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/ariel-schwartz/sustainability/toyota-creates-its-own-flower-species-gobble-harmful-gases?partner=rss

Commentary

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705341384/Draining-groundwater-not-the-answer.html

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13680398

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

http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/rewriting-nevada-water-law-68202662.html

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

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091101/OPINION/911010303/1014/OPINION/Nuclear+treaty

 

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13679763

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13680206

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13678483

 

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