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

 

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