Roundup Friday November 6, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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



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