Roundup Friday November 13, 2009

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

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

3.  Nuclear scars:  Tainted water runs beneath Nevada desert—Ralph Vartabedian, The Los Angeles Times 11/13/09,0,3038881.story

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29.  EPA study says mercury-tainted fish found in 49% of US lakes and reservoirs—Jim Esfstathiou Jr., Bloomberg News, Chicago Tribune 11/11/09,0,386594.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

54.  US calls for more action to restore Chesapeake Bay—Timothy B. Wheeler, Baltimore Sun 11/10/09,0,2960746.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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


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

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

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



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