Roundup Tuesday November 17, 2009

1.  Investigators to release video of refinery explosion—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344944/Refinery-video-to-be-released.html

2.  Herbert says no need to rush Snake Valley agreement—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344943/Gov-No-need-to-rush-Snake-Valley.html

3.  New Utah curriculum focuses on Indians—Wendy Leonard, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705333549/New-curriculum-focuses-on-Indians.html

4.  Holy smokes:  Kennecott smelter, Utah’s tallest man-made structure, to turn 35—Lynn Arave, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344771/Kennecott-smelter-turns-35.html

5.  USDA:  Number of Americans going hungry increases—Henry C. Jackson, AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344890/No-of-US-going-hungry-increases.html

6.  Food summit turns down UN funding appeal—Frances D’Emilio, AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344872/Food-summit-turns-down-appeal.html

7.  Not a climate treaty, but political deal possible—Jan M. Olsen, Arthur Max, AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344886/Climate-deal-possible.html

8.  Environmentalists:  Bluefin tuna quota too high—AP, Deseret News 11/16/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344892/Bluefin-tuna-quota-too-high.html

9.  Bogus bidder loses shot at global-warming defense—Robert Gehrke, SLT 11/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13801439

10.  Group works to get rid of invasive plant in Utah—AP, SLT 11/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13799560

11.  Wolf hunt shut down in Montana after quota filled—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 11/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13800856

12.  Groups file suit over Grand Canyon uranium mine—AP, SLT 11/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13801030

13.  Mustang roundup moratorium rejected—Martin Griffith, AP, SLT 11/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13795860

 

14.  Utah engineer develops method that may clean oil spills and contaminated soil—Eric Mortensen, The Oregonian 11/16/09

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

15. University library opens doors to Muir’s thoughts and experiences in letter collection—Abby Haight, The Oregonian 11//16/09

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

16.  Parks Service Jon Jarvis taps Idahoan for parks scientist—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 11/16/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/974714.html

17.  New antennas help track elusive salmon—Todd Dvorak, AP, Idaho Statesman 11/16/09

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/974717.html

 

18.  New nonprofit uses web to pressure Chevron—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 11/16/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/16/BUCM1AJM61.DTL

19.  One doctor’s quest to sound the alarm on ‘wind turbine syndrome’—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 11/16/09

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-16-nina-pierpont-quest-to-sound-the-alarm-on-wind-turbine-syndrome/

20.  Growing up green:  Breathing for two—Anna Fahey, Grist.org 11/16/09

http://www.grist.org/article/breathing-for-two/

21.  Palin’s book spreads falsehoods about clean energy legislation—Joseph Romm, Grist.org 11/16/09

http://www.grist.org/article/palins-book-spreads-falsehoods-about-clean-energy-legislation/

22.  Groups leap in for Northern Flying Squirrel—Sonya Angelica Diehn, Courthouse News Service 11/16/09

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/11/16/Groups_Leap_in_for_Northern_Flying_Squirrel.htm

 

23.  Agriculture:  Fighting hunger requires a climate deal—UN chief—Silvia Aloisi, Reuters, Greenwire 11/16/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/16/5/

24.  Weeks before Copenhagen, no Senate bill—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/16/09

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1109/29503.html

 

25.  Environment ministers seek to salvage UN climate deal—Wire Services, Deutsche Welle 11/16/09

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,4896477,00.html

 

26.  Leaders plan a ‘two-step’ environment deal—David Usborne, The Independent (London, UK) 11/16/09

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/leaders-plan-a-twostep-environment-deal-1821265.html

 

27.  Plastic chemicals ‘feminise boys’—BBC News 11/16/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8361863.stm

 

28.  Starvation ‘wiped out’ giant deer—Matt Walker, Earth News, BBC 11/16/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8362000/8362203.stm

 

29.  Greenpeace to take poverty focus—BBC News 11/16/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8362202.stm

 

30.  Meteor shower set to reach peak—BBC News 11/16/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8362959.stm

31.  Kaysville and UTA open 4.2 miles of trail—Joseph M. Dougherty, Deseret News 11/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344024/Kaysville-and-UTA-open-trail.html

32.  Suspended University of Idaho professor repeats sheep claims in journal—John Miller, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344764/Prof-repeats-sheep-claims.html

33.  Hawaii’s famed white sandy beaches shrinking—Audrey McAvoy, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344571/Hawaiis-beaches-shrinking.html

34.  Kenya harvest is example of reversing food shortage—Tom Maliti and Ariel David, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344526/Reversing-food-shortage-in-Kenya.html

35.  UN food chief on hunger strike ahead of summit—Nicole Winfield, AP, Deseret News 11/15/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344525/UN-food-chief-on-hunger-strike.html

36.  Bridge over Utah Lake?  Support is scarce—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 11/16/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13793302

37.  Bioneers talk renewable energy—Emilie H. Wheeler, The Herald Journal [Logan] 11/15/09

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/15/news/news02-11-15-09.txt

38.  Envision Cache Valley meeting at BATC—Charles Geraci, The Herald Journal [Logan] 11/15/09

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/15/news/news03-11-15-09.txt

39.  Environmentalists want Snowbird owner to abandon proposed coal mine—Maile Tua’one, Fox 13 Now 11/15/09

http://www.fox13now.com/news/kstu-environmentalists-want-snowbird-abandon-coal-,0,3254324.story?track=rss

40.  Federal agency settles environmentalists’ wolf lawsuit—Sue Major Holmes, AP, The Durango Herald 11/15/09

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2009/11/15/Federal_agency_settles_environmentalists_wolf_lawsuit/

41.  Ore. pot season reveals more environmental damage—Richard Cockle, The Corvalis Gazette-Times (Oregon) 11/15/09

http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/state-and-regional/article_4878498a-8917-5907-9ed8-2711555f7687.html

 

42.  Bins at the ready:  Today is “America Recycles Day”—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 11/15/09

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

43.  Nature’s forecast for winter weather—Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle 11/15/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/15/SPRH1AJHMT.DTL

44.  Alaska fights to reverse polar bear listing—Dan Joling, AP, The Seattle Times 11/15/09

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2010279167_apuspolarbearpolitics.html

45.  Five places:  As green as it gets—Eliza Hussman, San Francisco Chronicle 11/15/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/15/TRJ71ABQRP.DTL

 

46.  Lesson to be learned from deforestation—Thomas Maugh II, Los Angeles Times 11/15/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/15/MN6O1AE200.DTL

47.  Distinctly green:  PAUS bags help environment in several ways—Debra Atlas, The Record Searchlight (Redding, CA) 11/15/09

http://www.redding.com/news/2009/nov/15/distinctly-green-paus-bags-help-environment-in/

48.  So you want a green career?—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 11/15/09

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cover-greenjobs15-2009nov15,0,4846377.story

49.  UL backs national push to recycle [America Recycles Day 2009]—Staff Reports, The Advertizer.com 11/15/09

http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20091115/NEWS01/911150305

50.  Maryland reduces carbon dioxide emissions—Christy Goodman, The Washington Post 11/15/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/13/AR2009111304789.html

51.  A hybrid that’s more about style than the environment—Warren Brown, The Washington Post 11/15/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/13/AR2009111302851.html

52.  Obama hobbled in fight against global warming—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/15/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/16/science/earth/16climate.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

53.  France, Brazil set common goals for Copenhagen climate change summit—The Times of India 11/15/09

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/France-Brazil-set-common-goals-for-Copenhagen-climate-change-summit/articleshow/5231865.cms

54.  3.2 quake shakes central Utah—Joe Bauman, Deseret News 11/14/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344401/32-quake-shakes-central-Utah.html

55.  Judge says seals may stay at California cove—AP, Deseret News 11/14/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344420/Judge-says-seals-may-stay.html

56.  Bam-boo! It’s really not an instant nightmare—Debbie Arrington, McClatchy Newspapers, Deseret News 11/14/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344472/Bamboo-not-an-instant-nightmare.html

57.  Global warming:  Carbon dioxide emissions increasing in Montana, group reports—Mike Dennison, The Missoulian 11/14/09

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1a516d56-d0e3-11de-a5f8-001cc4c002e0.html

58.  Protecting environment worth trillions to economy, UN report—Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service, The Vancouver Sun 11/14/09

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Protecting+environment+worth+trillions/2223600/story.html

59.  Spider ‘smuggler’ named by police—BBC News 11/14/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8360438.stm

60.  France, Brazil unveil policy for climate conference:  Sarkozy—Philippe Alfroy, AFP, Google News 11/14/09

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iRz8fhnecr4bOIFSmT8zh-O-6Wgg

61.  Judge wants to send message in mink-raid case—Emiley Morgan, Deseret News 11/13/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344027/Judge-to-send-message-in-mink-case.html

62.  Report:  Terrain, brush to blame in huge wildfire—Michael R. Blood, AP, Deseret News 11/13/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344210/Terrain-brush-to-blame-in-wildfire.html

63.  Interior designers:  Many ways to cut energy costs—Melissa Rayworth, AP, Deseret News 11/13/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344167/Many-ways-to-cut-energy-costs.html

64.  Silver Eagle shuts down—Maria Villasenor, Jason Bergreen, SLT 11/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13782878

65.  Montana city official:  EPA must pay for lost buildings—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 11/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13780776

66.  Urban-farming conference scheduled Monday—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 11/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13782757

67.  Taking stock of what’s still wild on the Wasatch—Brandon Loomis, SLT 11/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13783368

68.  Drop in Nevada carbon dioxide emissions reported—AP, San Jose Mercury News 11/13/09

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_13780913?nclick_check=1

69.  World’s largest landfill scrapped by 9th Circuit—Sonya Angelica Diehn, Courthouse News Services 11/13/09

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/11/13/World_s_Largest_Landfill_Scrapped_by_9th_Circuit.htm

70.  The future of corn on a hot planet—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 11/13/09

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/13/future_of_corn/index.html?source=newsletter

71.  Brazil:  Deforestation down, carbon emission cuts up—Gabriel Elizondo, The Americas Blog, Alzazeera.net 11/13/09

http://blogs.aljazeera.net/americas/2009/11/13/brazil-deforestation-down-carbon-emission-cuts

72.  Deforestation in the Amazon reaches lowest levels ever recorded in 2009—Press Release, Secretariat for Social Communication of the Presidency of Brazil, PR Newswire 11/12/09

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/deforestation-in-the-amazon-reaches-lowest-levels-ever-recorded-in-2009-69902387.html

 

Commentary

73.  Climate:  A question of justice—Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8362831.stm

74.  Climate bill needs to help save rainforests—Thomas Friedman, The New York Times, Deseret News 11/14/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705344318/Climate-bill-to-save-rainforests.html

75.  Climate science and honesty—Roy W. Spencer, climatologist, SLT 11/14/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13781987

76.  Marcellus shale drilling is biggest threat to Pennsylvania wilds—Robert Pennell, Secretary of Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited, The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA) 11/14/09

http://www.pennlive.com/editorials/index.ssf/2009/11/marcellus_shale_drilling_is_bi.html

 

77.  Legislator not persuaded by ‘scientific consensus’—Chris Herrod, R-N. Provo, Utah House of Representatives, SLT 11/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13783019

78.  Animal exploitation or vital research?—Peg McEntee, SLT 11/13/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13784234

 

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