Roundup Friday November 20, 2009

1.  Radioactive waste contaminating Canadian water supply:  Report—Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service, National Post (Canada) 11/20/09

2.  Burning peat in Borneo pollutes the atmosphere—Andrew Higgins, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle 11/20/09

3.  Ecologist questions logging as a response to beetles—Eve Byron, Helena Independent Record 11/20/09

4.  Nuke plant progresses:  Elmore County to draft comprehensive-plan changes—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 11/20/09

5.  Canyon officials to tackle warming—Cyndy Cole, Arizona Daily Sun 11/20/09

6.  Pennsylvania residents sue over gas drilling—Jon Hurdle, Reuters, KUER 11/20/09

7.  Utah lake toll bridge proposal angers environmentalists—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 11/20/09

8.  House advances bill to ban foreign nuke waste—Thomas Burr, SLT 11/20/09


9.  Problem that caused huge Wyoming refinery spill happened before—Mead Gruver, AP, SLT 11/20/09


10.  Bison get more tolerance in Montana, but fix elusive—AP, SLT 11/20/09


11.  Wyoming study examines lead ingestion in eagles—AP, SLT 11/20/09


12.  Committee approves ban on foreign waste to Utah—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 11/20/09

13.  Scientists baffled by global warming’s time out—Gerald Traufetter, Der Spiegel, 11/19/09

14.  Senate panel debates offshore drilling—Siobhan Hughes, The Wall Street Journal 11//19/09

15.  Companies ranked on efforts to cut emissions—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 11/19/09

16.  Study:  Oceans less efficient at absorbing CO2—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle 11/19/09

17.  Many Colorado water waivers revoked after taint—David Olinger, The Denver Post 11/19/09

18.  Idaho extends wolf hunt 3 more months—AP, Idaho Statesman 11/19/09

19.  One town’s efforts to rebuild green—Jennifer Napier-Pearce, KUER 11/19/09

20.  DeChristopher lawyer says “We are not dead yet!”—Ross Becker, ABC4News Salt Lake City 11/19/09

21.  Utah auction draws few oil and gas drillers—Paul Foy, AP, KSL Newsradio 11/19/09

22. City OKs use of eminent domain/Land to be used for Ogden River Redevelopment Project area—Roy Burton, Ogden Standard-Examiner 11/19/09

23.  Feds back removal of 5M pounds of Utah lake carp—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 11/19/09

24.  Environmental groups move to stop strip mine—Mark Havnes, SLT 11/19/09

25.  EPA wants to get more lead out of the air—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/19/09

26.  Energy efficiency hot issue—Jasen Lee, DN 11/19/09

27.  Judge links negligence to Katrina flooding—AP, DN 11/19/09

28.  Huge flash in the night may have been meteor—Lynn Arave, DN 11/19/09

29.  Lindon company recalls freeze-dried meat products over lack of inspection—Lois M. Collins, DN 11/19/09

30.  Removal of carp in Utah Lake endorsed by federal agency—Sara Lenz, DN 11/19/09

31.  Industry analysis says Utah oil, gas leases should be reinstated—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 11/19/09

32.  Group fights phragmites at Utah Lake—Sara Lenz, DN 11/19/09

33.  Group challenges state-issued strip-mining permit—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 11/19/09

34.  Environmental concerns over Utah Lake bridge discussed—Sara Lenz, DN 11/19/09

35.  Environment ministers resigned to political deal, full treaty in 2010—RTT News 11/18/09

36.  Storm over the Chamber—John M. Broder, The New York Times 11/18/09

37.  Senate bill would require E. Coli testing—Michael Moss, The New York Times 11/18/09

38.  Talk of plan B—a power plant only climate bill—emerges in Senate—Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire, The New York Times 11/18/09—-a-power-plant-only-climate-b-53083.html

39.  US, China may come to talks with emission-reduction goals—Juliet Eilperin, Steven Mufson, The Washington Post 11/18/09

40.  No agreement on emissions cuts—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/18/09

41.  China leads rise in global pollution despite recession—Seth Borenstein, AP, The Denver Post 11/18/09

42.  A 3,700-year old bristlecone pine cannot lie—Andrew Leonard, 11/18/09

43.  Clean, green…Texas?—Andrew Leonard, 11/18/09

44.  San Bernardino County supervisor opposes solar energy project in Mojave Desert—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 11/18/09,0,4549493.story

45.  EPA, BLM dispute slows progress on Superfund site cleanup near Roseburg—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 11/18/09

46.  Video of meteor flash—Dan Bammes, KUER 11/18/09

47.  UN:  Fight climate change with free condoms—Maria Cheng, AP, SLT 11/18/09

48.  Court weighs fate of Utah coal mine—Keith Coffman, SLT 11/18/09

49.  Magnesium firm, feds battle in appeals court—Keith Coffman, SLT 11/18/09

50.  SLC commission gives nod to pet crematorium—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 11/18/09

51.  Salt Lake City puts recycling bins along Jordan River—SLT 11/18/09

52.  Utah Farm Bureau membership hits high—AP, SLT 11/18/09

53.  Oops, it’s a boy:  Zoo tortoise reveals mistaken identity—AP, SLT 11/18/09

54.  Hogle Zoo opens new health-care center—Lynn Arave, DN 11/18/09

55.  Climate change and you—Julian Graff, The Guardian (UK) 11/17/09

56.  Where can I juice up my ride?—Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post 11/17/09

57.  Environment or economy?  Obama’s balancing act—Don Gonyea, NPR 11/17/09

58.  In Senate, coal fuels climate deals—Lisa Lerer, Politico 11/17/09


59.  EPA, Florida agree to limit fertilizer, animal waste in state waters—Environment News Service 11/17/09

60.  Green Wave Energy is trying to turn wind power market on its axis—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 11/17/09,0,7969097.story

61.  Wolverine settles in Colorado; more may follow—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 11/17/09

62.  State forester, Schweiter look to put pine beetle in Western governors’ sights—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 11/17/09

63.  13 restaurants enter fray over wild Alaska salmon—Mary Pemberton, AP, The Seattle Times 11/17/09

64.  Sen. Specter talks about the environment—Eileen Faust, The Pottstown Mercury (Pennsylvania) 11/17/09

65.  Idaho Gov. Otter objects to listing slickspot peppergrass as threatened—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 11/17/09

66.  Montana shuts down wolf hunt—Kalispell Daily Interlake 11/17/09

67.  Lawsuit wants uranium mine on Strip halted—Cyndy Cole, Arizona Daily Sun 11/17/09

68.  Bishop:  Environmental rules impeding border security—Thomas Burr, SLT 11/17/09

69.  EPA offers grants for environmental justice projects—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/17/09

70.  Bountiful struggling to deal with suburban deer—Maria Villasenor, Tom Wharton, SLT 11/17/09


71.  Energy Dept. walks the walk with smart building—Judith Kohler, AP, DN 11/17/09

72.  Critics say UN food summit wasteful, ineffective—Ariel David, Frances D’Emilio, AP, DN 11/17/09

73.  Led by China, carbon pollution up despite economy—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 11/17/09

74.  Denmark seeks specific pledges at climate talks—Jan M. Olsen, AP, Deseret News 11/17/09

75.  Poll:  Sometimes it isn’t easy being green—H. Josef Hebert, AP, Deseret News 11/17/09

76.  Conference touts locally grown foods—Arthur Raymond, Deseret News 11/17/09

77.  Endangered fish released in Virgin River—Deseret News 11/17/09

78.  U. students protest animal testing—Wendy Leonard, Deseret News 11/17/09

79.  ‘No rush’ on Snake Valley—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 11/17/09

80.  Judge rejects DeChristopher’s ‘necessity defense’—Emiley Morgan, Deseret News 11/17/09


81.  Paying extra for green power, and getting ads instead—Kate Galbraith, The New York Times 11/16/09

82.  No ‘Choice of Evils’ defense in oil lease case, judge rules—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 11/16/09

83.  Top 4 energy and environment untruths in Sarah Palin’s ‘Going Rogue’—Brian Merchant, 11/16/09

84.  Interior, Forest Service buy key private land holdings—David Frey, 11/16/09

85.  Utah farms taking root in Salt Lake County—Jennifer Napier-Pearce, KUER 11/16/09



86.  Wild Cards:  What we’re really doing by reintroducing wolves—George Sibley, Missoula Independent 11/19/09

87.  What deniers of climate change really believe—Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, SLT 11/18/09

88.  Trying to catch the wind—Deseret News Editorial, DN 11/17/09



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