Roundup Tuesday December 8, 2009

1.  Bisphenol A in aluminum cans may pose hormone risk—Joe, Teresa Graedon, DN 12/7/09

2.  Feds in Nevada mull plan to relocate mustangs—Martin Griffith, AP, DN 12/7/09

3.  Test drilling to proceed off Alaska—Dan Joling, AP, DN 12/7/09

4.  EPA:  Greenhouse gases endanger human health—Dina Cappiello, H. Josef Hebert, AP, DN 12/7/09

5.  Climate finale in Copenhagen is looking up—Arthur Max, AP, DN 12/7/09

6.  UN climate conference opens with pressure on US—Arthur Max, AP, DN 12/7/09

7.  Contaminated N.M. soil trucked into southern Colorado—AP, SLT 12/7/09

8.  NRDC:  Heavy beetle kill among whitebark pines—Mead Gruver, Casper Star-Tribune 12/7/09

9.  Comprehensive look 1st of its kind for sage grouse—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 12/7/09

10.  Wolf recovery at crossroads in the Southwest—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 12/7/09

11.  Environmental groups to ask US to crack down on state enforcements (Maryland)—Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun 12/7/09,0,680887.story

12.  EPA sets carbon crackdown—John M. Broder, The New York Times 12/7/09

13.  Climate talks in Copenhagen—Milepost or turning point?—Lisa Friedman, ClimateWire, The New York Times 12/7/09—-milepost-or-t-72987.html

14.  Harper says global recovery must precede environment (Canada)—Rob Delaney, 12/7/09

15.  Environment minister says India will reduce pollutants, but will not accept legally binding emission cuts at Copenhagen—Nilanjana Bhowmick, All Headline News 12/7/09

16.  Sheepman fighting to save flock—Lee Benson, DN 12/6/09

17.  Drive for geothermal power heats up on US campuses—Dinesh Ramde, DN 12/6/09

18.  Climate change protesters take to London streets—Jennifer Quinn, AP, DN 12/6/09

19.  Chinese wind power companies target global markets—Joe McDonald, AP, DN 12/6/09

20.  University of Utah’s long term climate plan to be eco-friendly—Maile Tua’one, Fox 13 Now 12/6/09,0,389094.story?track=rss

21.  Timber law becomes vast entitlement—Matthew Daly, Shannon Dininny, AP, The Seattle Times 12/6/09

22.  Battle over mountaintop mining slowly gains ground—Vicki Smith, AP, ABC News 12/6/09

23.  In face of skeptics, experts affirm climate peril—Andrew C. Revkin, John M. Broder, The New York Times 12/6/09

24.  UN says world closing in on greenhouse targets despite e-mail scandal—Arthur Max, Karl Ritter, AP 12/6/09

25.  ‘Dirty’ image puts Canada in climate doghouse at Copenhagen—Eric Reguly and Nathan Vanderklippe, Toronto Globe and Mail 12/6/09

26.  Bennett seeks to stall bill to ban nuclear waste—Lee Davidson, DN 12/5/09

27.  Idaho researcher braves wilds for Forest Service award—Holly Bowen, Moscow-Pullman Daily News, DN 12/5/09

28.  Formerly human-fed elk herd troubles Sun Valley neighborhood—Ariel Hansen, The Times-News, DN 12/5/09

29.  Giant sea turtle found on central California beach—Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle, DN 12/5/09

30.  Climate meeting on high—Ben Feller, Dina Cappiello, AP, DN 12/5/09

31.  Climate drama climax looks elusive in Copenhagen—Charles J. Hanley and Jan M. Olsen, AP, DN 12/5/09

32.  Kennedy discusses mercury ‘nightmare’—Judy Fahys, SLT 12/5/09

33.  New Jersey stands tall among states leading fight to solve global warming—Andy Lagomarsino, 12/5/09

34.  Opposition grows to Salazar’s wild horse plan—Martin Griffith, AP, The Seattle Times 12/5/09

35.  Climate summit prospects brighten—Ben Feller, Dina Cappiello, AP, 12/5/09

36.  Shale storm:  how an energy revolution in the United States is battering natural gas prices and squeezing Albertans—Lisa Schmidt, Calgary Herald 12/5/09

37.  Tradition, environment weigh in tree choice—Derek Spalding, Daily News, 12/5/09

38.  France to propose World Environment Organization at Copenhagen meeting—China View, Xinhua 12/5/09

39.  Utah Supreme Court rules against coal plant—Paul Foy, AP, DN 12/4/09

40.  Conservationists oppose Salt Lake City soccer site—Aaron Falk, DN 12/4/09

41.  The number:  50%–Cap and trade—DN, 12/4/09–2-Cap-and-trade.html

42.  Study:  Slowdown in warming last year not permanent—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, DN 12/4/09

43.  Beloved panda born at National Zoo headed to China—Brett Zongker, AP, DN 12/4/09

44.  Bennett blocks N-waste measure—Thomas Burr, SLT 12/4/09

45.  Eons of Utah history land on national registry—Judy Fahys, SLT 12/4/09

46.  Outdoor notebook:  Grants to fund wildlife habitat conservation projects—Brett Prettyman, SLT 12/4/09

47.  Tests:  Utah waters mussel-free—for now—Brett Prettyman, SLT 12/4/09

48.  Salt Lake City rolls out plan for downtown streetcars—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 12/5/09

49.  Justices deliver a blow to coal plant—Judy Fahys, SLT 12/4/09

50.  Some $600M to go to energy plants—AP, SLT 12/4/09

51.  Not-so-global-warming email scandal:  UN to probe climate e-mail leak—Raphael G. Satter, AP, SLT 12/4/09

52.  PETA crosses the line.  Again—Mary Elizabeth Williams, 12/4/09

53.  Canada won’t set climate targets before US, Prentice says—Theophilos Argitis, 12/4/09

54.  India offers to slow emissions—Rama Lakshmi, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer 12/4/09

55.  Chinese media take environment awareness mission to Copenhagen—China View, Xinhua 12/4/09

56.  March 15 trial set in bogus-bids DeChristopher case—DN, 12/3/09

57.  Holly Refinery upgrades expected to quiet flares—DN, 12/3/09

58.  Fears mount over giant carp reaching Great Lakes—Caryn Rousseau and John Flesher, AP, DN 12/3/09

59.  Paul McCartney takes meat-free Mondays to the EU—Robert Wielaard, AP, DN 12/3/09

60.  UK university to probe integrity of climate data—AP, DN 12/3/09

61.  Victims of Bhopal gas tragedy demand cleanup—Altaf Qadri, AP, DN 12/3/09

62.  Ted Turner gets OK for Yellowstone bison on ranch—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 12/3/09

63.  9th Circuit blocks Cortez Hills project—Adella Harding, Elko Daily Free Press (Nevada) 12/3/09

64.  Dams proposed in picturesque valleys—Linda Halstead-Acharya, The Billings Gazette (Montana) `12/3/09

65.  Feds:  Prairie dogs not endangered—Jeremy Pelzer, The Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 12/3/09

66.  Colorado study doubts green goals—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 12/3/09

67.  California utilities push for solar, wind and carbon-capture projects—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 12/3/09

68.  Global warming e-mails prompt Republican letter to EPA—Jim Tankersley, Alexander C. Hart, The Los Angeles Times 12/3/09,0,2224917.story

69.  An energy answer in the shale below?—Steven Mufson, The Washington Post 12/3/09

70.  Update 1-Precautions delay BP cleanup of Alaska oil spill—Reuters 12/3/09

71.  Environment minister raises spectre that Canada may have been targeted in climate data controversy—Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press, Winnnipeg Free Press 12/3/09

72.  Environmental groups demand update on Chile’s Copenhagen position—Jeremy Valeriote, The Santiago Times (Chile) 12/3/09

73.  India to slow carbon emissions growth by 20-25 pct—Muneeza Naqvi, Arthur Max, AP, Google News 12/3/09

74.  RI to expand oil palm estates amid environmental concerns—Riyadi Suparno, nani Afrida, The Jakarta Post 12/3/09

75.  FDA issues warning to Tyson in Texas—AP, DN 12/2/09

76.  Homeowner blames Spanish Fork flooding on clay—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 12/2/09

77.  Zion NP seeks volunteers for annual bird count—AP, SLT 12/2/09

78.  House says no to N-waste—Thomas Burr, SLT 12/2/09

79.  Utahns speak up on canyons’ management—Rosemary Winters, SLT 12/2/09

80.  Brit gardeners urged to go yellow, to be green—AP, SLT 12/2/09

81.  Utah’s population boom eases—KSL News 12/2/09

82.  How much can we really do about global warming?—Dan Bammes, KUER 12/2/09

83.  Matheson’s foreign nuke waste bill passes US house—Press Release, Jim Matheson, ABC4 News 12/2/09

84.  Bobby Kennedy Jr. speaks out on mercury contamination—Jenny Brundin, KUER 12/2/09

85.  Coalition gives ski areas environmental report card—Shane Benjamin, The Durango Herald 12/2/09

86.  Northern Rockies iconic species make new “hot list”—Deb Courson, Public News Service, NewWest.Net 12/2/09

87.  McCain presses Senate to act on mine land swap—Erin Kelly, The Arizona Republic 12/2/09

88.  Owens lake as a solar power plant?—Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times 12/2/09,0,1946554.story

89.  Elusive goal of greening US energy—Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times 12/2/09

90.  Japan official:  ‘Green tax’ needed on fossil fuels—USA Today 12/2/09

91.  SRK spreads awareness on need to protect environment—ANI, 12/2/09

92.  Trial set for man accused of bogus bidding—Emiley Morgan, DN 12/1/09

93. State officials say they didn’t endorse Utah Lake bridges—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 12/1/09

94.  Feds reject one Utah plan to clean up air—Judy Fahys, SLT 12/1/09

95.  Bogus bidder could have another defense—Christopher Smart, SLT 12/1/09

96.  Utah’s latest baby boom dwindles—Brandon Loomis, SLT 12/1/09

97.  Yellowstone approves plan for development—Brett French, Billings Gazette, SLT 12/1/09

98.  Grades are in, Park City passed—Andrew Kirk, The Park Record 12/1/09

99.  Monsanto, agencies sign cleanup pact for ID mines—John Miller, AP, Idaho Statesman 12/1/09

100.  Tahoe gets good grades for protecting the environment—Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette Journal 12/1/09

101.  EPA says it expects to raise amount of ethanol allowed in fuel blends to 15%–Matthew D. Wald, The New York Times 12/1/09

102.  Big utility to close 11 plants using coal—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 12/1/09

103.  Climatologist leaves post in inquiry over e-mail leaks—John M. Broder, The New York Times 12/1/09

104.  Activist at Utah oil auction to assert new defense—Paul Foy, AP, Google News 12/1/09


105.  Let’s keep energy money in the US—Jim Breitinger, DN 12/7/09

106.  Man is fueling holocaust of many other species—Jeff Corwin, Los Angeles Times 12/6/09

107.  Beware delusions on climate—George F. Will, Washington Post Writers Group, DN 12/6/09

108.  Blessings flow to, from Crossroads Urban Center—Shelley Barron, SLT 12/5/09

109.  Waste solution—Tribune Editorial, SLT 12/5/09

110.  Listening to thousands on the canyons’ future—Peter Corroon, SLT 12/5/09

111.  Clearing the air—Tribune Editorial, SLT 12/4/09

112.  A federal agency tries to hold on to what it’s built—Allen Best, Writers on the Range 12/2/09


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