Roundup Tuesday December 8, 2009

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349638/Bisphenol-A-in-aluminum-cans-may-pose-hormone-risks.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349775/Feds-in-Nevada-mull-plan-to-relocate-mustangs.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349834/Test-drilling-to-proceed-off-Alaska.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349771/EPA-Greenhouse-gases-endanger-human-health.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349700/Climate-finale-in-Copenhagen-is-looking-up.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349765/UN-climate-conference-opens-with-pressure-on-US.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13944478

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-local/article_4d02ddf5-8239-561f-9b7d-4dc666169db7.html

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

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_18fa72da-e2fa-11de-96c2-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_f0ca8c74-2d4b-5e4d-adf9-4ca4c8dbaf8f.html

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

http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/bal-md.gr.rivers07dec07,0,680887.story

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

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/07/epa-sets-carbon-crackdown/

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/12/07/07climatewire-climate-talks-in-copenhagen—-milepost-or-t-72987.html

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=aypC61AZIPec

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

http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7017195563

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349515/Sheepman-fighting-to-save-flock.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349595/Drive-for-geothermal-power-heats-up-on-US-campuses.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349474/Climate-change-protesters-take-to-London-streets.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349573/Chinese-wind-power-companies-target-global-markets.html

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

http://www.fox13now.com/news/kstu-uofu-long-term-climate-plan-eco-friendly,0,389094.story?track=rss

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

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2010439744_apusthepoliticsoftimber.html

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

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=9263301

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/07/science/earth/07climate.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13940052

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

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/climate-change/dirty-image-puts-canada-in-climate-doghouse-at-copenhagen/article1390657/

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349332/Bennett-seeks-to-stall-bill-to-ban-nuclear-waste.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349390/Idaho-researcher-braves-wilds-for-Forest-Service-award.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349391/Formerly-human-fed-elk-herd-troubles-Sun-Valley-neighborhood.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349305/Giant-sea-turtle-found-on-central-California-beach.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349347/Climate-meeting-on-high.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349385/Climate-drama-climax-looks-elusive-in-Copenhagen.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13935404

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

http://www.newjerseynewsroom.com/science-updates/new-jersey-stands-tall-among-states-leading-fight-to-solve-global-warming

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

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2010432489_apnvwildhorses1stldwritethrumovingsatforsun.html

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

http://www.salon.com/news/2009/12/05/obama_climate/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Shale+Storm+energy+revolution+United+States+battering+natural+prices+squeezing+Albertans/2307944/story.html

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

http://www.canada.com/Tradition+environment+weigh+tree+choice/2307602/story.html

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

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-12/05/content_12593165.htm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349160/Utah-Supreme-Court-rules-against-coal-plant.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349275/Conservationists-oppose-Salt-Lake-City-soccer-complex-site.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349031/The-Number-50–2-Cap-and-trade.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349142/Study-Slowdown-in-warming-last-year-not-permanent.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349087/Beloved-panda-born-at-National-Zoo-headed-to-China.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13920763

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13921238

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13910803

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13929185

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13930360

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13926690

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_13929260

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13925545

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

http://www.salon.com/mwt/broadsheet/feature/2009/12/04/peta_cross/index.html?source=newsletter

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=akHjYEUfq4.U&pos=9

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

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/world_us/78497917.html

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

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-12/04/content_12587607.htm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348768/March-15-trial-set-in-bogus-bids-DeChristopher-case.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348937/Holly-Refinery-upgrades-expected-to-quiet-flares.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348730/Fears-mount-over-giant-carp-reaching-Great-Lakes.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348817/Paul-McCartney-takes-Meat-Free-Mondays-to-EU.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348816/UK-University-to-probe-integrity-of-climate-data.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348802/Victims-of-Bhopal-gas-tragedy-demand-cleanup.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13916668

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

http://www.elkodaily.com/articles/2009/12/04/news/breaking_news/doc4b1893f3d7d26871055666.txt

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

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_5ec12f02-e09d-11de-bdbb-001cc4c002e0.html

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_e653af4b-b526-509a-ad72-b79250c321a1.html

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

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_13913735

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2009/12/solar-power-in-space.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-climate-emails3-2009dec03,0,2224917.story

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/02/AR2009120204305.html?hpid=topnews&sub=AR&sid=ST2009120204375

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0312962720091204?type=marketsNews

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

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/breakingnews/78466507.html

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

http://www.santiagotimes.cl/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17760:environmental-groups-demand-update-on-chiles-copenhagen-position-&catid=44:environmental&Itemid=40

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jth21JxDNEOXmMj21fVSHfiWprsgD9CC2J000

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

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2009/12/03/ri-expand-oil-palm-estates-amid-environmental-concerns.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348464/FDA-issues-warning-to-Tyson-in-Texas.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348575/Homebuilder-blames-Spanish-Fork-flooding-on-clay-soil.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13907401

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13909959

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13909502

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13909404

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

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8879436

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/1/1584166/KUER.Local.News/How.Much.Can.We.Really.Do.About.Global.Warming

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

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/state/story/Mathesons-foreign-nuke-waste-bill-passes-U-S-House/UtqtiiKEJE-_TkXeQoiY1w.cspx?rss=1451

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/1/1584372/KUER.Local.News/Bobby.Kennedy.Jr..Speaks.Out.On.Mercury.Contamination

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

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2009/12/02/Coalition_gives_ski_areas_environmental_report_card/

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

http://www.newwest.net/city/article/idaho_iconic_species_make_new_hot_list/C108/L108/

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

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/12/02/20091202copper1202.html

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-owenslake2-2009dec02,0,1946554.story

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/03/business/energy-environment/03greenjobs.html

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

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2009-12-02-japan-green-tax_N.htm

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

http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/SRK-spreads-awareness-on-need-to-protect-environment/548988/

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705348374/Trial-set-for-man-accused-of-bogus-oil-lease-bidding.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13903305

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13900848

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13900970

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13903648

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13899570

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

http://www.parkrecord.com/summit_county-business/ci_13902601

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/993177.html

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

http://www.rgj.com/article/20091201/NEWS/912010363/1321/news

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/02/business/energy-environment/02ethanol.html?adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1259755723-u5qUq+4NogFsKdMFpu0Sjw

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/02/business/energy-environment/02coal.html?ref=us

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/02/science/earth/02scientist.html?_r=1&ref=science

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gQ57gJPo7uVsEwipC2hTA0oWLRPwD9CANSFG0

Commentary

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349664/Lets-keep-energy-money-in-the-US.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349205/Man-is-fueling-holocaust-of-many-other-species.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705349206/Beware-delusions-on-climate.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13929418

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13929407

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13927287

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13929480

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13901495

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