Monthly Archives: January 2010

Roundup Friday January 29,2010

1.  Government told to cut own greenhouse gases 28 percent—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005665/Government-told-to-cut-own-greenhouse-gases-28-percent.html

2.  Death count up to 22 in Nevada wild horse roundup—AP, DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005664/Death-count-up-to-22-in-Nevada-wild-horse-roundup.html

3.  Utahns urged to take ‘Clean Air Challenge’—Aaron Falk, DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005670/Utahns-urged-to-take-Clean-Air-Challenge.html

4.  13 countries agree plan to save wild tigers—Michael Casey, AP, DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005610/13-countries-agree-plan-to-save-wild-tigers.html

5.  Conservation group threatens EPA suit—DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005567/Conservation-group-threatens-EPA-suit.html

6.  Panel greenlights easier natural-gas conversion for cars—Brandon Loomis, SLT 1/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14295447

7.  Senators skeptical of proposal to open HOV lanes—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 1/29/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-01-29/senators-skeptical-of-proposal-to-open-hov-lanes/

8.  Permitting Process:  State high court deals setback to pipeline proposal for Southern Nevada—Henry Brean, Las Vegas Review Journal 1/29/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/state-high-court-deals-setback-to-pipeline-proposal-for-southern-nevada-83014557.html

9.  Forest to limit drilling (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 1/29/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5574

10.  Wolf numbers hold steady—Matthew Brown, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/29/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_d2206d20-10d0-5005-8cee-e5d595d7dd7e.html

11.  Environmental group sues California to halt logging—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 1/29/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-clear-cutting29-2010jan29,0,3955258.story

12.  US formalizes pledge on cutting greenhouse gases—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 1/29/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-climate29-2010jan29,0,6818187.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fnews%2Fnationworld%2Fnation+(L.A.+Times+-+National+News)

13.  Navy sued to halt training near endangered whales—Russ Bynum, AP, DN 1/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361778/Navy-sued-to-halt-training-near-endangered-whales.html

14.  Feds’ offer of new oil shale leases net 3 takers—Judith Kohler, AP, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14285801

15. State poised to evaluate Utah Lake bridge proposal—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14289816

16.  Zoo zebras die; cause unknown—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14287577

17.  Artifacts suspect seeking plea deal—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14289840

18.  BYU scientists cool to the idea of face-off—Judy Fahys, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14290230

19.  Ruling may sink Snake Valley water deal—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14289235

20.  Utahns speak with one voice:  No water deal—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14289898

21.  UTA proposes more service cuts—KSL Newsradio 1/28/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9491967

22.  Utah cities top list of nation’s worst air-again—Dan Metcalf Jr., ABC 4 News 1/28/10

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/state/story/Utah-cities-top-list-of-nations-worst-air-again/SjwSjOpMWkKxBIMGLxhJ-A.cspx?rss=1451

23.  Huge growth projected along Wasatch Front—KSL Newsradio 1/28/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9500239

24.  Frank Schiavo, San Jose State’s ‘green’ pioneer, dead at 70—Lisa Fernandez, San Jose Mercury News (California) 1/28/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_14287815

25.  G&F sends 17 more elk to slaughter (Wyoming)—Cat Urbigkit, Casper Star-Tribune 1/28/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_4158f382-5ceb-5971-ba85-3cf6c8c088a9.html

26.  Pitkin County joins Aspen in adopting stiffer energy code (Colorado)—Janet Urquhart, The Aspen Times 1/28/10

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20100128/NEWS/100129780/1077&ParentProfile=1058

27.  Radio-collar lynx poached in Summit County (Colorado)—Howard Pankratz, The Denver Post 1//28/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14288576

28.  Supe fires new volley in S.F. bag wars—C.W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle 1/28/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/28/BA4P1BOFFK.DTL&tsp=1

29.  Leonardo DiCaprio uses social networking to lobby for the environment—Suzanne Zuckerman, People Magazine 1/28/10

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20340155,00.html

30.  Russian town see choice between jobs, environment—ABC News 1/28/10

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=9687811

31.  EPA crackdown on mountaintop coal mining criticized as contradictory—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 1/28/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/27/AR2010012704588.html

32.  New panel will study disposal of waste—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 1/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/29/science/earth/29waste.html?ref=todayspaper

33.  Utah Legislature:  Divided senate panel approves tamer version of wolf measure—Josh Smith, DN 1/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361253/Utah-Legislature-Divided-Senate-panel-approves-tamer-version-of-wolf-measure.html

34.  Utahns voice opposition to depleted uranium storage—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 1/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361246/Utahns-voice-opposition-to-depleted-uranium-storage.html

35.  BYU making worms more deadly to help farmers—Sara Israelsen-Hartley, DN 1/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361485/BYU-making-worms-more-deadly-to-help-farmers.html

36.  PETA:  Replace to replace Punxsatawney Phil with robotic groundhog—AP, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14277690

37.  More states require ‘green’ cleaning products—Ryan J. Foley, AP, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14277474

38.  Bill would keep Utah canals’ hazards a secret—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14279818\

39.  Lawmakers want to legalize backyard rainwater use—Brandon Loomis, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14281235

40.  Land purchased from state expands nature preserve—Mark Havnes, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14281238

41.  Sandy-U line on track for big cuts—Maria Villasenor, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14280724

42.  DeChristopher trying to show he was singled out—Rosemary Winters, SLT 1/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14273131

43.  Land for SLC urban dwellers—Austen Diamond, Salt Lake City Weekly 1/27/10

http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-10343-land-for-slc-urban-dwellers.html

44.  UDOT fights measure to open HOV lanes—Andrew Adams, KSL Newsradio 1/27/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9480599

45.  Lawmakers discussing options to make Utah canals safer—John Daley, KSL Newsradio 1/27/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9486132

46.  More women will try to be green in 2010—Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio 1/27/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9481376

47.  Watered down wolf management bill clears committee—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 1/27/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-01-27/watered-down-wolf-management-bill-clears-committee/

48.  Iron County passes wind ordinance (Utah)—Jennifer Weaver, St. George Spectrum 1/27/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100127/NEWS01/100127001/1002/Iron-County-passes-wind-ordinance

49.  Baking soda producer seeking oil shale lease—Dennis Webb, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 1/27/10

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2010/01/27/012810_5a_Natural_Soda_shale.html

50.  Officials critical of BLM’s secrecy (Wyoming)—Ruffin Prevost, The Billings Gazette 1/27/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_1cfc158a-0bce-11df-80ba-001cc4c002e0.html

51.  Bighorn sheep in Rock Creek latest hit by fatal pneumonia outbreak (Montana)—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 1/27/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_28cee718-0ad2-11df-b5b9-001cc4c03286.html

52.  Xcel’s Pueblo plant faces stiffer limits on mercury—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 1/27/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_14274031?source=email

53.  Portland-Seattle Amtrak gets $598 million economic boost on Thursday—Dylan Rivera, The Oregonian 1/27/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/01/portland-seattle_amtrak_gets_5.html

54.  Proposed legislation would restrict Ecology in banning wells—David Lester, Yakima Herald-Republic (Washington State) 1/27/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/01/27/01-28-10-well-hearing-dl

55.  EPA to investigate cluster of birth defects in Kettleman City, Calif.—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 1/27/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toxic27-2010jan27,0,2517849.story?track=rss

56.  S.E.C. adds climate risk to disclosure list—John M. Broder, The New York Times 1/27/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/28/business/28sec.html?ref=todayspaper

57.  Algae as biofuel still rough around the edges—Rachel Ehrenberg, Science News, US News and World Report 1/27/10

http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/01/27/algae-as-biofuel-still-rough-around-the-edges.html

58.  Fertility in women may be affected by flame retardant exposure—Jason Ramsey, TopNews 1/27/10

http://topnews.us/content/210346-fertility-women-may-be-affected-flame-retardant-exposure

59.  Great Salt Lake Bird Festival events announced—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 1/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361268/Great-Salt-Lake-Bird-Festival-events-announced.html

60.  Citing possible prison time, DWR boss speaks out against wolf-removal bill—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14272695

61.  Panel advances opening of highway express lanes—Brandon Loomis, SLT 1/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14272841

62.  Public largely critical of depleted uranium disposal—Judy Fahys, SLT 1/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14275000

63.  Utah regulators want public input on nuclear storage—Fox 13 News 1/26/10

http://www.fox13now.com/news/kstu-utah-regulators-want-public-input-nuclear-sto,0,6402400.story?track=rss

64.  Tapeworm in wolves causes stir, but biologists say there’s little to fear—Daniel Person, Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Montana) 1/26/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2010/01/27/news/400wolvestapeworms.txt

65.  Justices to hear appeal on Roundup Ready alfalfa seed—Tom Lutey, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 1/26/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_7491faae-0b00-11df-b8ec-001cc4c03286.html

66.  Courts as Battlefields in Climate Fights—John Schwartz, The New York Times 1/26/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/27/business/energy-environment/27lawsuits.html?ref=todayspaper

67.  Advocates of climate bill scale down their goals—John M. Broder, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 1/26/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/27/science/earth/27climate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

68.  Investors target Marcellus Shale drillers—Anna Driver, Reuters 1/26/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60P5P620100126

69.  Would Obama’s spending freeze hit energy and environment programs?—Brian Merchant, Treehugger.com 1/26/10

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/01/obama-spending-freeze-energy-environment.php

70.  Target Drops all farmed salmon from stores—Andrea Chang, Los Angeles Times, The Vancouver Sun 1/26/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/Target+drops+farmed+salmon+from+stores/2487756/story.html

71.  Interior chief Salazar’s first year a gusher of controversy—Michael Riley, The Denver Post 1/24/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14256364?source=email

Commentary

72.  ‘Climategate’ and disbelief:  Go buy a cooler—Gwynne Dyer, SLT 1/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14288623

73.  Obama short on environmental issues—Cindy Letchworth, The Huffington Post 1/28/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cindy-letchworth/obama-short-on-environmen_b_440438.html

74.  Our communities should focus more on air quality—Eric deVita, St. George Spectrum (Utah) 1/28/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100128/OPINION/1280302/1014/OPINION/Our+communities+should+focus+more+on+air+quality

75.  Haiti’s tragedy belongs to the environment—Stephan Faris, GlobalPost 1/28/10

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/100127/haiti-earthquake-environment

76.  Global warming just a scientific hypothesis at this point—John Duncan, St. George Spectrum (Utah) 1/27/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100127/OPINION/1270330/1014/OPINION/Global+warming+just+a+scientific+hypothesis+at+this+point

77.  Lift the regulatory burden on B.C.’s mining industry—Editorial, The Vancouver Sun 1/26/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Lift+regulatory+burden+mining+industry/2485438/story.html

78.  Recession slows need for new energy leases—Thomas Power, Writers on the Range, SLT 1/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14272642

79.  Energy Plan—Editorial, SLT 1/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14273669

80.  Going to the well too often—Laura Zeimer, Trout Unlimited, NewWest.net 1/22/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/going_to_the_well_too_often/C41/L41/

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Roundup Tuesday January 26, 2010

1.  Davis residents upset about proposed express bus cuts—Laura Hancock, DN 1/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359768/Davis-residents-upset-about-proposed-express-bus-cuts.html

2.  1,271 tiny earthquakes shake Yellowstone—AP, DN 1/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361119/1271-tiny-earthquakes-shake-Yellowstone.html

3.  Politics ensnares Idaho water bill—Erika Bolstad, The Idaho Statesman 1/26/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/1055764.html

4.  Mystery surrounds fate of sage grouse:  Agencies could list bird by next month (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 1/26/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/special-section/local/strain-of-survival/article_263dbdf3-9de5-5cbd-8cd1-6e2743d58d40.html

5.  Too controversial to change:  Critics push ways to improve the ESA, but politics block major reform (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 1/26/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/special-section/local/strain-of-survival/article_caab649d-2997-5795-a416-b05da793aaa9.html

6.  Rehberg touts wilderness ‘phase in’ (Montana)—Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard 1/26/10

http://www.mtstandard.com/articles/2010/01/26/area/hjijjihdjhhhga.txt

7.  Environment:  Seattle Tilth—KiroTV.com (Seattle) 1/26/10

http://www.kirotv.com/community/19476014/detail.html

8.  Sequestration plant study goes public—Jeff Gearino, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/26/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_e47faf4d-5262-5624-8f91-5cad833547a3.html

9.  Turning down the heat caused by meat with Peter Singer—Grist.org 1/26/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-01-25-turning-down-the-heat-caused-by-meat-with-peter-singer/

10.  If polls say ‘yes’ to a climate bill, why do lawmakers say ‘maybe’?—Alex Kaplun, ClimateWire, The New York Times 1/26/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/01/26/26climatewire-if-polls-say-yes-to-a-climate-bill-why-do-la-41121.html

11.  Wind power grows 39% for the year—Jad Mouawad, The New York Times 1/26/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/business/energy-environment/26wind.html?ref=todayspaper

12.  Methane causes vicious cycle in global warming—Richard Harris, NPR 1/26/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122638800&sc=emaf

13.  IPCC denies newspaper claim that it overstated costs of natural disasters—James Randerson, The Guardian (UK) 1/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/26/ipcc-natural-disasters-climate-change

14.  WWF nets Marks & Spencer commitment to sustainable fishing—Rebecca Smithers, The Guardian (UK) 1/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/26/wwf-marks-spencer-fishing

15.  Chinese legal experts call for ban on eating cats and dogs—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 1/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/26/dog-meat-china

16.  Green River nuclear power proposal sparks big questions—Christopher Smart, SLT 1/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14259857

17.  More melamine-tainted milk products found in China—AP, DN 1/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360902/More-melamine-tainted-milk-products-found-in-China.html

18.  Nuclear foe targets Utah senators in test ban fight—Paul Koepp, DN 1/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360823/Nuclear-foe-targets-Utah-senators-in-test-ban-fight.html

19.  Feds drowning in demand for nuclear power licenses—Judy Pasternak, McClatchy Newspapers, Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 1/25/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/kennewick_pasco_richland/story/875872.html

20.  Wyo coal sustains U.S. economy, UW study says—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 1/25/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_c46e8c39-9e4e-5b85-8f24-65b879c45726.html

21.  Congress, courts shape the act we know today (ESA)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News (Idaho) 1/25/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/article_b58dd897-6a21-520f-9ba5-b022baec61f5.html

22.  ExxonMobil, two others seek oil-shale leases (Colorado, Utah)—Dennis Webb, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 1/25/10

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2010/01/25/012610_3a_R_and_D.html

23.  BLM releases study on innovative gas plant—Jeff Gearino, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/25/10

http://www.trib.com/news/updates/article_2897a56c-09e4-11df-8492-001cc4c002e0.html

24.  The government’s deadly mustang roundups—Jen Phillips, Mother Jones 1/25/10

http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/01/mustangs-BLM-deaths-activists

25.  Black lawmakers fight to change tax code for Haiti, environmental justice–Redding News Review 1/25/10

http://www.reddingnewsreview.com/newspages/2010newspages/congressional_briefs_10_10000009.htm

26.  API:  Proposed EPA ozone limits harm oil, gas production—John-Laurent Tronche, Fort Worth Business Press (Texas) 1/25/10

http://www.fwbusinesspress.com/display.php?id=11829

27.  Another State of the Union speech looms, but climate activists want action—Christa Marshall, Climatewire, The New York Times 1/25/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/01/25/25climatewire-another-state-of-the-union-speech-looms-but-86243.html

28.  Senate Dems build case to include clean energy, solar in jobs bill—Katherine Ling, Greenwire, The New York Times 1/25/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/01/25/25greenwire-senate-dems-build-case-to-include-clean-energy-95186.html

29.  The ozone hole is mending.  Now for the ‘but’—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times 1/25/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/science/earth/26ozone.html?ref=earth

30.  Sites to refuel electric cars gain a big dose of funds—Nelson D. Schwartz, The New York Times 1/25/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/25/business/energy-environment/25electric.html?ref=earth

31.  Shell puts oil sands expansion on back burner—Dave Cooper, Canwest News Service, Toronto Financial Post (Canada) 1/25/10

http://www.financialpost.com/news-sectors/energy/story.html?id=2482905

32.  Power-draining desal plants to tap $1bn environmental fund—Natasha Bita, The Australian 1/25/10

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/power-draining-desal-plants-to-tap-1bn-environment-fund/story-e6frg6nf-1225823060859

33.  Fears Barack Obama will omit climate change from State of Union speech—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 1/25/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/25/barack-obama-climate-state-union

34.  Chief of U.N. climate panel moves past error—The Washington Post, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360598/Chief-of-UN-climate-panel-moves-past-error.html

35.  ‘Tiger summit’ aims to halt critical decline—Michael Casey, AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360600/Tiger-summit-aims-to-halt-critical-decline.html

36.  Farmer’s widow wants to keep farm going—AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360596/Farmers-widow-wants-to-keep-farm-going.html

37.  Crews try to protect wildlife from Texas oil spill—Schuyler Dixon, AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360774/Crews-try-to-protect-wildlife-from-Texas-oil-spill.html

38.  Coast Guard:  Oil spill in Texas waterway contained—Juan A. Lozano, AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360722/Coast-Guard-Oil-spill-in-Texas-waterway-contained.html

39.  China to rich nations:  Hand out climate money now—Ashok Sharma, AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360721/China-to-rich-nations-Hand-out-climate-money-now.html

40.  Utah legislature 2010:   Water issues inundate Capitol Hill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360618/Utah-Legislature-2010-Water-issues-inundate-Capitol-Hill.html

41.  North Ogden lawmaker Allen Christensen says wandering wolves not welcome—Mike Stark, AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360561/North-Ogden-lawmaker-Allen-Christensen-says-wandering-wolves-not-welcome.html

42.  WildEarth Guardians pushes for Gila Monster protection in Utah—AP, DN 1/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360564/WildEarth-Guardians-pushes-for-Gila-Monster-protection-in-Utah.html

43.  Endangered species clashes:  far from extinct—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News (Idaho) 1/24/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/special-section/local/strain-of-survival/article_668757da-8446-56da-b04a-f4937d6eb831.html

44.  Hanford among Manhattan Project sites being considered for national park status—AP, The Oregonian 1/24/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/01/hanford_among_manhattan_projec.html

45.  Global warming will require changes at northwest dams—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 1/24/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/climage_change_means_changing.html

46.  Group puts Medicine Bow Forest wood to work—Bridget Manley, Rawlins Daily Times, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/24/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_56754a96-a6e4-5687-a006-8c6ed6e633a8.html

47.  Prairie burning forces Kansas lawmakers to find a balancing act—David Klepper, Kansas City Star 1/24/10

http://www.kansascity.com/115/story/1704938.html

48.  Pregnant Mare Rescue steps up fundraising, creates board of directors—Laura Copeland, Santa Cruz Sentinel (California) 1/24/10

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_14257713

49.  BLM to auction steam beneath Chalk Creek Valley landowners (Colorado)—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 1/24/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_14252604

50.  Roseburg BLM to bring owls, logging to table (Oregon)—DD Bixby, The Douglas County News Review 1/24/10

http://www.nrtoday.com/article/20100124/NEWS/100129872/1063/NEWS&ParentProfile=1055

51.  Basic environment ministers come out in support of IPCC—Press Trust of India 1/24/10

http://www.ptinews.com/news/483753_Basic-environment-ministers-come-out-in-support-of-IPCC

52.  Climate change opens up Arctic for undersea cable—Dan Joling, AP, SLT 1/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14248762

53.  Everyday organic:  Countertop carrot crop—MaryJane Butters, SLT 1/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14241262

54.  UN panel chief won’t quit for Himalayan melt error—Ashok Sharma, AP, DN 1/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360539/UN-panel-chief-wont-quit-for-Himalayan-melt-error.html

55.  Hogle Zoo’s World of the Wildart exhibition starts Jan. 30—DN 1/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360465/Hogle-Zoos-World-of-the-Wildart-exhibition-starts-Jan-30.html

56.  Bill aims to save wilderness areas—Mike Cipra, The San Bernardino Sun (California) 1/23/10

http://www.sbsun.com/pointofview/ci_14255653

57.  Judge denies horse advocates’ appeal (Montana)—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 1/23/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_19b8c0f8-08b3-11df-9bfb-001cc4c002e0.html

58.  BLM criticized over mustang deaths in NV roundup—AP, San Jose Mercury News (California) 1/23/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14255234?nclick_check=1

59.  Ed Begley Jr.:  Big green man—Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times 1/23/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-morrison23-2010jan23,0,3695499.column

60.  Aussies hopping mad at govt stance on toad-busting—Kristen Gelineau, AP, The Washington Post 1/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/23/AR2010012301227.html

61.  Drilling at lowest level in 18 years (Canada)—Dan Healing, Calgary Herald 1/23/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/Drilling+lowest+level+years/2476182/story.html

62.  Gov. Crist proposes $2.1 billion for environment (Florida)—Brian Skoloff, AP, MSNBC.com 1/22/10

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35017630/ns/us_news-environment/

63.  More horses face abandonment in wake of economy—AP, The Maryland Daily Record (Baltimore) 1/22/10

http://mddailyrecord.com/2010/01/22/more-horses-face-abandonment-in-wake-of-economy/

64.  Gov’t roundup kills more wild horses as helicopter contractor runs foal so hard hooves destroyed and foal killed—In Defense of Animals 1/22/10

http://www.idanews.org/ida-breaking-news/gov%E2%80%99t-roundup-kills-more-wild-horses_01-22-2010/

65.  Counties push for roads in Breaks—AP, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 1/22/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100122/NEWS01/100122012/Counties+push+for+roads+in+Breaks

66.  Riverside East solar projects face red tape, delays—K. Kaufmann, The Desert Sun (California) 1/22/10

http://www.mydesert.com/article/20100122/NEWS01/100122027/1263/update

67.  Arizona intentionally snared last jaguar, study finds—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 1/22/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/23/science/earth/23jaguar.html?ref=earth

68.  Copenhagen ‘fails forest people’—Mark Kinver, BBC News 1/22/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8473652.stm

Commentary

69.  Farms are back—Editorial, SLT 1/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14265522

70.  Big gulp (The Green River pipeline)—Editorial, SLT 1/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14265521

71.  The clean, green desert—Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle 1/25/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/24/EDP21BL21N.DTL\

72.  Welcome to Utah—Just don’t breathe—Eric C. Ewert, Professor of Geography, Weber State University, Ogden Standard Examiner 1/24/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/opinion/2010/01/24/welcome-utah-just-dont-breathe

73.  Adler:  Myths overlook seriousness of unhealthy air—Robert W. Adler, Professor of Environmental Law, S.J. Quinney Law School, SLT 1/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14249621

74.  Fowlke bill a good compromise on stream access—John H. Weis, SLT 1/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14241262

Roundup Friday January 22, 2010

1.  Energy debate yields little middle ground—Tom Zeller Jr., The New York Times 1/22/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/energy-debate-yields-little-middle-ground/

2.  Rehberg joins fellow House members in attempt to block EPA regulation of greenhouse gases—Mike Dennison, The Missoulian 1/22/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_112156f4-06fa-11df-89a6-001cc4c03286.html

3.  Water pipeline idea interests irrigation districts—Ben Neary, Casper Star-Tribune 1/22/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_44e2b273-a8bc-5a5b-a099-55f07c3ca61c.html

4.  U.N. scientists urge stop to mining road around Glacier National Park—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 1/22/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_bba74350-070d-11df-8fb4-001cc4c002e0.html

5.  Layton residents turn out to voice opinions on chickens—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 1/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360167/Layton-residents-turn-out-to-voice-opinions-on-chickens.html

6.  3 minor quakes rattle Yellowstone—DN 1/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360217/3-minor-quakes-rattle-Yellowstone.html

7.  Utahns split on open access to HOV lanes—Laura Hancock, DN 1/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705360201/Utahns-split-on-open-access-to-HOV-lanes.html

8.  Utah lawmaker puts wolves in his crosshairs—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14241339

9.  Wasatch Front farming:  Big or small acres pay off—Dawn House, SLT 1/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14242396

10.  Top 10 bicycle-friendly cities (and no, Calgary isn’t on the list)—Calgary Herald (British Colombia) 1/21/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/bicycle+friendly+cities+Calgary+list/2465047/story.html

11.  Senators want to bar EPA greenhouse gas limits—John M. Broder, The New York Times 1/21/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/science/earth/22climate.html?ref=todayspaper

12.  Past decade warmest on record, NASA data shows—John M. Broder, The New York Times 1/21/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/science/earth/22warming.html?ref=todayspaper

13.  Winds carry Asian smog component to Western U.S., study finds—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 1/21/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-ozone21-2010jan21,0,2982597.story

14.  Garbage power:  Seattle touts renewable energy source—Larry Lange, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 1//21/10

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/414464_energy21.html

15.  Pine beetle scourge grows—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 1/21/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100121/NEWS01/1210306/1002/news01/Pine-beetle-scourge-grows

16.  Wind divides Converse County—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/21/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_2542df29-cb98-5fab-bd63-420c35467759.html

17.  RMP surges ahead with power route despite strong opposition—Sarah Miley, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 1/21/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/5624291/article-RMP-surges-ahead-with-power-route-despite-strong-opposition?instance=secondary_stories_left_column

18.  Ozone from Asia linked to levels in Western US skies—Jeff Barnard, AP, DN 1/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359923/Ozone-from-Asia-linked-to-levels-in-Western-US-skies.html

19.  Sierra Club names Michael Brune first new leader in 18 years—DN 1/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359934/Sierra-Club-names-Michael-Brune-first-new-leader-in-18-years.html

20.  Errors mar U.N. global warming report—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 1/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359931/Errors-mar-UN-global-warming-report.html

21.  Becker joins environmental leaders in Washington plea—Aaron Falk, DN 1/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359844/Becker-joins-environmental-leaders-in-Washington-plea.html

22.  Some Utah cities shirking cost of fighting wildfires—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 1/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359853/Some-Utah-cities-shirking-cost-of-fighting-wildfires.html

23.  Solitude hoping to expand into Silver Fork Canyon—Rebecca Palmer, DN 1/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705356893/Solitude-hoping-to-expand-into-Silver-Fork-Canyon.html

24.  Becker pushes climate change legislation in D.C.—Thomas Burr, SLT 1/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14231318

25.  Legislation would create burn pit registry—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 1/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14240107

26.  Sustainable sockeye ‘eco-fraud’—Mark Hume, The Toronto Globe and Mail (Canada) 1/20/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/sustainable-sockeye-eco-fraud/article1437794/

27.  Husky, BP help fuel oil sands resurgence—David Ebner, Toronto Globe and Mail (Canada) 1/20/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/husky-bp-help-fuel-oil-sands-resurgence/article1438252/

28.  Expanding use of wind power feasible, but may be costly—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 1/20/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/21/business/energy-environment/21wind.html?ref=science

29.  Parks differ on bear management—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide (Wyoming) 1/20/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5541

30.  Official:  Ruling shouldn’t hurt water deal—Dan Elliott, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/20/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_d184dacf-a414-5e1c-ab50-1cfe5d331bf6.html

31.  BLM uses stimulus to remove Russian olives—Brett French, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 1/20/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_ac5ffc6c-0590-11df-ac40-001cc4c002e0.html

32.  Proposed bill seeks to keep wolves out of Utah—John Hollenhorst, KSL News 1/20/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9408565

33.  Saratoga Springs man dies after chemical accident—Lana Groves, DN 1/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359589/Saratoga-Springs-man-dies-after-chemical-accident.html

34.  Report asserts ‘fracking’ contaminates water supplies—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 1/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359726/Report-asserts-fracking-contaminates-water-supplies.html

35.  Silver Eagle not ready to start refining—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 1/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359944/Silver-Eagle-not-ready-to-start-refining.html

36.  Davis residents upset about proposed UTA express bus cuts—Laura Hancock, DN 1/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359768/Davis-residents-upset-about-proposed-UTA-express-bus-cuts.html

37.  Worker not killed by substances at Payson plant, company says—Steven Oberbeck, Tom Harvey, SLT 1/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14233403

38.  New York Times to charge for Web access in 2011—Combined News Services, SLT 1/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14233515

39.  States walk fine line with law of the river—Brandon Loomis, SLT 1/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14224541

40.  Colorado pipeline proposal stirs water fears—Brandon Loomis, SLT 1/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14224726\

41.  Urban farming open house—Jason Bergreen, SLT 1/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14233151

42.  Woods Cross refinery wants residents’ trust and to restart operations—Maria Villasenor, SLT 1/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14235332

43.  Environment Committee calls for increased recycling of food waste—Rasik Sharma, TopNews (UK) 1/19/10

http://topnews.co.uk/21981-environment-committee-calls-increased-recycling-food-waste

44.  Conoco, Total to expand oil sands project—David Ebner, Toronto Globe and Mail (Canada) 1/19/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/conoco-total-to-expand-oil-sands-project/article1436837/

45.  Monarch butterfly count at a record low—Martin Mittelstaedt, Toronto Globe and Mail (Canada) 1/19/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/monarch-butterfly-count-at-a-record-low/article1435827/

46.  The great offshore windmill reef—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 1/19/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/01/19/the_great_offshore_windmill_reef/index.html?source=newsletter

47.  Obama’s first year:  On environment, big changes but little notice—Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News (California) 1/19/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/top-stories/ci_14218053?nclick_check=1

48.  Another earthquake rattles Yellowstone—DN 1/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359466/Another-earthquake-rattles-Yellowstone.html

49.  Storm chases away dirty air along Wasatch Front—DN 1/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359510/Storm-chases-away-dirty-air-along-Wasatch-Front.html

50.  40 bison captured in Utah’s Henry Mountains—AP, SLT 1/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14223176\

51.  The air out there:  Storms clear out northern Utah’s gunk—AP, SLT 1/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14223313

52.  Refinery to have tour prior to restarting some operations—Maria Villasenor, SLT 1/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14224393

53.  Saratoga Springs man dies after chemical exposure—Sheena McFarland, SLT 1/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14224301

54.  Leafy lesson pays off—SLT 1/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14224051

55.  Ranchers aim to protect water—Linda Halstead-Acharya, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 1/17/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_48725e16-0329-11df-8d9e-001cc4c002e0.html

56.  Amid state’s push for solar power, water-supply worries arise—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 1/17/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/01/17/20100117water-solar0117.html

57.  Wyoming:  Our management plan would protect wolves—Mead Gruver, AP, The Missoulian (Montana) 1/16/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_b81a6820-02b7-11df-928e-001cc4c03286.html

58.  Geothermal drilling safeguards imposed—James Glanz, The New York Times 1/15/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/16/science/earth/16alta.html?ref=todayspaper

Commentary

59.  Build the nuke plant in Emery County—Editorial,  Provo Daily Herald 10/21/10

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_6bd7d642-08db-5a5a-9f7c-4bef6fd00c33.html

60.  Nine Mile deal—Editorial, KSL News 1/20/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=238&sid=9355954

61.  The coal ash case—Editorial, The New York Times 1/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/opinion/20wed4.html

62.  EPA has no business regulating air quality—Matt Rowley, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 1/19/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/5601245/article-EPA-has-no-business-regulating-air-quality-?instance=lead_story_left_column

63.  Snake Valley aquifer battle is worth fighting—Editorial, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 1/19/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/5601228/article-Snake-Valley-aquifer-battle-is-worth-fighting?instance=lead_story_left_column

Roundup Tuesday January 19, 2010

1.  Obama faces emissions U-turn with new Congress challenge—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 1/19/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/19/obama-emissions-congress-murkowski

2.  Extreme migrations spell safety for Arctic shorebirds—Nell Greenfield Boyce, NPR 1/19/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122550556

3.  Advocates push for a no-car day Wednesday—Laura Hancock, DN 1/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359339/Advocates-push-for-a-no-car-day-Wednesday.html

4.  What’s in a cigarette?  FDA to study ingredients—Michael Felberbaum, AP, DN 1/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359468/Whats-in-a-cigarette-FDA-to-study-ingredients.html

5.  Utah raising money to save pets in Haiti—Elaine Jarvik, DN 1/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359393/Utahn-raising-money-to-save-pets-in-Haiti.html

6.  Researchers report Yellowstone earthquake swarm—AP, SLT 1/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14221536

7.  Simple Green:  China’s development strategy—Ann Danylkiw, SolveClimate.com 1/18/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100118/simple-green-china-s-development-strategy

8.  Lucy Wisdom obituary (Orangutan activist)—Anne Boston, The Guardian (UK) 1/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/18/lucy-wisdom-obituary

9.  Shell faces shareholder revolt over Canadian tar sands project—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 1/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jan/18/shell-shareholders-fury-tar-sands

10.  Pants for progress:  Chinese climate protesters strip off on train—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 1/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/18/chinese-campaigners-pants-train

11.  UN panel’s glacier warning is criticized as exaggerated—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 1/18/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/19/science/earth/19climate.html?ref=earth

12.  A Pacific Island challenge to European air pollution—James Kanter, The New York Times 1/18/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/19/business/global/19power.html

13.  Early closure of Oregon’s only coal-fired power plant has national implications—Stacy Feldman, SolveClimate.com 1/18/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100118/early-closure-oregons-only-coal-fired-power-plant-has-national-implications

14.  Rock layers trap Exxon Valdez oil, study finds—AP, Los Angeles Times 1/18/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-exxon-valdez18-2010jan18,0,2370930.story

15.  Wal-Mart completes a megawatt solar project in Apple Valley (California)—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 1/18/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/walmart-completes-1-megawatt-solar-project-in-apple-valley.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

16.  US will credit light rail and streetcars for environmental, economic, livability benefits—Dylan Rivera, The Oregonian 1/18/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/us_will_credit_light_rail_stre.html

17.  Oregon biologists start DNA study on rare weasel—AP, The Oregonian 1/18/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/oregon_biologists_start_dna_st.html

18.  Oregon coast spotters count hundreds of migrating whales—Lori Tobias, The Oregonian 1/18/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/01/oregon_coast_spotters_count_hu.html

19.  Activist Tim DeChristopher seeks candidate to challenge Jim Matheson—Josh Smith, DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358289/Activist-Tim-DeChristopher-seeks-candidate-to-challenge-Jim-Matheson.html

20.  FDA debates tougher cancer warning on tanning beds—Lauran Neergaard, AP, DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359390/FDA-debates-tougher-cancer-warning-on-tanning-beds.html

21.  Sandy Mayor Tom Dolan pushes for aquarium instead of Broadway-style theater—Rebecca Palmer, DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358886/Sandy-Mayor-Tom-Dolan-pushes-for-aquarium-instead-of-Broadway-style-theater.html

22.  Judge denies William James Viehl’s motion in South Jordan mink farm case—Emiley Morgan, DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358006/Judge-denies-William-James-Viehls-motion-in-South-Jordan-mink-farm-case.html

23.  UDOT to kick off $8M Davis County study on ‘Legacy North’—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358069/UDOT-to-kick-off-8M-Davis-County-study-on-Legacy-North.html

24.  Navajo leaders OK Big Boquillas Ranch wind energy deal—DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359276/Navajo-leaders-OK-Big-Boquillas-Ranch-wind-energy-deal.html

25.  Juab County animal rendering plant plagued by fines, family squabbles—Paul Koepp, DN 1/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359264/Juab-County-animal-rendering-plant-plagued-by-fines-family-squabbles.html

26.  Land scars, memories still fresh 5 years after flood—Mark Havnes, SLT 1/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14212228

27.  Experts:  Egypt’s wall will destroy Gaza’s aquifer—Ma’an News Agency 1/17/10

http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=254812

28.  Chief constable accused of undermining power station protest—Rob Evans, Paul Lewis, The Guardian (UK) 1/17/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jan/17/policing-kingsworth-climate-camp-protest

29.  Greenpeace to build £14M flagship—John Vidal, The Observer, The Guardian (UK) 1/17/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/17/greenpeace-builds-new-rainbow-warrior

30.  EU nations spar over climate policy after UN summit deadlock—Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg Business Week 1/17/10

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-01-17/eu-nations-spar-over-climate-policy-after-un-summit-deadlock.html

31.  Therapists report increase in green disputes—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 1/17/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/18/science/earth/18family.html?ref=earth

32.  How can a road be green?  Analysts say they have found a way—Dylan Rivera, The Oregonian 1/17/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/how_can_a_road_be_green_analys.html

33.  Oregon held to account for failing to protect coastal waterways—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 1/17/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/oregon_held_to_account_for_fai.html

34.  Ted Turner’s bid for Yellowstone bison stokes wildlife debate—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 1/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359155/Ted-Turners-bid-for-Yellowstone-bison-stokes-wildlife-debate.html

35.  Hogle Zoo event to kick off ‘Year of the Tiger’—DN 1/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358777/Hogle-Zoo-event-to-kick-off-Year-of-the-Tiger.html

36.  Utah appeals decision on radioactive waste from Italy—Judith Kohler, AP, DN 1/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358570/Utah-appeals-decision-on-radioactive-waste-from-Italy.html

37.  Readers hurl rocks at column on rock art—Lee Benson, DN 1/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359101/Readers-hurl-rocks-at-column-on-rock-art.html

38.  What happens to polar bears as Arctic ice shrinks?—Guy Raz, NPR 1/16/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122650964

39.  The Pulse:  Forget the scarf, but think about the frogs—Jessica Reaves, Chicago News Cooperative, The New York Times 1/16/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/us/17cncpulse2.html?ref=earth

40.  A clear coating, with green applications—Anne Eisenberg, The New York Times 1/16/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/business/17novel.html?ref=earth

41.  Bisphenol A:  Should there be laws?—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 1/16/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/bpa-bisphenol-baby-bottles-fda-chemicals.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

42.  Maryland to sue Mirant over water pollution from fly ash—AP, The Baltimore Sun 1/16/10

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bal-md.briefs162jan16,0,4721017.story

43.  Salt Lake businesses begin glass recycling—Aaron Falk, DN 1/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358796/Salt-Lake-businesses-begin-glass-recycling.html

44.  Renewable energy incubator operating—DN 1/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358916/Renewable-energy-incubator-operating.html

45.  Sierra Club supports mustang roundup in Nevada—AP, SLT 1/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14207003

46.  Largest load of uranium tailings shipped from Moab—AP, SLT 1/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14209240

47.  Don’t trust a bureaucrat with your mercury—Paul Rolly, SLT 1/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14209392

48.  Animal expert plans 10-day Vegas stay with snakes—AP, SLT 1/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14206894

49.  Australian water crisis offers clues for California—Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times 1/15/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/australian-water-crisis-provides-clues-for-california-at-gday-usa.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

50.  Climate advocates on the defensive as Congress returns—Matthew Berger, SolveClimate.com 1/15/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100115/climate-advocates-defensive-congress-returns

51.  California oil company under scrutiny in Alaska—Geoff Mohan, Los Angeles Times 1/15/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/australian-water-crisis-provides-clues-for-california-at-gday-usa.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

52.  Environmentalits:  Richardson leaves green legacy—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, Las Cruces Sun-News (New Mexico) 1/15/10

http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_14200629

53.  Wyoming BLM reports sharp decline in oil, gas drilling permits—Mead Gruver, AP, The Washington Examiner 1/15/10

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/economy/81697142.html

54.  BLM fast-tracks Nevada renewable projects—Reno Gazette-Journal 1/15/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100115/BIZ/1150395/1003/CARSON/BLM-fast-tracks-Nevada-renewable-projects

55.  UDOT, state senator Karen Morgan differ on HOV-lane alternatives—Laura Hancock, DN 1/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358565/UDOT-state-senator-Karen-Morgan-differ-on-HOV-lane-alternatives.html

56.  Judge voids landmark California water agreement—AP, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14199714

57.  Montana wolf attacks spike in ’09, sparking backlash—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14199713

58.  Kennecott tailings pose no threat to homes—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14200171

59.  Foundation gives Park City nature preserve to USU—Brian Maffly, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14202864

60.  Eleven SLC businesses engaged in curbside glass recycling—Dawn House, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14201245

61.  New American Girl doll encourages girls to get outdoors—Brett Prettyman, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14182338

Commentary

62.  Step up, help avert climate disaster—Brian Moench, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, DN 1/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705359405/Step-up-help-avert-climate-disaster.html

63.  Utah has battled bad-air problems for many decades—Jay Evensen, DN 1/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358832/Utah-has-battled-bad-air-problems-for-many-decades.html?pg=2

64.  Snake valley pumping very hard to monitor—John D. Bredehoeft, SLT 1/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14202904

65.  Climate:  Copenhagen’s useful failure—Bjorn Lomborg, The Washington Post, SLT 1/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14202758

66.  Mythmaking on both sides of wild horse issue—Willis Lamm, Alliance of Wild Horse Advocates, SLT 1/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14200871

67.  10 reasons not to give Utah water to Nevada—Ruppert Steele, Terry Marasco, Brian Moench, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14201199

68.  Farm Bureau spreads it on thick—Casey Jones, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14202799

Roundup Friday January 15, 2010

1.  Trinkets tossed in trash after cadmium warning—Jocelyn Noveck, AP, DN 1/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358660/Trinkets-tossed-in-trash-after-cadmium-warning.html

2.  Arizona may shut down two-thirds of state parks—Jonathan J. Cooper, AP, DN 1/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358670/Arizona-may-shut-down-two-thirds-of-state-parks.html

3.  New recycling trailers at Lake Powell—DN 1/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358573/New-recycling-trailers-at-Lake-Powell.html

4.  Iron County animal shelter may have to euthanize—DN 1/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358573/New-recycling-trailers-at-Lake-Powell.html

5.  Utah to start inspecting coal mines—AP, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14191945

6.  Outdoor reading:  Marvels of migration—Brett Prettyman, SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14182331

7.  Increase in permits approved for 2010 black bear hunting season—SLT 1/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14172887

8.  Gray wolves killed 1 stock animal per day in 2009, depleting compensation program—Matthew Brown, The Missoulian (Montana) 1/15/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_24fec5a8-018c-11df-bdbc-001cc4c03286.html

9.  With help from Portland Eco-School Network, parents make kids’ schools a little greener—Amy Wang, The Oregonian 1/15/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/with_help_from_portland_eco-sc.html

10.  Colorado River water deal overturned—Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times 1/15/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-water15-2010jan15,0,1867080.story

11.  ‘No basis’ for excluding climate impacts from NEPA reviews—CEQ—Noelle Straub, Greenwire 1/15/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/01/15/1/

12.  ‘Terminated’ reactor projects may be revived—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 1/15/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/15/terminated-reactor-projects-revived/

13.  Chevron plaintiffs ask US court for action—Angel Gonzalez, Ben Casselman, The Wall Street Journal 1/13/10

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB20001424052748704363504575003153443151606.html#mod=todays_us_section_b

14.  Study finds link between chemical exposure, insulin resistance—Sara Goodman, Greenwire 1/15/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/01/15/19/

15.  Glowing ‘EXIT’ signs are radioactive—Courthouse News Service 1/15/10

http://www.courthousenews.com/2010/01/15/Federal_Regulations.htm#23722

16.  The new storm brewing on the climate front—Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones 1/15/10

http://motherjones.com/environment/2010/01/new-storm-brewing-climate-front

17.  Soros says US needs carbon cap to unlock clean-energy finance—Jim Efstathiou Jr., Bloomberg 1/15/10

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aJbtrWjtB0iM

18.  Drought drives Middle Eastern pepper farmers out of business, threatens prized heirloom chiles—Gary Nabhan, Grist.org 1/15/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-01-15-drought-drives-middle-eastern-peppers/

19.  How climate change is shrinking the river Nile—Andrew Johnstone, The Guardian (UK) 1/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/video/2010/jan/15/climate-change-nile

20.  Top 10 green cars to watch in 2010—The Guardian (UK) 1/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2010/jan/15/whatgreencar-green-cars-2010

21.  Turtles return home after a week’s break from cold (Florida)—AP, The Guardian (UK) 1/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/15/turtles-released-back-atlantic

22.  Electric cars struggle to spark enthusiasm (Detroit motor show)—Andrew Clark, The Guardian (UK) 1/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/jan/15/electric-cars-detroit-motor-show

23.  Get ready for seven-foot sea level rise as climate change melts ice sheets—Rob Young, Orrin Pikey, Yale Environment 360, The Guardian Environment Network 1/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/15/sea-level-climate-change

24.  Utah appeals decision on radioactive waste from Italy—Judith Kohler, AP, DN 1/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358570/Utah-appeals-decision-on-radioactive-waste-from-Italy.html

25.  Cold snap kills Florida wildlife—Paul Quinlan, Cox Newspapers, DN 1/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358457/Cold-snap-kills-Florida-wildlife.html

26.  BYU scientist says Iguanas may have walked to Fiji, Tonga—UPI, DN 1/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358317/BYU-scientist-says-Iguanas-may-have-walked-to-Fiji-Tonga.html

27.  Enviros fight for voice in backcountry roads dispute—Judy Fahys, SLT 1/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14181010\

28.  EnergySolutions:  State OK not needed for blending radioactive waste—Thomas Burr, SLT 1/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14193948

29.  Utah argues case to ban foreign nuke waste—Judy Fahys, SLT 1/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14192548

30.  Feds to reconsider habitat for endangered bird in Utah, other states—AP, SLT 1/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14190443

31.  S. Utah animal shelters face overcrowding—AP, SLT 1/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14191964

32.  Exxon to inject new life in old Texas field—AP, SLT 1/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14193646

33.  Conservationists to sue over soccer complex—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 1/14/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-01-14/conservationists-to-sue-over-soccer-complex/

34.  Water rights for nuclear power—Jon Kovash, KUER News 1/14/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1599529/KUER.Local.News/Water.Rights.for.Nuclear.Power

35.  PETA sues county for records on alleged animal experiments—Tom Busselberg, Davis County Clipper 1/14/10

http://www.clippertoday.com/pages/full_story/push?article-PETA+sues+county+for+records+on+alleged+animal+experiments%20&id=5557129&instance=news_special_coverage_right_column

36.  Leaders taking fight to EPA over air quality designation—Sarah Miley, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 1/14/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Leaders+taking+fight+to+EPA+over+air+quality+designation%20&id=5559521&instance=lead_story_left_column

37.  Obama picks Washington air agency chief to head EPA region—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 1/14/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/environment/story/1041364.html

38.  PGE plan suggests shorter time frame to close Boardman coal-fired power plant (Oregon)—Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian 1/14/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2010/01/pge_moves_to_close_boardman_co.html

39.  Past decade hottest on record—Amy Heinzerling, Grist.org 1/14/10

http://www.grist.org/article/past-decade-the-hottest-on-record/

40.  Proposed tougher ozone standard worries intermountain West drillers—Scott Streater, Greenwire, The New York Times 1/14/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/01/14/14greenwire-proposed-tougher-ozone-standard-worries-interm-55307.html?emc=eta1

41.  Alberta to study pace of oil sands growth—Nathan VanderKlippe, The Toronto Globe and Mail 1/14/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/alberta-to-study-pace-of-oil-sands-growth/article1431612/

42.  Herbert wants N-waste test—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 1/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358123/Herbert-wants-N-waste-test.html

43.  PETA fighting to get records on Davis animals sold to U.—Lana Groves, DN 1/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358103/PETA-fighting-to-get-records-on-Davis-animals-sold-to-U.html

44.  Groups seek regulation of bumblebee shipments—Jeff Barnard, AP, DN 1/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358135/Groups-seek-regulation-of-bumblebee-shipments.html

45.  Soccer complex scores nod from City Council—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14177954

46.  UTA taking comments on TRAX extension plans—AP, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14179080

47.  Deseret Chemical Depot resumes burning mustard agent—AP, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14179076

48.  N. Utah water outlook is dim, but could brighten—Patty Henetz, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14181909

49.  New plan is drafted for grizzly bears in Rockies, Cascades—AP, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14179073

50.  Plans to release 40 Utah bighorn in Wyoming canceled—AP, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14180160

51.  Kids act to help clear air—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 1/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14183083

52. State gathering public input on nuke plant water deal—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 1/13/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-01-13/state-gathering-public-input-on-nuke-plant-water-deal/

53.  Radiation control board considers banning downblended waste—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 1/13/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-01-13/radioactive-control-board-considers-banning-downblended-waste/

54.  PETA sues Davis County—Mitch Shaw, Ogden Standard-Examiner 1/13/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/davis-county-commission/2010/01/13/peta-sues-davis-county

55.  Utah nuclear power push worth ‘great risks’, freshman Rep. Chaffetz says—David O. Williams, The Colorado Independent 1/13/10

http://coloradoindependent.com/45835/utah-nuclear-power-push-worth-%E2%80%98great-risks%E2%80%99-freshman-rep-chaffetz-says

56.  NM tribe is betting on solar energy—Suzan Montoya Bryan, AP, ReznetNews.org 1/13/10

http://www.reznetnews.org/article/nm-tribe-betting-solar-energy-42480

57.  World-renowned site damaged (Arizona)—James Gilbert, The Yuma Sun 1/13/10

http://www.yumasun.com/news/point-55454-sears-cook.html

58.  Grizzly panel told government can’t meet judge’s requirements for delisting—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian (Montana) 1/13/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_53beb05c-fff6-11de-a10c-001cc4c002e0.html

59.  Groups ask US to regulate shipping of commercial bumblebees—Adrian Higgins, The Washington Post 1/13/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/12/AR2010011203259.html

60.  Two sides to the story (Wyoming snowpack)—Joan Barron, Casper Star-Tribune 1/13/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_ec16af43-1117-51c9-b7f3-8629911a3916.html

61.  Snowpack sapped (Idaho snowpack)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 1/13/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_3da2eefd-a02e-5816-a9e2-a14b73bcb540.html

62.  EPs no to Portland’s open reservoirs—James Mayer, The Oregonian 1/13/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/01/epa_says_no_to_portlands_open.html

63.  Forget wind.  Pickens turns focus to gas—Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 1/13/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/14/business/energy-environment/14boone.html?ref=todayspaper

64.  2010 outlook for solar in California—Adam Browning, Grist.org 1/13/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-outlook-for-solar-in-california/

65.  Nearly all black bear deaths in parks caused by humans (Canada)—Darcy Henton, Edmonton Journal 1/13/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/Nearly+black+bears+deaths+parks+caused+humans/2435728/story.html

66.  Nigeria:  Lagos—Evolving strategies for effective environmental activities—Stella Odueme, AllAfrica.com 1/13/10

http://allafrica.com/stories/201001140639.html

67.  PETA sues over animal shelter records—Tony Semerad, SLT 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14175568

68.  Hearing heats up over air angst—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14177420

69.  Cold winter, fresh produce—Anthony Fassio, SLT 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14167313

70.  Radiation expert blasts EnergySolutions for misleading the public—John Hollenhorst, KSL News 1/12/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9321383

71.  Regulators talk about potential probs with hot waste storage—Katy Carlyle, Fox 13 Now Utah 1/12/10

http://www.fox13now.com/news/kstu-herbert-dept-of-energy-talk-depleted-uranium,0,2225308.story?track=rss

72.  What are Utah’s long term plans for cleaner air?—Annie Cutler, ABC 4 News 1/12/10

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/state/story/What-are-Utahs-long-term-plans-for-cleaner-air/qowGMxMmgEughTk1mgkOEw.cspx?rss=1451

73.  Wasatch Front air worst in nation—Elizabeth Ziegler, KCPW News 1/12/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-01-12/wasatch-front-air-worst-in-nation/

74.  Utah again tops in nation for bad air, but what’s being done?—Sarah Dallof, KSL News 1/12/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9315424

75.  More college students seeing, thinking and studying ‘green’—Mary Richards, KSL News 1/12/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9304925

76.  Jaguar will get habitat protection in US Southwest—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times 1/12/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/welcome-back-jaguar.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

Commentary

77.  Warming to the environment—The Australian 1/16/10

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/warming-to-the-environment/story-e6frg71x-1225820166324

78.  At home on the range:  Making room for America’s wild horses requires balance—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, The Los Angeles Times 1/14/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-salazar14-2010jan14,0,5245332.story

79.  ‘Worst air in the nation’ a hard claim to swallow—Garth Barker, Logan Herald-Journal 1/14/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/01/14/opinion/our_view/ourview01-01-14-10.txt

80.  Want to help the environment and get cash back for cutting carbon emissions?—Peter Z. Grossman, The Christian Science Monitor 1/13/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/0113/Want-to-help-the-environment-and-get-cash-back-for-cutting-carbon-emissions

81.  Dying for the environment—Thomas Joscelyn, The Washington Times 1/13/10

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2010/jan/13/dying-for-the-environment/?feat=home_commentary

82.  Public lands belong to all—Raymond Kuehne, St. George Spectrum 1/13/09

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100113/OPINION/1130337/1014/OPINION/Public+lands+belong+to+all

83.  If you aren’t part of the solution, you are part of the problem (Air Quality)—Editorial, The Park Record 1/13/10

http://www.parkrecord.com/editorials/ci_14180475

84.  It’s arrogant to say humans cause global warming—Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, DN 1/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705358090/Its-arrogant-to-say-humans-cause-global-warming.html?pg=1

85.  Biomass energy:  Beware of the costs—George Wuerthner, NewWest.net 1/12/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/biomass_energy_beware_of_the_costs/C564/L564/

Roundup Tuesday January 12, 2010

1.  Judge declines to step aside in mink-release case—Pamela Manson, Salt Lake Tribune 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14172641

2.  Hearing on proposed Utah nuke plant zeroes in on water needs—Christopher Smart, Salt Lake Tribune 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14172842

3.  Wyoming cites Sinclair for refinery spill—Mead Gruver, AP, Salt Lake Tribune 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14171544

4.  Becker to talk about ‘livability’ in Tuesday’s State of City address—Aaron Falk, Deseret News 1/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357752/Becker-to-talk-about-livability-in-Tuesdays-State-of-City-address.html

5.  Bad air over Wasatch Front to continue through Wednesday—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 1/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357744/Bad-air-over-Wasatch-Front-to-continue-through-Wednesday.html

6.  State aims to protect Utah farmland—Josh Smith, Deseret News 1/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357795/State-aims-to-protect-Utah-farmland.html

7.  Water hearing today for proposed Emery County nuclear plant—Deseret News 1/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357155/Water-hearing-today-for-proposed-Emery-County-nuclear-plant.html

8.  Northern Utah water outlook is dismal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News 1/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357790/Northern-Utah-water-outlook-is-dismal.html

9.  Bird-plane collisions may pass 10,000, a first—Joan Lowy, Ted Bridis, AP, Deseret News 1/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357933/Bird-plane-collisions-may-pass-10000-a-first.html

10.  Commission denies wind ordinance—Jennifer Weaver, St. George Spectrum 1/12/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100112/NEWS01/100112007/Commission+denies+wind+ordinance

11.  Cuts force shuttering of parks—Casey Newton, The Arizona Republic 1/12/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/12/20100112stateparks0112.html

12.  Gov takes protest to D.C.—Jeremy Pelzer, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/12/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_14d91d2b-25f5-5150-80e4-7dddafd65371.html

13.  Ford says it will sell an electric Focus next year—Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times 1/12/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ford-focus12-2010jan12,0,4371346.story

14.  Vancouver engineers its own urban dream—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 1/12/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-vancouverism12-2010jan12,0,3186139.story

15.  Common herbicide might affect frogs—Margaret Shapiro, The Washington Post 1/12/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/11/AR2010011103384.html

16.  States want delay on emission rules—Stephen Power, Ian Talley, The Wall Street Journal 1/12/10

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB126317107565923971.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_LEFTTopStories

17.  US eyes new nuclear plants in climate battle—Jeff Mason, Reuters 1/12/10

http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKN1115335020100112

18.  Talk of sustainability was everywhere at consumer electronics show—Leslie Berliant, SolveClimate.com 1/12/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100112/talk-sustainability-was-everywhere-consumer-electronics-show

19.  As the crow flies, Tokyo battles avian pest—Louisa Lim, NPR 1/12/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122291084

20.  Pacific islanders bid to stop Czech coal plant—Reuters 1/12/10

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2010/01/12/world/international-uk-czech-coal-micronesia.html?_r=1

21.  Aviation and shipping emissions after Copenhagen—EurActiv.com 1/12/10

http://www.euractiv.com/en/transport/aviation-shipping-emissions-copenhagen/article-188767

22.  How the big freeze has brought some unusual visitors (UK)—Stephen Moss, The Guardian 1/12/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/12/big-freeze-wildlife

23.  Lundy Island becomes England’s first marine conservation zone—Press Association, The Guardian 1/12/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/12/lundy-island-marine-conservation-zone

24.  Bad air drags on, but there’s hope—Judy Fahys, Salt Lake Tribune 1/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14166153

25.  County is ready to dismiss roads lawsuit—Patty Henetz, Salt Lake Tribune 1/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14169959

26.  Iron County works on wind law—Mark Havnes, Salt Lake Tribune 1/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14169960

27.  Bill aims to protect Utah’s farmlands—Dawn House, Salt Lake Tribune 1/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14169403

28.  Rare arctic sea bird spotted at Glen Canyon—AP, Deseret News 1/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357689/Rare-arctic-sea-bird-spotted-at-Glen-Canyon.html

29.  Activists, officials take on puppy mills—AP, Deseret News 1/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357642/Activists-officials-take-on-puppy-mills.html

30.  Spain hopes to halt peat fire by flooding park—Harold Heckle, AP, Deseret News 1/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357617/Spain-hopes-to-halt-peat-fire-by-flooding-park.html

31.  Farmers fight back against animal rights groups—Shannon Dininny, AP, Deseret News 1/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357690/Farmers-fight-back-against-animal-rights-groups.html

32.  Deal signed to protect ancient art in Utah canyon—Mike Stark, AP, Native American Times 1/11/10

http://nativetimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2869:deal-signed-to-protect-ancient-art-in-utah-canyon&catid=56&Itemid=32

33.  SUWA:  Dust storms causing climate change—UtahPolicy.com 1/11/10

http://utahpolicy.com/featured_article/suwa-dust-storms-causing-climate-change

34.  1973:  The year environmental filmmaking was born—Karl Burkart, Mother Nature Network, San Louis Obispo tribune (California) 1/11/10

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/environment/story/984610.html

35.  An earth-sheltered house takes shape on a coastal hillside—Ruth Mullen, The Oregonian 1/11/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/hg/index.ssf/2010/01/an_earth-sheltered_house_takes.html

36.  Steelhead returning to northwest Oregon streams in large numbers—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 1/11/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/steelhead_returning_to_northwe.html

37.  Damaged coral reefs can recover in marine reserves, study finds—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 1/11/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/01/damaged_coral_reefs_can_recove.html

38.  Is California’s new green building code green enough?—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 1/11/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/green-building-code-california.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

39.  California cap-and-trade:  A political gamble?—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 1/11/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/01/cap-and-trade-california.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

40.  Green guide to electronics is disputed, but influential—Tom Zeller Jr., The New York Times 1/11/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/11/business/energy-environment/11green.html

41.  Montana oversight panel blocks greenhouse gas rules—Matt Gouras, AP/Great Falls Tribune, Greenwire 1/11/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/01/11/9/

42.  Seeking sustainability, finding skeptics at the American Farm Bureau meeting—Tyler Falk, Grist.org 1/11/10

http://www.grist.org/article/seeking-sustainability-finding-skeptics-at-american-farm-bureau-meeting/

43.  Industrial farming head just says ‘no’ to call for civility—Tom Laskawy, Grist.org 1/11/10

http://www.grist.org/article/industrial-farming-head-just-says-no-to-call-for-civility/

44.  Ford Fusion Hybrid wins 2010 Car of the Year, no green spin needed—Ashley Braun, Grist.org 1/11/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-01-11-ford-fusion-hybrid-wins-2010-car-of-the-year-no-green-spin/

45.  Not all ski slopes are environmentally equal, study concludes—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York times 1/11/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/12/science/12slopes.html?ref=earth

46.  Pope denounces failure at Copenhagen—Nicol Winfield, AP, Salon.com 1/11/10

http://www.salon.com/news/2010/01/11/eu_vatican_climate/index.html?source=newsletter

47.  Global cooling on the brain—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 1/11/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/01/11/global_cooling/index.html?source=newsletter

48.  Mann at center of climate e-mail controversy—Faye Flam, Philadelphia Inquirer, Greenwire 1/11/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/01/11/7/

49.  Yucca haunts admin’s lagging efforts on study panel—Katherine Ling, Greenwire 1/11/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/01/11/2/

50.  Small businesses see devil in details of EPA emissions ruling—Robin Bravender, Greenwire 1/11/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/01/11/1/

51.  E-The Environmental Magazine celebrates 20th anniversary with new design, new directions—PR Newswire 1/11/10

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/e—the-environmental-magazine-celebrates-20th-anniversary-with-new-design-new-directions-81140502.html

52.  The EPA, science and mountaintop mining—Matthew Berger, SolveClimate.com 1/11/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100111/epa-science-and-mountaintop-mining

53.  Bell Labs launches global effort to make internet 1,000 times greener by 2015—Stacy Feldman, SolveClimate.com 1/11/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100111/bell-labs-launches-global-effort-make-internet-1-000-times-greener-2015

54.  Cap-and-trade, California style:  Who gets the  money?—SolveClimate Staff, SolveClimate.com 1/11/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100111/cap-and-trade-california-style-who-gets-money

55.  Next 40 years key for climate change:  Study—AFP, Yahoo News 1/11/10

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/climatewarmingus

56.  Environmental groups threaten to sue Massey Energy—Tim Huber, AP, Yahoo News 1/11/10

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_massey_lawsuit_west_virginia;_ylt=App0zVRCPFwbICm4r9bewmppl88F;_ylu=X3oDMTM2ZXNtdDdwBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTAwMTExL3VzX21hc3NleV9sYXdzdWl0X3dlc3RfdmlyZ2luaWEEcG9zAzE0BHNlYwN5bl9wYWdpbmF0ZV9zdW1tYXJ5X2xpc3QEc2xrA2Vudmlyb25tZW50YQ–

57.  World’s biodiversity ‘crisis’ needs action, says UN—Richard Black, BBC News 1/11/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8449506.stm

58.  Arctic tern’s epic journey mapped—Jonathan Amos, BBC News 1/11/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8451908.stm

59.  White House climate advisor offers hope after Copenhagen—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian 1/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/11/copenhagen-emissions-obama-climate

60.  How will the snow and ice affect the public’s attitudes to climate change?—Ben Page, The Guardian 1/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/cif-green/2010/jan/11/snow-ice-climate-change

61.  9-Mile deal was long time coming—Patty Henetz, Salt Lake Tribune 1/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14111555

62.  Northern Utah air worst in nation—Lindsay Whitehurst, Salt Lake Tribune 1/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14162675

63.  Utah’s exotic species, the good, the bad and the ugly—Tom Wharton, Salt Lake Tribune 1/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14108536

64.  Utahns urged to get homes tested for radon gas—Carrie A. Moore, Deseret News 1/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705356649/Utahns-urged-to-get-homes-tested-for-radon-gas.html

65.  Researchers say Kennecott tailings pile is no longer a threat—Josh Smith, Deseret News 1/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357376/Researchers-say-Kennecott-tailings-pile-is-no-longer-a-threat.html

66.  Dirty air has Utahns fleeing—Sara Lenz, Deseret News 1/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357352/Dirty-air-has-Utahns-fleeing.html

67.  MAG official disputes EPA air quality proposal for Utah County—Sara Lenz, Deseret News 1/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357379/MAG-official-disputes-EPA-air-quality-proposal-for-Utah-County.html

68.  Sheryl Crow tries to ride to rescue of wild horses—Martin Griffith, Deseret News 1/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357481/Sheryl-Crow-tries-to-ride-to-rescue-of-wild-horses.html

69.  EPA sees Port Arthur as ‘environmental justice’ showcase—Dan Wallach, San Antonio Express 1/10/10

http://www.mysanantonio.com/livinggreensa/81087532.html

70.  Time of change for coal industry—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_c64e7471-008e-523f-86ce-141caa20a97f.html

71.  Freeze threatens Florida’s tropical fish—Damien Cave, The New York Times 1/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/11/us/11fish.html?ref=earth

72.  Teaching green, beyond recycling—Mireya Navarro, Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times 1/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/11/nyregion/11green.html

73.  New rules for mining will impact caribou habitat—Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun (Canada) 1/10/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/rules+mining+will+impact+caribou+habitat/2426975/story.html

74.  The unintended ripples from the biomass subsidy program—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 1/10/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/09/AR2010010902023.html

75.  Return to small farms could help alleviate social and environmental crises—Max Ajl, SolveClimate.com 1/10/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100110/return-small-farms-could-help-alleviate-social-and-environmental-crises

76.  Irrational fears give nuclear power a bad name, says Oxford scientist—Alok Jha, Sarah Boseley, The Guardian 1/10/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/10/nuclear-power-irrational-fears

77.  Is Washington’s orca baby boom a fluke?—George Tibbits, AP, Deseret News 1/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357325/Is-Washingtons-orca-baby-boom-a-fluke.html

78.  US Fish and Wildlife misses deadline on jaguar recovery plan—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, The Arizona Republic 1/9/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/09/20100109jaguar.html

79.  Dairy gold vanishes—Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic 1/9/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/01/09/dairy-gold-vanishes

80.  US bird listing to hit energy, wind industries—Reuters 1/9/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60643G20100107

81.  Garrett to allow Uluru climbs—Lindsay Murdoch, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) 1/9/10

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/garrett-to-allow-uluru-climbs-20100108-lyvi.html

82.  Activists decry coyote-hunting tournament in Nevada—Martin Griffith, AP, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14150431

83.  Becker to push for ‘livability’ for rest of term—Derek P. Jensen, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14151080

84.  Utah Farm Bureau launches counterattack on ‘eco-propaganda’—Dawn House, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14151675

85.  Questions raised about depleted uranium safety—Judy Fahys, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14152071

86.  Herbert pulling back on water deal—Patty Henetz, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14152206

87.  Snowbird discounting passes on ‘red air days’—Mike Gorrell, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14149418

88.  Outdoors reading:  Learn about John Muir—Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14126147

89.  American Indian energy interns sought—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 1/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705356803/American-Indian-energy-interns-sought.html

90.  Fundraiser planned for Jordan River—Rebecca Palmer, Deseret News 1/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357158/Fundraiser-planned-for-Jordan-River.html

91.  Ruby pipeline project up for public comment—Deseret News 1/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357053/Ruby-pipeline-project-up-for-public-comment.html

92.  Where did San Francisco Bay’s sea lions go?  Try Oregon Coast—Jeff Barnard, AP, Deseret News 1/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357061/Where-did-San-Francisco-Bays-sea-lions-go-Try-Oregon-Coast.html

93.  Obama pushes for cash for green jobs—AP, Deseret News 1/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357038/Obama-pushes-for-cash-for-green-jobs.html

94.  EPA changes to test county—Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal 1/8/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/epas-changes-to-test-county-80983987.html

95.  EPA increases burden on Denver to reduce smog—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 1/8/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14145585

96.  Agency’s push for tougher ozone rules would go beyond big cities—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 1/8/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/01/08/20100108air-ozone0108.html

97.  Turner bid for Yellowstone bison draws protests—Matthew Brown, AP, The Missoulian (Montana) 1/8/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_f982489c-fc5d-11de-9049-001cc4c002e0.html

98.  Historic ranch becomes preserve—Jeff Gearino, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/8/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_166bf9f7-dd4d-5e13-9ef9-9fcae6e0857f.html

99.  Coalition for Common Sense joins fight for motorized use—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 1/8/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100108/NEWS01/1080320/1002/Coalition-for-Common-Sense-joins-fight-for-motorized-use

100.  Bighorns versus cattle—Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times 1/8/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/09/AR2010010902023.html

101.  EPA proposes nation’s strictest smog limits ever—Jim Tankersley, Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 1/8/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-epa-smog-rules8-2010jan08,0,7163115.story

102.  EPA proposes stricter limits on smog pollutants—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 1/8/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2010/01/07/ST2010010702425.html?hpid=moreheadlines

103.  China tries a new tack to go solar—Keith Bradsher, The New York Times 1/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/09/business/energy-environment/09solar.html?ref=earth

104.  Dispute over ‘fracking’ for natural gas—Talk of the Nation 1/8/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122362623

105.  Stashing carbon dioxide in rocks—Talk of the Nation 1/8/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122362619

106.  Tide of Arab-Turk tension rises amid water shortage (Part 2)—Deborah Amos, NPR 1/8/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122365133

107.  China kept tainted milk secret—Gillian Wong, AP, Salon.com 1/7/10

http://www.salon.com/food/2010/01/07/as_china_tainted_milk/index.html?source=newsletter

108.  EPA replacing Bush smog limit—Dina Cappiello, AP, Salon.com 1/7/10

http://www.salon.com/news/2010/01/07/us_epa_smog/index.html?source=newsletter

Commentary

109.  Breathing poison—Editorial, Salt Lake Tribune 1/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14171535

110.  Energy efficiency—Editorial, Salt Lake Tribune 1/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14165293

111.  Should Segways motor in our cycle lanes?—Peter Walker, The Guardian 1/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/green-living-blog/2010/jan/11/segways-bike-lane

112.  Science must end climate confusion—Richard Betts, BBC News 1/11/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8451756.stm

113.  Prairie dogs—Editorial, Salt Lake Tribune 1/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14162079

114.  EPA should consider air changes carefully—Editorial, Deseret News 1/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705357130/EPA-should-consider-air-changes-carefully.html

115.  New mining rules 33 years in making—Editorial, The Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky) 1/10/10

http://www.kentucky.com/editorials/story/1089572.html

116.  Many myths in wild horse management debate—Robert V. Abbey, Director, BLM, Salt Lake Tribune 1/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14150996

117.  Air cleanup—Editorial, Salt Lake Tribune 1/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14151785

118.  Score two for the environment—Editorial, Los Angeles Times 1/8/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-environment8-2010jan08,0,562474.story

119.  Snow job leads to a reporter’s exit—Bob Berwyn, Writers on the Range, High Country News 1/5/10

http://www.hcn.org/wotr/snow-job-leads-to-a-reporters-exit