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/

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