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

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