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

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