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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