Roundup Tuesday February 9, 2010

1.  UTA proposes reducing TRAX routes this spring—AP, SLT 2/9/10

2.  Utah zoo preps for leopard’s high-tech root canal—AP, SLT 2/9/10

3.  EcoHousing:  Utah company makes temporary homes for disaster victims—Jasen Lee, DN 2/9/10

4.  Study says chemical, tobacco merge to form carcinogens—Suzanne Bohan, Contra Costa Times, DN 2/9/10

5.  Fed plans to control Asian carp reach $78 million—John Flesher, Matthew Daly, AP, DN 2/9/10

6.  India halts genetically modified eggplant release—Erika Kinetz, AP, DN 2/9/10

7.  Birth defect rate in Kettleman City, California not unusual—Garance Burke, AP, DN 2/9/10

8.  Denver and Rio Grande Western Rail Trail to be completed in 2010—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9/10

9.  Tooele board delays decision on power line for a month—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 2/9/10

10.  Hill AFB proposes $15.6 million for the environment—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9//10

11.  Plans call for second Utah radioactive waste site in Tooele County—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

12.  Hogle Zoo leopard to undergo root canal—DN 2/9/10

13.  1.1 million more by 2040/Council predicts population boom for Wasatch Front—Mitch Shaw, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/9/10

14.  Chinese farms cause more pollution than factories, says official survey—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 2/9/10

15.  Bt brinjal:  Note by Ministry of Environment and Forests (India, genetically modified crops)—The Hindu 2/9/10

16.  Provo lawmaker wants to monkey with ban on primates—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/8/10

17.  S.L. County poised to oppose N-waste—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 2/8/10

18.  What you need to know about phosphine—SLT 2/8/10

19.  Depleted uranium:  Both sides sound off—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/8/10

20.  71 post offices to install recycling bins—DN 2/8/10

21.  Ranger wolf:   Predators pushed as park stewards—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 2/8/10

22.  Utah Legislature:  Measure may open door to garbage as energy source—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/7/10

23.  Clean energy backers tout jobs at Tri-City conference—Kevin McCullen, The Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 2/8/10

24.  Wolves pushed as “park stewards,” neutered and transplanted nationwide—Matthew Brown, AP, The Missoulian 2/8/10

25.  Basalt mulls building micro-hydro project (Colorado)—Scott Condon, The Aspen Times 2/8/10

26.  Monning pushes feds to release pesticide ingredients (California)—Donna Jones, Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Jose Mercury News 2/8/10

27.  Palin likens global warming studies to ‘snake oil’—Judy Lin, AP, San Jose Mercury News (California) 2/8/10

28.  PAWG prepares for redefined role by BLM (Wyoming)—Derek Farr, Sublette Examiner 2/8/10

29.  GreenSpace:  The chemicals within:  Just how safe are they?—Sandy Bauers, The Philadelphia Enquirer 2/8/10

30.  BLM delays eastern Nevada wild horse roundup—Ken Ritter, AP, The Washington Post 2/8/10

31.  Arctic melting triple threat:   Less winter ice means more summer melt, it’s all happening faster than thought + it’s going to cost us—Matthew McDermott, 2/8/10

32.  IPCC error was a typo, argues UN environment chief—OneIndia News 2/8/10

33.  Utah company wants to turn caverns into batteries—AP, SLT 2/7/10

34.  Toxic chemical may have killed girl, 4—Erin Alberty, SLT 2/7/10

35.  Whalers, activists clash again—Rohan Sullivan, AP, DN 2/7/10

36.  Even if you’re careful, drugs can end up in water—Clarke Canfield, AP, DN 2/7/10

37.  In Utah, Magnum Gas Storage aims to store energy in air—Paul Foy, AP, DN 2/7/10\

38.  Smarter farming key to saving Amazon rainforest—Bradley Brooks, AP, DN 2/7/10

39.  No:  Landfill a danger to the environment—Seth Shteir, The Desert Sun (California) 2/7/10

40.  What’s next for Yucca?  Restoration—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 2/7/10

41.  Director:  EPA has eyes on drilling (Texas)—Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe, The Denton Record-Chronicle 2/7/10

42.  DOL looks at stemming bison migration (Montana)—Daniel Person, Bozeman Daily Chronicle 2/7/10

43.  Obama’s budget for Indians would boost health, cut housing (Montana)—Ledyard King, Great Falls Tribune 2/7/10

44.  Southwestern Colorado turns to sunflowers for energy—Nancy Lofholm, The Denver Post 2/7/10

45.  To survive, dairy farmers go co-op (New York)—Peter Applebome, The New York Times 2/7/10

46.  Silver jewelry cleaners can harm people, environment—Vlademir Jose Brul Sr., The Philippine Star 2/7/10

47.  Gazette notification adds to outrage against Bt brinjal (genetically modified crops)—Sharath S. Srivatsa, The Hindu (India) 2/7/10

48.  Whaler, activist ship collide again off Antarctica—Rob Sullivan, AP, DN 2/6/10

49.  Utah fishermen make a splash at Capitol rally to support public fishing bill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/6/10

50.  January one of driest months in Salt Lake—Lynn Arave, DN 2/6/10

51.  Utah groups challenge water plans for proposed uranium mill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/6/10

52.  All aboard-but not as often or as late for FrontRunner, Utah’s commuter train—Mitch Shaw, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/6/10

53.  Rain gardens are easy on the environment—Miriam Jabour, The Vicksburg Post (Mississippi) 2/6/10

54.  Earth, wind and wire:  going beyond solar panels—Chip Jacobs, Los Angeles Times 2/6/10,0,7685140.story

55.  D.C. posts new regulations to clarify bag tax—Tim Craig, Washington Post 2/6/10

56.  Earth and the balance of powers:  What the Citizens United ruling means for the environment—Lisa Kaas Boyle, The Huffington Post 2/6/10

57.  Battling for India’s environment—Rick Westhead, The Toronto Star (Canada) 2/6/10–battling-for-india-s-environment

58.  An environment policy that hurts women (Canada)—Peter Gorrie, The Toronto Star 2/6/10–gorrie-an-environment-policy-that-hurts-women

59.  Anglers rally at Capitol in support of steam access—Tom Wharton, SLT 2/5/10

60.  Utah House approves easier natural-gas conversions for cars—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/5/10

61.  US attorney seeks to block another DeChristopher defense—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/5/10

62.  Wasatch foul air linked to Arctic—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/5/10

63.  Outdoor notebook:  Day to feast your eyes on bald eagles—Brett Prettyman, SLT 2/5/10

64.  A historical look at the heaviest snowfall in Utah—Brett Prettyman, SLT 2/5/10

64.  Contentious Nevada wild-horse roundup ends—Martin Griffith, AP, DN 2/5/10

65.  Senate passes bill to manage Utah wolves—Josh Smith, DN 2/5/10

66.  Utah lawmaker Mike Noel targets global warming lawsuits—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/5/10

67.  Gov. Gary Herbert defends meeting with Alton Coal Development—Bob Bernick Jr., DN 2/5/10

68.  Zion National Park attendance breaks record—DN 2/5/10

69.  Utah legislative panel OKs resolution on climate change—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/5/10

70.  Tester announces changes to Montana jobs, wilderness bill—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 2/5/10

71.  Manchin says coal talk was a start (South Carolina)—George Hohmann, Charleston Daily Mail 2/5/10

72.  Grasshopper invasion expected in northern Nevada—KTVN 2 News Reno 2/5/10

73.  Energy chief defends Yucca Mountain determination—Steve Tetreault, Stephens Washington Bureau, Las Vegas Review-Journal 2/5/10

74.  The price tag for a melting arctic:  $2.4 trillion—Joel Connelly, Seattle Post Intelligencer 2/5/10

75.  Brown pelicans struggling to survive—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 2/5/10,0,3591984.story

76.  NM critics:  Emissions bill would hurt businesses—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, Bloomberg Business Week 2/5/10

77.  High above, insects travel on sky superhighways—Christopher Joyce, NPR 2/5/10

78.  Nevada:  Wild horse roundup ends—AP, The New York Times 2/5/10

79.  Spending backlog vexes Energy chief—Ian Talley, Stephen Power, The Wall Street Journal 2/5/10

80.  Preparations for Olympic games in Russia not meeting environmental standards—World Wildlife Fund 2/5/10—WWF

81.  Climate skeptics call on BYU, scientists to say they’re sorry—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/4/10

82.  Corroon to Herbert:  Give back the coal money—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 2/4/20

83.  Lawmaker:  Climate change just ruse to control population—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/4/10

84.  Federal grant aims to stimulate growth in energy jobs—Mike Gorrell, SLT 2/4/10

85.  EnergySolutions calls deal with state ‘unnecessary’—KSL Newsradio 2/4/10

86.  House committee seeks to keep global warming laws out of Utah—Richard Piatt, KSL Newsradio 2/4/10

87.  Utah Legislature may tell EPA global warming not proven—Chris Vanocur, ABC 4 News 2/4/10

88.  EPA:  Ogden air plan a bust; Utah Air Quality Board asks for reconsideration—Di Lewis, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/4/10

89.  Cline:  Water, power limiting economic development—Tim Gillie, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 2/4/10–Water–power-limiting-economic-development?instance=lead_story_left_column

90.  What 60-pound squid mean to anglers, environment—B. Abram, Los Angeles Daily News 2/4/10

91.  Pikas won’t be listed for protection, feds say—Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times 2/4/10

92.  Advisory group gives sportsmen voice on conservation—David Frey, 2/4/10

93.  Report charts black bear deaths in parks (Canada)—Rob Alexander, Rocky Mountain Outlook 2/4/10

94.  Hot springs community clashes with hot energy source in Colo.—Phil Taylor, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/4/10


95.  Air standards ever changing—Editorial, DN 2/9/10

96.  Allow rafters to pass through private lands (Colorado)—Editorial, The Denver Post 2/7/10

97.  Desert monsters—Editorial, SLT 2/7/10

98.  Fueling conversions—Editorial, SLT 2/7/10

99.  EnergySolutions ‘rising’ jeopardizes Salt Lake City’s future—Casey Coombs, SLT 2/6/10

100.  Is global warming a plot?  Mm, nah—Peg McEntee, SLT 2/6/10

101.  Privatizing Utah State Parks is a bad idea—Tom Wharton, SLT 2/5/10

102.  Stream access—Editorial, SLT 2/5/10

103.  Why must Utah be kept free of wolves?—Kirk Robinson, Western Wildlife Conservancy, SLT 2/4/10

104.  Yucca Mountain—Editorial, St. George Spectrum 2/4/10


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