Roundup Tuesday February 23, 2010

1.  Interior Department faulted for preservation lapses—Lee Davidson, DN 2/23/10

2.  Utah Legislature:  Bill allowing access to rivers washes out—Arthur Raymond, DN 2/23/10

3.  N. Utah’s snowpack running below level—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/23/10

4.  Utah Legislature:  Clean-air resolution moves past committee—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

5.  Hatch, Bennett seek to block more Utah national monuments—Lee Davidson, DN 2/23/10

6.  3 condors found dead in Arizona—DN 2/23/10

7.  Clean N.M. coal plant, say groups—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

8.  Herbert derails Utah-bound shipments of depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

9.  Utah Legislature:  Bill seeks to reclaim certain lands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

10.  Utah lawmakers seeking to seize federal land—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/23/10

11.  Guv blocks two depleted uranium shipments—Judy Fahys, Thomas Burr, SLT 2/23/10

12.  U. of U. scientists improve snowfall forecasts—Brian Maffly, SLT 2/23/10

13.  Denver-based Ice Core Laboratory studies Earth’s climate through Antarctic ice—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 2/23/10

14.  Alternatives to BPA containers not easy for US foodmakers to find—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post 2/23/10

15.  New research:  synthetic nitrogen destroys soil carbon, undermines soil health—Tom Philpot, 2/23/10

16.  EPA’s Jackson establishes deliberative path to control global warming pollution—Daniel J. Weiss, 2/23/10

17.  Air pollution ‘may cause 35,000 premature deaths a year in Britain’—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 2/23/10

18.  Democrats launch desperate effort to resurrect climate bill in Congress (USA)—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 2/23/10

19.  I knew nothing, says embattled Garrett (Australia)—Nicola Berkovic, Matthew Franklin, The Australian 2/23/10

20.  UN says emissions vows not enough to avoid rise of 2 degrees C—Sunanda Creagh, Reuters 2/23/10

21.  Gas heading above $3 a gallon by this summer—Chris Kahn, AP, DN 2/22/10

22.  UN warns about tech waste in developing world—Jim Gomez, Rod McGuirk, AP, DN 2/22/10

23.  Businessman says Utah Lake bridge is nigh—AP, DN 2/22/10

24.  Judge orders sage grouse decision—AP, DN 2/22/10

25.  Utah Legislature:  Farmers, ranchers gather for tasty rally—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

26.  Senators seek to prevent Utah monuments—Lee Davidson, DN 2/22/10

27.  No new Utah monuments before input, Ken Salazar tells Gov. Gary Herbert—Paul Koepp, DN 2/22/10

28.  National plan aims to increase water supply in West—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

29.  Herbert derails Utah-bound shipments of depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

30.  Utah Legislature:  Bill would protect Utah’s vanishing farmlands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

31.  Bill would aid creation of transit-oriented districts—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

32.  Anglers seeking access up a creek—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

33.  UDOT taking comment on West Davis Corridor—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

34.  Bennett:  No monuments without Congress’ OK—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/22/10

35.  House kills ‘green’ schools recommendation—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

36.  St. George to explore using methane for electricity—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/22/10

37.  Plastic bags in US-to pay or not to pay—Melissa Eddy, AP, SLT 2/22/10

38.  Farmers celebrate healthy, affordable food—Dawn House, SLT 2/22/10

39.  Groups left out of forest bill cry foul (Montana)—Jennifer McKee, The Helena Independent Record 2/22/10

40.  Congress shake-ups affect Indian country—Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today 2/22/10

41.  EPA plans to phase in regulation of emissions—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/22/10

42.  Goodbye to killer peanut allergies?—Thomas Rogers, 2/22/10

43.  Marijuana use by seniors goes up as boomers age—Matt Sedensky, AP, 2/22/10

44.  Obama mounts a last-ditch attempt to pass a ‘hybrid’ climate and energy bill—Joel Kirkland, ClimateWire, The New York Times 2/22/10

45.  EPA budget hearings to serve as battleground for climate policies—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/22/10

46.  Absence of e-waste controls poses environmental threat (Indonesia)—Fidelis E. Satriastanti, Jakarta Globe 2/22/10

47.  WabiSabi puts renewability into fashion (photos)—DN 2/21/10

48.  Study:  Warming to bring stronger hurricanes—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 2/21/10

49.  Saving the planet mixes well with religion, Yale scholar says—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 2/21/10

50.  Spanish Fork prepares to permit chickens—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/21/10

51.  Activist panel urges civil disobedience—Steve Luhm, SLT 2/21/10

52.  Herbert told that feds won’t do land grab in Utah—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/21/10

53.  Activists rally to nudge BLM over roundups (Nevada)—Karren Rhodes, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/21/10

54.  Roan drilling foes bring ozone rule into fight (Colorado)—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 2/21/10

55.  Much at stake as decision on sage grouse endangered status nears—AP, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 2/21/10

56.  A base for war training, and species preservation—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 2/21/10

57.  Assistance extended to displaced insulation workers (Australia)—ABC News 2/21/10

58.  Lead pollution data could be wrong:  govt (Australia)—AAP, Sydney Morning Herald 2/21/10

59.  Utah Legislature:  State Senate committee urges EPA to cease regulating greenhouse gases—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/20/10

60.  Make debate on national monuments open, Rep. Rob Bishop tells Obama—Lee Davidson, DN 2/20/10

61.  Snow geese flock to Delta on journey north—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/20/10

62.  In western Wyoming, gas industry faces crossroads—Mead Gruver, AP, SLT 2/20/10

63.  Rangelands could go off sick list—Dawn House, SLT 2/20/10

64.  Growing program:  Learning is hands-on at college farm—Tim Holt, The Redding Record Searchlight (California) 2/20/10

65.  Packed house attends environmental resources and energy committee hearing on HB 2213 in Clearfield (Pennsylvania)—Aaron T. Evans, 2/20/10

66.  State Conservation Corps would aid bay, train students (Maryland)—Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun 2/20/10,0,5185577.story

67.  California’s environmental policy starts in kindergarten—Cheri Carlson, Ventura County Star, San Jose Mercury News 2/20/10

68.  Bashing federal regulators grows popular in state (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune, Billings Gazette 2/20/10

69.  Schwarzennegger, Calderon propose relaxing environmental laws for development (California)—Rebecca Kimitch,  San Gabriel Valley Tribune 2/20/10

70.  Group fights Weyerhaeuser’s use of ‘green’ certification (Washington State)—Hal Bernton, Seattle Times 2/20/10

71.  In Wyoming, debate swirls on taxing wind industry—Dan Frosch, The New York Times 2/20/10

72.  Climate change’s impact on forests being measured via expanding tree trunks—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 2/20/10

73.  Preservation poor at Interior’s museums—Lee Davidson, DN 2/19/10

74.  Zion to close some cliffs to accommodate nesting falcons—DN 2/19/10

75.  Former governor says San Rafael Swell ‘should be protected’—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/19/10

76.  Hatch calls White House to complain about monument plan—Matt Canham, SLT 2/19/10

77.  Camp Williams to clear surrounding land—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 2/19/10

78.  Agriculture packs big financial punch—Dawn House, SLT 2/19/10

79.  Oregon lawmakers extend moratorium on offshore drilling—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 2/19/10,0,3997830.story

80.  Developer proposes 30,000 solar dishes in Calif. Desert—Scott Streater, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/19/10

81.  New White House guidance ‘straightforward, common sense’-CEQ Chief—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/19/10

82.  Press Release:  Government Study:  Elevated Uranium Levels in Grand Canyon’s Watershed—Center for Biological Diversity 2/18/10

83.  World’s top firms cause $2.2tn of environmental damage, report estimates—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 2/18/10


84.  Take a long look at landmarks—Editorial, DN 2/23/10

85.  No one is gunning for problems in national parks—Editorial, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 2/22/10

86.  Utah monuments—Editorial, SLT 2/22/10

87.  One really bad winter does not disprove global warming—Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post, DN 2/21/10

88.  Global warming’s argument starting to cool down—George F. Will, DN 2/21/10

89.  Growth-here it comes, ready or not—Michael H. Jensen, SLT 2/19/10

90.  Global doubting:  Scientists need some humility—Editorial, Chicago Tribune, SLT 2/19/10


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