Roundup Tuesday March 2, 2010

1.  Tesco launches recycled clothing collection—Kate Carter, The Guardian (UK) 3/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/green-living-blog/2010/mar/02/tesco-ethical-fashion-range

2.  Nuclear projects face financial obstacles—Steven Mufson, The Washington Post 3/2/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/01/AR2010030103975.html?hpid=topnews

3.  CSU researchers say shell serum could save trees from bark beetles—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 3/2/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14495213

4.  Feds to study notable public lands across the West—AP, San Jose Mercury News (California) 3/2/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14497354?nclick_check=1

5.  Surveyor to map out UTA’s acreage—Laura Hancock, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013267/Surveyor-to-map-out-UTAs-acreage.html

6.  EnergySolutions CEO at center of nuclear storm—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013249/EnergySolutions-CEO-at-center-of-nuclear-storm.html

7.  Christensen explains issues on radioactive waste—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013270/Christensen-explains-issues-on-radioactive-waste.html

8.  Utah Legislature:  Senate committee wants Utah out of climate initiative—Josh Smith, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013360/Utah-Legislature-Senate-committee-wants-Utah-out-of-climate-initiative.html

9.  Study finds no big impact from exploding mustard shells—Dan Elliott, AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14493265

10.  State plans burn for invasive reed on lake shore—AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14497304

11.  Great Salt Lake Nature Center seeking volunteers—AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14497307

12.  US Senate’s top climate sceptic accused of waging ‘McCarthyite witch-hunt’—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 3/1/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/01/inhofe-climate-mccarthyite

13.  Weed killer ‘castrates’ male frogs, study says—Azadeh Ansari, CNN 3/1/10

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/science/03/01/pesticide.study.frogs/

14.  Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 3/1/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/28/AR2010022803978.html?hpid=topnews

15.  A stink in Central California over converting cow manure to electricity—P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times 3/1/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cow-power1-2010mar01,0,2694999.story

16.  Deadline to comment on sale of genetically altered alfalfa nears—Melissa Allison, The Seattle Times (Washington State) 3/1/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2011227843_alfalfa02.html

17.  Yellowstone bears begin emerging from hibernation—AP, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 3/1/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_9caa5b5c-253c-11df-964d-001cc4c002e0.html

18.  Northern Region’s top forester discusses challenges agency faces—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian (Montana) 3/1/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_811fc0f0-24f3-11df-b9a7-001cc4c03286.html

19.  Polar bears found to descend from brown bears—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/1/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=169&sid=9856538

20.  Climate scientists quizzed by British lawmakers—Sylvia Hui, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/1/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=169&sid=9857715

21.  District kicks in money for Ogden River cleanup—Ogden Standard-Examiner, KSL Newsradio 3/1/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9851532

22.  Herbs thrive in gardens or planters—Martha Stewart, The New York Times, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012886/Herbs-thrive-in-gardens-or-planters.html

23.  Easy system for rookie gardeners—Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012880/Easy-system-for-rookie-gardeners.html

24.  Rhubarb:  Rain won’t hurt it, but it needs care—Larry Sagers, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012889/Rhubarb-Rain-wont-hurt-it-but-it-needs-care.html

25.  Pamela Anderson asks Canada to end seal hunt—Jeremy Hainsworth, AP, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013079/Pamela-Anderson-asks-Canada-to-end-seal-hunt.html

26.  BYU professor part of team studying self-fertilizing plants—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012190/BYU-professor-part-of-team-studying-self-fertilizing-plants.html

27.  Utah Legislature:  Climate change resolution advances—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013004/Utah-Legislature-Climate-change-resolution-advances.html

28.  Bingham Canyon Mine a mainstay—Marc Haddock, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013001/Bingham-Canyon-Mine-a-mainstay.html

29.  Caddisfly larvae spun into surgical tape—Wendy Leonard, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013162/Caddisfly-larvae-spun-into-surgical-tape.html

30.  Orca attack raises question of captive animals—Brian Skoloff, AP, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14491125

31.  Tooele County battles power company over location of high-voltage line—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14484634

32.  Noel pushes to restrict federal law enforcement—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14492982

33.  Hurt eagle recovering after tail feathers plucked—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14493561

34.  U. bioengineer unravels how caddisfly silk remains sticky when wet—Brian Maffly, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_1449357

35.  Rulings restrict Clean Water Act, foiling EPA—Charles Duhigg, Janet Roberts, The New York Times 2/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/01/us/01water.html?ref=todayspaper

36.  BIA accused in rocky dispute (Oklahoma)—Clifton Adcock, Tulsa World 2/28/10

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20100228_11_A21_JimGil721446

37.  Headed to the Arctic Circle and feeling on top of the world—Reed Glenn, The Miami Herald 2/28/10

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/02/28/1497382/end-of-the-road-were-headed-to.html

38.  Officials have success trapping wild pigs on Fort Ord (California)—Larry Parsons, Monterey County Herald, Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/28/10

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_14486892

39.  State facing too little snow in north and too much in the south—John Hollenhorst, KSL Newsradio 2/28/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9847504

40.  Quake was among strongest ever recorded—Roberto Candia, Eva Vergara, AP, DN 2/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012811/Quake-was-among-strongest-ever-recorded.html

41.  Chile quake far stronger than that of Haiti—Guy Raz, Richard Harris, NPR 2/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124156708

42.  Independent board to review work of top climate panel—Reuters, The New York Times 2/27/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/27/science/earth/27climate.html

43.  Chile quake similar to 2004 Indian Ocean temblor—Alicia Chang, AP, Salon.com 2/27/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/2010/02/27/us_sci_quake_science/index.html?source=newsletter

44.  It may be tough and dangerous, but BLM firefighters love what they do—Stella Davis, Carlsbad Current-Argus (New Mexico) 2/27/10

http://www.currentargus.com/ci_14486113

45.  Wild horses and burros on sale in Apache Junction—Glen Creno, The Arizona Republic 2/27/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/02/27/20100227wild-horses-burros-for-sale.html

46.  Coal-fired plant may be out of steam before it’s up—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 2/27/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/feb/27/coal-red-plant-may-be-out-steam-its/

47.  Iceberg breaks in Antarctica-but not where expected—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012559/Iceberg-breaks-in-Antarctica-2-but-not-where-expected.html

48.  Warming panel, under attack, seeks outside review—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012708/Warming-panel-under-attack-seeks-outside-review.html

49.  Utah Legislature:  House committee approves animal gas chamber—Rebecca Palmer, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012460/Utah-Legislature-House-committee-approves-animal-gas-chamber.html

50.  Utah Legislature:  raindrops may fall into pails legally—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012557/Utah-Legislature-Raindrops-may-fall-into-pails-legally.html

51.  2 Utahns demand monument ‘drafts’—Lee Davidson, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012360/2-Utahns-demand-monument-drafts.html

52.  Everyday Organic:  Greener choices for kids’ jewelry—MaryJane Butters, SLT 2/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14470339

53.  UNEP chief:  Environment ministers find collective voice again—Bernama.com (Malaysian National News Agency) 2/26/10

http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsworld.php?id=478283

54.  Whaling worsens carbon release, scientists warn—Victoria Gill, BBC News 2/26/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8538033.stm

55.  Australia environment minister Peter Garrett demoted—Nick Bryant, BBC News 2/26/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8538158.stm

56.  Iceberg threatens ‘March of Penguins’ colony—Richard Harris, NPR 2/26/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124123118

57. National Monument status affects only federal land—San Juan Islander (Washington State) 2/26/10

http://www.sanjuanislander.com/federal/ncls/national-monument.shtml

58.  Clean fuels can create new jobs, study says—Jasen Lee, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012220/Clean-fuels-can-create-new-jobs-study-says.html

59.  High court rules in favor of Friends of Maple Mountain—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012485/High-court-rules-in-favor-of-Friends-of-Maple-Mountain.html

60.  Logan fined $10k for polluting lake—Emiley Morgan, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012252/Logan-fined-10K-for-polluting-lake.html

61.  Panel resists ban on animal gas chambers—Tony Semerad, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14478430

62.  High court rules voters can decide on zoning—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14479273

63.  SLC gets EPA grant to cut air pollution—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14480168

64.  Anti-monument resolution on its way to Senate—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14480176

65.  Some lab animals die, but others get a second chance—Tony Semerad, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14479545

66.  14,800 acres of range goes public (Nevada)—Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/25/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100225/NEWS/2250354/1321/news

67.  Ministers to conclude discussions on waste, environment tomorrow—Stan Okenwa, AllAfrica.com 2/25/10

http://allafrica.com/stories/201002250505.html

68.  Ode to the fallen Hummer—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 2/25/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/02/25/ode_to_the_fallen_hummer/index.html?source=newsletter

69.  Chile’s farmed salmon disaster—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 2/25/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/02/25/chilean_salmon_virus/index.html?source=newsletter

70.  Summary box:  Nuclear renaissance beset by worries over costs, environment, aging plants—AP, Los Angeles Times 2/25/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-us-nuclear-power-setback-summary-box,0,3693210.story

71.  Local officials concerned about Vermillion Basin issue (Colorado)—Brian Smith, Craig Daily Press 2/24/10

http://www.craigdailypress.com/news/2010/feb/24/local-officials-concerned-about-vermillion-basin-i/

72.  BLM plans destruction of old growth trees in national monument and proposed wilderness (Press Release)—Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance 2/24/10

http://www.suwa.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=7909&news_iv_ctrl=1061

Commentary

73.  Abduction of aboriginal whaling rights—Chris Butler Stroud, BBC News 3/2/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8545073.stm

74.  The sage grouse is not the spotted owl—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 3/1/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/01/1099514/the-sage-grouse-is-not-the-spotted.html

75.  Garbage power—Editorial, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14493637

76.  Final decision (animal shelter law)—Editorial, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14493638

77.  Old growth and the BLM:  A pledge is not enough (Oregon)—Pat Clason, retired BLM manager, The Mail Tribune 2/28/10

http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100228/OPINION/2280302/-1/NEWSMAP

78.  Did killer whale just have a ‘red’ moment—Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012517/Did-killer-whale-just-have-a-red-moment.html

79.  Deniers should do homework on climate—Frederic Wagner, Professor, Utah State University, SLT 2/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14477953

80.  Cyclic change—Editorial, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14479283

81.  Utah can, and should, have its public lands—Robert H. Nelson, Professor, University of Maryland, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14477896

82.  Do toxins cause autism?—Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times 2/24/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/25/opinion/25kristof.html

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