Roundup Tuesday March 2, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15.  A stink in Central California over converting cow manure to electricity—P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times 3/1/10,0,2694999.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

70.  Summary box:  Nuclear renaissance beset by worries over costs, environment, aging plants—AP, Los Angeles Times 2/25/10,0,3693210.story

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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