Roundup Friday March 5, 2010

1.  Wolf pack featured in movies now down to 1 (Montana)—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 3/4/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_33d60bd8-2755-11df-b3d9-001cc4c03286.html

2.  Park’s wolves eluding researchers (Montana)—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 3/4/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_c0eab268-2754-11df-8bef-001cc4c03286.html

3.  Company spills more CBM water (Wyoming)—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 3/4/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_e2e092fa-5b0e-5f06-abfe-2a87f5621e24.html

4.  Grouse group seeks to expand on past work (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 3/4/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_d8d51fd0-6050-55a7-9396-34fe106cc153.html

5.  Tiger salamander a threatened species (California)—AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/4/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/04/BAHT1CADGB.DTL

6.  EPA chief vows help for rural water work—Ledyard King, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 3/4/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100304/NEWS01/3040308/1002/EPA-chief-vows-help-for-rural-water-work

7.  Idaho organic farmers have a chance for a federal boost—The Idaho Statesman 3/4/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/04/1103632/idaho-organic-farmers-have-a-chance.html

8.  National Conservation Areas:  A primer—Dale Rodebaugh, The Durango Herald (Colorado) 3/4/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/Earth/2010/03/04/National_Conservation_Areas_A_primer/

9.  Audio slide show:  Brazil’s Juma Reserve—Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fg-brazil-rainforest-ss,0,1409938.htmlstory

10.  Rockefeller pushes to rein in EPA—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 3/4/10

http://views.washingtonpost.com/climate-change/post-carbon/2010/03/rockefeller_pushes_to_rein_in_epa.html

11.  The N of an era:  America’s nitrogen dilemma-and what we can do about it—Tom Philpott, Grist.org 3/4/10

http://www.grist.org/article/the-nitrogen-dilemma-and-what-we-can-do-about-it/

12.  Coal-state Dems unveil bills stalling EPA emission curbs Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire 3/4/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/03/04/1/

13.  Coal-plant bill in alignment with other regs-EPA air chief—Robin Bravender, Greenwire 3/4/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/03/04/3/

14.  Salt domes better than Yucca for long term storage-Chu—Mike Soraghan, Greenwire 3/4/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/03/04/11/

15.  Labor, environment groups push ‘green’ broadband—Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters 3/4/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0312813720100304?type=marketsNews

16.  Report estimates Alberta has almost 700 grizzly bears—Trish Audette, Edmonton Journal 3/4/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/travel/Report+estimates+Alberta+almost+grizzly+bears/2638435/story.html

17.  Anti-nuclear activists say Department of Energy unclear on waste—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013689/Anti-nuclear-activists-say-Department-of-Energy-unclear-on-waste.html

18. Park Service predicts D.C. cherry blossom bloom—AP, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013937/Park-Service-predicts-DC-cherry-blossom-bloom.html

19.  ‘Extinct’ frog species found again after 30 years—Owen Pye, AP, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013912/Extinct-frog-species-found-again-after-30-years.html

20.  Utah Legislature:  Complaints heat up over possible new monuments for Utah—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013407/Utah-Legislature-Complaints-heat-up-over-possible-new-monuments-for-Utah.html

21.  Eagle hit by car in southern Utah is recovering—DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013856/Eagle-hit-by-car-in-southern-Utah-is-recovering.html

22.  Input sought on new Salt Lake safety building—DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013863/Input-sought-on-new-Salt-Lake-safety-building.html

23.  Great Salt Lake Bird Festival registration begins Thursday—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013708/Great-Salt-Lake-Bird-Festival-registration-begins-Thursday.html

24.  State agency meets with EPA—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013767/State-agency-meets-with-EPA.html

25.  Paleontologists uncover game-changing fossil—James Thalman, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013858/Paleontologists-uncover-game-changing-fossil.html

26.  Back off Bend (Oregon)—Geoff Johnson, Contra Costa Times (California) 3/3/10

http://www.contracostatimes.com/california/ci_14504341

27.  Push to strengthen environmental education is gaining traction (Wisconsin)—Mary Ellen Gabriel, The Capital Times 3/3/10

http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/local_schools/article_64b37e34-2642-11df-9ff5-001cc4c03286.html

28.  How safe is the fish oil you’re giving to your kids?—Amy Graff, The Mommy Files, San Francisco Chronicle 3/3/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfmoms/detail?entry_id=58320

29.  Black Eagle Superfund listing advances (Montana)—Richard Ecke, Great Falls Tribune 3/3/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100303/NEWS01/3030313/1002/news01/Black-Eagle-Superfund-listing-advances

30.  In Utah, a move to seize federal land—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times 3/3/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-utah-domain3-2010mar03,0,841750.story

31.  Water rights owners sue state-again (Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 3/3/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/03/03/Waterrights_owners_sue_state_-_again/

32.  Report suggests logging won’t cut down on wildfires—Michael Gibney, Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Montana) 3/3/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/news/article_f417d9dc-265e-11df-a179-001cc4c002e0.html

33.  Texas-based refiners pledge to fund fight against California’s global warming law—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 3/3/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-climate-ballot4-2010mar04,0,7939184.story

34.  Kennecott wants to amend water permit for UP mine (Michigan)—John Flesher, AP, Google News 3/3/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gbSTPX7a9-XU6A3rME5S7hV1gYAwD9E6RPO80

35.  EPA adds 10 sites to the Superfund list—Mark Clayton, The Christian Science Monitor 3/3/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0303/EPA-adds-10-sites-to-the-Superfund-list

36.  Utah:  Nuclear waste burial scrutinized—AP, The New York Times 3/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/04/science/earth/04brfs-NUCLEARWASTE_BRF.html

37.  GM potato to be grown in Europe—AP, The Guardian (UK) 3/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/03/eu-approves-gm-food-potato

38.  Baby monkeys receive environment cues from mother’s milk—ANI, OneIndia 3/3/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/03/babymonkeys-receive-environment-cues-from-mothersmilk.html

39.  Cows to chardonnay:  Can Conn. dairy farms change?—Stephen Singer, AP, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14504093

40.  Salazar:  No ‘hidden agenda’ on potential Utah monuments—Thomas Burr, SLT 3//3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14504448

41.  Birds of a Feather:  Aviary hosts camps for kids—SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14507286

42.  Sports complex critics still crying foul—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14507335

43.  State seeking bids on use of Utah Lake—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14507570

44.  Climate science debate?  Emotions too superheated—Judy Fahys, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14505686

45.  Quake may have shortened day a bit—AP, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013546/Quake-may-have-shortened-day-a-bit.html

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

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

47.  Salt Lake County opposes depleted uranium shipments—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013486/Salt-Lake-County-opposes-depleted-uranium-shipments.html

48.  Garfield County land exchange upheld by high court—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013531/Garfield-County-land-exchange-upheld-by-high-court.html

49.  Indian artifact informant Ted Gardiner commits suicide—Pat Reavy, Emiley Morgan, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013447/Indian-artifact-informant-Ted-Gardiner-commits-suicide.html

50.  So. Davis residents begin opposition to streetcars—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013800/So-Davis-residents-begin-opposition-to-streetcars.html

51.  Catalina Island wild foxes coming back in a big way—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 3/2/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-catalina-fox2-2010mar02,0,4758903.story

52.  Northwest warm weather downside:  drought worries—Craig Welch, The Seattle Times 3/2/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011238095_snowpack03m.html

53.  And the winner for the most toxic chemical is…–Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times 3/2/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/most-toxic-chemical.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

54.  Frogs:  Clues to how weed killer may feminize males—Janet Raloff, Science News 3/2/10

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/56867/title/Frogs_Clues_to_how_weed_killler_may_feminize_males

55.  Scientists taking steps to defend work on climate—John M. Broder, The New York Times 3/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/03/science/earth/03climate.html?ref=todayspaper

56.  Wildlife officers accused of ‘showboating’ in Syncrude trial (Canada)—Nathan VanderKlippe, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/2/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/wildlife-officers-accused-of-showboating-in-syncrude-trial/article1486995/

57.  House supports limits on federal officers—Christian Vanderhooft, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500143

58.  Obama to spell out rebates for energy efficiency—AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14499628

59.  Sevier power plant may burn natural gas instead of coal—Steven Oberbeck, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14500137

60.  Hot-springs bill clears Senate—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3//2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500058

61.  Noel seeks to protect power companies from emissions lawsuits—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500495

62.  Salt Lake County says N-O to D-U—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500783

63.  House OKs bill that would end some bus service for students—Lisa Schenker, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14501223

64.  Davis County streetcar proposal draws heat—Maria Villasenor, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14501854

65.  Washington to intervene in Yucca Mountain case—AP, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013328/Washington-to-intervene-in-Yucca-Mountain-case.html

66.  Sweden plans to build 2,000 wind turbines by 2020—AP, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013297/Sweden-plans-to-build-2000-wind-turbines-by-2020.html

67.  Want to eat local?  BYU student’s site tracks milk’s origins—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013449/Want-to-eat-local-BYU-students-site-tracks-milks-origins.html

68.  Six Utah water systems out of compliance—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013444/Six-Utah-water-systems-out-of-compliance.html

69.  Utah legislature:  Carbon credit bill clears committee hurdle—Josh Smith, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013514/Utah-Legislature-Carbon-credit-bill-clears-committee-hurdle.html

70.  Utah Legislature:  Water bills clear the house—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013371/Utah-Legislature-Water-bills-clear-the-House.html

71.  U. launches planning, design academy for Mountain West region—Wendy Leonard, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013466/U-launches-planning-design-academy-for-Mountain-West-region.html

Commentary

72.  Could burning coal underground take Clean Coal Ltd in too deep?—Fred Pearce, The Guardian (UK) 3/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/04/coal-gasification-ccs

73.  Recreation fees big part of public land privatization plan—Bill Schneider, NewWest.net 3/4/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/recreation_fees_big_part_of_public_land_privatization_plan/C41/L41/

74.  Political will and love of place:  The West’s climate change secret?—Daniel Kemmis, Citiwire, NewWest.net 3/2/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/political_will_and_love_of_place_the_wests_climate_change_secret/C35/L35/

75.  Fighting chance (sage grouse)—Editorial, The New York Times 3/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/03/opinion/03wed4.html

76.  HB 141 would be unfair to fishermen—Duke Edwards, attorney, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14498564

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