Roundup Friday March 5, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9.  Audio slide show:  Brazil’s Juma Reserve—Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times,0,1409938.htmlstory

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30.  In Utah, a move to seize federal land—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times 3/3/10,0,841750.story

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

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

33.  Texas-based refiners pledge to fund fight against California’s global warming law—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 3/3/10,0,7939184.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

51.  Catalina Island wild foxes coming back in a big way—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 3/2/10,0,4758903.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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