Roundup Tuesday March 9, 2010

1.  Bennett, Salazar spar over Utah oil development—Lee Davidson, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015168/Bennett-Salazar-spar-over-Utah-oil-development.html

2.  Zion National Park plan aims at protecting natural sounds—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015142/Zion-National-Park-plan-aims-at-protecting-natural-sounds.html

3.  Utah Legislature:  Opposition to future national monuments clears house—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014943/Utah-Legislature-Opposition-to-future-national-monuments-clears-House.html

4.  Western governors speak out on coal—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015076/Western-governors-speak-out-on-coal.html

5.  Higher protection for grouse sought—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015075/Higher-protection-for-grouse-sought.html

6.  Trial dates set in southern Utah Indian artifacts cases—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014968/Trial-dates-set-in-southern-Utah-Indian-artifacts-cases.html

7.  US Department of Justice seeks interns to help radiation victims—DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014967/US-Department-of-Justice-seeks-interns-to-help-radiation-victims.html

8.  Everglades restoration now a bailout for US Sugar—Tom Laskawy, Grist.org 3/9/10

http://www.grist.org/article/florida-everglades-restoration-now-a-bailout-for-us-sugar1/

9.  Four environment groups sue European Commission over biofuels—Matthew Carr, Bloomberg Business Week 3/9/10

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-03-09/four-environment-groups-sue-european-commission-over-biofuels.html

10.  Ask Umbra on Annie Leonard and the Story of Stuff—Umbra Fisk, Grist.org 3/9/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-09-ask-umbra-on-annie-leonard-and-the-story-of-stuff/

11.  A rare-earth gold rush (green tech metals)—Peter Koven, Financial Post, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) 3/9/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/fp/rare+earth+gold+rush/2660087/story.html

12.  India backs Copenhagen climate deal:  minister—AFP, Google News 3/9/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jghsnUjt6RoiMS16NgcTnZZ-jVqw

13.  Senate seeks to ease penalties on emissions shops—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634269

14.  Senate OKs loan support for dairy, turkey farmers—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634376

15.  Utah lawmakers say no to more monuments—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634373

16.   E-recycling bill clears Utah House—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634526

17.  Artifact cases proceed despite source’s death—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634402

18.  Salt Lake County may allow urban chickens—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/8//10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14636301

19.  Utah Senate rejects carbon trading support—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14635047

20.  Federal money will be used for Utah County trail—Sara Lenz, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015014/Federal-money-will-be-used-for-Utah-County-trail.html

21.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers again shoot down carbon credit trading—Josh Smith, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015021/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-again-shoot-down-carbon-credit-trading.html

22.  Tooele County says no to power line; company appeals—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014107/Tooele-County-says-no-to-power-line-company-appeals.html

23.  UDOT considers Legacy Parkway expansion—Laura Hancock, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014827/UDOT-considers-Legacy-Parkway-expansion.html

24.  Low bids on National Park Service projects stretch stimulus money—Lee Davidson, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014264/Low-bids-on-National-Park-Service-projects-stretch-stimulus-money.html

25.  Noted wolf pack at end of its trail—AP, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014836/Noted-wolf-pack-at-end-of-its-trail.html

26.  International Monetary Fund suggests how to raise climate change funds—Tom Maliti, AP, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014937/International-Monetary-Fund-suggests-how-to-raise-climate-change-funds.html

27.  New EPA rules affect renovations—Ann Robinson, Annie Vernon, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014723/New-EPA-rules-affect-renovations.html

28.  Seed storage a wise practice for gardeners—Larry A. Sagers, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014725/Seed-storage-a-wise-practice-for-gardeners.html

29.  Group challenges sage grouse finding—Mead Gruver, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/8/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9942319

30.  Biologists track hibernating bears for research—Sam Penrod, KSL Newsradio 3/8/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9940131

31.  After errors, global warming gets a cold shoulder—Beth Daley, The Boston Globe 3/8/10

http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2010/03/08/errors_thefts_eroding_confidence_in_climate_science/

32.  Oscar winners try to keep whale off sushi plates—Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times 3/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/us/09sushi.html?ref=todayspaper

33.  Dear Vinod Khosla & Tom Friedman:  No amount of sequestration will make coal ‘clean’—David Roberts, Grist.org 3/8/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-08-vinod-khosla-tom-friedman-no-amount-sequestration-coal-clean/

34.  What to do with Utah Lake—AP, SLT 3/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14630132

35.  Southern Davis County residents voice opposition to streetcars—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013800/Southern-Davis-County-residents-voice-opposition-to-streetcars.html

36.  Grand County spars with SITLA—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14516912

37.  Artifacts case not derailed by informant’s suicide—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014378/Artifacts-case-not-derailed-by-informants-suicide.html

38.  Grouse decision could dampen oil drilling—Lee Davidson, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014291/Grouse-decision-could-dampen-oil-drilling.html

39.  Environmental groups abuse law, Bishop says—Lee Davidson, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014273/Environmental-groups-abuse-law-Bishop-says.html

40.  Woman bitten by bear at Wisconsin zoo, fingers severed—AP, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014527/Woman-bitten-by-bear-at-Wisconsin-zoo-fingers-severed.html

41.  Utah court decision allows land swap to move ahead—Mike Stark, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/6/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9918025

42.  Reward offered for eagle feather thief—KSL Newsradio 3/6/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9920246

43.  BIA OKs tribes’ waste management rule changes; non-Indian reservation lands affected (Idaho)—Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Idaho State Journal 3/6/10

http://www.idahostatejournal.com/news/online/article_3cd37f40-2912-11df-8e54-001cc4c002e0.html

44.  Idaho’s efforts hold off sage grouse listing—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 3/6/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/06/1106507/idahos-efforts-hold-off-grouse.html

45.  Global warming making Tibet’s environment much more fragile than before—ANI, OneIndia 3/6/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/06/globalwarming-making-tibets-environment-much-more-fragile.html

46.  Political establishment should be aware of environmental issues—OneIndia 3/6/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/06/politicalestablishment-should-be-aware-of-environmentaliss.html

47.  Have a small renewable-energy project?  Rocky Mountain Power will fund it—Steven Oberbeck, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14521216

48.  Storm helps northern snowpack—Tom Wharton, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14520651

49.  UTA to keep one express route between Ogden and Salt Lake City—Maria Villaseñor, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14521634

50.  Sage grouse needs protection but not from Endangered Species Act—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14520996

51.  Humane society offers reward in eagle torture—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14523387

52.  Outdoor notebook:  DWR tracks disease in sheep—SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14520999

53.  Tribes protest FrontRunner project—Laura Hancock, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014105/Tribes-protest-FrontRunner-project.html

54.  Mapleton meets behind closed doors to discuss Supreme Court decision—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014274/Mapleton-meets-behind-closed-doors-to-discuss-Supreme-Court-decision.html

55.  6 awards are presented for outstanding tree care—Lynn Arave, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014056/6-awards-are-presented-for-outstanding-tree-care.html

56.  Board takes bite out of snake plan—DN, 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014199/Board-takes-bite-out-of-snake-plan.html

57.  Federal funding to add boost to state conservation efforts—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014059/Federal-funding-to-add-boost-to-state-conservation-efforts.html

58.  Bishop, Western lawmakers say sage grouse not endangered species—Lee Davidson, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013994/Bishop-Western-lawmakers-say-sage-grouse-not-endangered-species.html

59.  Mating season may explain hawk attacks—AP, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014131/Mating-season-may-explain-hawk-attacks.html

60.  Wolverine Gas & Oil Corp. has trouble with 2nd Utah oil find—Paul Foy, AP, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014133/Wolverine-Gas–Oil-Corp-has-trouble-with-2nd-Utah-oil-find.html

61.  BLM cancels Valley Sun grazing permit (Idaho)—Todd Adams, The Challis Messenger 3/5/10

http://www.challismessenger.com/index.php?accnum=story-1-20100304

62.  Sen. Murray grills energy chief on Yucca Mtn.—Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 3/5/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2010/03/05/927062/sen-murray-grills-energy-chief.html

63.  Sen. Hinkle letter:  Wolves as disease carriers (Montana)—The Clark Fork Chronicle 3/5/10

http://www.clarkforkchronicle.com/article.php/20100305154807190

64.  China’s melting ice-cap silver lining—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 3/5/10

http://www.salon.com/technology/how_the_world_works/2010/03/05/china_and_the_arctic/index.html?source=newsletter

65.  Get ready for the methane apocalypse—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 3/5/10

http://www.salon.com/technology/how_the_world_works/2010/03/05/methane_gas/index.html?source=newsletter

66.  Prentice defends environmental policies (Canada)—Peter Zimonjic, The Toronto Sun 3/5/10

http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2010/03/05/13131716-qmi.html

67.  Trash truck spills load of recyclables all over WVC road—Bob Mims, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14513449

68.  Tooele County rejects Rocky Mountain Power plan for high-voltage line—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14513016

69.  Artifact defendant challenges Source’s tapes—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14514763

70.  Tribal leaders say UTA ‘ignores’ them—Maria Villaseñor, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14515513

71.  Uranium tailings cleanup reaches million-ton milestone—SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14516271

72.  Radiation Control Board is looking to fill 6 of 13 spots—SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14516293

73.  Utah tab for food-borne illness nears $1.2 billion—Carrie A. Moore, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014076/Utah-tab-for-food-borne-illness-nears-12-billion.html

74.  Ingredient used in many processed foods recalled—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014057/Ingredient-used-in-many-processed-foods-recalled.html

75.  Big impact on West if sage grouse is recommended as protected species—Craig Welch, Seattle Times 3/4/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011261095_sagegrouse05m.html

76.  Congress proposes to suspend EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory power—Environment News Service 3/4/10

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2010/2010-03-04-092.html

77.  Is Bill Barrett Corp’s massive lobbying spree aimed at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?—Brendan DeMelle, The Huffington Post 3/4/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brendan-demelle/is-bill-barrett-corps-mas_b_486420.html

78.  Swiss animals may get legal counsel—Cathrin Schaer, Der Spiegel, Salon.com 3/4/10

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2010/03/04/animal_lawyers_open2010/index.html?source=newsletter

79.  John Rockefeller leads charge against EPA on greenhouse gases—Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor 3/4/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0304/John-Rockefeller-leads-charge-against-EPA-on-greenhouse-gases

80.  Proactive on saving the planet (cartoon)—Salon.com 3/4/10

http://open.salon.com/blog/designanator/2010/03/04/proactive_on_saving_the_planet

81.  The newest hybrid model (solar-natural gas power plant)—Jad Mouawad, The New York Times 3/4/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/05/business/05solar.html?ref=science

82.  Bringing bison back to Banff a tough task—Valerie Berenyi, Calgary Herald 3/4/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/Bringing+bison+back+Banff+tough+task/2641242/story.html

83.  Can rabbit meat catch on?—Thomas Rogers, Salon.com 3/3/10

http://www.salon.com/food/feature/2010/03/03/eating_rabbit/index.html?source=newsletter

Commentary

84.  Coal deal helps to clear state air (closing Colorado coal power plants)—Editorial, The Denver Post 3/9/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14636656

85.  Nuclear power-not a green option—Chip Ward, Los Angeles Times 3/5/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-ward5-2010mar05,0,2178921.story

86.  Jump-starting nuclear energy—Patrick Moore, Los Angeles Times 3/5/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-moore5-2010mar05,0,988952.story

87.  Mutual benefit found in oil pipeline access—Editorial, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 3/5/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/editorial/gazette-opinion/article_d104f4ae-280a-11df-aea3-001cc4c002e0.html

88.  Senate shouldn’t pass streambed bill—J. Duke Edwards, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014098/Senate-shouldnt-pass-streambed-bill.html

89.  If Utah grabs federal lands, outdoor users lose—Tom Wharton, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14492886

90.  Canal safety—Editorial, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14521194

91.  New oil and gas may cripple alternative energy—Llewellyn King, Hearst Newspapers, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14521796

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