Roundup Tuesday March 9, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

85.  Nuclear power-not a green option—Chip Ward, Los Angeles Times 3/5/10,0,2178921.story

86.  Jump-starting nuclear energy—Patrick Moore, Los Angeles Times 3/5/10,0,988952.story

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

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

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

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

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


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