Roundup Friday March 12, 2010

1.  Chronic wasting disease detected in 1st Utah elk—Brett Prettyman, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14649997

2.  Utah senate rejects animal euthanasia standards—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14655242

3.  Teacher wanted:  Be a park ranger—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_14654568?source=most_viewed

4.  48 Hawaii-only species given endangered listing—Audrey McAvoy, AP, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015722/48-Hawaii-only-species-given-endangered-listing.html

5.  Utah Legislature:  Rally at Capitol urges lawmakers to address climate change—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015538/Utah-Legislature-Rally-at-Capitol-urges-lawmakers-to-address-climate-change.html

6.  Utah Legislature:  Bighorn sheep hunt to pad ‘money bill’—Arthur Raymond, Bob Bernick Jr., DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015584/Utah-Legislature-Bighorn-sheep-hunt-to-pad-money-bill.html

7.  Utah Legislature:  Access restriction on private waterways still undecided—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015577/Utah-Legislature-Access-restriction-on-private-waterways-still-undecided.html

8.  Utah Legislature approves $33 million settlement in Navajo trust fund case—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015547/Utah-Legislature-approves-33-million-settlement-in-Navajo-trust-fund-case.html

9.  Pets that kill people on Animal Planet—Scott D. Pierce, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015545/Pets-that-kill-people-on-Animal-Planet.html

10.  Wyo joins roadless forests debate—Samantha Abernethy, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 3/11/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_25b7a657-b2ed-51b3-8f0f-fa371da3984e.html

11.  Jurisdiction at the heart of “roadless” rule battle—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 3/11/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14652135

12.  Everglades plan may sink Crist’s Senate hopes—Brian Skoloff, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/11/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/11/MNH31CDR46.DTL

13.  Ways to reduce your radiation exposure from cell phone use—Carrie Sturrock, The Oregonian 3/11/10

http://blog.oregonlive.com/pdxgreen/2010/03/ways_to_reduce_your_radiation.html

14.  Sale of elephant tusk stockpiles may encourage poaching, experts worry—Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times 3/11/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011318115_elephants12m.html

15.  Meeting on deforestation boosts morale, budget—Elaine Ganley, The Seattle Times 3/11/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2011313919_apeuclimateforests.html

16.  In Northwest waters, scientists track ‘dead zones’—Les Blumenthal, The News Tribune (Washington State) 3/11/10

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2010/03/11/1104858/in-northwest-waters-scientists.html

17.  A new unit for (saved) electricity—Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times Dot Earth 3/11/10

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/a-new-unit-for-saved-energy/

18.  Arguments against dolphin slaughter—Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times Dot Earth 3/11/10

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/arguments-against-dolphin-slaughter/

19.  Five countries fall behind on European renewable energy goals—James Kanter, The New York Times 3/11/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/five-countries-are-falling-behind-on-e-u-renewable-energy-goals/

20.  Review of UN panel’s report on climate change won’t re-examine errors—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 3/11/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/10/AR2010031002891.html

21.  Sushi chef charged with serving illegal whale at California restaurant—AP, The Guardian (UK) 3/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/11/sushi-chef-charged-whale-meat

22.  World’s top scientists to review climate panel’s data, methods—John Heilprin, Seth Borenstein, AP, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14648298

23.  Stegner Symposium to focus on sustainability—SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14648812

24.  Stream-access bill clears final hurdle in Utah Legislature—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14647242

25.  Big pipeline to replace Provo Canal—AP, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14646356

26.  Alaskan hopes bike trek will raise awareness of climate change—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14651747

27.  Lawmakers OK Navajo trust fund settlement—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14649640

28.  Barker donates $2.5 million to create PETA offices—AP, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015456/Barker-donates-25-million-to-create-PETA-offices.html

29.  Tainted ingredient sold after salmonella found—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015407/Tainted-ingredient-sold-after-salmonella-found.html

30.  Suicides complicate American Indian artifact looting case—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015317/Suicides-complicate-American-Indian-artifact-looting-case.html

31.  Tasmanian devil colony shows immunity to cancer—Tanalee Smith, AP, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015398/Tasmanian-devil-colony-shows-immunity-to-cancer.html

32.  Utah Legislature:  Senate approves eminent domain bills—Josh Smith, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015301/Utah-Legislature-Senate-approves-eminent-domain-bills.html

33.  Jordan River Basin water plan out for comment—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015213/Jordan-River-Basin-water-plan-out-for-comment.html

34.  Mormon Church seeks to be ‘more proactive’ in green-building efforts with City Creek—Aaron Falk, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015283/Mormon-Church-seeks-to-be-more-proactive-in-green-building-efforts-with-City-Creek.html

35.  Utah County cities seek wind energy from Idaho farm—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015572/Utah-County-cities-seek-wind-energy-from-Idaho-farm.html

36.  Salt Lake City leaders put moratorium on demolitions in two neighborhoods—Aaron Falk, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015546/Salt-Lake-City-leaders-put-moratorium-on-demolitions-in-two-neighborhoods.html

37.  Salt Lake County Council may allow chickens in residential areas—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015533/Salt-Lake-County-Council-may-allow-chickens-in-residential-areas.html

38.  Utah Legislature:  UTA could become commercial development partner—Laura Hancock, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015593/Utah-Legislature-UTA-could-become-commercial-development-partner.html

39.  Report:  Utah needs more water—Mike Stark, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 3/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_530f2660-4524-594c-a5a3-11951ee90ad4.html

40.  Council hears pipeline pitch (Casper, Wyoming, Colorado pipeline)—Pete Nickeas, Casper Star-Tribune 3/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/local/article_efa69509-b7f2-51a4-aa8d-3c4503b522e8.html

41.  Obama to ban sport fishing right after seizing all hand guns—John Tomasic, The Colorado Independent 3/10/10

http://coloradoindependent.com/48888/obama-to-ban-sport-fishing-right-after-seizing-all-hand-guns

42.  Loggerhead sea turtle may get endangered status—Geoff Mohan, Los Angeles Times 3/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/loggerhead-sea-turtle-may-get-endangered-status.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

43.  Cheetah activist, Duke professor get Tyler Prize—Geoff Mohan, Los Angeles Times 3/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/cheetah-activist-duke-professor-get-tyler-prize.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

44.  “Integrity abuses” charged in initiative to suspend California climate law—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 3/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/ab-32-ballot-initiative-global-warming-california-climate-change.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

45.  China, India give qualified OK to climate pact—Arthur Max, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/10/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/10/MN051CD71S.DTL

46.  Portland cyclists give debut of Google’s new bike maps mixed reviews—Joseph Rose, The Oregonian 3/10/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/03/portland_gives_googles_new_bik.html

47.  Portland City Council to take up $20 million for 2030 bike plan today—Janie Har, The Oregonian 3/10/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/03/portland_city_council_to_take.html

48.  REI doubles its annual profit, will begin mailing out refunds—Amy Martinez, The Seattle Times 3/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2011312401_rei11.html

49.  CDC uses shopper-card data to trace salmonella—David Mercer, AP, The Seattle Times 3/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2011312016_shopsalmonella11.html

50.  Norway’s ‘doomsday’ seed vault is world’s largest—Ian MacDougall, AP, The Seattle Times 3/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2011311952_seeds11.html

51.  Los Angeles electric rate linked to solar power—Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times 3/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/science/earth/11solar.html?ref=earth

52.  Warmest, driest winter in Canadian record books, Environment Canada says—Canwest News Service, The Gazette (Montreal) 3/10/10

http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Warmest+driest+winter+Canadian+record+books+Environment+Canada+says/2664227/story.html

53.  B.C. fuels fight with Ontario over Bioenergy—Justine Hunter, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/10/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-fuels-fight-with-ontario-over-bioenergy/article1495726/

54.  Cleaner and greener Saudi Arabia—Laura Bashraheel, Arab News.com 3/10/10

http://arabnews.com/saudiarabia/article28422.ece

55.  Bishop:  Outing memo brought needed denials—Thomas Burr, SLT 3/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14643678

56.  Lights out on home-energy loan bill—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14642029

57.  2nd ski area proposed for Cache County in Richmond—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015139/2nd-ski-area-proposed-for-Cache-County-in-Richmond.html

58.  Plans in place to enclose 100-year-old Provo canal—Marc Haddock, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015275/Plans-in-place-to-enclose-100-year-old-Provo-canal.html

59.  Mesquite power plant will use natural gas instead of coal—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 3/9/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/mar/09/power-plant-planned-mesquite-use-natural-gas-inste/

60.  EPA:  US saw record decline in greenhouse gas emissions in 2008—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/epa-us-saw-record-emissions-decline-in-2008.html

61.  Obama and senators seek climate compromise—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/obbama-senators-seek-climate-compromise.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

62.  Global warming skepticism rising in the GOP—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-climate-politics10-2010mar10,0,32332.story

63.  Lone, lovelorn wolverine baffles scientists—Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/09/MNPJ1CATHU.DTL

64.  Sea lions to be killed to save salmon—Abby Haight, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/09/MN7M1CCN93.DTL

65.  How green are you?  Take our survey—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 3/9/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/03/test.html

66.  Merkley, Wyden ask feds for rapid, coordinated effort in drought-stricken Klamath (Oregon)—Charles Pope, The Oregonian 3/9/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/03/merkley_wyden_ask_feds_for_rap.html

67.  Coyote sneaks up on Lake Oswego girls playing in backyard—Rick Bella, The Oregonian 3/9/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/lake-oswego/index.ssf/2010/03/coyote_sneaks_up_on_girls_playing_in_backyard.html

68.  The lithium chase—Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 3/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/10/business/energy-environment/10lithium.html?ref=todayspaper

69.  Why your wine may not be vegetarian friendly—Steven Kolpan, Salon.com 3/9/10

http://www.salon.com/food/feature/2010/03/09/kolpan_wines_not_vegetarian_ext2010/index.html?source=newsletter

70.  5-term Sierra Club chief, Edgar Wayburn, dies—Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle 3/8//10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/08/MN5O1CCB1S.DTL

71.  Solar industry learns lessons in Spanish sun—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 3/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/business/energy-environment/09solar.html?ref=earth

72. County debates ski resort:  Proposed venture draws heady exchange at planning meeting—Charles Geraci, Logan Herald-Journal 3/5/10

http://news.hjnews.com/news/article_9f5e64ec-2825-11df-89d6-001cc4c03286.html

Commentary

73.  Sage grouse rule is classic Salazar—Editorial, The Denver Post 3/11/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14650404

74.  Going green v. going broke (California)—Editorial, Los Angeles Times 3/11/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-climate11-2010mar11,0,1476411.story

75.  Sierra Club’s Edgar Wayburn was a quiet hero—Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/09/ED3U1CCO15.DTL

76.  Saving the Bluefin tuna requires global effort—Gwynne Dyer, SLT 3/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14644283

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