Roundup Friday March 12, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

62.  Global warming skepticism rising in the GOP—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10,0,32332.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

74.  Going green v. going broke (California)—Editorial, Los Angeles Times 3/11/10,0,1476411.story

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

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


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