Roundup Tuesday March 30, 2010

1.  Clean out your medicine cabinet during April (safe disposal)—Environmental Connection Newsletter, Utah Department of Environmental Quality March/April 2010

2.  Scientists, TV weather reporters at odds over warming—Leslie Kaufman, New York Times News Service, DN 3/30/10

3.  Guv supports effort to take on feds over public lands—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 3/30/10

4.  Nominations open for BLM advisory council—DN 3/30/10

5.  Earth Energy Resources Inc. eyes Utah’s oil sands—Paul Foy, AP, DN 3/30/10

6.  The untold story:  Sheep ranching is a vintage tale of the Old West—Carma Wadley, DN 3/30/10

7.  Dinosaur monument to limit access to trailhead—KSL Newsradio 3/30/10

8.  Groups vow to sue over grouse—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 3/30/10

9.  US oil company donated millions to climate skeptic groups, says Greenpeace—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 3/30/10

10.  Global water crisis and cheaper technology sparks urge in desalination—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 3/30/10

11.  Giraffe calf dies at Hogle Zoo—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 3/29/10

12.  Coalition to rally tonight against South Davis light rail—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/29/10

13.  Bishop blasts Obama administration; still wants ‘monument’ documents—Lee Davidson, DN 3/29/10

14.  Proposal for treated groundwater would affect Great Salt Lake—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/29/10

15.  University of Utah plans net-zero renovation for architecture building—Aaron Falk, DN 3/29/10

16.  Clinton rebukes Canada on Arctic meeting—Rob Gillies, AP, DN 3/29/10

17.  Two plead guilty in ‘isolated’ Indian artifacts deal—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/29/10

18.  Minks pose threats to pets, farm animals—Wina Sturgeon, DN 3/29/10

19.  Baby giraffe dies at Hogle Zoo—Aaron Falk, DN 3/29/10

20.  Grasshoppers may plague West this year—Matt Joyce, AP, DN 3/29/10

21.  Students turning architecture building green—KSL Newsradio (video) 3/29/10

22.  EPA:  Ogden 21st in nation with green buildings—KSL Newsradio 3/29/10

23.  New EPA scrutiny is set for a chemical in plastics—John M. Broder, The New York Times 3/29/10

24.  Rio workers get ‘harsh’ sentences (China)—Elaine Kurtenbach, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/29/10

25.  Study warns of environment tipping points—UPI 3/29/10

26.  Japanese with mercury poisoning agree to govt deal—Mari Yamaguchi, AP, Google News 3/29/10

27.  New rules target air pollution from Pacific ships—Judy Fahys, SLT 3/28/10

28.  Herbert has family ties with stream bill proponents—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/28/10

29.  Gardening:  Bare (root) essentials—Maggie Wolf, SLT 3/28/10

30.  Utah governor OKs eminent domain use on federal land—Brock Vergakis, AP, DN 3/28/10

31.  BLM transfers 277 acres to southern Utah governments—AP, DN 3/28/10

32.  No further action needed in Hill Air Force Base PCB cleanup—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/28/10

33.  Wolves back in cattle country (Montana)—Carl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune 3/28/10

34.  Rio Tinto exec admits taking bribes from Chinese steel mills, lawyer says—David Barboza, New York Times News Service, DN 3/28/10

35.  Cancer question complicates 9/11 compensation deal for sick workers—David B. Caruso, AP, DN 3/28/10

36.  Farmers face off with chemical maker over rice—Tom Parsons, AP, DN 3/28/10

37.  Plans to move Provo River could save June Sucker—Sara Lenz, DN 3/28/10

38.  Grasshopper outlook strikes fear on Western range—Matt Joyce, AP, DN 3/28/10

39.  Small energy company eyes Utah’s oil sands—AP, DN 3/28/10

40.  Centerville Council to take up chicken question—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/28/10

41.  Duchess the orangutan turns 50 at Phoenix Zoo—Amanda Lee Myers, AP, DN 3/28/10

42.  Breathtaking vistas:  Artists create ‘The Continuing Allure’ of southern Utah red rock country—Carma Wadley, DN 3/28/10

43.  Yucca Mountain out:  Hanford nuke waste has nowhere to go—Craig Welch, The Seattle Times 3/28/10

44.  Elk reproduction woes tied to wolves (Idaho)—Becky Kramer, The Spokesman-Review 3/27/10

45.  Proposal would support corporate leaders who pick environment over profit (Maryland)—Annie Linskey, The Baltimore Sun 3/28/10,0,7408004.story

46.  Colo. gas-coal fight could preview national battle—Colleen Slevin, The Victoria Advocate (Texas) 3/28/10

47.  Curiosity rises with trees’ strange growth spurt—NPR 3/28/10

48.  Sea lion pups starving along California shoreline—Guy Raz, NPR 3/28/10

49.  Cameron (film director) warns of urgency to protect environment—AP, The Taiwan News 3/28/10

50.  Government certified phony products as ‘energy efficient’—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, DN 3/27/10

51.  Landmarks go dark, millions unplug for Earth Hour—Rohan Sullivan, AP, DN 3/27/10

52.  Lights off for an hour to recognize Earth Hour 2010—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/27/10

53.  Nominations sought for conservation award—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/27/10

54.  Task force to deal with possible tick infestation—KSL Newsradio 3/27/10

55.  Fate of desert flower hangs in court’s hands (Colorado, Utah)—David Frey, 3/27/10

56.  Green and clean:  Innovators hope to build plant in Montana to turn trees, shoes into fuel—Keila Szpaller, The Missoulian 3/27/10

57.  BLM turns land over to cities—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/26/10

58.  Reward offered by BLM in assault case—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/26/10

59.  Outdoor notebook:  See sage grouse strut their stuff—Brett Prettyman, SLT 3/26/10

60.  Bird sighting:  Snow goose—Bill Fenimore, SLT 3/26/10

61.  US to ban wild-harvest shrimp imports from Mexico—AP, DN 3/26/10

62.  Tracy Aviary expands enclosure for family of rare birds—Lynn Arave, DN 3/26/10

63.  New penguin exhibit opens at The Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy—Lynn Arave, DN 3/26/10

64.  Police:  Drunk Pa. man tried to revive dead opossum—AP, DN 3/26/10

65.  ‘Heroes’ actress Hayden Panettiere visits Japan dolphin hunt town—Jay Alabaster, AP, DN 3/26/10

66.  Yardsmart:  Plants that sip but never guzzle—Maureen Gilmer, Scripps Howard News Service, DN 3/26/10

67.  Vandals deface southern Utah red rock with graffiti—Jennifer Stagg, KSL Newsradio 3/26/10

68.  Governor signs bill requiring antifreeze additive—KSL Newsradio 3/26/10

69.  Gov. Herbert struggling with decision over Stream Access Bill—Richard Piatt, KSL Newsradio 3/26/10

70.  Wilderness bill goes into effect (Utah)—David DeMille, St. George Spectrum 3/26/10

71.  Water concerns delay Wyoming uranium projects—Dustin Bleinzeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 3/26/10

72.  Job losses expected in plan to reduce pollution at coal-fired plants—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 3/26/10

73.  Proposed initiative would let utility customers opt out of renewables (Colorado)—Lynn Bartels, The Denver Post 3/25/10

74.  How Republicans learned to reject climate change—Alan Greenblatt, NPR 3/25/10

75.  ‘Cap and Trade’ loses its standing as energy policy of choice—John M. Broder, The New York Times 3/25/10

76.  Medicated bath products to blame for worsening water pollution—Fox News 3/25/10,2933,589976,00.html

77.  Burn trees, save planet—Cyndy Cole, The Arizona Daily Sun 3/24/10

78.  Light dims on B.C.’s wild spotted owls—Larry Pynn, The Vancouver Sun 3/24/10

79.  Los Angeles tops EPA’s Energy Star buildings list—Tiffany Hsu, Greenspace, Los Angeles Times 3/23/10

80.  Coal opponents pleased power plant to be fired by gas—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/23/10

81.  Nev. power-plant developers opt for gas, solar—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 3/23/10

82.  Hong Kong government under fire as pollution soars to record—Frederik Balfour, Sophie Leung, Bloomberg Business Week 3/23/10

83.  Wolf protest draws 200 to downtown Jackson (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 3/22/10

84.  Biomass subsidies threaten Oregon wood plants’ supplies—Amy Hsuan, The Oregonian 3/21/10

85.  Stewart Udall, 90; was Interior Secretary (remembrance)—Jason Blevins, The Denver Post 3/20/10

86.  Stewart Udall, environmental icon, dies at 90—Matt Schudel, Post Mortem Blog, The Washington Post 3/20/10

87.  Interview with Stewart Lee Udall—Patricia Limerick, Charles Wilkinson, Headwaters News 9/24/2003

88. State takes sides in greenhouse gas ‘endangerment brawl—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 3/19/10


89.  Don’t wait for certainty on climate change—Brian Moench, President, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, DN 3/30/10

90.  Pine beetles are accomplished ecosystem engineers—George Wuerthner, author and ecologist, The Bozeman Daily Chronicle 3/29/10

91.  Salt Lake City dog owners unheard in park planning—Jean Walker-Faison, SLT 3/27/10

92.  Beyond climate change:  Reframing the dialogue over environmental issues—John M. Wallace, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, The Seattle Times 3/26/10

93.  Sustainable future—Editorial, SLT 3/26/10

94.  Evaluate risks to chickens before allowing them in communities—Karen Davis, President, United Poultry Concerns, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, DN 3/26/10


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