Roundup Friday April 2, 2010

1.  Utah Supreme Court dismisses tangle over Great Salt Lake evaporation ponds—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/2/10

2.  Artifacts source blamed himself for suicides, report states—AP, DN 4/2/10

3.  Rep. Jim Matheson hopes to protect more than 26,000 acres of additional wilderness—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/2/10

4.  Gas driller mopping up leak at eastern Utah compressor station—DN 4/2/10

5.  New mileage rules:  Pay more for cars, less at pump—Ken Thomas, AP, DN 4/2/10

6.  Humane Society says don’t give rabbits, chicks as Easter gifts—DN 4/2/10

7.  Enchanting orchids:  Utah group’s annual show is this weekend at Red Butte Garden—Amanda Mears, DN 4/2/10

8.  Public input sought for national forest planning rule—Mark Havnes, SLT 4/2/10

9.  Outdoor notebook:  Take the kids to Rocky Mountain goat viewing day—Brett Prettyman, SLT 4/2/10

10.  Ranchers want bison herds culled in Henry Mountains—Brett Prettyman, SLT 4/2/10

11.  Fishermen try to save Chinook salmon in delta (California)—Carolyn Jones, San Francisco Chronicle 4/2/10

12.  University of Oregon senior makes recycled tarps for Haitian temporary shelters—Larry Bingham, The Oregonian 4/2/10

13.  New fuel standards to pump up car prices—Dave Michaels, The Dallas Morning News 4/2/10

14.  Interior moves to restrict fast-track oil and gas drilling permits—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 4/2/10

15.  Oil and gas drillers get access to less public land, because they ask for less—Mike Soraghan, Greenwire, The New York Times 4/2/10

16.  A view into the US diet—Tom Philpott, 4/2/10

17.  Japan indicts Sea Shepherd anti-whaling activist—AP, The Guardian (UK) 4/2/10

18.  Obama expands offshore drilling—Ben Feller, AP, DN 4/1/10

19.  Brazil:  Top Amazon activist shot dead—Bradley Brooks, AP, DN 4/1/10

20.  Gov. Herbert signs bill restricting access to streams on private property—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/1/10

21.  EnergySolutions contaminates, cheats on taxes, competitor’s attorney argues—Emiley Morgan, DN 4/1/10

22.  Mapleton warned against voting on boundary change—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/1/10

23.  Federal water projects impacts residents, traffic—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/1/10

24. Forest Service gives approval for Bonneville Shoreline Trail—Rebecca Palmer, DN 4/1/10

25.  Toads may be able to predict quakes, British scientists say—Jill Lawless, AP, DN 4/1/10

26.  Hormones indicate possible panda pregnancy in D.C.—AP, DN 4/1/10

27.  Gardener:  The year of the chemical-free lawn—Joe Lamp’l, Scripps Howard News Service, DN 4/1/10

28.  Matheson wants to expand wilderness—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/1/10

29.  Environmentalists’ Utah Lake-bridge proposal:  Do nothing—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 4/1/10

30.  Attorney:  Nuclear waste oversight lax—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/1/10

31.  Idaho wolf hunt draws to close—Todd Dvorak, Casper Star-Tribune 4/1/10

32.  Plan outlines Snake Dam removal steps—Kevin McCullen, The Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 4/1/10

33.  Portland’s Food and Climate Day to focus on food’s greenhouse gas emissions—Carrie Sturrock, The Oregonian 4/1/10

34.  Grieving Kettleman City mothers tackle a toxic waste dump (California)—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 4/1/10,0,33307.story

35.  Copenhagen climate summit wasn’t a flop, reports say—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/1/10,0,4785480.story

36.  No California offshore drilling for now—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 4/1/10

37.  Obama’s mountaintop-removal crackdown could mean more than offshore drilling—Jonathan Hiskes, 4/1/10

38.  How much renewable juice does it take to power an Apple iPad?—Ashley Braun, 4/1/10

39.  Ottawa follows US lead on fuel-efficiency standards (Canada)—Shawn McCarthy, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/1/10

40.  Gov. Gary Herbert vetoes proposed Rocky Mountain Power conservation legislation—Jasen Lee, DN 3/31/10

41.  Ford, Microsoft to work on electric-car charging—AP, DN 3/31/10

42.  Obama clears way for oil drilling off US coasts—Philip Elliott, AP, DN 3/31/10

43.  UN official expects no climate deal until 2011—Arthur Max, AP, DN 3/31/10

44.  Owls may find salvation at Utah chemical weapons depot—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/31/10

45.  Dinosaur Monument trail’s access cut—AP, DN 3/31/10

46.  Robert F. Kennedy Jr.:  ‘Don’t get science from Glenn Beck’—Josh Smith, DN 3/31/10

47.  Environmental groups cheer BLM settlement—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/31/10

48.  Farmers group touts lentils, other healthy legumes—Blake Nicholson, AP, DN 3/31/10

49.  Becker won’t buy foothill land for open space in Salt Lake City—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 3/31/10

50.  Governor signs contentious stream access bill—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/31/10

51.  Resident calls for vote on plan for explosives plant site—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 3/31/10

52.  Arguments heard over Utah liability in bear attack—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 3/31/10

53.  Drilling deal sets new rules on sensitive lands—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/31/10

54.  With rules eased, S.L. County OKs backyard chickens—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/31/10

55.  Pipeline to be expanded; more natural gas will be delivered to West—Paul Foy, AP, SLT 3/31/10

56.  Good Housekeeping:  Tips to make your home eco-friendly the easy way—Good Housekeeping Reports, SLT 3/31/10

57.  Cat trackers sniff out the truth—Michael Booth, The Denver Post 3/31/10

58.  Colorado Senate passes clean-air bill favoring natural gas—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 3/31/10

59.  Wyoming energy industry fights fracking rules—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 3/31/10

60.  Study says smoke helps plants grow sturdier—Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times 3/31/10

61.  Environment New Jersey outraged over Obama’s offshore drilling announcement—New Jersey Newsroom 3/31/10

62.  California solar projects rush to beat deadline for subsidies—Julie Schmidt, USA Today 3/31/10

63.  CNN poll:  Economy tops environment as bigger concern—CNN 3/31/10

64.  Obama:  Offshore drilling needed in short term—David Jackson, USA Today 3/31/10

65.  Risk is clear in drilling; payoff isn’t—John M. Broder, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 3/31/10

66.  Ottawa revises rules of environmental review regime (Canada)—Martin Mittelstaedt, Gloria Galloway, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/31/10

67.  Salt Lake County Council allows chickens in residential neighborhoods—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/30/10

68.  Tooele County turns back Rocky Mountain Power for a second time—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 3/30/10

69.  Recycling gaining ground in Utah—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/30/10

70.  Battle over Maple Mountain development heads back to court—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/30/10

71.  Bikeable SLC on the horizon—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 3/30/10

72.  Feds will probe death of giraffe calf—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 3/30/10

73.  Guv vetoes ‘Cool Keeper’ air conditioning rationing bill—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/30/10

74.  Rocky Mountain appeal on power rejected again—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/30/10

75.  Winds wreak havoc on air quality, ski lifts—Erin Alberty, Anne Wilson, SLT 3/30/10

76.  On US dinner tables, food may be a fraud—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post, SLT 3/30/10

77.  Calorie labeling could lead to healthier fast food—Michael Hill, AP, SLT 3/30/10

78.  Compost for the garden—Kathy Stephenson, SLT 3/30/10

79.  Lecturing ecologist probes life found in tree canopies—Brian Maffly, SLT 3/30/10

80.  Funding secured for new facility to produce biofuels (Washington State)—Leah Beth Ward, Yakima Herald-Republic 3/30/10

81.  Nuclear power:  Obama team touts mini-nukes to fight global warming—Mark Clayton, The Christian Science Monitor 3/30/10

82.  Human actions top cause of grizzly bear deaths in Alberta—Kelly Cryderman, The Calgary Herald 3/30/10

83.  James Lovelock:  Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change—Leo Hickman, The Guardian (UK) 3/29/10


84.  Mesa, Swell should become national monuments—Tom Wharton, SLT 4/2/10

85.  Depleted uranium not that scary—Lee Benson, DN 4/2/10

86.  Henry doubts humans can save their environment (Australia)—Michael Stutchberry, The Australian, The Wall Street Journal 4/1/10

87.  Offshore drilling could soften oil price spikes, not energy costs—Chris Kahn, AP, SLT 4/1/10

88.  Don’t use the word ‘science’ to halt global warming debate—Thomas Sowell, Stanford University, DN 4/1/10

89.  No vetoes—Editorial, SLT 3/30/10


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