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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020718/Utah-Supreme-Court-dismisses-tangle-over-Great-Salt-Lake-evaporation-ponds.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021271/Artifacts-source-blamed-himself-for-suicides-report-states.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021367/Rep-Jim-Matheson-hopes-to-protect-more-than-26000-acres-of-additional-wilderness.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021474/Gas-driller-mopping-up-leak-at-eastern-Utah-compressor-station.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021422/New-mileage-rules-Pay-more-for-cars-less-at-pump.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021294/Humane-Society-says-dont-give-rabbits-chicks-as-Easter-gifts.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021299/Enchanting-orchids-Utah-groups-annual-show-is-this-weekend-at-Red-Butte-Garden.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14804261

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14794644

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14795641

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/02/BAM61COMNS.DTL

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/04/university_of_oregon_senior_ma.html

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

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/washington/dmichaels/stories/DN-cleancars_02bus.ART.State.Edition2.4c70850.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/01/01greenwire-interior-moves-to-restrict-fast-track-oil-and-99095.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/01/01greenwire-oil-and-gas-drillers-get-access-to-less-public-11180.html

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-02-a-view-into-the-u.s.-diet/

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/02/japan-indicts-sea-shepherd-activist

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021119/Obama-expands-offshore-drilling.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021242/Brazil-Top-Amazon-activist-shot-dead.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020962/Gov-Herbert-signs-bill-restricting-access-to-streams-on-private-property.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021353/EnergySolutions-contaminates-cheats-on-taxes-competitors-attorney-argues.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021280/Mapleton-warned-against-voting-on-boundary-change.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021281/Federal-water-projects-impacts-residents-traffic.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021329/Forest-Service-gives-approval-for-Bonneville-Shoreline-Trail.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021129/Toads-may-be-able-to-predict-quakes-British-scientists-say.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021213/Hormones-indicate-possible-panda-pregnancy-in-DC.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021215/Gardener-The-year-of-the-chemical-free-lawn.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14805570

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14805738

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14801802

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14780303

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

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2010/04/01/960129/plan-outlines-dam-removal-steps.html

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

http://blog.oregonlive.com/pdxgreen/2010/04/post_3.html

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mothers31-2010mar31,0,33307.story

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-copenhagen2-2010apr02,0,4785480.story

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/01/MNU41CO3O4.DTL

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-01-epa-cracks-down-on-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-01-how-much-renewable-juice-does-it-take-to-power-an-apple-ipad/

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

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-follows-us-lead-on-fuel-efficiency-standards-for-new-cars/article1520997/

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020754/Gov-Gary-Herbert-vetoes-proposed-Rocky-Mountain-Power-conservation-legislation.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020905/Ford-Microsoft-to-work-on-electric-car-charging.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020874/Obama-clears-way-for-oil-drilling-off-US-coasts.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020899/UN-official-expects-no-climate-deal-until-2011.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020781/Owls-may-find-salvation-at-Utah-chemical-weapons-depot.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020823/Dinosaur-Monument-trails-access-cut.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021126/Robert-F-Kennedy-Jr-Dont-get-science-from-Glenn-Beck.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021075/Environmental-groups-cheer-BLM-settlement.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020701/Farmers-group-touts-lentils-other-healthy-legumes.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14780303

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14792699

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14795597

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14793693

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14793508

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14791716

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14793255

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14793280

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

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14789720

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

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_14789719

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_90fae94c-681e-52b9-a40b-b4edd0bd44de.html

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

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/31/BABB1CN4F0.DTL

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

http://www.newjerseynewsroom.com/science-updates/environment-new-jersey-outraged-over-obamas-offshore-drilling-announcement

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

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/energy/environment/2010-03-31-californiasolar31_CV_N.htm

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

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/03/31/cnn-poll-economy-tops-environment-as-bigger-concern/?fbid=aNxAHnFaNfM&hpt=Sbin

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

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2010/03/obama-offshore-oil-drilling-needed-in-short-term/1

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/01/business/energy-environment/01drill.html?ref=us

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

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/tories-curtail-key-environment-rules/article1518844/

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020753/Salt-Lake-County-Council-allows-chickens-in-residential-areas.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020755/Tooele-County-turns-back-Rocky-Mountain-Power-for-a-second-time.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020771/Recycling-gaining-ground-in-Utah.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020794/Battle-over-Maple-Mountain-development-heads-back-to-court.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14789492

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14788809

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14787243

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14788721

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14786578

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14787585

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14787836

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14785471

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14790207

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

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/03/30/biofuels-company-will-mean-new-toppenish-jobs

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

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0330/Nuclear-power-Obama-team-touts-mini-nukes-to-fight-global-warming

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

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/data+shows+humans+remain+grizzly+bear+predator+Alberta/2745093/story.html

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/mar/29/james-lovelock-climate-change

Commentary

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14786579

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021384/Depleted-uranium-not-that-scary.html

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

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/opinion/henry-doubts-humans-can-save-their-environment/story-e6frg9p6-1225848245602

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14799887

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021069/Dont-use-the-word-science-to-halt-global-warming-debate.html?pg=2

http://deseretnews.com/article/700021215/Gardener-The-year-of-the-chemical-free-lawn.html

89.  No vetoes—Editorial, SLT 3/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14787707

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