Roundup Tuesday April 6, 2010

1.  One way to ease impact? (Sage Grouse)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 4/6/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_8bc4a8b2-9682-5bea-8c3f-4df121119262.html

2.  New report provides tribal energy outlook—Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today 4/6/10

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/89776327.html

3.  Environmentalists lose land linked to preserve (Idaho)—AP, Twin Falls Times-News 4/6/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_3d9b3c7f-1422-5638-8545-3837b5cbf8cd.html

4.  Off-roaders in search of trails—Laura Bruno, USA Today 4/6/10

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-04-05-atv-parks_N.htm

5.  Chagos islands marine protection plan comes under fire from three sides—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 4/6/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/06/chagos-islands-conservation-area

6.  Plea on water dispute (Tajikistan-Uzbekistan)—Xinhua, The Hindu (India) 4/6/10

http://beta.thehindu.com/news/international/article389931.ece

7.  BLM settlement closes oil and gas leasing loophole—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021075/BLM-settlement-closes-oil-and-gas-leasing-loophole.html

8.  Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker wants to keep his city ‘bikeable’—Aaron Falk, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022216/Salt-Lake-City-Mayor-Ralph-Becker-wants-to-keep-his-city-bikeable.html

9.  Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says not to get science from Glenn Beck—Josh Smith, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021126/Robert-F-Kennedy-Jr-says-not-to-get-science-from-Glenn-Beck.html

10.  Federal water project impacts Springville residents, traffic—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/6/10

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

11.  The number:  63% (support offshore drilling)—DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022354/The-number-63.html

12.  Tests show depleted uranium meets standards—Jasen Lee, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022270/Tests-show-depleted-uranium-meets-standards.html

13.  Battle over Maple Mountain development heads back to court—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/6/10

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

14.  UTA ‘bus-rapid’ line running on 3500 South—Laura Hancock, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022259/UTA-bus-rapid-line-running-on-3500-South.html

15.  Drinking unpasteurized milk is Russian roulette—Mehmet Oz, Mike Roizen, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022225/Drinking-unpasteurized-milk-is-Russian-roulette.html

16.  Swarm of small quakes occurring at Alaska volcano—Mary Pemberton, AP, SLT 4/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14828654

17.  West Valley City has Utah’s first rapid-transit buses—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 4/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14825228

18.  You’re green, but what about your timepiece?—SLT 4/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14824938

19.  Ascent Solar targets markets off grid—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 4/5/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_14819785

20.  Boulder firm revs up high-tech industry with electric trucks—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 4/5/10

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14820489

21.  Devon to curb methane emissions, earn carbon credits (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 4/5/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_49eef7c1-da24-547a-a45e-58afc665718e.html

22.  Wyo mulls wildlife guidelines for wind developers—Matt Joyce, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 4/5/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_cfcd6b8a-cb22-5d41-8dc9-e01ee4c3d4e5.html

23.  Feds, horse advocates at odds over pigeon fever outbreak in captured Nevada mustangs—Mark Robison, Reno Gazette-Journal 4/5/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100405/NEWS/4050331/1321/news

24.  Boeing and the environment—Mother Nature Network 4/5/10

http://www.mnn.com/eco-biz/sustainable-business-practices/stories/boeing-and-the-environment

25.  NASA slated to receive billions to study earth—Jon Hamilton, NPR 4/5/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125507009

26.  Results mixed in report card on responsible oilsands development (Canada)—Kelly Cryderman, Calgary Herald 4/5/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Results+mixed+report+card+responsible+oilsands+development/2766509/story.html

27.  Tokyo to trial electric ‘filling stations’ to boost green transport—Alok Jha, The Guardian (UK) 4/5/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/05/tokyo-electric-cars-better-place

28.  Salvage experts work to stabilize Chinese ship aground on Great Barrier Reef—Mark Tran, The Guardian (UK) 4/5/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/05/chinese-ship-great-barrier-reef

29.  Australia rushes to contain Barrier Reef oil spill—Rob Griffith, AP, DN 4/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022119/Australia-rushes-to-contain-Barrier-Reef-oil-spill.html

30.  Western gas pipeline receives federal approval—Jasen Lee, DN 4/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022230/Western-gas-pipeline-receives-federal-approval.html

31.  Vegetable gardening 101:  Larry Sagers tells you how to grow your garden—Larry A. Sagers, DN 4/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022022/Vegetable-gardening-101-Larry-Sagers-tells-you-how-to-grow-your-garden.html

32.  Vegetable gardening 101:  How to get started—Larry A. Sagers, DN 4/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022028/Vegetable-gardening-101-How-to-get-started.html

33.  Tests show DOE waste meets state standards—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14824274

34.  Biggest thinning project in US set (forests, Arizona)—Cyndy Cole, Arizona Daily Sun 4/4/10

http://www.azdailysun.com/news/local/article_fe2490a4-a454-5127-9160-03be79a0024a.html

35.  Salvaging ship from Barrier Reef could take weeks—AP, NPR 4/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125558997

36.  UN head decries state of environment in Central Asia—Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey) 4/4/10

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=un-head-decries-state-of-environment-in-central-asia-2010-04-04

37.  Haiti to use quake rubble in plans to recycle and rebuild—Mike Melia, AP, DN 4/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021867/Haiti-to-use-quake-rubble-in-plans-to-recycle-and-rebuild.html

38.  Seen any bunnies in Central Park?  Rabbits are disappearing—Megan K. Scott, AP, DN 4/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021849/Seen-any-bunnies-in-Central-Park-Rabbits-are-disappearing.html

39.  Officials fear ship breaking apart on Barrier Reef—AP, DN 4/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021967/Officials-fear-ship-breaking-apart-on-Barrier-Reef.html

40.  USDA will review Hogle Zoo’s report on giraffe death—Lynn Arave, DN 4/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021814/USDA-will-review-Hogle-Zoos-report-on-giraffe-death.html

41.  American Indians first to face land grab controversy—Lee Benson, DN 4/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021830/American-Indians-first-to-face-land-grab-controversy.html\

42.  Kane road battle turns into fight over records—Mark Havnes, SLT 4/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_14820927?source=most_viewed

43.  Crews get permission to construct portion of trail—AP, SLT 4/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14819166

44.  Md. sues Mirant over pollution from Prince George’s landfill (Maryland)—Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun 4/3/10

http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/bal-md.gr.coalash03apr03,0,5046516.story

45.  At 89, Stevens contemplates law, and how to leave it (Supreme Court)—Adam Liptak, The New York Times 4/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/04/us/04stevens.html?ref=todayspaper

46.  Environmentalists blast Obama mining rule reversal—Judith Kohler, AP, Google News 4/3/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g-Cfr8x2syPG-Zq10ytH5fdGEnggD9ER5EEO1

47.  BYU engineering students build bricks for Kenya—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 4/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021508/BYU-engineering-students-build-bricks-for-Kenya.html

48.  Citizen groups counter Utah Lake bridge proposal—AP, DN 4/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021745/Citizen-groups-counter-Utah-Lake-bridge-proposal.html

49.  Drilling has risks, payoff not clear—John M. Broder, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times, SLT 4/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14802440

50.  Obama panel examines nation’s nuclear waste issues—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14815495

51.  Water project backer, Boulder environmentalist face off over Green River supply—AP, The Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado) 4/2/10

http://www.dailycamera.com/news/ci_14807761#axzz0jxP6HALI

52.  Missoula County commissioners:  Schweitzer’s coal demand sets ‘perilous precedent’; still seek stimulus funds—Kim Briggeman, The Missoulian 4/2/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_af51c156-3dff-11df-bfdd-001cc4c03286.html

53.  Navajo Nation stands by power plant despite snags (Arizona)—Felicia Fonseca, AP, The Farmington Daily Times 4/2/10

http://www.daily-times.com/ci_14806329

54.  Scientists say B.C. grizzly hunt could hurt recovery efforts in Montana—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 4/2/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_e02e1d26-3e07-11df-a6e6-001cc4c03286.html

55.  Utah Eminent Domain Law more than a ‘message bill’—Scott Streater, Greenwire, The New York Times 4/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/01/01greenwire-utah-eminent-domain-law-more-than-a-message-bi-25839.html?emc=eta1

56.  Utah County leaders OK trail funds—Brandon Loomis, SLT 4/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14810922

57.  Alta, Solitude not wild about wilderness plan—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14811828

58.  US issues limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars—John M. Broder, The New York Times 4/1/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/science/earth/02emit.html?ref=science

59.  EPA to limit water pollution from mining—Tom Zeller Jr., The New York Times 4/1/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/science/earth/02coal.html?ref=todayspaper

60.  Arctic ice makes surprising, if temporary, comeback—Bob Weber, The Canadian Press, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/1/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/arctic-ice-makes-surprising-if-temporary-comeback/article1520931/

61.  BPA widespread in ocean water and sand—Martin Mittelstaedt, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/1/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/bpa-widespread-in-ocean-water-and-sand/article1520625/

62.  Hot rocks:  Hidden cost and foreign ownership of “clean” nuclear fuel emerging—D.A. Barber, The Huffington Post 3/30/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/da-barber/hot-rocks-hidden-cost-and_b_518956.html?view=screen

Commentary

63.  Drilling for support by President Obama—Editorial, Los Angeles Times, SLT 4/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14824717

64.  Make uranium milling cleaner—Editorial, The Denver Post 4/4/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14803866

65.  Misguided environmental policies are hurting Utah’s economy—Lane Beattie, DN 4/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021536/Misguided-environmental-policies-are-hurting-Utahs-economy.html

66.  Save a canyon—Editorial, SLT 4/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14810678

67.  Not all sites proposed for mines are inappropriate (Arizona)—Luther Propst, The Sonoran Institute, The Arizona Republic 4/3/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2010/04/02/20100402propst03.html

68.  Obama’s offshore coup—Editorial, DN 4/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700021636/Obamas-offshore-coup.html

69.  The green case for offshore oil—Eric Smith, The Washington Post, SLT 4/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14810514

70.  Between the grins and grims of climate change—Allen Best, Writers on the Range, SLT 4/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14808815

71.  Offshore drilling:  Did Rahm Emanuel sell out too soon?—Joe Conason, Salon.com 4/1/10

http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/joe_conason/2010/04/01/offshore/index.html?source=newsletter

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