Roundup Friday April 9, 2010

1.  CryoSat-2 satellite launches on mission to monitor climate change in Arctic—Damian Carrington, Alok Jha, The Guardian (UK) 4/8/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/08/cryosat-european-space-agency-arctic-ice

2.  Major economies to hold climate talks in US this month—Agence France-Presse, Grist.org 4/8/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-08-major-economies-to-hold-climate-talks-in-u.s.-this-month/

3.  Students’ role in farm pollution suit angers Md. lawmakers, sparks nat’l debate—Gabriel Nelson, Greenwire 4/8/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/04/08/1/

4.  Mining interests are heavily invested in Capitol Hill—Dan Eggen, The Washington Post 4//8/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/07/AR2010040704707.html

5.  Economy trumps environment in UK election race—Peter Griffiths, Reuters 4/8/10

http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-47537020100408

6.  Connecticut mulls rollback on clean energy—Jan Ellen Spiegel, Green Inc., The New York Times 4/8/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/connecticut-mulls-rollback-on-clean-energy/

7.  Report:  Md. failing on clean water laws (Maryland)—AP, The Washington Post Breaking News Blog 4/8/10

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-breaking-news/maryland/report-md-failing-on-clean-wat.html

8.  S.F. program to help homeowners go green—Andrew S. Ross, San Francisco Chronicle 4/8/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/08/BUJ31CQMF5.DTL

9.  Recycled cell phones help environment and soldiers—Fox40 WICZ (Binghamton, New York) 4/8/10

http://www.wicz.com/news2005/viewarticle.asp?a=13555

10.  Bozeman company gets EPA grant (carbon sequestration, Montana)—The Bozeman Daily Chronicle 4/8/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/news/article_68ac3620-42a3-11df-93ed-001cc4c002e0.html

11.  Pneumonia outbreak cut bighorn herds in half (Montana)—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 4/8/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_2c847abe-42c5-11df-9377-001cc4c03286.html

12. Mountain biking options reduced in Gallatin mountains (Montana)—Daniel Person, The Bozeman Daily Chronicle 4/8/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/news/article_34d7a356-42a4-11df-be0f-001cc4c002e0.html

13.  Melting glaciers a concern for Glacier Park’s tourism industry—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian (Montana) 4/8/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_5fb43298-42c6-11df-9583-001cc4c03286.html

14.  Vandals besiege Blackrock (Idaho)—John Bulger, The Idaho State Journal 4/8/10

http://www.idahostatejournal.com/news/local/article_9ccd97f4-42d6-11df-b6f1-001cc4c03286.html

15.  Green Justice:  The environmental movement and the colors of the West (A collection of articles from HCN)—High Country News

http://www.hcn.org/greenjustice/

16.  Bryce Canyon to celebrate Utah prairie dog—KSL Newsradio 4/8/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10311157

17.  New fossils may fit in gap between apes and humans—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, DN 4//8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022999/New-fossils-may-fit-in-gap-between-apes-and-humans.html

18.  $285K in grants available to specialty crop farmers in Utah—DN 4/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022846/285K-in-grants-available-to-specialty-crop-farmers-in-Utah.html

19.  EPA bans residential use of pesticide linked to Toone girls from Layton’s deaths—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Geoff Liesik, DN 4/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022833/EPA-bans-residential-use-of-pesticide-linked-to-Toone-girls-from-Laytons-deaths.html

20.  Sides gear up for new fight against Snake Valley pipeline—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14844524

21.  San Francisco’s Meat-Free Mondays gets a shrug—AP, SLT 4/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14843547

22.  Spotted:  Philadelphia eagles of the feathered kind—AP, SLT 4/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14843554

23.  Drought turns southern China into arid plain—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 4/7/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/07/drought-southern-china

24.  Millions of sea turtles dying in fishing gear, report warns—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 4/7/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/07/sea-turtles-die-fishing

25.  Arctic winter ice recovers slightly despite record low year, scientists say—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 4/7/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/07/arctic-sea-ice-recovers-slightly

26.  Britain blooming earlier thanks to rising temperatures, study says—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 4/7/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/07/british-plants-blooming-earlier-study-shows

27.  Natives call for overhaul of B.C. environmental assessment process (Canada)—Mark Hume, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/7/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/natives-call-for-overhaul-of-bc-environmental-assessment-process/article1526871/

28.  This week in comically evil corporate behavior—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 4/7/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-07-this-week-in-comically-evil-corporate-behavior/

29.  Towns invest in smarter streets…in Mississippi—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 4/7/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-07-its-even-happening-in-mississippi/

30.  Texas oil firms oppose California climate law—John M. Broder, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 4/7/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/science/earth/08energy.html?ref=todayspaper

31.  Condor egg successfully hatches in California—Tracie Cone, AP, The Washington Post 4/7/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/07/AR2010040703409.html

32.  What’s next for oil in the Alaskan Arctic?—Kim Murphy, The Los Angeles Times 4/7/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/arctic-oil-drilling-chukchi-anwr-minerals-management.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

33.  So you say you want a revolution?  Introducing the League of Bicycling Voters LA—Biking in LA (WordPress Blog) 4/7/10

http://bikinginla.wordpress.com/2010/04/07/so-you-say-you-want-a-revolution-introducing-the-league-of-bicycling-voters-la/

34.  G&F monitors sheep health (Wyoming)—Jeff Gearino, Casper Star-Tribune 4/7/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_46e0c9a5-d8c5-5252-b1fc-68092bf9e00a.html

35.  Goats invade Teton park—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 4/7/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5840

36.  ‘Miracle tree’ plantation outside Winnemucca Ranch to bring jobs (Nevada)—Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette-Journal 4/7/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100407/NEWS/4070410/1321/Miracle-tree-plantation-outside-Winnemucca-Ranch-to-bring-jobs

37.  Obama likes forest plan (Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 4/7/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/07/Obama_likes_forest_plan/

38.  Utah buys devices to cut diesel pollution for tractor-trailer operators—Laura Hancock, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022560/Utah-buys-devices-to-cut-diesel-pollution-for-tractor-trailer-operators.html

39.  Swiss make 1st test of round the world solar plane—Bradley S. Klapper, AP, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022654/Swiss-make-1st-test-of-round-the-world-solar-plane.html

40.  2 more glaciers gone from Glacier National Park—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022688/2-more-glaciers-gone-from-Glacier-National-Park.html

41.  EU satellite to check climate change impact on ice—Verena Schmitt-Roschmann, AP, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022671/EU-satellite-to-check-climate-change-impact-on-ice.html

42.  Ogden clinic loses space to care for injured birds—AP, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022189/Ogden-clinic-loses-space-to-care-for-injured-birds.html

43.  Taxpayer group fighting Kane County over records—AP, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022188/Taxpayer-group-fighting-Kane-County-over-records.html

44.  Protest workshops to guide opposition to Nevada water pipeline—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022757/Protest-workshops-to-guide-opposition-to-Nevada-water-pipeline.html

45.  Agents gather items from Blanding store in stolen Native American artifacts case—Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022839/Agents-gather-items-from-Blanding-store-in-stolen-Native-American-artifacts-case.html

46.  Utah students help build disaster resistant dome homes in Mexico—Josh Smith, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022578/Utah-students-help-build-disaster-resistant-dome-homes-in-Mexico.html

47.  District 16 candidates discuss ethics, nuclear waste, government size—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022899/District-16-candidates-discuss-ethics-nuclear-waste-government-size.html

48.  EPA restricts pesticide implicated in death of two sisters—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14837495

49.  Sisters who died reportedly had high phosphorous levels, lung damage—Jason Bergreen, SLT 4/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14840590

50.  Snowpack gets a boost—Christopher Smart, SLT 4/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14841191

51.  Grasshopper invasion:  Just what Western states don’t want—Michael B. Farrell, The Christian Science Monitor 4/6/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0406/Grasshopper-invasion-just-what-Western-states-don-t-want

52.  Scientists’ use of computer models to predict climate change is under attack—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 4/6/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/05/AR2010040503722.html

53.  Nonprofit group will prod companies to report their water use—Todd Woody, The New York Times 4/6/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/business/energy-environment/07water.html?ref=todayspaper

54.  Neighbors hail China on Mekong River deal—Daniel Ten Kate, Bloomberg News, San Francisco Chronicle 4/6/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/06/MN1G1CQ2NN.DTL

55.  Chevron accuses Ecuador foes of false reports—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 4/6/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/06/BURD1CQ2JO.DTL

56.  Herbert launches Utah Clean Trucking initiative—KSL Newsradio 4/6/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10292743

57.  Man accused of damaging mink farm to change plea—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/6/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10287825

58.  Northeast seeing more, fiercer rainstorms—Bob Salsberg, AP, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022326/Northeast-seeing-more-fiercer-rainstorms.html

59.  Chile quake offers tough lessons for US coast—Brad Haynes, AP, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022424/Chile-quake-offers-tough-lessons-for-US-coast.html

60.  Environmental group Utah Valley Earth Forum submits no-build proposal for Utah Lake Bridge—Emily James, DN 4/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022536/Environmental-group-Utah-Valley-Earth-Forum-submits-no-build-proposal-for-Utah-Lake-bridge.html

61.  Utah big rigs to cut emissions—Dawn House, SLT 4/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14831272

62.  Building a green economy—Paul Krugman, The New York Times Magazine 4/5/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/11/magazine/11Economy-t.html?ref=magazine&pagewanted=all

63.  Is Utah’s dirty air here to stay?—Jenny Brundin, KUER 4/2/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1631875/KUER.Local.News/Is.Utah%27s.Dirty.Air.Here.to.Stay.

Commentary

64.  On the energy gap and climate crisis—Andrew C. Revkin, Dot Earth, The New York Times 4/8/10

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/on-the-energy-gap-and-climate-crisis/?ref=earth

65.  Turbine turbulence—Editorial, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/7/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/editorials/turbine-turbulence/article1525762/

66.  Wins, losses for clean energy—Sarah Wright, Executive Director Utah Clean Energy, DN 4/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700022523/Wins-losses-for-clean-energy.html

67.  Million’s dream:  A pipeline too far—Drew Peternell, Trout Unlimited, NewWest.net 4/6/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/millions_dream_a_pipeline_too_far/C35/L35/

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