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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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