Roundup Tuesday April 13, 2010

1.  Thanks to Headwaters News for many of the stories in today’s Roundup

http://www.headwatersnews.org/

2.  Entry to parks in Utah free—Mark Havnes, SLT 4/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14871168

3.  Farm animals are joining Utah neighborhoods—Brooke Brown, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024003/Farm-animals-are-joining-Utah-neighborhoods.html

4.  Environmental group Utah Valley Earth Forum submits no-build proposal for Utah Lake bridge—Emily James, DN 4/13/10

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

5.  Shelter euthanizing fewer animals in 2010—Rebecca Palmer, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024025/Shelter-euthanizing-fewer-animals-in-2010.html

6.  Clinton to vote on chicken rules—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024098/Clinton-to-vote-on-chicken-rules.html

7.  US to study foreign oil, gas leases—AP, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024067/US-to-study-foreign-oil-gas-leases.html

8.  Cameron, Weaver protest proposed dam—Wire Services, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024074/Cameron-Weaver-protest-proposed-dam.html

9.  Federal money will help buy June sucker habitat—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/13/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10371849

10.  Navajo water project promises to deliver in two years (New Mexico)—Alysa Landry, The Daily Times 4/13/10

http://www.daily-times.com/ci_14872308

11.  Sun River Valley residents raise concerns at Simms FWP grizzly meeting (Montana)—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune 4/13/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100413/NEWS01/4130303/1002/news01/Sun-River-Valley-residents-raise-concerns-at-Simms-FWP-grizzly-meeting

12.  That dust on the snow around Aspen is bad, researchers say (Colorado)—Carolyn Sackariason, The Aspen Times 4/13/10

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20100413/NEWS/100419966/1077&ParentProfile=1058

13.  Panel recommends spilling, barging of salmon (Washington State)—Kevin McCullen, The News Tribune 4/13/10

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2010/04/13/1145925/scientific-panel-recommends-spilling.html

14.  Other Massey mines showed a pattern of violations—Howard Berkes, Robert Benincasa, NPR 4/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125864847

15.  Agriculture Department seeds the way for ‘people’s gardens’—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post 4/13/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/12/AR2010041204104.html

16.  Aluminum foil or plastic wrap:  Which is better for the environment?—Nina Shen Rastogi, The Green Lantern, Slate, The Washington Post 4/13/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/12/AR2010041203231.html

17.  Antarctic researchers ease the impact of human activity on pristine environment—Ann Posegate, The Washington Post 4/13/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/12/AR2010041204057.html

18.  Japanese whalers blame Sea Shepherd for smallest catch in years—Justin McCurry, The Guardian (UK) 4/13/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/13/japan-whaling-catch-sea-shepherd

19.  Hollywood stars join politicians at Bolivia’s ‘cool’ global warming summit—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 4/13/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/13/bolivia-climate-summit

20.  Rio Tinto to Congress:  Get going on carbon pricing—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/utah/ci_14871141

21.  Watchers of California gray whales fear dip in the sea-mammals’ population—Noaki Schwartz, AP, DN 4/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023853/Watchers-of-California-gray-whales-fear-dip-in-the-sea-mammals-population.html

22.  Fewer pound animals headed for research at University of Utah—Rebecca Palmer, DN 4/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023877/Fewer-pound-animals-headed-for-research-at-University-of-Utah.html

23.  Judge denies dismissal of charges in artifacts case—Emiley Morgan, DN 4/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024005/Judge-denies-dismissal-of-charges-in-artifacts-case.html

24.  Review of Utah wildfire criticizes crew’s response—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/12/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10363596

25.  States woo Calif. dairymen with less regulation—Michael J. Crumb, AP, The Idaho Statesman 4/12/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/12/1149855/states-woo-calif-dairymen-with.html

26.  Group to look at wind farms’ effects on grouse—Nate Poppino, The Twin Falls Times-News (Idaho) 4/12/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_318c1516-89fa-5ecc-aee4-7dd230821e16.html

27.  BLM proposes options to address Wyo. grasshoppers—AP, CBS4 Denver 4/12/10

http://cbs4denver.com/wireapnewswy/Public.can.weigh.2.1628558.html

28.  Las Vegas can’t handle another era of unimpeded growth, study says—Stephanie Tavares, The Las Vegas Sun 4/12/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/apr/12/las-vegas-cant-handle-another-era-unimpeded-growth/

29.  Divergent interests at loggerheads in spectacular Tongass National Forest—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 4/12/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-tongass12-2010apr12,0,5161409.story

30.  Science panel opposes Obama plan for Snake/Columbia salmon—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 4/12/10

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

31.  Pacific Fishery council moves to open Oregon Coast, California to chinook fishing—AP, The Oregonian 4/12/10

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

32.  Two dead gray whales wash ashore in Washington—AP, The Oregonian 4/12/10

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

33.  What Stevens’ retirement means to the environment—Aaron Wiener, The Washington Independent 4/12/10

http://washingtonindependent.com/81935/what-stevens-retirement-means-for-the-environment

34.  New Nature Conservancy atlas aims to show the state of the world’s ecosystems—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 4/12/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/11/AR2010041103556.html

35.  Europe finds clean energy in trash, but US lags—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 4/12/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/13/science/earth/13trash.html?ref=science

36.  Shell fights shareholders’ campaign for oil sands review—Tim Webb, The Guardian (UK) 4/12/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/apr/12/shell-oil-sands-shareholders-review-campaign

37.  Copenhagen destroyed by Danish draft leak, says India’s environment minister—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 4/12/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/12/copenhagen-destroyed-danish-draft-leak

38.  Gardening:  Tomatoes for early picking—Maggie Wolf, SLT 4/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14865829

39.  Gardening:  Is there a remedy for that peach tree bore?—Maggie Wolf, SLT 4/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14865830

40.  Skirmishes renewed at UN climate conference—Arthur Max, AP, DN 4/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023754/Skirmishes-renewed-at-UN-climate-conference.html

41.  Australian officials seek to protect reef—AP, DN 4/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023751/Australian-officials-seek-to-protect-reef.html

42.  Reward offered in animal-abuse cases—Emiley Morgan, DN 4/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023714/Reward-offered-in-animal-abuse-cases.html

43.  Wyoming oil refiners under regulatory scrutiny—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 4/11/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_ed12faaf-77f6-5f9a-b89e-623295a2e7cf.html

44.  Water worries:  Planning for an unpredictable future (Colorado)—Allen Best, The Aspen Times 4/11/10

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20100411/ASPENWEEKLY/100409794/1077&ParentProfile=1058

45.  How dry is my valley?  Farms short on water (California)—Matt Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle 4/11/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/11/INOA1CQGVF.DTL

46.  Invasive plant species increase wildfire risk (California)—Ben Preston, San Francisco Chronicle 4/11/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/11/INEQ1CQ6Q4.DTL

47.  Green-building advocates take the LEED—Diane Mastrull, The Philadelphia Inquirer 4/11/10

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/business/20100411_Green-building_advocates_take_the_LEED.html

48.  Appalachians yield a familiar tale of corporate dereliction—Paul Harris, The Observer, The Guardian (UK) 4/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/11/appalachian-coal-mine-massey

49.  Heavy industry claims carbon emission targets are ‘death by a thousand cuts’—Tim Webb, The Observer, The Guardian (UK) 4/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/apr/11/manufacturing-carbon-emmissions-pollution

50.  Can the air be cleaned in Utah?—Katie Drake, SLT 4/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14860677

51.  Colorado penguin parents adopt another zoo’s chick—AP, SLT 4/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14858930

52.  LA billionaires sued over California water sales—Garance Burke, AP, DN 4/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023580/LA-billionaires-sued-over-California-water-sales.html

53.  Want success with seeds?  There are plenty of resources—Mariana Greene, The Dallas Morning News, DN 4/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023577/Want-success-with-seeds-There-are-plenty-of-resources.html

54.  Mountain goats on display in Little Cottonwood Canyon—KSL Newsradio 4/10/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10345463

55.  Debate on climate heats up online—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14856887

56.  Yellowstone winter visits up from last year—AP, SLT 4/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14828630

57.  Helping a dying baby whale—AP, DN 4/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023188/Helping-a-dying-baby-whale.html

58.  Post-Copenhagen climate talks begin amid discord—Arthur Max, AP, DN 4/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023284/Post-Copenhagen-climate-talks-begin-amid-discord.html

59.  Police investigate possible attacks on animals—Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio 4/9/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10322326

60.  Salt Lake City to host bicycle summit—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/9/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10323277

61.  Squid invasion hitting Oregon coast and scientists are concerned, but could there be a silver lining?—Lori Tobias, The Oregonian 4/9/10

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

62.  FDA takes a closer look at your soap—Kelly Brewington, Picture of Health blog, The Baltimore Sun 4/9/10

http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/health/2010/04/fda_triclosan_and_soap.html

63.  US climate bill weak for N.E., critics say—Beth Daley, The Boston Globe 4/9/10

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/04/09/us_climate_bill_weak_for_ne_critics_say/

64.  EPA faults California waste plant for chemical disposal—Democracy Now 4/9/10

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/4/9/headlines/epa_faults_california_waste_plant_for_chemical_disposal

65.  Groups ask judge to halt mining in northern Ariz.—AP, Bloomberg Business Week 4/9/10

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9EVQAMO0.htm

66.  BLM suspends some oil and gas lease sales to review warming impacts—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 4/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/09/09greenwire-blm-suspends-some-oil-and-gas-lease-sales-to-r-83918.html

67.  Nuclear waste may get a second life—Richard Harris, NPR 4/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125740818

68.  Documents reveal extensive violations at mine—Peter Overby, NPR 4/9/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125788709

69.  Animal deaths in oilsands targeted (Canada)—Jamie Komarnicki, The Calgary Herald 4/9/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Animal+deaths+oilsands+targeted/2778443/story.html

70.  Oilsands water plan raises fears for river (Canada)—Dan Healing, Jamie Komarnicki, The Calgary Herald 4/9/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Environmentalists+outraged+over+Long+Lake+oilsands+water+plan/2778867/story.html

71.  Common ground (preserving agricultural land, Montana)—Matthew Frank, The Missoula Independent 4/8/10

http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/gyrobase/common-ground/Content?oid=1243318&storyPage=1

72.  Judge OKs ‘final’ delay in $3.4B Indian lawsuit—Matthew Daly, AP, Reznet 4/8/10

http://www.reznetnews.org/article/judge-oks-final-delay-34b-indian-lawsuit-44380

73.  Hurricane season expected to be worse than usual—Deborah Tedford, NPR 4/7/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125672989

Commentary

74.  From green roofs to clean tech:  How Chicago is preparing for the sustainable future—Suzanne Malec-McKenna, Commissioner, Department of the Environment, City of Chicago, The Huffington Post 4/12/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/suzanne-malecmckenna/from-green-roofs-to-clean_b_532469.html

75.  Con:  Shale gas drilling harms the environment and poses health risks—J.J. Velasquez, The Victoria Advocate (Texas) 4/11/10

http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2010/apr/11/jv_con_shale_gas_041210_91900/?business&local-business

76.  Wilderness bill—Editorial, SLT 4/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14855137

77.  Vigilance needed to keep Utah waters mussel-free—Larry Dalton, Division of Wildlife Resources, SLT 4/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14853376

78.  Agency acts properly on wind farm guidelines—Editorial, Casper Star-Tribune 4/9/10

http://www.trib.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_1299c776-6829-5962-b530-54f86413b5c2.html

79.  Congress can avert a disaster (buffelgrass fire danger in Arizona)—Editorial, The Arizona Republic 4/9/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2010/04/09/20100409fri1-09.html

80.  Obama’s energy plan not so straightforward—David A. Ridenour, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, DN 4/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700023149/Obamas-energy-plan-not-so-straightforward.html

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