Roundup Friday April 16, 2010

1.  Blanding man will face all artifacts charges—Emiley Morgan, DN 4/15/10

2.  Kennecott to build plant to process molybdenum—Lois M. Collins, DN 4/15/10

3.  ‘Avatar’ director lauds ruling on Brazilian dam—Alan Clendenning, AP, DN 4/15/10

4.  April storms clobber northern Utah, raise snowfall—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/15/10

5.  Groups want Obama to reject Ritter plan (special roadless rule, Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 4/15/10

6.  Coal chiefs go on offensive as Pickens pushes case for natural gas—Joel Kirkland, ClimateWire, The New York Times 4/15/10

7.  Lautenberg bill seeks to overhaul US chemical laws—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post 4/15/10

8.  Can we ‘cool the planet’ through geoengineering?—Jeff Goodell, Fresh Air, NPR 4/15/10

9.  Ash poses more risk for animals than humans—Nadja Popovich, NPR 4/15/10

10.  Turning chicken poop into power—Phoebe Judge, NPR 4/15/10

11.  Iceland volcano cloud brings European air chaos—Agence France-Presse, 4/15/10

12.  The environment:  Not an election issue (UK)—George Monbiot, The Guardian (UK) 4/15/10

13.  Buncefield blast ‘damaged environment’ (UK)—BBC News 4/15/10

14.  Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveils research plan for Arctic drilling—Rachel D’Oro, AP, DN 4/14/10

15.  Washington state sues to keep Yucca Mountain on table for storage of nuclear waste—Shannon Dininny, AP, DN 4/14/10

16.  2 arrested from ship that smashed Australian reef—Kristen Gelineau, AP, DN 4/14/10

17.  Solar Cities America project shine light on hope for sun power—Arthur Raymond, DN 4/14/10

18.  Clinton postpones decision on chicken ordinance—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/14/10

19.  Elk Ridge to fence its new water tank—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/14/10

20.  Utah Prehistory Week will feature events on archaeology—DN 4/14/10

21.  New protection incentives announced for sage grouse; Utah begins study—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/14/10

22.  Learning to live without tomatoes and peppers—Michele Kayal, AP, DN 4/14/10

23.  Last US sardine cans being packed in Maine—Clarke Canfield, AP, SLT 4/14/10

24.  Salt Lake County’s solar future could get brighter—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 4/14/10

25.  Utah oil lease sales continue to plunge—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/14/10

26.  Herbert, Corroon differ on energy development—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

27.  Minor quake hits Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

28.  Salt Lake City proposing leash restrictions for nature park—Richard Piatt, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

29.  GOP:  Border Patrol should control federal lands—Matthew Daly, AP, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

30.  Nevada water director criticizes Utah—Nicole Gonzales, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

31.  State delays fracking rules decision (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 4/14/10

32.  Farmers, ranchers, feds help sage grouse—Bob Moen, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 4/14/10

33.  Wyoming sunflower crop expands—AP, Casper Star-Tribune 4/14/10

34.  Lawmaker names 48 mines that could face scrutiny—Sam Hananel, AP, The Idaho Statesman 4/14/10

35.  Air Force concerns about radar interference stall huge Oregon wind energy farm—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 4/14/10

36.  Senators consider gasoline tax as part of climate bill—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/14/10,0,5207349.story

37.  Capito blasts EPA for focus on the environment—Mike Lillis, The Washington Independent 4/14/10

38.  IBM suppliers must track environmental data—Todd Woody, Green Inc., The New York Times 4/14/10

39.  Wal-Mart’s chairman pulls a long supply chain toward sustainability—Colin Sullivan, ClimateWire, The New York Times 4/14/10

40.  US tightens requirements for Energy Star certification—Matthew L. Wald, Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 4/14/10

41.  Fred Kirschenmann, winner of NRDC’s Growing Green “Thought Leader” award—Tom Philpott, 4/14/10

42.  What the green movement needs from the next Supreme Court justice—Jonathan Hiskes, 4/14/10

43.  Ottawa not preventing oilsands water pollution:  Complaint (Canada)—Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service, Calgary Herald 4/14/10

44.  Earth Day sprouts fun and a bit of creativity—Kathryn Jones, DN 4/13/10

45.  Barrier reef damage ‘severe’ from ship grounding—Kristen Gelineau, AP, DN 4/13/10

46.  Exposure to poisons up in Utah—Lynn Arave, DN 4/13/10

47.  Regulators pass rule on depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/13/10

48.  Solitude seeks to add less of Silver Fork—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/13/10

49.  State board imposes new regulations on depleted uranium—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/13/10

50.  Fish poisoning may make way for Utah native trout—Mike Stark, AP, KSL Newsradio 4/13/10

51.  Specialists prepare 2,400 pieces for natural history museum—Jed Boal, KSL Newsradio 4/13/10

52.  Biotech crops are good for the earth, report finds—Richard Harris, NPR 4/13/10

53.  Study says overuse threatens gains from modified crops—Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 4/13/10


54.  With wolves, it’s time to separate fact from fiction—Jeff Welsch, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, 4/13/10

55.  A scenic byway—Editorial, SLT 4/13/10

56.  Wildlife fauxtography:  Nature as it isn’t—Ted Williams, Writers on the Range, SLT 4/13/10


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