Roundup Friday April 16, 2010

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024682/Blanding-man-will-face-all-artifacts-charges.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024701/Kennecott-to-build-plant-to-process-molybdenum.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024770/Avatar-director-lauds-ruling-on-Brazilian-dam.html

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10395113

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

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/15/Groups_want_Obama_to_reject_Ritter_plan/

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/04/15/15climatewire-coal-chiefs-go-on-offensive-as-pickens-pushe-62650.html?emc=eta1

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/14/AR2010041404827.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125789622

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

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/04/ash_poses_more_risk_for_animal.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125640525

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-15-iceland-volcano-cloud-brings-european-air-chaos/

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/apr/15/environment-not-election-issue

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/beds/bucks/herts/8619864.stm

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024347/nterior-Secretary-Ken-Salazar-unveils-research-plan-for-Arctic-drilling.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024359/Washington-state-sues-to-keep-Yucca-Mountain-on-table-for-storage-of-nuclear-waste.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024433/2-arrested-from-ship-that-smashed-Australian-reef.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024669/Solar-Cities-America-project-shine-light-on-hope-for-sun-power.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024514/Clinton-postpones-decision-on-chicken-ordinance.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024495/Elk-Ridge-to-fence-its-new-water-tank.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024508/Utah-Prehistory-Week-will-feature-events-on-archaeology.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024602/New-protection-incentives-announced-for-sage-grouse-Utah-begins-study.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024513/Learning-to-live-without-tomatoes-and-peppers.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14881318

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14883915

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14884273

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10387254

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10387845

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10388769

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10389928

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10387603

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_5265bbf5-c7cc-5c97-8247-3bf52676d1ea.html

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_7750bf50-758a-5ca1-81aa-7ad84a9ff14a.html

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

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_971e124a-b9df-52c6-b654-27feddcf0831.html

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/14/1153292/lawmaker-names-48-mines-that-could.html

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

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

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-gas-tax14-2010apr14,0,5207349.story

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

http://washingtonindependent.com/82275/capito-blasts-epa-for-focus-on-the-environment

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

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/ibm-will-require-suppliers-to-track-environmental-data/

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/04/14/14climatewire-wal-marts-chairman-pulls-a-long-supply-chain-93984.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/business/energy-environment/15star.html

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-14-interview-with-fred-k.-winner-of-nrdcs-growing-green-thought-lea/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-14-what-the-green-movement-needs-from-the-supreme-court/

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

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Ottawa+preventing+oilsands+water+pollution+Complaint/2907025/story.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024213/Earth-Day-sprouts-fun-and-a-bit-of-creativity.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024142/Barrier-Reef-damage-severe-from-ship-grounding.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024291/Exposure-to-poisons-up-in-Utah.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024302/Regulators-pass-rule-on-depleted-uranium.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14876942

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14877808

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10373306

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10373649

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125906838

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/business/energy-environment/14crop.html?ref=todayspaper

Commentary

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

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/with_wolves_its_time_to_separate_fact_from_fiction/C559/L559/

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14877061

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14875823

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