Roundup Friday April 23, 2010

1.  All the tees in China:  Golf boom threatens rainforest—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 4/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/23/endangered-habitats-china

2.  Conservationists condemn ‘peace plan’ allowing for limited whaling—Emily Beament, The Guardian (UK) 4/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/23/conservationists-peace-plan-whaling-iwc

3.  Grassroots summit calls for international climate court—Andres Schipani, The Guardian (UK) 4/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/23/cochabamba-climate-court

4.  Eye on the Earth (Photo Gallery)—The Washington Post 4/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2010/04/16/GA2010041604365.html?wpisrc=nl_most

5.  Obama unchanged on offshore drilling despite spill—Reuters 4/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/23/AR2010042302597.html

6.  Scientist:  Money to fight beetles as fire mitigation not productive—Jeremy Walsh, The Durango Herald 4/23/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/23/Scientist_Money_to_fight_beetles_as_fire_mitigation_not_productive/

7.  After harsh winter, fewer bald eagles breeding (Arizona)—Christine Harvey, Cronkite News Service, KPNX-TV 4/23/10

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/04/23/20100423arizona-bald-eagles.html

8.  Idaho enlists help to control pelicans—John Miller, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 4/23/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_b00493b2-207a-5da2-bccc-23fadf754551.html

9.  Indian leaders want energy development streamlined—Matthew Brown, AP, The Flathead Beacon (Montana) 4/23/10

http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/indian_leaders_want_energy_development_streamlined/17315/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+flatheadbeacon+Flathead+Beacon+Headlines&utm_content=Google+Reader

10.  Interior Secretary coming to Utah for resource talks—Robert Gehrke, SLT 4/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14937597

11.  Back on the Green:  River is lifeblood of fly-fishing—Brett Prettyman, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14937304

12.  Fiery Gulf of Mexico oil rig Deepwater Horizon sinks, setting stage for big oil spill—Kevin McGill, Holbrook Mohr, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026795/Fiery-Gulf-of-Mexico-oil-rig-Deepwater-Horizon-sinks-setting-stage-for-big-spill.html

13.  Coast Guard:  No oil leak from sunken rig off Louisiana—Janet McConnaughey, AP, DN 4/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026878/Coast-Guard-No-oil-leak-from-sunken-rig-off-Louisiana.html

14.  Salazar to attend Utah lands meeting Monday—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 4/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026823/Salazar-to-attend-Utah-lands-meeting-Monday.html

15.  World marks 40th anniversary of Earth Day—Voice of America 4/22/10

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/US-Kicks-Off-Earth-Day-Events-91798874.html

16.  40 people who are redefining green—Grist.org 4/22/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-22-earth-day-40-people-who-are-redefining-green/

17.  Hipster habits that annoy the Earth (slideshow)—Grist.org 4/22/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-21-7-hipster-habits-that-annoy-the-earth-slideshow/

18.  From rebellious roots, Earth Day now mainstream—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, Google News 4/22/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hRQcGJRPZAitgVuKGUNrYVYm0hAgD9F8CFL00

19.  Earth Day poll:  Many think environment will get worse—Brian Montopoli, CBS News 4/22/10

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20003105-503544.html

20.  BLM decides on spraying strategy for grasshoppers—Matt Joyce, AP, Google News 4/22/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j28M9ro8gWYTes9QRMoJV6MEtxmwD9F89UH80

21.  Kerry:  Three big oil companies likely to back climate bill—Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones 4/22/10

http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/04/kerry-says-climate-bill-has-industry-backing

22.  Earth Day events around the world—CTV (California) 4/22/10

http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/gallery/html/bc_earthday_20100422/photo_0.html

23.  New deadlines proposed for Hanford radioactive waste (Washington State)—Annete Cary, Tri-City Herald 4/22/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2010/04/22/986216/new-deadlines-proposed-for-cleanup.html

24.  Huge loads may soon be rolling up the Lochsa in Idaho—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 4/22/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/22/1163464/huge-loads-may-soon-be-rolling.html

25.  Energy department looks at solar power (Colorado)—Dale Rodebaugh, The Durango Herald 4/22/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/22/Energy_Department_looks_at_solar_power/

26.  Senate plan leaves Yucca project off the budget—Steve Tetreault, Stephens Washington Bureau, Las Vegas Review-Journal 4/22/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/senate-budget-plan-excludes-yucca-mountain-91862499.html

27.  Lawsuit seeks new water protection rule in Idaho—Todd Dvorak, AP, The Idaho Statesman 4/22/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/22/1163978/lawsuit-seeks-new-water-protection.html

28.  State losing another natural resources chief (Colorado)—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 4/22/10

http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/state_losing_another_natural_r

29.  Enviro group sues Interior over Wyo. coal leasing—Mead Gruver, AP, Google News 4/22/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jcsPYwqj_FRvXiL-JcSv6MggLtJQD9F7P9SO0

30.  Earth Day turns 40:  Started humble, now global—David A Fahrenthold, Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_14935676?source=most_viewed

31.  University of Utah recognized for ‘green’ energy—AP, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14935766

32.  Spanish Fork OKs backyard chickens, drops planned fee—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14932056

33.  Feds find only minor infractions at U. animal lab—Christopher Smart, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14941312

34.  Sigourney Weaver urges action to protect oceans—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026703/Sigourney-Weaver-urges-action-to-protect-oceans.html

35.  ‘Cove’ director defiant of base ban, harassment—Yuri Kageyama, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026620/Cove-director-defiant-of-base-ban-harassment.html

36.  Emissions often overestimated, EPA standards old—Ramit Plushnick-Masti, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026707/Emissions-often-underestimated-EPA-standards-old.html

37.  Ire erupts over ash-fueled air crisis—Arthur Max, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026515/Ire-erupts-over-ash-fueled-air-crisis.html

38.  New study says oceans’ chemistry changing rapidly—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026649/New-study-says-oceans-chemistry-changing-rapidly.html

39.  Interior building may be named for Stewart Udall—Lee Davidson, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026696/Interior-building-may-be-named-for-Stewart-Udall.html

40.  Centerville allows chickens, rabbits in certain zones—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026745/Centerville-allows-chickens-rabbits-in-certain-zones.html

41.  US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will meet in Utah with resource council—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026740/US-Secretary-of-the-Interior-Ken-Salazar-will-meet-in-Utah-with-resource-council.html

42.  State to decide fate of Tooele County power lines—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026748/State-to-decide-fate-of-Tooele-County-power-lines.html

43.  Last call for planting cool season greens—Lee Reich, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026634/Last-call-for-planting-cool-season-greens.html

44.  Raising worms an easy, green gardening task—Kathy Van Mullekom, Daily Press, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026635/Raising-worms-an-easy-green-gardening-task.html

45.  Solar energy:  A hot new harvest (Canada)—Craig Saunders, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/21/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/solar-energy-a-hot-new-harvest/article1542027/

46.  At 40, Earth Day is now big business—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 4/21/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/business/energy-environment/22earth.html?ref=science

47.  Obama administration decides to continue spring dam spills for salmon—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News (Idaho) 4/21/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_e24a81ff-81ed-568e-ae1a-cd05ec553416.html

48.  Wolf controversy polarizes (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide 4/21/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5892

49.  Bishop, Chaffetz rain criticism on water bill—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14931833

50.  Utah sticking with climate pact but not its cap-and-trade plan—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14931754

51.  Spanish Fork OKs backyard chickens, drops planned fee—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14932056

52.  Bryce Canyon National Park to honor Utah prairie dog—Mark Havnes, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14932268

53.  Climate bill ‘doable’ in ’10, White House says—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026133/Climate-bill-doable-in-10-White-House-says.html

54.  Centerville looking for green waste subscribers—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026497/Centerville-looking-for-green-waste-subscribers.html

55.  Matheson, unlike Hatch, supports downwinder bill—Lee Davidson, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026431/Matheson-unlike-Hatch-supports-downwinder-bill.html

56.  USDA issues citations to University of Utah animal laboratories—Wendy Leonard, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026464/USDA-issues-citations-to-University-of-Utah-animal-laboratories.html

57.  Earth Day:  Ogden company profits from recycling—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026488/Earth-Day-Ogden-company-profits-from-recycling.html

58.  University of Utah collecting e-waste—DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026432/University-of-Utah-collecting-e-waste.html

59.  Feds want full market value for Utah land it bought for $1 in Mantua—Lee Davidson, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026449/Feds-want-full-market-value-for-Utah-land-it-bought-for-1-in-Mantua.html

60.  Spanish Fork to allow chickens in residential areas—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026290/Spanish-Fork-to-allow-chickens-in-residential-areas.html

61.  North Salt Lake installs barriers on hillside—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026494/North-Salt-Lake-installs-barriers-on-hillside.html

62.  Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz join water fight in congress—Lee Davidson, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026301/Reps-Rob-Bishop-Jason-Chaffetz-join-water-fight-in-Congress.html

63.  California museum won’t sell rare Ansel Adams prints—AP, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026345/California-museum-wont-sell-rare-Ansel-Adams-prints.html

64.  Senate Republicans move to bar NEPA analysis of climate change impacts—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 4/20/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/20/20greenwire-senate-republicans-move-to-bar-nepa-analysis-o-53404.html?emc=eta1

65.  Military looks to Montana oilseed crops to help it fuel aircraft, go green—Mike Dennison, The Missoulian 4/20/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_2b7a6c6e-4d01-11df-81b3-001cc4c03286.html

66.  Starthistle state’s new weed enemy No. 1 (Montana)—Linda Halstead-Acharya, The Billings Gazette 4/20/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_756d251c-4d08-11df-a1f0-001cc4c002e0.html

67.  Feds clear way for Utah-Nevada petroleum pipeline—AP, KOLO-TV (Nevada) 4/20/10

http://www.kolotv.com/home/headlines/91609754.html

68.  Events focus on ways to make every day Earth Day—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14923961

69.  Bipartisan bill would compensate more downwinders—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14924278

70.  Feds order UTA to halt work on FrontRunner stretch—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14924354

71.  Geologist:  North S.L. slide not ‘true’ landslide—Maria Villasenor, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14925390

72.  Conflict of interest alleged in rezone for soccer complex near Jordan River—Aaron Falk, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026083/Conflict-of-interest-alleged-in-rezone-for-soccer-complex-near-Jordan-River.html

73.  Triple awards for downwinders?—Lee Davidson, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026087/Triple-awards-for-downwinders.html

Commentary

74.  This Earth Day, call for clean energy—Michael Brune, Executive Director The Sierra Club, Reuters 4/22/10

http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2010/04/22/this-earth-day-call-for-clean-energy/

75.  On Earth Day, the environmental movement needs repairs—Bill McKibben, The Washington Post 4/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/22/AR2010042203178.html

76.  This Earth Day:  Recommit to think globally and act locally—David Gordon, Executive Director Pacific Environment, The Huffington Post 4/22/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-gordon/on-earth-day-recommitting_b_548349.html

77.  Earth Day 2010—Editorial, Las Vegas Sun 4/22/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/apr/22/earth-day-2010/

78.  Downwinder claims—Editorial, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14939216

79.  Gold diggers (Nevada mercury emissions)—Editorial, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14922786

80.  Earth Day—Editorial, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14931461

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