Roundup Friday April 23, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

80.  Earth Day—Editorial, SLT 4/21/10


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