Roundup Friday April 30,2010

1.  Many endangered turtles dying on Texas Gulf Coast—Ramit Plushnick-masti, AP, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14990991

2.  Alta gets grants for energy management, signage—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14992728

3.  Hazmat situation over at Hill Air Force Base—Sheena McFarland, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14991983

4.  PETA buys ad space on Oregon man’s cremation urns—AP, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14990981

5.  Mining, oil and gas firms receive Earth Day awards—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14992740

6.  Green gospel?  Some Mormons welcome faith’s eco-push—Kristen Moulton, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14984487

7.  Spring hunt:  Wild turkey something to gobble bout—Brett Prettyman, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14976677

8.  Navy sends cleanup equipment to oil spill—AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028531/Navy-sends-cleanup-equipment-to-oil-spill.html

9.  White House may rethink drilling plan—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028526/White-House-may-rethink-drilling-plan.html

10.  Oil spill reaching shores, is far bigger than first thought—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028530/Oil-spill-reaching-shores-is-far-bigger-than-first-thought.html

11.  Heavy winds and high tides hamper Gulf oil fight—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028614/Heavy-winds-and-high-tides-hamper-Gulf-oil-fight.html

12.  Utah land trade proposal raises questions about ancient Stockton sandbar—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028748/Utah-land-trade-proposal-raises-questions-about-ancient-Stockton-sandbar.html

13.  Hogle Zoo losing its three bears to make way for construction—Lynn Arave, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028669/Hogle-Zoo-losing-its-three-bears-to-make-way-for-construction.html

14.  Environment study on Tooele power line proposals available—DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028745/Environment-study-on-Tooele-power-line-proposals-available.html

15.  Towns scramble to protect Gulf Coast from oil spill—Deborah Tedford, NPR 4/30/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126419688

16.  Choppy seas hinder effort to contain oil spill—NPR 4/30/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126410895

17.  Oil spill could turn Americans off offshore drilling—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 4/30/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126404477

18.  Vegetarians gain more options for fine dining with 50% rise in foodie eateries (UK)—Denis Campbell, The Guardian (UK) 4/30/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/apr/30/vegetarian-restaurants-uk-boom

19.  Obama touts renewable energy at Missouri plant—Julie Pace, AP, SLT 4/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14976872

20.  New oil leak found in area of sunken drilling rig—Cain Burdeau, Brett Martel, AP, DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028292/New-oil-leak-found-in-area-of-sunken-drilling-rig.html

21.  BP welcomes military help for larger Gulf oil leak—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028366/BP-welcomes-military-help-for-larger-Gulf-oil-leak.html

22.  Speakers in Salt Lake City tout possibilities at Unconventional Fuels Conference—Jasen Lee, DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028210/Speakers-in-Salt-Lake-City-tout-possibilities-at-Unconventional-Fuels-Conference.html

23.  Tips for planting trees for Utah Arbor Day—DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028132/Tips-for-planting-trees-for-Utah-Arbor-Day.html

24.  Groups question permit for Utah’s first strip mine—Paul Foy, AP, KSL Newsradio 4/29/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10578728

25.  Colder weather not affecting Utah fruit and vegetable farmers yet—Alex Cabrero, KSL Newsradio 4/29/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10585077

26.  Report:  Local air among cleanest (Montana)—Richard Ecke, Great Falls Tribune 4/29/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100429/NEWS01/4290302/1002/Report-Local-air-among-cleanest

27.  Judge:  Enviros must file new suit on grouse decision (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 4/29/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_6c1131f6-9bd2-57d5-8f80-56d8c66ddb3d.html

28.  Why it’s so tough to stop the Gulf Oil leak—NPR 4//29/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126390880

29. Gulf oil spill could eclipse Exxon Valdez disaster—NPR 4/29/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126373753

30.  Gulf Coast awaits oncoming oil slick with dread—Hobrook Mohr, Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027969/Gulf-Coast-awaits-oncoming-oil-slick-with-dread.html

31.  Coast Guard considers lighting oil spill on fire—Holbrook Mohr, Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028026/Coast-Guard-considers-lighting-oil-spill-on-fire.html

32.  Dozens of urns with human ashes in Lake Zurich—Bradley S. Klapper, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028107/Dozens-of-urns-with-human-ashes-in-Lake-Zurich.html

33.  Crews try setting fire to oil leaking in Gulf—Cain Burdeau, Brett Martel, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028254/Crews-try-setting-fire-to-oil-leaking-in-Gulf.html

34.  Report:  Most Americans still live in unclean air—AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028058/Report-Most-Americans-still-live-in-unclean-air.html

35.  Gov’t OKs 1st US offshore wind farm, off Mass.—Jay Lindsay, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028079/Govt-OKs-1st-US-offshore-wind-farm-off-Mass.html

36.  Clinton allows chickens in certain zones—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028221/Clinton-allows-chickens-in-certain-zones.html

37.  Rescue groups aim to find homes for more than 800 dogs, cats in ‘Pet Super Adoption’—DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027893/Rescue-groups-aim-to-find-homes-for-more-than-800-dogs-cats-in-Pet-Super-Adoption.html

38.  Construction under way for water conservation education center in West Jordan—Amelia Nielsen-Stowell, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027884/Construction-under-way-for-water-conservation-education-center-in-West-Jordan.html

39.  Mormon Church unveils solar powered meetinghouse—Scott Taylor, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027829/Mormon-Church-unveils-solar-powered-meetinghouse.html

40.  Researchers justify wind farm near Canyonlands—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/28/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10561188

41.  Utah has a growing snake and reptile problem—Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio 4//28/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10555366

42.  Utah gets bad grades for air quality—Jenny Brundin, KUER 4/28/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1642579/KUER.Local.News/Utah.Gets.Bad.Grades.For.Air.Quality

43.  Wolves make few unnecessary elk kills, study says (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide 4/28/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5917

44.  Planned wind-turbine plant gathers gust of momentum (Nevada)—Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Sun 4/28/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/apr/28/planned-wind-turbine-plant-gathers-gust-momentum/

45.  High court hears Roundup Ready case—Tom Lutey, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 4/28/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_b6959b26-5287-11df-bdee-001cc4c002e0.html

46.  TransAlta sees role for coal as world aims to cut emissions (Washington State)—Dina O’Meara, Calgary Herald 4/28/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/energy-resources/TransAlta+sees+role+coal+world+aims+emissions/2959551/story.html

47.  Digging up saltcedar won’t boost water supplies—Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times 4/28/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/digging-up-saltcedar-wont-boost-water-supplies.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

48.  Kerry-Graham-Lieberman climate bill sent to EPA, buying time in the Senate—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/28/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/john-kerry-lindsey-graham-joseph-lieberman-climate-epa-senate.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

49.  F.E. Dominy, who harnessed water in the American West, is dead at 100—Douglas Martin, The New York Times 4/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/29/us/29dominy.html?ref=science

50.  ConocoPhillips retires leases next to Glacier park—Matt Volz, AP, Google News 4/28/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jTKmIoESLS-ZeuLn8nGLDPZBODFAD9FCBVFO3

51.  Study:  Most in U.S. exposed to dangerous pollution—NPR 4/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126366926

52.  Salazar aide:  Oil shale not ready for ‘prime time’—AP, SLT 4/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14978208

53.  Man faces charges in pesticide deaths—Jason Bergreen, Erin Alberty, SLT 4/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14978621

54.  Utah wind project to add 68 turbines—AP, SLT 4/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14966725

55.  Salazar lauds Utah’s approach to public lands discussion—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027605/Salazar-lauds-Utahs-approach-to-public-lands-discussion.html

56.  NBC plans special on prince’s environmentalism—AP, DN 4/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027833/NBC-plans-special-on-princes-environmentalism.html

57.  BLM settles dispute over San Juan Basin plan (New Mexico)—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, ABC News 4/27/10

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=10492086

58.  Prince Charles’ environment film to air in U.S.—Reuters, ABC News 4/27/10

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=10492699

Commentary

59.  Why we should consider the privacy of animals—Brett Mills, The Guardian (UK) 4/30/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/apr/30/animals-privacy-wildlife-ethical

60.  Water plans could leave us dry if nature balks—Tom Wharton, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14983550

61.  High-speed rail—Editorial, SLT 4/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14978613

62.  Climate change over immigration reform—Editorial, The Washington Post, SLT 4/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14969785

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