Roundup Friday June 18, 2010

Please Note:  I have decided to terminate my work with The Roundup in order to pursue other interests.  This year-long project has been incredibly educational.  If you or anyone you know has an interest in taking up this project, please contact David M. Hoza at  Thanks for your interest, and may you have gotten at least a portion out of this project that I did.

David M. Hoza    Tuesday August 10, 2010

1.  Sea Shepherd activists free hundreds of threatened Bluefin tuna off Libya—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

2.  Congress’s key accusations against BP—The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

3.  Gardeners driving green makeover for US lawns—Adrianne Appel, The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

4.  Five tonnes of illegal ‘bushmeat’ being smuggled into Europe each week—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 6/18/10

5.  Hard oil: Nigeria’s sad lesson in environmental devastation—Adam Frank, NPR 6/18/10

6.  Gulf oil spill worsens-but what about the safety of gas fracking?—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 6/18/10

7.  Liberty Park’s fouled fowls to get new home—Brett Prettyman, SLT 6/18/10

8.  BP oil spill: Tony Hayward stonewalls Congress—Suzanne Goldberg, The Guardian (UK) 6/17/10

9.  Gas power stations ‘should have carbon capture’ (UK)—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 6/17/10

10.  Oil imperils Native American town, and way of life—John Burnett, NPR 6/17/10

11.  Tracking a ‘Sisterhood’ of traveling ants—Fresh Air, NPR 6/17/10

12.  Nuclear Agency weighs a plan to dilute waste—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 6/17/10

13.  Wetlands restoration plan is huge undertaking for White House—Julie Cart, Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 6/17/10,0,2513487.story

14.  BP to create $20 billion compensation fund—Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Andrew Aylward, Hearst Washington Bureau, San Francisco Chronicle 6/17/10

15.  Pine beetle infestation intensifies (Wyoming)—Tom Morton, Casper Star-Tribune 6/17/10

16.  Chevron: We won’t be difficult on oil-spill cleanup—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 6/17/10

17.  Nevada pipeline plan plugged, authorities instruct a look elsewhere for water—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/17/10

18.  UDOT looking for public input for West Davis Corridor study—Brice Wallace, DN 6/17/10

19.  Tracy Aviary to open new exhibit with rare birds—Daniel Ng, DN 6/17/10

20.  Chevron to begin compensating Salt Lake City for oil spill cleanup costs—Arthur Raymond, Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/17/10

21.  On language: Obama talks of desperate Gulf residents—Mark Memmott, Political Junkie blog, NPR 6/16/10

22.  Check the cloud to ‘see’ Obama’s oval office address—Mark Memmott, Political Junkie blog, NPR 6/16/10

23.  Cutting trees in the Amazon triggers a jump in malaria—Chao Deng, Shots Blog, NPR 6/16/10

24.  EPA concerned about Monsanto pollution control dam (Idaho)—John Miller, AP, The Idaho Statesman 6/16/10

25.  A call to reduce fossil fuels, without specifics—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 6/16/10,0,7572358.story

26.  Alaska officials object to federal polar bear plans—AP, Los Angeles Times 6/16/10,0,7385981.story

27.  Yellow air quality alert issued for parts of Utah—AP, SLT 6/16/10

28.  Matheson calls for speedy oil spill probe, cleanup—Judy Fahys, SLT 6/16/10

29.  Plan may not be out, but oil spill cleanup continues—Judy Fahys, Derek P. Jensen, Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/16/10

30.  Wind kicks up air quality worries—Daniel Ng, DN 6/16/10

31.  Chevron replaces section of Red Butte pipe—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/16/10

32.  Native American legends form mountain landscapes nationwide—Lynn Arave, DN 6/16/10

33.  De-greasing fowl after spill a big task for county, zoo workers—Amy K. Stewart, DN 6/16/10

34.  Food prices to rise by up to 40% over next decade, UN report warns—Katie Allen, The Guardian (UK) 6/15/10

35.  Obama’s remarks to the nation on oil spill—NPR 6/15/10

36.  Keeping Gulf seafood safe to eat poses a big challenge—April Fulton, Shots health blog, NPR 6/15/10

37.  Oil spill could be Gulf’s biggest ever, new flow estimate suggests—Pete Spotts, The Christian Science Monitor 6/15/10

38.  Obama picks official to head oil oversight agency—AP, Los Angeles Times 6/15/10,0,7708173.story

39.  Today in Missoula: Wolf case a test for endangered species nationwide—Matt Volz, AP, The Missoulian (Montana) 6/15/10

40.  Groups begin call for ouster of interior secretary Salazar—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 6/15/10

41.  Cemetery counts on spill cleanup to keep grounds green—Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/15/10

42.  Post-spill anger, angst growing in Yalecrest—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 6/15/10

43.  Oil spotted in Great Salt Lake wetlands—Judy Fahys, SLT 6/15/10

44.  Jordan River access cut off for oil cleanup—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Arthur Raymond, DN 6/15/10

45.  Group touts benefits of ‘green’ schools at Utah Charter School Conference—Elizabeth Stuart, DN 6/15/10

46.  ‘One in a million’ electrical arc may have caused Red Butte spill—Derek P. Jensen, Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/14/10

47.  Oil leak: Residents press Chevron for answers—Mike Gorrell, Derek P. Jensen, SLT 6/14/10

48.  Aftermath of the S.L. oil spill: Did power line cause the break?—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Arthur Raymond, DN 6/14/10

49.  Red Butte oil spill cleanup continues—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Paul Koepp, DN 6/14/10

50.  California’s legendary oil spill—Steve Harvey, Los Angeles Times 6/13/10,0,1750048.story

51.  Oil coats 300 birds near Salt Lake after pipeline breach—AP, Los Angeles Times 6/13/10

52.  Plan calls for 40-year redevelopment of Geneva site—AP, SLT 6/13/10

53.  Containment the goal of initial oil spill cleanup (SLC)—Mike Gorrell, SLT 6/13/10

54.  SLC residents angry, sad over oil-fouled yards—Sheena McFarland, SLT 6/13/10

55.  Broken pipeline spills crude oil—Dan Bammes, KUER 6/12/10

56.  Weapons dump in Utah west desert is a deadly ‘cache’ 22—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 6/12/10

57.  Leak stopped, but pipeline questions still flow—Steven Oberbeck, Rosemary Winters, SLT 6/12/10

58.  Farmers market has something for everyone—Elise Bassett, DN 6/12/10

59.  Morning fire kills 14 baby animals at This is the Place Heritage Park—Josh Smith, DN 6/12/10

60.  Oil spill in Red Butte Creek threatens waters, wildlife—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Josh Smith, DN 6/12/10

61.  Satellite eye on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (images)—The Guardian (UK)

62.  Disease threatens Japan’s beef trade—Hiroko Tabuchi, The New York Times 6/11/10

63.  Swollen Columbia River churns so much electricity BPA is giving some away—Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian 6/11/10


64.  Kicking oil habit is a great, difficult, expensive idea—Lois Collins, DN 6/17/10

65.  Foiled by oil—Editorial, SLT 6/15/10

66.  Farmer’s market—Editorial, SLT 6/15/10

67.  Utah’s own oil disaster—Editorial, DN 6/15/10

68.  When regulations aren’t enforced, disaster can strike—John Florez, DN 6/14/10

69.  Why no public access?—Dale McFeatters, Scripps Howard News Service, DN 6/14/10

70.  Nuclear cocktail—Editorial, SLT 6/13/10

71.  Energy task force—Editorial, SLT 6/13/10


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