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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


Roundup Friday June 11, 2010

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1.  Jaguars obsessed with Calvin Klein scent—Rory Carroll, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

2.  Confidence in climate science remains strong, poll shows (UK)—David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

3.  BP oil spill ruined my life, says Louisiana shrimp king—Suzanne Goldberg, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10\

4.  UN’s ‘IPCC for nature’ to fight back against destruction of natural world—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

5.  Climate deal blueprint could curb US emissions and poor nations’ growth—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/11/10

6.  New oil estimates show spill rate much higher—Richard Harris, Deborah Amos, NPR 6/11/10

7.  BP to bring in more ships to capture oil—NPR 6/11/10

8.  New Orleans oyster processor runs out of oysters—Tamara Keith, NPR 6/11/10

9.  Britons bristle at American attacks on BP—Rob Gifford, NPR 6/11/10

10.  Offshore oil industry gets breaks from Washington—Peter Overby, NPR 6/11/10

11.  Scientist warns: Sand berms won’t last (oil spill)—NPR 6/11/10

12.  Lee, Bridgewater at odds over BP’s liability—Robert Gehrke, SLT 6/11/10

13.  Plastic’s future may not be in the bag—Alan Greenblatt, NPR 6/10/10

14.  Sea turtles among oil spill victims—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 6/10/10

15.  As oil moves east, anger rises—Debbie Elliott, NPR 6/10/10

16.  New estimates put oil flow rate significantly higher—NPR 6/10/10

17.  Senate rejects move to block greenhouse gas rules—David Welna, NPR 6/10/10

18.  Oil spill hearings dominate Capitol Hill—Andrea Seabrook, NPR 6/10/10

19.  Reporter: Documents show years of BP neglect—Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR 6/10/10

20.  Josh Fox: Living in the middle of a ‘gasland’—Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR 6/10/10

21.  Forest Service not sold on wilderness bill—Matt Canham, SLT 6/10/10

22.  Open house to kick off county energy program—SLT 6/10/10

23.  Old Geneva steel slag to be used in construction—Justin Ritter, DN 6/10/10

24.  Mussel causes restriction in Sand Hollow reservoir—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/10/10

25.  Payments to fund good stewardship—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/10/10

26.  Food co-op launches mobile health food market—Jasen Lee, DN 6/10/10

27.  Rep. Jim Matheson, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker testify in D.C. to expand watershed protection—Amy K. Stewart, DN 6/10/10

28.  Alberta research looks at pine beetle’s effect on water levels—Conal Pierse, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) 6/9/10

29.  Oil sands to double output by 2025 (Canada)—Carrie Tait, Financial Post, Edmonton Journal 6/9/10

30.  Efforts to limit the flow of spill news—Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times 6/9/10

31.  Officials cite progress in siphoning oil, but remain unclear on size of spill—David A. Fahrenthold, Dan Zak, The Washington Post 6/9/10

32. Gulf disaster spills over into Florida politics—Greg Allen, NPR 6/9/10

33.  A Gulf spill puzzle: How best to clean beaches—NPR 6/9/10

34.  What will happen to the oil from the Gulf?—Larry Abramson, NPR 6/9/10

35.  Plight for pelicans: Oil puts nesting season at risk—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 6/9/10

36.  Extent of BP’s liability still murky—Scott Neuman, NPR 6/9/10

37.  Food safety: Outbreaks drive new FDA rules—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, SLT 6/9/10

38.  BP spill response plans severely flawed—Justin Pritchard, Tamara Lush, Holbrook Mohr, AP, SLT 6/9/10

39.  Lake Powell pipeline to water Las Vegas?—Brandon Loomis, SLT 6/9/10

40.  Radioactive blending could send waste to Utah—Judy Fahys, SLT 6/9/10

41.  Mormon church among protesters of Las Vegas water plan—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

42.  Money available to improve Dixie National Forest—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

43.  Changes looming in Utah wild horse program—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

44.  Film series will showcase, discuss wolves—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

45.  Drilling, reclamation work under way at Hyrum Dam—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/9/10

46.  E. coli found in Springville water supply—Lana Groves, DN 6//9/10

47.  Employers allowed to use pay cards for paperless process—DN 6/9/10

48.  Killer Gardner wants to save lives with organic gardening—Dennis Romboy, Aaron Falk, DN 6/9/10

49.  Officials warn of high heat, floods on Wednesday—Josh Smith, Lana Groves, DN 6/9/10

50.  BP cap trapping substantial amounts of oil, gas—David A. Fahrenthold, Anne E. Komblut, The Washington Post 6/8/10

51.  Rescuers struggle to save oil-soaked pelicans—Tina Susman, Christopher Goffard, Los Angeles Times 6/8/10,0,7017018.story

52.  As Colorado rivers rise, so do warnings—Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post 6/8/10

53.  Obama says he seeks ‘ass to kick’ on oil spill—Nicholas Johnston, Bloomberg News Service, SLT 6/8/10

54.  High waters still threaten across Salt Lake County—Christopher Smart, Matt LaPlante, SLT 6/8/10

55.   State to craft energy blueprint that may include nuclear—Robert Gehrke, SLT 6/8/10

56.  LDS Church protests Las Vegas pipeline plan—Brandon Loomis, SLT 6/8/10

57.  Cleanup begins as swollen Cottonwood streams recede slightly—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 6/8/10

58.  BLM seeks comments on horses, helicopter roundups—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/8/10

59.  Partial lunar eclipse heading to Utah skies (June 26)—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/8/10

60.  Utahns race to keep ahead of overflowing creek waters—Pat Reavy, Lana Groves, DN 6/8/10

61.  Utah Gov. Herbert outlines energy initiative goals—Brock Vergakis, AP, DN 6/8/10

62.  Bill could bring hydroelectric generation to Utah County—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 6/8/10

63.  Vote on new Wyoming fracking rules planned Tuesday—AP, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 6/7/10

64.  High waters still threaten across Salt Lake County—Christopher Smart, Matt LaPlante, SLT 6/7/10

65.  Flooding on east bench hits homes, businesses—Paul Koepp, Lana Groves, DN 6/7/10

66.  Model from Salt Lake organizes event for ocean awareness—Elise Bassett, DN 6/7/10

67.  Chilly May was the third-coolest on record in Salt Lake City—Lynn Arave, DN 6/7/10

68.  West Bountiful curbside recycling program ready to roll—Brice Wallace, DN 6/7/10

69.  Expect flooding for a few days, mayors warn—Pat Reavy, DN 6/7/10

70.  Tracking down Minerals Management Service’s dysfunctional history of drilling oversight—Mark Jaffe, David Olinger, The Denver Post 6/6/10

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

72.  Nesting hawks halt Kennecott pipeline construction—AP, SLT 6/6/10

73.  1.5 million tons of tailings taken from Colorado River—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 6/6/10

74.  BYU professor C. Arden Pope says pollution improved, still a health problem as Clean Air Act turns 40—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 6/6/10

75.  High temperatures swell riverbanks—Wendy Leonard, DN 6/5/10


76.  Obama hasn’t learned lessons of Bhopal—Randeep Ramesh, The Guardian (UK) 6/10/10

77.  Nuclear waste—Editorial, SLT 6/8/10

78.  Chemical weapons—Editorial, SLT 6/8/10

79.  Oil spill:  Americans want to know who’s to blame—Editorial, Chicago Tribune, SLT 6/7/10

80.  Hottest on record—Editorial, SLT 6/6/10

81. Lake is only source of sulfate of potash—Mark Reynolds, Great Salt Lake Minerals, SLT 6/5/10

Roundup Friday June 4, 2010

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1.  The week in wildlife (images)—The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

2.  Top 50 wildlife and conservation Twitter accounts—Celia Cole, Environment Blog, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

3.  Gulf of Mexico oil spill:  Your solutions—Paddy Allen, Celia Cole, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

4.  What’s the carbon footprint of…a pint of beer?—Mike Berners-Lee, Green Living Blog, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

5.  Pine martens make comeback in UK after leading a secret life for decades—Paul Evans, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

6.  BP hives off ‘toxic’ Gulf spill operation to dilute anti-British feeling in US—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

7.  Environment secretary Caroline Spelman backs GM crops (UK)—Juliette Jowit, John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 6/4/10

8.  Alberta moves to save threatened grizzlies (Canada)—Richard Cuthbertson, The Calgary Herald 6/4/10

9.  BP Breathes sigh of relief over efforts to contain oil—NPR 6/4/10

10.  A little bird mired in oil illuminates a big problem—NPR 6/4/10

11.  EPA administrator Jackson on the Gulf oil spill—NPR 6/4/10

12.  McDonald’s recall of Shrek glasses started with tipster—Scott Hensley, Shots Health Blog, NPR 6/4/10

13.  To avoid oil, Mississippi opens shrimp season early—Carl Gibson, NPR 6/4/10

14.  Helping the pros:  Amateur ideas to stop the oil spill—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 6/4/10

15.  ‘Way too early’ for optimism on spill, Obama says (with live stream of leak)—NPR 6/4/10

16.  Stopping a spill?  There’s always the nuclear option—Corey Flintoff, NPR 6/4/10

17.  McDonald’s pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses—Justin Prichard, AP, SLT 6/4/10

18.  Severe drought causes hunger for 10 million in west Africa—Xan Rice, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

19.  UK given final warning over London air quality—John Vidal, Helene Mulholland, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

20.  London 2012 organizers scrap plans for Olympic Park wind turbine—Amelia Hill, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

21.  BP boss Tony Hayward faces fresh speculation over losing job—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 6/3/10

22.  Oil, fishing industries entwined in Miss. River delta—Frank Morris, NPR 6/3/10

23.  EPA tightens sulfur dioxide limits—John M. Broder, The New York Times 6/3/10

24.  Going solar is harder than it looks, a valley finds—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 6/3/10

25.  Reno first in nation with wind turbines atop city hall—Susan Voyles, Reno Gazette-Journal (Nevada) 6/3/10

26.  Don’t kiss chicks, Utah health officials warn—SLT 6/3/10

27.  London Olympics 2012 could flunk golden chance to be green—Felicity Carus, The Guardian (UK) 6/2/10

28.  Top kill meets Titanic:  James Cameron enters fight against oil spill—Ed Pilkington, The Guardian (UK) 6/2/10

29.  Oil capture efforts continue after saw freed—NPR 6/2/10

30.  BP pins hopes on capture after top kill, cap failed—Renee Montagne, NPR 6/2/10

31.  Oil cleanup dirty, not toxic, for workers—Jon Hamilton, NPR 6/2/10

32.  BP loses 15 percent of market value as US launches criminal probe of spill—Steven Mufson, Theresa Vargas, The Washington Post 6/2/10

33.  Obama says he’ll push for clean energy bill—Helene Cooper, The New York Times 6/2/10

34.  Upper Colorado River at risk, advocates warn—The Denver Post 6/2/10

35.  Obama administration holds meetings on ‘Great Outdoors’—Matt Gouras, AP, SLT 6/2/10

36.  US opens criminal investigation of Gulf oil spill—NPR 6/1/10

37.  Wind-energy companies losing to cheap natural gas, lack of subsidies—Christopher Martin, Bloomberg News Service, The Denver Post 6/1/10

38.  Chemical depot finishes mortar disposal operation—AP, SLT 6/1/10

39.  Florida fishing town on edge over Gulf oil spill—Greg Allen, NPR 5/31/10

40.  Summertime is ozone season—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/31/10

41.  Oregon’s small-scale farms worry about sweeping food safety bill—Lynne Terry, The Oregonian 5/30/10

42.  5 deadly days for wolves—Eve Byron, The Helena Independent Record (Montana) 5/30/10

43.  Grizzly death case could set precedent—Cory Hatch, Sarah Lison, Jackson Hole News & Guide, SLT 5/30/10

44.  Rainbow Bridge monument turns 100—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/29/10

45.  Inmate kills entangled deer at work farm—AP, SLT 5/29/10

46.  Obama administration extends roadless moratorium—Jeff Barnard, AP, The Seattle Times 5/28/10

47.  Interim director named for drilling agency—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/28/10


48.  A bubbling crude—Editorial, SLT 6/2/10

49.  Connecting the Gulf disaster to the Pinedale anticline—Hal Herring, The Conservationist Blog, Field & Stream 6/1/10

50.  Living with grizzlies in the Next West—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 5/31/10

51.  Great Salt Lake belongs to all of us—Cricket Rollins, SLT 5/29/10

Roundup Friday May 28, 2010

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1.  The ‘Jane Goodall of ants’—Lori Kozlowski, Los Angeles Times 5/29/10,0,2120.story

2.  Ian McEwan collects award for novel that tackles climate change—Alison Flood, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

3.  Government’s chief scientific adviser hits out at climate skeptics (UK)—James Randerson, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

4.  UK’s first ‘conservation credit’ scheme launched—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

5.  Australia to ask international court to ban Japan whaling in Southern Ocean—Justin McCurry, The Guardian (UK) 5/28/10

6.  Obama struggling to show he’s in control of oil spill—Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post 5/28/10

7.  Louisiana eateries fear oil will scare seafood lovers—Jamie Tarabay, NPR 5/28/10

8.  Obama gets firsthand look at spill devastation—Richard Harris, NPR 5/28/10

9.  Obama defends handling of Gulf oil spill—Ashley Powers, Jim Tankersley, Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times 5/28/10,0,1234921.story

10.  Gulf oil spill:  Rig captain thwarted emergency disconnect, witness says [updated]—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 5/28/10

11. Gulf oil spill:  Scientists report finding second oil plume—Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 5/28/10

12.  Obama administration extends roadless moratorium—Jeff Barnard, AP, SLT 5/28/10

13.  Former BLM manager charged with child-sex crimes dead in apparent suicide—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/28/10

14.  Utah paleontologists help unearth information on new dinosaur species—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/28/10

15.  Snails on meth have better memories—Scott Hensley, Shots Health Blog, NPR 5/28/10

16.  Taking tomatoes back to their tasty roots—Joe Palca, NPR 5/28/10

17.  Countries agree to spend big to save world’s forests—Reuters, The Guardian (UK) 5/27/10

18.  Indonesia agrees to curb commercial deforestation—Aubrey Belford, The New York Times 5/27/10

19.  Busy hurricane season spells trouble for oil in Gulf—Jon Hamilton, NPR 5/27/10

20. Gulf oil spill has eclipsed Exxon Valdez disaster—Richard Harris, Melissa Block, NPR 5/27/10

21.  Minerals Management Service Director forced out—AP, NPR 5/27/10

22.  Endangered species interfering with border security (led by Utah Sen. Rob Bishop)—Randy Boswell, Canwest News Service, The Vancouver Sun (Canada) 5/27/10

23.  Urban farming, southern Utah renaissance to be discussed at library—DN 5/27/10

24.  Biologists investigate unconfirmed cougar sightings at Hill Air Force Base—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

25.  Salt Lake third-grader wins Energy Challenge with board game—Elise Bassett, DN 5/27/10

26.  Summer brings ozone alerts—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

27.  Trenches reveal information about Salt Lake quakes—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

28.  New trail opens up wonders of the wetlands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

29.  Website visitors can help with Plant a Tree program in Utah—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/27/10

30.  Salt Lake City leaders may ask residents to take care of flowers—Arthur Raymond, DN 5/27/10

31.  BP oil spill:  How Gulf’s sensitive and endangered species are faring—Bill Sasser, The Christian Science Monitor 5/28/10

32.  Oil cleanup workers report illness—Nicole Santa Cruz, Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 5/26/10,0,4604887.story

33.  Trial sets precedent (grizzly bear killing)—Cory Hatch, Sarah Lison, Jackson Hole News and Guide (Wyoming) 5/26/10

34.  National Trails System:  River Mountains Loop joins network—Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal 5/26/10

35.  Western Soundscapes:  Prairie Dogs—Jeff Rice, KUER 5/26/10

36.  Utah pollution forecasts include 2 new counties—AP, SLT 5/26/10

37.  Federal report slams drilling inspectors—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/25/10,0,362204.story

38.  Colorado Plateau yields another new dino species—Brian Maffly, SLT 5/25/10

39.  BLM offers reward in Kanab-area vandalism case—DN 5/25/10

40.  Biologists study otters as they adapt to new home—Sam Penrod, KSL, DN 5/25/10

41.  Researcher fears oil-covered bears—Elise Stolte, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) 5/24/10

42.  Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP—Joe Stephens, The New York Times 5/24/10

43.  Inspector General’s inquiry faults regulators (Minerals Management Service)—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/24/10

44.  Shaky rule in Madagascar threatens trees—Barry Bearak, The New York Times 5/24/10

45.  Officials scrutinize BP’s ability to close oil leak—AP, NPR 5/24/10

46.  BP hard to pin down on oil spill claims—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 5/24/10

47.  Biologists scramble to stop population decline of bighorn sheep—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 5/24/10

48.  Archaeologists work on ancient ruins as dam construction begins—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/24/10

49.  Snowmelt to raise Lake Powell, keep shortcut open—AP, SLT 5/24/10

50.  New recycling center opening in Layton—SLT 5/24/10

51.  Beetles begin munching in southern Utah tamarisk project—SLT 5/24/10

52.  Orem resident asks for pygmy goat zoning—AP, SLT 5/24/10

53.  Wet, cold spring is taking a toll on the state’s fruit crops—Rodger L. Hardy, James Thalman, DN 5/24/10

54.  Rainbow Bridge considered a ‘wonder’ by many—Marc Haddock, DN 5/24/10

55.  Despite moratorium, drilling projects move ahead—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/23/10

56.  Robots provide undersea eyes, hands in Gulf spill—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 5/23/10

57.  Drilling advocate frustrated by handling of oil—Debbie Elliott, NPR 5/23/10

58.  Frustration grows over Gulf oil spill—NPR 5/23/10

59.  Thirsty farmers in Sanpete County may get dam soon—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/23/10

60.  Suspected quagga mussel found in S. Utah—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/23/10

61.  Invasive quagga mussel found in Utah reservoir—AP, DN 5/23/10

62.  Reclamation could pit residents against landowners—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 5/23/10

63.  New Idaho sawmill to open in Emmett—AP, DN 5/23/10

64.  Oil’s arrival affirms Louisiana community’s fears—David Schaper, NPR 5/22/10

65.  Graham, Reilly to head panel on Gulf spill—AP, NPR 5/22/10

66.  Environmental groups attack approval for strip mine near Bryce Canyon—AP, DN 5/22/10

67.  Wild horse, burro show on weekend agenda—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/22/10

68.  Feds tweak Columbia salmon plan—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 5/21/10

69.  Prairie dogs damage private development as habitat disappears—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

70.  Obama seeking more nuclear energy loan guarantees—Erica Werner, AP, The Idaho Statesman 5/20/10

71.  US science body urges action on climate—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/19/10


72.  Amateur biologists—Editorial, SLT 5/26/10

73.  Shrimp boaters face classic Catch 22 situation—A. Robert Thurman, SLT 5/22/10

Roundup Friday May 21, 2010

Please note:  The Roundup will post on Fridays only until further notice.  Thanks for your interest.

1.  Economic report into biodiversity crisis reveals price of consuming the planet—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

2.  Indonesian rangers catch notorious poacher who ‘killed 100 tigers’—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

3.  Bovine TB found in wild boar for first time in UK—James Meikle, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

4.  Economic impacts of biodiversity loss:  case studies—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

5.  BP oil spill reaches delicate wetlands of Louisiana—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

6.  Debate heats up over climate impact on malaria spread—Mico Tatalovic,, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

7.  International Day for Biological Diversity-our top 10 events—Celia Cole, Environment Blog, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

8.  Gulf oil spill:  Kevin Costner comes to the rescue—Hadley Freeman, Lost in Showbiz Blog, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

9.  Obama takes tougher line on oil spill—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

10.  Can we really put a price tag on nature?—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

11.  UN says case for saving species ‘more powerful than climate change’—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/21/10

12.  Trouble on horizon if hurricanes hit oil spill in gulf—Jon Hamilton, NPR 5/21/10

13.  Oil spill tests Obama vow to use scientific approach—Ari Shapiro, NPR 5/21/10

14.  Oil threatens brown pelican off Louisiana coast—Melissa Block, NPR 5/21/10

15.  Anger simmers over spreading Gulf oil slick—NPR 5/21/10

16.  Offshore drilling regulator under scrutiny after spill—Peter Overby, NPR 5/21/10

17.  Obama eyes future auto fuel standards—AP, NPR 5/21/10

18.  Hair donated for oil cleanup gets pulled—NPR 5/21/10

19.  The wildlife conundrum—Leslie Kaufman, Green Blog, The New York Times 5/21/10

20. Gulf oil spill:  ‘Top kill’ effort to seal well delayed until at least Tuesday—AP, Los Angeles Times 5/21/10

21.  Gulf oil spill:  Wildlife officials predict widespread impact on birds, food web—Richard Fausset, Los Angeles Times 5/21/10

22.  Prairie dogs damage private development as habitat disappears—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

23.  Conservation groups to celebrate Endangered Species Day—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

24.  National River Rally slated at Snowbird—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/21/10

25.  Greenpeace activists scale BP’s London headquarters in oil protest—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 5/20/10

26.  Gulf oil spill chemical dispersant too toxic, EPA orders—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/20/10

27.  Louisiana sandbar plan worries some scientists—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 5/20/10

28.  BP recasts spill size as oil fouls Louisiana marshes—NPR 5/20/10

29.  BP’s own numbers prove spill greater than estimate—Richard Harris, NPR 5/20/10

30.  Scientist:  BP’s oil spill estimates improbable—Richard Harris, NPR 5/20/10

31.  Conflict of interest worries raised in spill tests—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 5/20/10

32.  Paper bags or plastic bags?  New proposals like neither—Sabra Chartrand, The New York Times 5/20/10

33.  Tesla to build electric cars at Northern California plant—Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times 5/20/10,0,4035370.story

34.  Bogus lease bidder’s trial delayed again—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/20/10

35.  A Seattle Biologist’s cookbook research—Michele Norris, NPR 5/19/10

36.  Arctic drilling proposal advanced amid concern—William Yardley, The New York Times 5/19/10

37.  National Academy of Sciences urges strong action to cut greenhouse gases—Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times 5/19/10,0,3397580.story

38.  Soundscapes:  Roadrunner—Jeff Rice, KUER 5/19/10

39.  Logan man sentenced in animal torture case—AP, DN 5/19/10

40.  Litigation over oil and gas reforms?—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/19/10

41.  Bennett, state seek to block drilling reforms—Patty Henetz, SLT 5/19/10

42.  Widow of Wallace Stegner dies—Ben Fulton, SLT 5/19/10

43.  Chaffetz:  BLM should sell extra acreage—Thomas Burr, SLT 5/19/10

44.  Canadian logging campaigners end protest with unprecedented forest truce—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/18/10

45.  Reliance on oil sands grows despite environmental risks—Clifford Krauss, Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 5/18/10

46.  Horse, burro festival set for this weekend—DN 5/18/10

47.  Salazar finalizing oil and gas development reforms—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/18/10

48.  Utah BLM director stepping down—DN 5/18/10

49.  Volunteers sought in statewide lake monitoring project—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/18/10

50.  BLM bars vehicles in burned western Utah area—Patty Henetz, SLT 5/18/10

51.  Gulf Indians’ lament:  Spill just latest clash for tribes with big oil—Cain Burdeau, AP, SLT 5/18/10

52.  Farmers’ Market expanding at Pioneer Park—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/18/10

53.  Salt Lake mayors to hold Bike to Work Day—DN 5/17/10

54.  Matheson hears cheers, jeers on Wasatch wilderness bill—Brandon Loomis, SLT 5/16/10

55.  Interior adopts new rules for onshore drilling—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/17/10

56.  New Utah BLM director picked—Judy Fahys, Robert Gehrke, SLT 5/17/10

57.  Bison released into the Book Cliffs at last—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/17/10

58.  Wyoming nervous as demand grows on Colorado River—Ben Neary, AP, DN 5/16/10

59.  Stringent rules apply to asbestos-which is still used in some goods—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/16/10

60.  Earthfest celebrates amazing earth—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/16/10

61.  Idaho authorizes wolf kill—AP, SLT 5/16/10

62.  Open house Monday on wildlands protection act—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/15/10

63.  Salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk sold in Orem and Heber—Lois M. Collins, DN 5/15/10

64.  Utah biologist lends expertise to Gulf spill response—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/15/10

65.  Animal views (images)—The Washington Post May 12, 2010

Roundup Friday May 14, 2010

Please Note:  The Roundup will be on hiatus Tuesday May 18, 2010, and will return Friday May 21, 2010.  Thanks for your interest!

1.  Obama to force BP to pay more cleanup costs for Deepwater disaster—Matthew Weaver, The Guardian (UK) 5/13/10

2.  Coalition environment ministers:  Who’s who (UK)—Allegra Stratton, David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 5/13/10

3.  Liberal Democrats abandon pledge to oppose new nuclear power plants (UK)—Terry Macalister, The Guardian (UK) 5/13/10

4.  Gulf spill could be much worse than believed—Richard Harris, NPR 5/13/10

5.  Transocean seeks to limit liability for oil rig blast—NPR 5/13/10

6.  Oil rig evidence points to lack of regulation—AP, NPR 5/13/10

7.  N.M. salt beds could become nation’s nuclear dump—Christopher Joyce, NPR 5/13/10

8.  Lizard starvation, extinction tied to climate change—Christopher Joyce, NPR 5/13/10

9.  Want to phase out a hazardous substance?  Dump it in the Gulf!—Tom Philpott, 5/13/10

10.  Recycling exhibit helps New Yorkers let go, get smashed—Ashley Braun, 5/13/10

11.  Poll results on energy, climate and offshore drilling are all over the map—Randy Rieland, 5/13/10

12.  Another reason why Elena Kagan might be a green Supreme Court justice—Jonathan Hiskes, 5/13/10

13.  [updated] Lisa Murkowski (R-ExxonValdez) opposes forcing oil companies to pay to clean up oil spills—David Roberts, 5/13/10

14.  ‘I Capped the Well Competition’—Andrew C. Revkin, Dot Earth, The New York Times 5/13/10

15.  EPA unveils rule to regulate greenhouse gases—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times 5/13/10

16.  Gulf oil spill:  Mexico worries about oil reaching its waters, hints it may sue BP—Los Angeles Times 5/13/10

17. Gulf oil spill:  Natural-gas rig sinks off Venezuela—AP, Los Angeles Times 5/13/10

18.  BP’s next attempt to stem oil gusher:  Inserting a smaller tube—AP, The Oregonian 5/13/10

19.  9th US Circuit Court OKs approval of Shell Arctic drilling plan—AP, The Oregonian 5/13/10

20.  Fast-growing invasive species discovered along Oregon’s coast—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 5/13/10

21.  Wasatch students, mentor advance to national environmental competition—DN 5/13/10

22.  Global warming leads to lizard extinction, BYU professor says—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 5/13/10

23.  Alpaca’s savage beating death enrages ranchers—Lisa Cornwell, AP, SLT 5/13/10

24.  Gray whale nicknamed Lily is back in Calif. harbor—AP, SLT 5/13/10

25.  Investigators find slew of problems at oil rig—NPR 5/12/10

26.  Senate gets a climate and energy bill, modified by a Gulf spill that still grows—John M. Broder, The New York Times 5/12/10

27.  Sunbathing, and keeping an eye out for tar balls—Shaila Dewan, The New York Times 5/12/10

28.  US clears a test of bioengineered trees—Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 5/12/10

29.  Riveting testimony on oil rig rescue effort—Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 5/12/10,0,6962995.story

30.  Eagle wounded near Rainier could be a sign of an unfortunate trend—Lynne Terry, The Oregonian 5/12/10

31.  Goshen residents object to proposed cleanup ordinance—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 5/12/10

32.  Boy Scouts to do conservation work along Wasatch Front in Utah County—DN 5/12/10

33.  Great Salt Lake Bird Festival starts Thursday—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 5/12/10

34.  Open house to showcase Utah wilderness bill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/12/10

35. National Park Foundation turns Bryce Canyon into virtual classroom—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/12/10

36.  Pesticide disposal offered at several locations in Utah—DN 5/12/10

37.  Legal complications grow as Gulf oil spill expands—Yuki Noguchi, NPR 5/11/10

38.  Senate’s delayed climate change-energy bill set for unveiling—and uncertainty—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/11/10,0,4185136.story

39.  BLM making plans for S. Utah land—AP, DN 5/11/10

40.  A streetcar behind the Gateway?  SLC says maybe—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/11/10

41. Land managers seek Utahns’ help to halt invasive myrtle spurge—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/11/10


42.  Climate change is the true crisis—Editorial, Los Angeles Times 5/10/10,0,5993736.story

Roundup Tuesday May 11, 2010

1.  Singapore sand demand damaging Cambodia environment—Neil Chatterjee, Reuters, 5/11/10

2.  Chinese media praises (India Environment Minister) Jairam Ramesh—Saibal Dasgupta, The Times of India 5/11/10

3.  Oil executives shift blame at Senate hearing—Steven Mufson, David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 5/11/10

4.  Interior secretary calls for splitting offshore-drilling agency in two—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/12/10,0,1124439.story

5.  Water report irritates some (Colorado)—Gary Harmon, Grand Junction Sentinel 5/11/10

6.  DWR angling to straighten out anglers on new law—Andrew Adams, KSL Newsradio 5/11/10

7.  Yellowstone seeks public’s ideas for Old Faithful—Mead Gruver, AP, DN 5/11/10

8.  Execs grilled on oil spill ‘cascade of failures’—H. Josef Hebert, AP, DN 5/11/10

9.  Salt Lake City plans mandatory yard-waste recycling collection—Aaron Falk, DN 5/11/10

10.  A miracle garden in South Salt Lake—Elise Bassett, DN 5/11/10

11.  Pesticide disposal offered at several locations in Utah—DN 5/11/10

12.  UTA to celebrate annual Bike Bonanza—DN 5/11/10

13.  Supreme Court pick seen as ‘thoughtful’ about enviro law, but views on issues are a mystery—Gabriel Nelson, Greenwire, The New York Times 5/10/10

14.  UN fears ‘irreversible’ damage to natural environment—AFP, Google News 5/10/10

15.  Finland’s 100,000 year plan to banish its nuclear waste—Dennis Overbye, The New York Times 5/10/10

16.  One way to save the wolf?  Hunt it.—Hal Herring, High Country News 5/10/10

17.  Swarms of grasshoppers predicted to plague the West this year—Richard Cockle, The Oregonian 5/10/10

18.  Utahns donate hair to help with oil spill—John Hollenhorst, KSL Newsradio 5/10/10

19.  Feds focus on future of conservation areas in Utah—Mike Stark, AP, KSL Newsradio 5/10/10

20.  Animal advocacy group works for Hurricane dog park—AP, KSL Newsradio 5/10/10

21.  With new law, its guns vs. grizzlies in national parks—Mead Gruver, AP, SLT 5/10/10

22.  BP shareholder sues executives over Gulf oil spill—Kevin McGill, AP, DN 5/10/10

23.  BP searching for way to plug Gulf gusher—Harry R. Weber, Ray Henry, AP, DN 5/10/10

24.  Abruptly unemployed fishermen struggling to get by—Vicki Smith, Holbrook Mohr, AP, DN 5/10/10

25.  Will BP’s Washington connections help it now?—Alan Fram, Sharon Theimer, AP, DN 5/10/10

26.  BP struggles with list of ways to plug Gulf gusher—Harry R. Weber, John Curran, AP, DN 5/10/10

27.  BP sprays more chemicals into main Gulf oil leak—Harry R. Weber, John Curran, AP, DN 5/10/10

28.  UN report:  Planet still losing too many species—John Heilprin, AP, DN 5/10/10

29.  Oil spill threatens already weakened wetlands—John Flesher, Mary Foster, AP, DN 5/10/10

30.  853,000 trees yet to count—Lee Benson, DN 5/10/10

31.  Spring books yield a bounteous crop of gardening advice—Jessica Harrison, DN 5/10/10

32.  A feast for the eyes:  Growing vegetables in containers—Mariana Greene, The Dallas Morning News, DN 5/10/10

33.  Squash plants bring tasty variety through fall—Larry A. Sagers, DN 5/10/10

34.  Prospects of breakthrough at Cancun climate meet very remote:  Jairam Ramesh—DNA India 5/9/10

35.  Interior Department opening Colorado’s North Park to gas and oil drilling—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 5/9/10

36.  Yellowstone bison drive planned through this week—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 5/9/10

37.  Blooms from a box:  The dos and don’ts for container gardening—Maggie Wolf, SLT 5/9/10

38.  Sugar plantation, Native Hawaiians in water battle—Audrey McAvoy, AP, DN 5/9/10

39.  Former Interior Secretary, Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel dies at 90—Mark Thiessen, AP, DN 5/9/10

40.  Blowout preventers repeatedly fail, AP probe finds—Jeff Donn, Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 5/9/10

41.  New setback in containing oil spill—Campbell Robertson, New York Times News Service, DN 5/9/10

42.  Protesters rally against drilling after oil spill—AP, DN 5/9/10

43.  Oil spill grows to 3.5 million gallons as BP scrambles—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/9/10

44.  BP plans to park oil box; unload new equipment—Harry R. Weber, Sarah Larimer, AP, DN 5/9/10

45.  April was cool and wet compared with historical averages for the month in Utah—Lynn Arave, DN 5/9/10

46.  Walter Hickel, Nixon Interior Secretary, Dies at 90—Dennis Hevesi, The New York Times 5/8/10

47.  An interview with Walter Hickel, October 15, 2003, by Patricia Limerick and Charles Wilkerson, Headwaters News

48.  Everyday Organic:  Edible flowers:  A feast for the senses—MaryJane Butters, SLT 5/8/10

49.  One cheap chick:  Rebates galore for going energy efficient—Lesley Mitchell, SLT 5/8/10

50.  Tainted nuclear plant water reaches New Jersey aquifer—Wayne Parry, AP, DN 5/8/10

51.  Series of failures led to rig explosion—Noaki Schwartz, Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/8/10

52.  Ice crystals form inside oil box, cause problems (Gulf oil spill)—AP, DN 5/8/10

53.  Why it’s hard to parse the environment-cancer connection—Katherine Hobson, Health Blog, The Wall Street Journal 5/7/10

54.  Oil spill inquiries heat up—Jake Sherman, Politico 5/7/10

55.  50 puncture type devices found on Pacific Crest Trail (California)—KERO News 5/7/10

56.  Libby Dam spill test for sturgeon planned in June (Montana)—Jim Mann, Daily Inter Lake 5/7/10

57.  Wyoming senator’s clean coal bill passes panel—Bob Moen, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 5/7/10

58.  Groups sue over BLM drilling plan (Wyoming)—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 5/7/10

59.  Falling flakes in May:  Forest Service hopes pheromones will drive off beetles (Idaho)—Karen Bossick, Twin Falls Times-News 5/7/10

60.  Recycling program advances Utah students for prize—AP, SLT 5/7/10

61.  New state law on clean-fuel cars could invite federal fines—Brandon Loomis, SLT 5/7/10

62.  Depleted uranium delay proves costly for Energy Department—Judy Fahys, SLT 5/7/10

63.  Bird sighting:  Burrowing owl—Bill Fenimore, SLT 5/7/10

64.  Shell Oil is ready to drill in the Arctic, court told—William McCall, AP, DN 5/7/10

65.  British Petroleum to use containment vessel on Gulf oil leak—Harry R. Weber, Tamara Lush, AP, DN 5/7/10

66.  Sens. John Kerry, Joe Lieberman press climate bill without Lindsey Graham—Frederic J. Frommer, Matthew Daly, AP, DN 5/7/10

67.  Robots position giant box over oil-spewing well in Gulf of Mexico—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/7/10

68.  Oil spill may endanger human health, officials say—John Flesher, AP, DN 5/7/10

69.  Like a video game:  Big box lowered over Gulf well—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/7/10

70.  Senator Lindsey Graham says ‘impossible’ to pass climate bill now—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, DN 5/7/10

71.  Lettuce recalled in 23 states; E. coli suspected—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, DN 5/7/10

72.  Salt Lake County gets award for animal services—DN 5/7/10

73.  Alternate Ogden-Riverdale trail complete—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 5/7/10

74. Gulf spill makes oilsands more appealing (Canada)—Sheldon Alberts, Canwest News Service, Edmonton Journal 5/6/10

75. Gulf oil spill:  Interior secretary extends drill freeze to Arctic—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/6/10


76.  We need balanced approach to energy, environment—Robert McCartney, The Washington Post 5/9/10

77.  Energy projects threaten Utah’s water resources—Harold Shepherd, Executive Director, Red Rock Forests, DN 5/9/10

78.  Panel sets off new alarm bells about chemicals and cancer—Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times, SLT 5/7/10

79.  Some discouraging words heard on the range—Brett Prettyman, SLT 5/7/10

80.  Protecting grouse decision an opportunity—Michael L. Wolfe, professor, Utah State University, SLT 5/7/10

81.  Expand recycling—Editorial, SLT 5/7/10