Headlines February 2010

Headlines Friday February 26, 2010

1.  New Utah elk plan generating controversy—Tom Wharton, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14440806

2.  Pneumonia outbreak kills 79 bighorn sheep in NV—AP, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14477099

3.  Outdoor notebook:  Ogden Nature Center contest is ‘for the Birds’—Brett Prettyman, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14463063

4.  Biologists find three dead condors—Tom Wharton, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14451090

5.  Bird sighting:  Cackling goose—Bill Fenimore, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14463767

6.  Salt Lake City receives grant to curb greenhouse emissions—DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012427/Salt-Lake-City-receives-grant-to-curb-greenhouse-emissions.html

7.  Utah Legislature:  House committee approves animal euthanasia regulations—Rebecca Palmer, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012460/Utah-Legislature-House-committee-approves-animal-euthanasia-regulations.html

8.  Utah Legislature:  Cyclists could run stop signs if bill becomes law—Bob Bernick Jr., DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012087/Utah-Legislature-Cyclists-could-run-stop-signs-if-bill-becomes-law.html

9.  Utah Legislature:  House backs bill to ‘take over’ roads—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012165/Utah-Legislature-House-backs-bill-to-take-over-roads.html

10.  U.S. Chamber wants Antiquities Act changed—Lee Davidson, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012242/US-Chamber-wants-Antiquities-Act-changed.html

11.  Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica’s coast—Owen Pye, AP, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012292/Two-huge-icebergs-let-loose-off-Antarcticas-coast.html

12.  End to bickering urged to achieve new climate pact—Jim Gomez, AP, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012290/End-to-bickering-urged-to-achieve-new-climate-pact.html

13.  Utah officials kill 26 sick bighorn sheep—AP, The Denver Post 2/26/10

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/UT_BIGHORN_SHEEP_PNEUMONIA_UTOL-?SITE=CODEN&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

14.  Report claims water contamination from Four Corners Power Plant (New Mexico)—James Monteleone, The Farmington Daily Times 2/26/10

http://www.daily-times.com/ci_14474953

15.  Many factors account for Otter Creek coal prices (Montana)—Mike Dennison, The Helena Independent Record 2/26/10

http://www.helenair.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_a2e26d02-22a3-11df-aa6b-001cc4c002e0.html

16.  Yemen threatens to chew itself to death over thirst for narcotic quat plant—Hugh MacLeod, John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 2/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/26/yemen-qat-water-drought

17.  Giant Antarctic iceberg could affect global ocean circulation—James Sturcke, The Guardian (UK) 2/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/26/antarctica-iceberg-global-ocean-circulation

18.  Britain’s green spaces under threat from water shortages and house prices—The Guardian (UK) 2/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/26/uk-land-management

19.  Learn about community supported agriculture—SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14472386

20.  House passes bill letting cyclists yield at stop signs—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14472194

21.  Environmental group sues over lack of notice on Utah Lake plan—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14472603

22.  Utah House mounts new federal lands challenge—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14472634

23.  Governor rebuts EnergySolutions’ claim that waste will end up in Utah—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14469538

24.  Senate rejects move to bar new monuments—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14473112

25.  Anti-CO2 reduction resolution advances in Senate—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 2/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14473225

26.  Utah Legislature:  Climate change resolution advances in Senate—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012160/Utah-Legislature-Climate-change-resolution-advances-in-Senate.html

27.  Utah Legislature:  Rainwater could be legally yours—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012023/Utah-Legislature-Rainwater-could-be-legally-yours.html

28.  SUU students’ project aims to help aquifer—DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012134/SUU-students-project-aims-to-help-aquifer.html

29.  New York Times writer Tom Zeller Jr. to BYU students:  No easy answers for global warming questions—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012095/New-York-Times-writer-Tom-Zeller-Jr-to-BYU-students-No-easy-answers-for-global-warming-questions.html

30.  Bennett decries small oil-lease sale—DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011955/Bennett-decries-small-oil-lease-sale.html

31.  State division allows competing bids for use of Utah Lake land—Sara Lenz, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011650/State-division-allows-competing-bids-for-use-of-Utah-Lake-land.html

32. National park visits boom amid recession—Lee Davidson, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011542/National-park-visits-boom-amid-recession.html

33.  Official:  Climate change treaty unlikely this year—Jim Gomez, AP, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011985/Official-Climate-change-treaty-unlikely-this-year.html

34.  Whale that killed its trainer won’t be isolated—Mike Schneider, AP, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012026/Whale-that-killed-its-trainer-wont-be-isolated.html

35.  Oil slick reaches Parma; farm lobby says food safe—Nicole Winfield, AP, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012006/Oil-slick-reaches-Parma-farm-lobby-says-food-safe.html

36.  Maine seeks to prohibit guns in its Acadia National Park—Glenn Adams, AP, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011916/Maine-seeks-to-prohibit-guns-in-its-Acadia-National-Park.html

37.  Uinta Basin to see oil-patch expansion—AP, DN 2/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011887/Uintah-Basin-to-see-oil-patch-expansion.html

38.  Arizona’s bald eagles may lose endangered status—John Faherty, The Arizona Republic 2/25/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/02/25/20100225arizona-bald-eagles.html

39.  Feds testing lower valley wells (Washington State)—Leah Beth Ward, Yakima Herald Republic 2/25/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/02/25/feds-testing-lower-valley-wells

40.  Report says Wyoming formation could hold 50 years of CO2—AP, The Billings Gazette 2/25/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_779d8b22-2212-11df-964a-001cc4c03286.html

41.  Environmental group alleges ‘deficiencies’ at Bison Range since agreement with CSKT (Montana)—Vince Devlin, The Missoulian 2/25/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_43d44b54-21c3-11df-bf39-001cc4c002e0.html

42.  Bear hunters target B.C. provincial parks, highways (British Columbia)—Mark Hume, Toronto Globe and Mail 2/25/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bear-hunters-target-bc-provincial-parks-highways/article1481340/

43.  Is the climate change movement splintering?—Bibi van der Zee, The Guardian (UK) 2/25/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/feb/25/climate-change-movement

44.  New computing center saves green by being green—Tom Harvey, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14464986

45.  Debut of promising fuel-cell tech light on details—AP, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14464992

46.  American Indian reservation reaping oil benefits—James MacPherson, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14460866

47.  Sugar House streetcar may stall without fed push—Matt Canham, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14463293

48. Canal safety bill evaporates—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14464952

49.  Animal shelter bill passes Senate committee—Tony Semerad, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14465112

50.  House seeks to leave Western Climate Initiative—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14465421

51.  Drivers encouraged to avoid idling vehicles—Trent Lowe, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14466526

52.  Bill on environmental boards goes to study—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14466520

53.  Bennett blames Obama for poor oil auction—Lee Davidson, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011716/Bennett-blames-Obama-for-poor-oil-auction.html

54.  Utah Legislature:  Trio of bills challenges feds over Utah land—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011498/Utah-Legislature-Trio-of-bills-challenges-feds-over-Utah-land.html

55.  Whale kills SeaWorld trainer as guests watch at Shamu Stadium in Orlando—AP, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011769/Whale-kills-SeaWorld-trainer-as-guests-watch-at-Shamu-Stadium-in-Orlando.html

56.  Oil spill threatens ‘ecological disaster’ in Italy—Nicole Winfield, AP, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011704/Oil-spill-threatens-ecological-disaster-in-Italy.html

57.  UN weather meeting agrees to refine climate data—Jim Gomez, Frank Jordans, AP, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011702/UN-weather-meeting-agrees-to-refine-climate-data.html

58.  The number:  28%-not so hot on climate—DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011611/The-Number-28—Not-so-hot-on-climate.html

59.  Mine safety cases have huge backlog—AP, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011616/Mine-safety-cases-have-huge-backlog.html

60.  2010 Salt Lake Sustainable Building Conference April 8—DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011621/2010-Salt-Lake-Sustainable-Building-Conference-conference-April-8.html

61.  Kennecott reaches deal to explore mining in Eureka—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011555/Kennecott-reaches-deal-to-explore-mining-in-Eureka.html

62.  Agency seeks sage grouse ruling extension—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 2/24/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_44c51976-c9ea-5615-941b-d5978dd65ed4.html

63.  Shell:  Oil shale project to go on (Colorado)—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 2/24/10

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

64.  Hanford’s risks are large (Washington State)—Becky Kramer, The Spokesman-Review 2/24/10

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2010/feb/24/hanfords-risks-are-large/

65.  Energy group wants Yucca Mountain reconsidered—Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 2/24/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2010/02/24/914308/energy-communities-alliance-wants.html

66.  Report:  Contamination from coal ash waste is worse than EPA says—Mark Clayton, The Christian Science Monitor 2/24/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0224/Report-Contamination-from-coal-ash-waste-is-worse-than-EPA-says

67.  Vermont Senate votes to close nuclear plant—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 2/24/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/25/us/25nuke.html?ref=todayspaper

68.  Utah mines contest quarter of their citations—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14457729

69.  Suspect says feds didn’t read him his rights (artifacts case)—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14456084

70.  Photo exhibit shows early days of Zion National Park—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14456883

71.  House passes canal management bill—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14458035

72.  Residents say they need new N-S road west of I-15—Maria Villasenor, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14458742

73.  Utah legislature:  Bill aims to satisfy landowners, recreationists—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011500/Utah-Legislature-Bill-aims-to-satisfy-landowners-recreationists.html

74.  Utah Legislature:  Canal safety measure passes House—Arthur Raymond, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011585/Utah-Legislature-Canal-safety-measure-passes-House.html

75.  Utah Legislature:  Bill seeks to reclaim certain federal lands, provides funding for legal battle—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011468/Utah-Legislature-Bills-seeks-to-reclaim-certain-federal-lands-provides-funding-for-legal-battle.html

76.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers, others protest against federal government at the ‘take back Utah’ rally—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011549/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-others-protest-against-federal-government-at-the-take-back-Utah-rally.html

77.  Herbert derails Utah-bound shipments of depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011309/Herbert-derails-Utah-bound-shipments-of-depleted-uranium.html

78.  Farm numbers increase in Idaho by 300 to 25,500—AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/23/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/02/23/1091990/farm-numbers-increase-in-idaho.html

79.  Senate battles EPA in greenhouse gas showdown—Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor 2/23/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0223/Senate-battles-EPA-in-greenhouse-gas-showdown

Commentary

80.  Will global warming turn out to be the greatest hoax in history?—Walter E. Williams, Professor, George S. Mason University, DN 2/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011565/Will-global-warming-turn-out-to-be-the-greatest-hoax-in-history.html

81.  Depleted uranium—Editorial, SLT 2/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14464511

82.  Uinta National Forest not following the plan—Brett Prettyman, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14450139

Headlines Tuesday February 23, 2010

1.  Interior Department faulted for preservation lapses—Lee Davidson, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011373/Interior-Department-faulted-for-preservation-lapses.html

2.  Utah Legislature:  Bill allowing access to rivers washes out—Arthur Raymond, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011340/Utah-Legislature-Bill-allowing-access-to-rivers-washes-out.html

3.  N. Utah’s snowpack running below level—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010460/N-Utahs-snowpack-running-below-level.html

4.  Utah Legislature:  Clean-air resolution moves past committee—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011355/Utah-Legislature-Clean-air-resolution-moves-past-committee.html

5.  Hatch, Bennett seek to block more Utah national monuments—Lee Davidson, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011297/Hatch-Bennett-seek-to-block-more-Utah-national-monuments.html

6.  3 condors found dead in Arizona—DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011432/3-condors-found-dead-in-Arizona.html

7.  Clean N.M. coal plant, say groups—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011398/Clean-NM-coal-plant-say-groups.html

8.  Herbert derails Utah-bound shipments of depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011309/Herbert-derails-Utah-bound-shipments-of-depleted-uranium.html

9.  Utah Legislature:  Bill seeks to reclaim certain lands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011468/Utah-Legislature-Bill-seeks-to-reclaim-certain-federal-lands.html

10.  Utah lawmakers seeking to seize federal land—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14454802

11.  Guv blocks two depleted uranium shipments—Judy Fahys, Thomas Burr, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14451065

12.  U. of U. scientists improve snowfall forecasts—Brian Maffly, SLT 2/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14450403

13.  Denver-based Ice Core Laboratory studies Earth’s climate through Antarctic ice—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 2/23/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14451598

14.  Alternatives to BPA containers not easy for US foodmakers to find—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post 2/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/22/AR2010022204830.html?hpid=topnews

15.  New research:  synthetic nitrogen destroys soil carbon, undermines soil health—Tom Philpot, Grist.org 2/23/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-23-new-research-synthetic-nitrogen-destroys-soil-carbon-undermines-/

16.  EPA’s Jackson establishes deliberative path to control global warming pollution—Daniel J. Weiss, Grist.org 2/23/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-23-epas-jackson-establishes-deliberative-path-to-control-global/

17.  Air pollution ‘may cause 35,000 premature deaths a year in Britain’—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 2/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/23/air-pollution-deaths-sooty-particles

18.  Democrats launch desperate effort to resurrect climate bill in Congress (USA)—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 2/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/23/climate-bill-congress

19.  I knew nothing, says embattled Garrett (Australia)—Nicola Berkovic, Matthew Franklin, The Australian 2/23/10

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/i-knew-nothing-says-embattled-garrett/story-e6frg6n6-1225833208292

20.  UN says emissions vows not enough to avoid rise of 2 degrees C—Sunanda Creagh, Reuters 2/23/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61M23G20100223

21.  Gas heading above $3 a gallon by this summer—Chris Kahn, AP, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011265/Gasoline-heading-above-3-a-gallon-by-this-summer.html

22.  UN warns about tech waste in developing world—Jim Gomez, Rod McGuirk, AP, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011182/UN-warns-about-tech-waste-in-developing-world.html

23.  Businessman says Utah Lake bridge is nigh—AP, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011162/Businessman-says-Utah-Lake-bridge-is-nigh.html

24.  Judge orders sage grouse decision—AP, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011161/Judge-orders-sage-grouse-decision.html

25.  Utah Legislature:  Farmers, ranchers gather for tasty rally—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011302/Utah-Legislature-Farmers-ranchers-gather-for-tasty-rally.html

26.  Senators seek to prevent Utah monuments—Lee Davidson, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011297/Senators-seek-to-prevent-Utah-monuments.html

27.  No new Utah monuments before input, Ken Salazar tells Gov. Gary Herbert—Paul Koepp, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011068/No-new-Utah-monuments-before-input-Ken-Salazar-tells-Gov-Gary-Herbert.html

28.  National plan aims to increase water supply in West—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011300/National-plan-aims-to-increase-water-supply-in-West.html

29.  Herbert derails Utah-bound shipments of depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011309/Herbert-derails-Utah-bound-shipments-of-depleted-uranium.html

30.  Utah Legislature:  Bill would protect Utah’s vanishing farmlands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011166/Utah-Legislature-Bill-would-protect-Utahs-vanishing-farmlands.html

31.  Bill would aid creation of transit-oriented districts—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14450798

32.  Anglers seeking access up a creek—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14450751

33.  UDOT taking comment on West Davis Corridor—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14450534

34.  Bennett:  No monuments without Congress’ OK—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14450119

35.  House kills ‘green’ schools recommendation—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14449510

36.  St. George to explore using methane for electricity—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14437189

37.  Plastic bags in US-to pay or not to pay—Melissa Eddy, AP, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14448077

38.  Farmers celebrate healthy, affordable food—Dawn House, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14450545

39.  Groups left out of forest bill cry foul (Montana)—Jennifer McKee, The Helena Independent Record 2/22/10

http://www.helenair.com/news/article_f96f19f6-1f81-11df-8a4d-001cc4c03286.html

40.  Congress shake-ups affect Indian country—Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today 2/22/10

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/84776317.html

41.  EPA plans to phase in regulation of emissions—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/22/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/23/business/energy-environment/23epa.html?ref=todayspaper

42.  Goodbye to killer peanut allergies?—Thomas Rogers, Salon.com 2/22/10

http://www.salon.com/food/feature/2010/02/22/peanut_allergies/index.html?source=newsletter

43.  Marijuana use by seniors goes up as boomers age—Matt Sedensky, AP, Salon.com 2/22/10

http://www.salon.com/news/2010/02/22/us_seniors_marijuana/index.html?source=newsletter

44.  Obama mounts a last-ditch attempt to pass a ‘hybrid’ climate and energy bill—Joel Kirkland, ClimateWire, The New York Times 2/22/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/02/22/22climatewire-obama-mounts-a-last-ditch-attempt-to-pass-a-15868.html

45.  EPA budget hearings to serve as battleground for climate policies—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/22/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/22/22greenwire-epa-budget-hearings-to-serve-as-battleground-f-11853.html

46.  Absence of e-waste controls poses environmental threat (Indonesia)—Fidelis E. Satriastanti, Jakarta Globe 2/22/10

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/absence-of-e-waste-controls-poses-environmental-threat/360169

47.  WabiSabi puts renewability into fashion (photos)—DN 2/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011116/WabiSabi-puts-renewability-into-fashion.html

48.  Study:  Warming to bring stronger hurricanes—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 2/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011029/Study-Warming-to-bring-stronger-hurricanes.html

49.  Saving the planet mixes well with religion, Yale scholar says—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 2/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010469/Saving-the-planet-mixes-well-with-religion-Yale-scholar-says.html

50.  Spanish Fork prepares to permit chickens—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010948/Spanish-Fork-prepares-to-permit-chickens.html

51.  Activist panel urges civil disobedience—Steve Luhm, SLT 2/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14445404

52.  Herbert told that feds won’t do land grab in Utah—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14444545

53.  Activists rally to nudge BLM over roundups (Nevada)—Karren Rhodes, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/21/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100221/NEWS/2210335/1321/news/Activists-rally-to-nudge-BLM-over-roundups

54.  Roan drilling foes bring ozone rule into fight (Colorado)—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 2/21/10

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

55.  Much at stake as decision on sage grouse endangered status nears—AP, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 2/21/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_ff929634-1f7a-11df-9867-001cc4c002e0.html

56.  A base for war training, and species preservation—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 2/21/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/22/science/earth/22endangered.html?ref=todayspaper

57.  Assistance extended to displaced insulation workers (Australia)—ABC News 2/21/10

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/02/21/2825694.htm?section=business

58.  Lead pollution data could be wrong:  govt (Australia)—AAP, Sydney Morning Herald 2/21/10

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/lead-pollution-data-could-be-wrong-govt-20100222-oo8l.html

59.  Utah Legislature:  State Senate committee urges EPA to cease regulating greenhouse gases—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010614/Utah-Legislature-State-Senate-committee-urges-EPA-to-cease-regulating-greenhouse-gases.html

60.  Make debate on national monuments open, Rep. Rob Bishop tells Obama—Lee Davidson, DN 2/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010719/Make-debate-on-national-monuments-open-Rep-Rob-Bishop-tells-Obama.html

61.  Snow geese flock to Delta on journey north—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14441266

62.  In western Wyoming, gas industry faces crossroads—Mead Gruver, AP, SLT 2/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14440075

63.  Rangelands could go off sick list—Dawn House, SLT 2/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14429181

64.  Growing program:  Learning is hands-on at college farm—Tim Holt, The Redding Record Searchlight (California) 2/20/10

http://www.redding.com/news/2010/feb/20/growing-program-learning-is-hands-on-at-college/

65.  Packed house attends environmental resources and energy committee hearing on HB 2213 in Clearfield (Pennsylvania)—Aaron T. Evans, Gantdaily.com 2/20/10

http://gantdaily.com/2010/02/20/packed-house-attends-environmental-resources-and-energy-committee-hearing-on-hb-2213-in-clearfield/

66.  State Conservation Corps would aid bay, train students (Maryland)—Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun 2/20/10

http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/bal-md.gr.corps20feb20,0,5185577.story

67.  California’s environmental policy starts in kindergarten—Cheri Carlson, Ventura County Star, San Jose Mercury News 2/20/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14441325?nclick_check=1

68.  Bashing federal regulators grows popular in state (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune, Billings Gazette 2/20/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_312eeef2-1e92-11df-896c-001cc4c03286.html

69.  Schwarzennegger, Calderon propose relaxing environmental laws for development (California)—Rebecca Kimitch,  San Gabriel Valley Tribune 2/20/10

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_14439856

70.  Group fights Weyerhaeuser’s use of ‘green’ certification (Washington State)—Hal Bernton, Seattle Times 2/20/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011140187_forestcetification21m.html

71.  In Wyoming, debate swirls on taxing wind industry—Dan Frosch, The New York Times 2/20/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/21/science/earth/21wind.html?ref=science

72.  Climate change’s impact on forests being measured via expanding tree trunks—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 2/20/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/19/AR2010021905405.html

73.  Preservation poor at Interior’s museums—Lee Davidson, DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010628/Preservation-poor-at-Interiors-museums.html

74.  Zion to close some cliffs to accommodate nesting falcons—DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010632/Zion-to-close-some-cliffs-to-accommodate-nesting-falcons.html

75.  Former governor says San Rafael Swell ‘should be protected’—Thomas Burr, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14437145

76.  Hatch calls White House to complain about monument plan—Matt Canham, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14435850

77.  Camp Williams to clear surrounding land—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14435762

78.  Agriculture packs big financial punch—Dawn House, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14435538

79.  Oregon lawmakers extend moratorium on offshore drilling—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 2/19/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-oregon-drilling19-2010feb19,0,3997830.story

80.  Developer proposes 30,000 solar dishes in Calif. Desert—Scott Streater, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/19/19greenwire-developer-proposes-30000-solar-dishes-in-calif-19323.html

81.  New White House guidance ‘straightforward, common sense’-CEQ Chief—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/19/19greenwire-new-white-house-guidance-straightforward-commo-96518.html

82.  Press Release:  Government Study:  Elevated Uranium Levels in Grand Canyon’s Watershed—Center for Biological Diversity 2/18/10

http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2010/grand-canyon-02-19-2010.html

83.  World’s top firms cause $2.2tn of environmental damage, report estimates—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 2/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/18/worlds-top-firms-environmental-damage

Commentary

84.  Take a long look at landmarks—Editorial, DN 2/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700011336/Take-long-look-at-landmarks.html

85.  No one is gunning for problems in national parks—Editorial, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 2/22/10

http://www.gjsentinel.com/opinion/articles/no_one_is_gunning_for_problems/

86.  Utah monuments—Editorial, SLT 2/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14450120

87.  One really bad winter does not disprove global warming—Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post, DN 2/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010712/One-really-bad-winter-does-not-disprove-global-warming.html

88.  Global warming’s argument starting to cool down—George F. Will, DN 2/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010704/Global-warmings-argument-starting-to-cool-down.html

89.  Growth-here it comes, ready or not—Michael H. Jensen, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14434411

90.  Global doubting:  Scientists need some humility—Editorial, Chicago Tribune, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14434505

Headlines Friday February 19, 2010

1.  Beleaguered US to blow up its chemical stockpiles—Jeffrey McMurray, AP, SLT 2/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14433041

2.  2 new national monuments in Utah? —Lee Davidson, Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010372/2-new-national-monuments-in-Utah.html

3.  Turning garbage into garb:  Fashion show features outfits crafted from recycled materials—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010373/Turning-garbage-into-garb-Fashion-show-features-outfits-crafted-from-recycled-materials.html

4.  Utah Legislature:  Bill challenges EPA on natural gas vehicle kits—Laura Hancock, DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010541/Utah-Legislature-Bill-challenges-EPA-on-natural-gas-vehicle-kits.html

5.  Utah legislature:  Review of air quality division is sought—Laura Hancock, Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010428/Utah-Legislature-Review-of-air-quality-division-is-sought.html

5a.  Senate moves to overhaul retirement, possible monument designations—Jenny Brundin, KUER News 2/19/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1614109/KUER.Local.News/Senate.Moves.to.Overhaul.Retirement..Possible.Monument.Designations

6.  Potential plan for lands spark opposition (Montana)—Ledyard King, Great Falls Tribune 2/19/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100219/NEWS01/2190327/1002/Potential-plan-for-lands-sparks-opposition

7.  Farmers, others to assess economic potential for Treasure Valley food—Bethann Stewart, Idaho Statesman 2/19/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/business/story/1086468.html

8.  Firms report using diesel in fracing—Katie Burford, The Durango Herald (Colorado) 2/19/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/02/19/Firms_report_using_diesel_in_fracing/

9.  Oregon, California sign deal aimed at ending Klamath water wars—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 2/18/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/02/oregon_california_sign_deal_ai.html

10.  Special status possible for Colorado sites—Gary Harmon, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 2/19/10

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

11.  “Father” of environmental justice to speak, February 24th—Drew University, The Alternative Press.com 2/19/10

http://thealternativepress.com/article.asp?news=10235&Father-of-Environmental-Justice-to-Speak,-February-24th

12.  Federal government to lift restrictions on guns in national parks—Ed O’Keefe, The Washington Post 2/19/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/18/AR2010021805124.html

13.  Halliburton secret spurs investigation into gas-drilling practices—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 2/19/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-19-halliburton-secret-spurs-investigation-into-gas-drilling-practic/

14.  Obama rebukes climate skeptics—Agence France-Presse, Grist.org 2/19/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-19-obama-rebukes-climate-skeptics/

15.  Energy, environment on table in D.C.—Sheldon Alberts, Canwest News Service, The Alberta Gazette (Canada) 2/19/10

http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Energy+environment+table/2584465/story.html

16.  Australia threatens legal action over Japanese whaling—Justin McCurry, The Guardian (UK) 2/19/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/feb/19/australia-japan-whaling-lawsuit-theat

17.  Australia uses cat food in fight against cane toads—AP, The Guardian (UK) 2/19/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/feb/19/australia-cat-food-cane-toad

18.  How genes interact with their environment to raise disease risk—One India 2/19/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/02/19/howgenes-interact-with-their-environment-to-raise-diseaser.html

19.  Kane sues for ownership of 46 roads—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14429683

20.  Two more monuments planned in Utah? —Thomas Burr, SLT 2/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14426730

21.  Rodent poison faces tougher new rules—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/portal/news/ci_14431305?_loopback=1

22.  Clear-eyed smog:  Salt Lake’s ‘red days’ give local artists fresh, creative air—Ben Fulton, SLT 2/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14420885

23.  Utah’s water storage low, federal researcher says—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010460/Utahs-water-storage-low-federal-researcher-says.html

24.  U.N. climate chief quits, leaves talks hanging—Arthur Max, AP, DN 2/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010337/UN-climate-chief-quits-leaves-talks-hanging.html

25.  EPA’s findings on greenhouse gases challenged—AP, DN 2/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010264/EPAs-findings-on-greenhouse-gases-challenged.html

26.  Critics of secret BLM meetings share diverse backgrounds, conflicting interests (Montana)—Ruffin Prevost, The Billings Gazette 2/18/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_8eccd140-1ce5-11df-8058-001cc4c03286.html

27.  BLM approves expansion of northeast Nevada mine—AP, San Jose Mercury News 2/18/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_14427529?nclick_check=1

28.  Costs to close parks eat into state savings (Arizona)-Casey Newton, The Arizona Republic 2/18/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/02/18/20100218closing-arizona-state-parks.html

29.  Court halts timber industry suit in Alaska—AP, Los Angeles Times 2/18/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-na-tongass18-2010feb18,0,1217541.story

30.  Road salt an environmental concern for plowed snow (Maryland)—Alex Dominguez, AP, The Annapolis Capital 2/18/10

http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/env/2010/02/18-16/Road-salt-an-environmental-concern-for-plowed-snow.html

31.  Report:  Food safety shouldn’t marr environment—AP, San Francisco Chronicle 2/18/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/02/18/state/n160309S44.DTL&type=health

32.  Groups fight SDG&E for Rams & Butterflies—Elizabeth Banicki, Courthouse News Service 2/18/10

http://www.courthousenews.com/2010/02/18/24796.htm

33.  Obama eyes western land for national monuments, angering some—William La Jeunesse, FoxNews.com 2/18/10

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/02/18/obama-eyeing-millions-wild-acres-national-monuments/

34.  Garrett’s woes deepen with solar panel warning—Sabra Lane, ABC News 2/18/10

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/02/18/2824043.htm?section=justin

35.  Top UN climate official resigning—Arthur Max, AP, Salon.com 218/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/2010/02/18/climate_de_boer_quits/index.html?source=newsletter

36.  US House committee probes natgas drilling practice—Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters 2/18/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN1819819920100219

37.  Factbox:  Shale gas stirs energy hopes, environment concerns—Reuters 2/18/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61H6PY20100218

38.  Shell innovation unlocks oil sands (British Colombia)—Brian Burton, The Vancouver Sun 2/18/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/shell/Shell+innovation+unlocks+sands/2500475/story.html

39.  Deep-sea trawling is destroying coral reefs and pristine marine habitats—Ian Sample, The Guardian (UK) 2/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/18/deep-sea-trawling-coral-reefs

40.  Who’s gonna save me? (Australia)—Jennifer Hewitt, The Australian 2/18/10

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/opinion/whos-gonna-save-me/story-e6frg9px-1225831536476

41.  Farmland conservation bill stalls—Dawn House, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14421177

42.  Yellowstone wolf numbers down in 2009—AP, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14416485

43.  Morgan County is Utah’s healthiest; Carbon is worst—Heather May, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14415621

44.  Committee approves animal shelter bill—Tony Semerad, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14419572

45.  Utah water-sharing bill advances—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14418315

46.  Anti-pollution resolution clears House on wide vote—Trent Lowe, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14419961

47.  Feds snub Sugar House streetcar—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14419119

48.  Bogus bidder’s trial pushed back—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14418429

49.  Utah County landfill workers sickened by mystery substance—Bob Mims, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14418891

50.  SUWA now part of oil lease lawsuit—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14421963

51.  Animal rights group suits settled—Jason Bergreen, SLT 2/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14422255

52.  Volunteers needed to mark boundaries of new Zion wilderness—DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010124/Volunteers-needed-to-mark-boundaries-of-new-Zion-Wilderness.html

53.  Visitor center construction at Dinosaur National Monument to start next month—DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010138/Visitor-center-construction-at-Dinosaur-National-Monument-to-start-next-month.html

54.  Environmentalists say coal plant needs to reduce emissions in Four Corners area—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010212/Environmentalists-say-coal-plant-needs-to-reduce-emissions-in-Four-Corners-area.html

55.  Sugar House streetcar project not selected for federal funding—Aaron Falk, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010097/Sugar-House-streetcar-project-not-selected-for-federal-funding.html

56.  Utah Legislature:  ‘Priority’ water use is target of HB231—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010112/Utah-Legislature-Priority-water-use-is-target-of-HB231.html

57.  Tim DeChristopher’s trial in bogus BLM bidding is delayed—Emiley Morgan, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010029/Tim-DeChristophers-trial-in-bogus-BLM-bidding-is-delayed.html

58.  Report on Marines’ water omitted cancer chemical—Kevin Maurer, AP, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010183/Report-on-Marines-water-omitted-cancer-chemical.html

59.  Texas challenging EPA’s finding on greenhouse gas—John McFarland, AP, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010018/Texas-challenging-EPAs-finding-on-greenhouse-gas.html

60.  Industry loses lawsuit over Alaska forest logging—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010151/Industry-loses-lawsuit-over-Alaska-forest-logging.html

61.  Obama powers up funding for new nuclear power plant—Julie Pace, AP, DN 2/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009976/Obama-powers-up-funding-for-new-nuclear-power-plant.html

62.  Downtown Boise streetcar project fails to get stimulus funds—Cynthia Sewell, The Idaho Statesman 2/17/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/1083613.html

63.  F&G to get tough on wolves (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times News 2/17/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_790f64eb-54b9-5dfd-bfe4-b8e454a26f83.html

64.  Bull trout protections up for public review before FWS habitat designation (Montana)—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 2/17/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_c01fb816-1b87-11df-9530-001cc4c002e0.html

65.  Pipeline comments pour in (Wyoming)—Jeff Gearino, Casper Star-Tribune 2/17/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_dfefba11-f39e-5d47-a365-65f5c0860bd9.html

66.  Coal debate elicits passion, outbursts (Montana)—Mike Dennison, The Helena Independent Record 2/17/10

http://www.helenair.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_fdf0a0f8-1b8f-11df-a9a8-001cc4c03286.html

67.  BLM looks to Audubon to map sage grouse habitat—Mead Gruver, AP, The Seattle Times 2/17/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011101036_apwysagegrousemapping.html

68.  Texas challenges EPA ruling on greenhouse gas threat—James Drew, The Dallas Morning News 2/17/10

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/washington/stories/DN-epasuit_17tex.ART.State.Edition2.4bb1e87.html

69.  TVA ash spill cleanup of Emory River is 70 percent done—Anne Paine, The Tennessean 2/17/10

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20100217/NEWS0201/2170379/1009/NEWS01

70.  Bitterroot snowpack lowest in Montana—Will Moss, Ravalli Republic

http://www.ravallirepublic.com/articles/2010/02/17/news/news17.txt

71.  Mudslides bury California, East gets record snow and Idaho suffers through dry winter—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 2/17/0

http://www.idahostatesman.com/eyepiece/story/1083186.html

72.  Protection decision near for sage grouse (Colorado)—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 2/17/10

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

73.  Lawmakers in house OK rafting bill (Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 2/17/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/02/17/Lawmakers_in_House_OK_rafting_bill/

74.  Retirees trade work for rent at cash-poor parks—Kirk Johnson, The New York Times 2/17/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/us/18campers.html?ref=todayspaper

75.  Environmental advocates are cooling on Obama—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/17/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/science/earth/18enviros.html?ref=todayspaper

76.  Alberta grizzly population “shockingly” low—Tanya Foubert, Rocky Mountain Outlook 2/17/10

http://www.albertalocalnews.com/rockymountainoutlook/news/84667127.html?period=W&mpStartDate=02-11-2010&

77.  Oil deal ‘damaging for Uganda environment’—BBC News 2/17/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8520005.stm

78.  iPhone app pitches climate change science against skepticism—Leo Hickman, The Guardian (UK) 2/17/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/feb/17/iphone-app-climate-change

79.  State approves plan for island’s bighorn sheep—AP, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14409789

80.  Senate panel OKs bill converting cars to natural gas—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14412420

81.  Green schools resolution advances—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14412590

82.  Snow geese festival near Delta is free—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14412959

83.  Architect shares aquarium vision—Rosemary Winters, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14414557

84.  Cedar City gives green light to transit study—DN 2/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009889/Cedar-City-gives-green-light-to-transit-study.html

85.  US supports new nuclear reactors in Georgia—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 2/16/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/17/business/energy-environment/17nukes.html?adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1266616834-dAScjLhLq3u0PbhPNTMFSw

Commentary

86.  Global-warming skepticism—Editorial, Chicago Tribune, DN 2/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700010491/Global-warming-skepticism.html

87.  Fire sale:  Latest Otter Creek vote creates dirty double standard—George Ochenski, Missoula Independent 2/18/10

http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/fire-sale/Content?oid=1227039

88.  Nuclear power must be part of energy strategy—Editorial, The Denver Post 2/18/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14421213

89.  Air Quality:  Request to clean up Four Corners timely—Editorial, The Durango Herald 2/18/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/Opinion/2010/02/18/Air_quality/

90.  Re-open case for catastrophic climate change—Rich Lowry, National Review, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14410943

91.  Indian tribes overturn a house of thieves—Paul Vandevelder, Writers on the Range, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14410946

Headlines Tuesday February 16, 2010

1.  Debate over GM eggplant consumes India—Rina Chandran, Reuters 2/16/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61F0RS20100216

2.  Batt-man Environment Minister Peter Garrett escapes (Australia)—Ben Packham, Melbourne Herald Sun 2/16/10

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/batt-man-environment-minister-peter-garrett-escapes/story-e6frf7jo-1225830672344

3.  Federal biologists’ study stalls on missing lynx—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 2/16/10

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14407634

4.  Wildlife advocates want sage grouse on endangered species list (Colorado)—Andrew Travers, Aspen Daily News 2/16/10

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/139278

5.  Utah utility plans upgrades in Cache valley—AP, SLT 2/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14409786

6.  3 big companies leave climate partnership—AP, DN 2/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009905/3-big-companies-leave-climate-partnership.html

7.  Only 1 bison shot in winter hunt near Yellowstone—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 2/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009799/Only-1-bison-shot-in-winter-hunt-near-Yellowstone.html

8.  Humane Society warns of xylitol danger—Lynn Arave, DN 2/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009801/Humane-Society-warns-of-xylitol-danger.html

9.  New evidence of ancient mariners—John Noble Wilford, New York Times News Service, DN 2/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009805/New-evidence-of-ancient-mariners.html

10.  Is tofu bad for the environment?—Leo Hickman, The Guardian (UK) 2/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/green-living-blog/2010/feb/15/ask-leo-tofu-bad-for-environment

11.  Virgin’s Richard Branson takes on peak oil—Ben Quinn, The Christian Science Monitor 2/15/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2010/0215/Virgin-s-Richard-Branson-takes-on-peak-oil

12.  $57.7 million fence added to an already grueling illegal immigration route—Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times 2/15/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-fence15-2010feb15,0,5691127.story

13.  Proposal puts P.V. water fee vote in landlords’ hands (California)—Donna Jones, San Jose Mercury News 2/15/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14406098?nclick_check=1

14.  Project to reduce mercury in lakes gets good reviews—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14405873

15. National park gun ban to end soon—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/15/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14403334

16.  Music disrupts the savage beetle, Northern Arizona University research shows—Judith Kohler, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009604/Music-disrupts-the-savage-beetle-Northern-Arizona-University-research-shows.html

17.  Centerville may offer curbside green-waste pickup—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008381/Centerville-may-offer-curbside-green-waste-pickup.html

18.  Board grapples with EnergySolutions’ blended-waste proposal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008419/Board-grapples-with-EnergySolutions-blended-waste-proposal.html

19.  Use wolves to cull game herds, experts say—Matthew Brown, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008210/Use-wolves-to-cull-game-herds-experts-say.html

20.  Funding loss could end Bear Lake commission—AP, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009598/Funding-loss-could-end-Bear-Lake-commission.html

21.  Utah Legislature:  Limited bighorn sheep hunt debated for Antelope Island—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008928/Utah-Legislature-Limited-bighorn-sheep-hunt-debated-for-Antelope-Island.html

22.  Bids sought in solar project—AP, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009696/Bids-sought-in-solar-project.html

23.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers explore idea of privatizing state parks—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009643/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-explore-idea-of-privatizing-state-parks.html

24.  Tankless water heater nice for Earth and you—Ann Robinson, Annie V. Schwemmer, DN 2/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009545/Tankless-water-heater-nice-for-Earth-and-you.html

25.  At shared offices, how green is my work space—Sindya N. Bhanoo, The New York Times 2/14/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/15/nyregion/15green.html

26.  Wyoming considers becoming first state to tax wind energy production—Matt Joyce, The Washington Post 2/14/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/13/AR2010021303507.html

27.  Cities prepare for life with the electric car—Todd Woody, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 2/14/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/15/business/15electric.html?ref=todayspaper

28.  Tree deal revives Southwest desert solar plan—Todd Woody, Los Angeles Times 2/14/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-solar-water14-2010feb14,0,5301531.story

29.  Environment, agriculture get larger campaign play (Texas)—Jessica Meyers, The Dallas Morning News 2/14/10

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/politics/state/stories/DN-enviroag_14tex.ART.State.Edition1.4bd19e5.html

30.  Water’s value travels through the ages (California)—Kevin Merrill, Santa Maria Times 2/14/10

http://www.santamariatimes.com/business/local/article_e20241d6-1913-11df-85a9-001cc4c002e0.html

31.  Poison death rate is high—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 2/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14401198

32.  Fishermen say federal law kills jobs—Jay Lindsay, AP, DN 2/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009507/Fishermen-say-federal-law-kills-jobs.html

33.  Tiger farms in China feed thirst for parts—Andrew Jacobs, New York Times News Service, DN 2/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009409/Tiger-farms-in-China-feed-thirst-for-parts.html

34.  North Salt Lake begins curbside recycling in March—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009155/North-Salt-Lake-begins-curbside-recycling-in-March.html

35.  Silver Eagle to start refining on Tuesday; resident concerns linger—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009229/Silver-Eagle-to-start-refining-on-Tuesday-resident-concerns-linger.html

36.  Ecology study ordered for sports complex plan—Aaron Falk, DN 2/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008843/Ecology-study-ordered-for-sports-complex-plan.html

37.  Utah Legislature:  2 bills on stream access pass in committee—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009187/Utah-Legislature-2-bills-on-stream-access-pass-in-committee.html

38.  Peter Garrett now faces tough new questions (Australia)—Melbourne Herald Sun 2/13/10

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/peter-garrett-faces-tough-new-questions/story-e6frf7l6-1225829900441

39.  Winter Olympics in Vancouver aim to win green medal from UN agency—UN News Centre 2/13/10

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=33764&Cr=Olympic&Cr1=

40.  Environmental groups oppose plan to fight Asian carp—Mark Guarino, The Christian Science Monitor 2/13/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0213/Environmental-groups-oppose-plan-to-fight-Asian-carp

41.  Environmental groups turn to National Park Service to block N.J. $750M power line project (New Jersey)—Lawrence Rangonese, The Star-Ledger, NJ.com 2/13/10

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/02/environmental_groups_turn_to_n.html

42.  Leopard’s root canal highlights spacious new Hogle hospital—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 2/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14397098

43.  Everyday Organic:  Compact composting for the rural-urban farmgirl—MaryJane Butters, SLT 2/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14375651

44.  Definition of what is organic revised—AP, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009265/Definition-of-what-is-organic-revised.html

45.  Obama expected to announce loan plan for building a new nuclear power plant—Ben Feller, AP, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009251/Obama-expected-to-announce-loan-plan-for-building-a-new-nuclear-power-plant.html

46.  Watchers hurt by rogue waves at California surfing contest—AP, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009356/Watchers-hurt-by-rogue-waves-at-California-surfing-contest.html

47.  Utah Legislature:  Professors blast climate-change disbelievers—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009227/Utah-Legislature-Professors-blast-climate-change-disbelievers.html

48.  BYU professor Paul Savage’s compounds could solve world’s infection problems—Sara Israelsen-Hartley, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009198/BYU-professor-Paul-Savages-compounds-could-solve-worlds-infection-problems.html

49.  Bidding on Spanish Fork trail to begin in May—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008905/Bidding-on-Spanish-Fork-trail-to-begin-in-May.html

50.  Experts warn that any type of pesticide can be dangerous—Lois M. Collins, DN 2/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009286/Experts-warn-that-any-type-of-pesticide-can-be-dangerous.html

51.  TED Eats:  Food, the environment and health—Steve Rosenbaum, The Huffington Post 2/12/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-rosenbaum/ted-eats-food-the-environ_b_459601.html

52.  Records sought on Grand Canyon mining—Jamie Ross, Courthouse News Service 2/12/10

http://www.courthousenews.com/2010/02/12/24645.htm

53.  Environmental justice:  Protecting against contaminated fish—Tony Barboza, Los Angeles Times 2/12/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/02/environmental-justice-contaminated-fish-consumption.html

54.  Harmonious union of investment, environment—Andrew S. Ross, San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/02/11/MNSJ1BUHFF.DTL

55.  Next legal battle nears for project at Chevron’s Richmond refinery (California)—Katherine Tam, Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury News 2/12/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14394530

56.  Nevada test site benefits:  Test site workers receive special compensation—Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal 2/12/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/test-site-workers-receive-special-status-for-compensation-84163867.html

57.  Judge OKs extended snowmobile season (Montana)—Jim Mann, Daily Interlake 2/12/10

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_5e2cc8e8-1799-11df-a9e8-001cc4c002e0.html

58.  SRP strikes deal over Prescott area water—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 2/12/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/02/12/20100212water-prescott0212.html

59.  Baucus, Tester will introduce legislation banning mining, energy development in North Fork (Montana)—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 2/12/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_27c4f8ae-176a-11df-bad4-001cc4c002e0.html

60.  Where rubber hits the road:  Enviros to make point with condoms—AP, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14388933

61.  Appeals court to hear Grand Staircase-Escalante road case—AP, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14388914

62.  Power plant opponent fighting to the end—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14392177

63.  House panel wants Utah out of climate coalition—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14390223

64.  Murdock Canal Trail project finally moving forward—Sara Lenz, DN 2/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009006/Murdock-Canal-Trail-project-finally-moving-forward.html

65.  Environmentalists seek alternatives to proposed bridge over Utah Lake—Erica Teichert, DN 2/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700009156/Environmentalists-seek-alternatives-to-proposed-bridge-over-Utah-Lake.html

66.  BrightSource alters solar plant plan to address concerns over desert tortoise—Todd Woody, The New York Times 2/11/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/11/brightsource-alters-solar-plant-plan-to-address-concerns-over-desert-tortoise/

67.  Anxious geothermal, solar industries looking to US Interior for a hand—Stacy Feldman, SolveClimate.com 2/11/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100211/anxious-geothermal-solar-industries-looking-u-s-interior-hand

68.  Group hits the streets with environmentally conscious condoms—Staci Matlock, The New Mexican 2/11/10

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/Group-hits-the-streets-with-environmentally-conscious-condoms

69.  Another nuclear waste site for Clive?—Tim Gillie, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 2/11/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/6069765/article-Another-nuclear-waste-site-for-Clive-?instance=secondary_stories_left_column

Commentary

70.  We’re in denial of our role in global heating—Kent Stewart Udell, Professor, University of Utah, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14390955

71.  Winter use in Yellowstone sets an example—Alfred Runte, Historian, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14390953

72.  The scientists strike back—Peg McEntee, SLT 2/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14392666

73.  Legislators, open minds to science—George Handley, Professor, Brigham Young University, DN 2/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008926/Legislators-open-minds-to-science.html

Headlines Friday February 12, 2010

1.  Prodigal dogs:  Have gray wolves found a home in Colorado?—Michelle Nijhuis, High Country News 2/15/10

http://www.hcn.org/issues/42.3/prodigal-dogs

2.  Utah Legislature:  Full appellate panel will hear Kane County road issue—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008624/Utah-Legislature-Full-appellate-panel-will-hear-Kane-County-road-issue.html?pg=1

3.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers take state’s rights fight to public lands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008668/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-take-states-rights-fight-to-public-lands.html

4.  Utah Legislature urged to see spiritual value of wilds—Josh Smith, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008651/Utah-Legislature-urged-to-see-spiritual-value-of-wilds.html

5.  Ecology experts to study sports complex plan—Aaron Falk, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008843/Ecology-experts-to-study-sports-complex-plan.html

6.  Feds pass on surest solution to Asian carp advance—John Flesher, AP, SLT 2/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14380509

7.  Cedar City joins bus study—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14382370

8.  Landowner, wildlife advocates see opportunity in wind energy regs (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 2/11/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_3fd73f55-41fc-518c-90f1-6dd32f4899f6.html

9.  Arizona quits Western climate endeavor—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 2/11/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/02/11/20100211climate-brewer0211.html

10.  China’s fears of rich nation ‘climate conspiracy’ at Copenhagen revealed—Mark Lynas, The Guardian (UK) 2/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/11/chinese-thinktank-copenhagen-document

11.  National Trust to cut fossil fuel use in half by 2020—Rebecca Smithers, The Guardian (UK) 2/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/10/national-trust-fossil-fuels

12.  Stretched military halts cleanup of Florida tire reef—Brian Skoloff, AP, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008562/Stretched-military-halts-cleanup-of-Florida-tire-reef.html

13.  Latest plan to cut farm subsidies likely dead—Steve Karnowski, AP, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008516/Latest-plan-to-cut-farm-subsidies-likely-dead.html

14.  Kenya relocates thousands of animals to game park—AP, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008507/Kenya-relocates-thousands-of-animals-to-game-park.html

15.  Utah Legislature:  House formally questions global warming—Bob Bernick Jr., DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008370/Utah-Legislature-House-formally-questions-global-warming.html

16.  Take close look at CO2, scientist urges—Elaine Jarvik, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008371/Take-close-look-at-CO2-scientist-urges.html

17.  Noel, faith leaders stage impromptu wilderness debate—Peggy Fletcher Stack, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14374997

18.  Utah lawmakers propose using eminent domain to take federal land—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14377307

19.  Kane County roads case goes to full appeals court—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14376028

20.  Exterminator owner:  ‘I would have told the family…to get out’—Erin Alberty, Judy Fahys, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14374740

21.  Phosphine poisoning is rare—Melinda Rogers, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14377055

22.  Timpanogos Cave rock to be blasted in $500,000 project—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14377396

23.  Yellowstone earthquake swarm dwindles—AP, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14373614

24.  Wolf bill heads to guv—SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14378560

25.  Wasatch Front Regional Council seeks input on long-range vision—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 2/10/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-02-10/wasatch-front-regional-council-seeks-input-on-long-range-vision/

26.  County plans Envision meeting—Charles Geraci, Logan Herald Journal 2/10/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/02/10/news/news03-02-10-10.txt

27.  USU dean keys eco-station plan—Kim Burgess, Logan Herald-Journal 2/10/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/02/10/news/news04-02-10-10.txt

28.  Udall, Salazar seek harsher penalties for public-land damage—Howard Pankratz, The Denver Post 2/10/10

http://www.denverpost.com/politics/ci_14369719

29.  Judge gives NOAA Fisheries last chance on salmon (Washington State)—Jeff Barnard, AP, The Seattle Times 2/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011038811_websalmondams11.html

30.  Coho mojo:  Restoring salmon runs in region’s watersheds (Washington State)—Philip Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic 2/10/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/02/10/02-11-10-coho-returns

31.  City looks at Green River for water (Wyoming)—Pete Nickeas, Casper Star-Tribune 2/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/local/article_3fb4fd68-6a3e-50b2-b3ec-b0457faa9c26.html

32.  British Columbia declares Canadian North Fork off limits to mining, energy development—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian (Montana) 2//10/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_454ec652-15d5-11df-ab0b-001cc4c03286.html

33.  Tribal proposal to gill-net lake trout raises questions—Jim Mann, Montana Daily Inter Lake 2/10/10

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_616f533c-1608-11df-a325-001cc4c03286.html

34.  Gibbons recycling plan hatched on trip to California—Anjeanette Damon, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/10/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100210/NEWS/2100406/1321/news/Gibbons-recycling-plan-hatched-on-trip-to-California

35.  Texas is urged to help expand solar power—Jack Z. Smith, Fort Worth Star-Telegram 2/10/10

http://www.star-telegram.com/business/story/1961196.html

36.  Feinstein, Boxer call for delay on plans to expand Central Valley landfill—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 2/10/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toxic10-2010feb10,0,1473846.story

37.  ‘Valentine’s Day’ writes a love letter to the environment—Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times 2/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2010/02/valentines-day-writes-a-love-letter-to-the-environment-.html

38.  Rep. Moran likely to lead panel that funds environmental agencies—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/10/10greenwire-rep-moran-likely-to-lead-panel-that-funds-envir-9061.html

39.  China’s water pollution level higher than estimated in 2007—Emma Graham-Harrison, The Washington Post 2/10/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/09/AR2010020903572.html?hpid=sec-world

40.  Scientists seek better way to do climate report—Seth Borenstein, AP, The Washington Times 2/10/10

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/feb/10/scientists-seek-better-way-do-climate-report/

41.  B.C. protects Flathead—Richard Cuthbertson, Calgary Herald 2/10/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/protects+Flathead/2544904/story.html

42.  A clouded leopard filmed for first time in Malaysia—A. Wilting, A. Mohamed, The Guardian (UK) 2/10/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/video/2010/feb/10/sundaland-cloud-leopard-wildlife

43.  Keep alert to invisible gas—Debbie Arrington, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008375/Keep-alert-to-invisible-gas.html

44.  January freeze damaged 4 percent of Florida oranges—AP, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008288/January-freeze-damaged-4-percent-of-Florida-oranges.html

45.  Board grapples with EnergySolutions’ blended-waste proposal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008419/Board-grapples-with-EnergySolutions-blended-waste-proposal.html

46.  Plans call for second Utah radioactive waste site in Tooele County—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008320/Plans-call-for-second-Utah-radioactive-waste-site-in-Tooele-County.html

47.  LDS vegetable program helps Bolivians—Jason Swensen, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008159/LDS-vegetable-program-helps-Bolivians.html

48.  Centerville may offer curbside green-waste pickup—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008381/Centerville-may-offer-curbside-green-waste-pickup.html

49.  Second Layton girl dies in case of possible pesticide poisoning—Erin Alberty, Jason Bergreen, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14366904

50.  House OKs resolution doubting climate change—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14367692

51.  U. geophysicist ready to try storing CO2 underground—Brian Maffly, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14368203

52.  Kids at schools close to busy roads breathe more pollution—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14369425

53.  Radiological waste war dominates board meeting—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14370164

54.  Park City’s open space funds are all spoken for—Christopher Smart, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14366929

55.  Cattle battle:  New Zealand has more cows than kiwis—AP, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14364390

56.  Alaska dentist fixes injured eagle’s broken beak—AP, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14364386

57.  Idea of big-bucks big-game hunt on Antelope Island resurfaces—Dan Weist, Ogden Standard-Examiner 2/9/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/utah-legislature/2010/02/09/idea-big-bucks-big-game-hunt-antelope-island-resurfaces

58.  Colorado to get $30 million in federal money to clear beetle-killed forests—Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post 2/9/10

http://www.denverpost.com/newsheadlines/ci_14361376

59.  Medicine Bow gets bulk of Wyo beetle-kill funds—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star Tribune 2/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/article_114f3f57-d673-5383-8260-a2d865cfb3cf.html

60.  State’s snowpack below average midway through winter (Washington State)—Yakima Herald-Republic 2/9/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/02/09/state-s-snowpack-below-average-midway-through-winter

61.  A federal climate service is created to provide data—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/business/energy-environment/09noaa.html?adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1265717260-iAVeSKvD7mUZIFStw5Db3w

62.  Leaks trouble nominees for nuclear panel—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 2/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/10/business/energy-environment/10reactor.html?ref=todayspaper

63.  Climate change legislation buried under record snowfall in capital—Alexander Bolton, The Hill 2/9/10

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/80485-climate-bill-buried-under-record-snowfall

64.  Runoff looks lean in N. Utah—SLT 2/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14360213

65.  Tapeworm in Idaho years before wolves arrived—AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/8/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/1072771.html

66.  Group sues to force decision on pygmy rabbits (Idaho)—Nicholas K. Geranios, AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/8/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/1072494.html

67.  Skeptics find fault with UN climate panel—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 2/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/science/earth/09climate.html?ref=todayspaper

68.  California solar startup Ausra acquired by French nuclear energy giant Areva—Todd Woody, Los Angeles Times 2/8/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2010/02/california-solar-startup-ausra-acquired-by-areva-french-nuclear-energy-giant.html

Commentary

69.  Put in your two cents on National Forest Plan—Garth Barker, Logan Herald-Journal 2/11/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/02/11/opinion/our_view/ourview01-02-11-10.txt

70.  Clean Air Challenge—Editorial, KSL Newsradio 2/10/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=238&sid=9574428

71.  Climate resolution a lot of hot air—Editorial, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/9/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/opinion/2010/02/09/our-view-climate-resolution-lot-hot-air

72.  Tooele Valley’s air quality deserves more scrutiny—Editorial, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 2/9/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/5879318/article-Tooele-Valley%E2%80%99s-air-quality-deserves-more-scrutiny?instance=lead_story_left_column

73.  President Obama’s budget will hurt job creation in West—Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, Politico 2/8/10

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0210/32654.html

Headlines Tuesday February 9, 2010

1.  UTA proposes reducing TRAX routes this spring—AP, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14364395

2.  Utah zoo preps for leopard’s high-tech root canal—AP, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14364388

3.  EcoHousing:  Utah company makes temporary homes for disaster victims—Jasen Lee, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008186/EcoHousing-Utah-company-makes-temporary-homes-for-disaster-survivors.html

4.  Study says chemical, tobacco merge to form carcinogens—Suzanne Bohan, Contra Costa Times, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008243/Study-says-chemical-tobacco-merge-to-form-carcinogens.html

5.  Fed plans to control Asian carp reach $78 million—John Flesher, Matthew Daly, AP, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008204/Fed-plans-to-control-Asian-carp-reach-78-million.html

6.  India halts genetically modified eggplant release—Erika Kinetz, AP, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008295/India-halts-genetically-modified-eggplant-release.html

7.  Birth defect rate in Kettleman City, California not unusual—Garance Burke, AP, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008348/Birth-defect-rate-in-Kettleman-City-California-not-unusual.html

8.  Denver and Rio Grande Western Rail Trail to be completed in 2010—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008156/Denver-and-Rio-Grande-Western-Rail-trail-to-be-completed-in-2010.html

9.  Tooele board delays decision on power line for a month—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007128/Tooele-board-delays-decision-on-power-line-for-a-month.html

10.  Hill AFB proposes $15.6 million for the environment—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9//10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008136/Hill-AFB-proposes-156-million-for-environment.html

11.  Plans call for second Utah radioactive waste site in Tooele County—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008320/Plans-call-for-second-Utah-radioactive-waste-site-in-Tooele-County.html

12.  Hogle Zoo leopard to undergo root canal—DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008124/Hogle-Zoo-leopard-to-undergo-root-canal.html

13.  1.1 million more by 2040/Council predicts population boom for Wasatch Front—Mitch Shaw, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/9/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/utah/2010/02/08/11-million-more-2040-council-predicts-population-boom-wasatch-front

14.  Chinese farms cause more pollution than factories, says official survey—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 2/9/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/09/china-farms-pollution

15.  Bt brinjal:  Note by Ministry of Environment and Forests (India, genetically modified crops)—The Hindu 2/9/10

http://beta.thehindu.com/news/national/article103839.ece

16.  Provo lawmaker wants to monkey with ban on primates—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14360459

17.  S.L. County poised to oppose N-waste—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 2/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14360981

18.  What you need to know about phosphine—SLT 2/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14361033

19.  Depleted uranium:  Both sides sound off—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14361707

20.  71 post offices to install recycling bins—DN 2/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008122/71-Post-Offices-to-install-recycling-bins.html

21.  Ranger wolf:   Predators pushed as park stewards—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 2/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008210/Ranger-Wolf-predators-pushed-as-park-stewards.html

22.  Utah Legislature:  Measure may open door to garbage as energy source—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008012/Utah-Legislature-Measure-may-open-door-to-garbage-as-energy-source.html

23.  Clean energy backers tout jobs at Tri-City conference—Kevin McCullen, The Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 2/8/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/kennewick_pasco_richland/story/893449.html

24.  Wolves pushed as “park stewards,” neutered and transplanted nationwide—Matthew Brown, AP, The Missoulian 2/8/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_49e1d4c0-13ff-11df-b395-001cc4c002e0.html

25.  Basalt mulls building micro-hydro project (Colorado)—Scott Condon, The Aspen Times 2/8/10

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20100208/NEWS/100209838/1077&ParentProfile=1058

26.  Monning pushes feds to release pesticide ingredients (California)—Donna Jones, Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Jose Mercury News 2/8/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14361166

27.  Palin likens global warming studies to ‘snake oil’—Judy Lin, AP, San Jose Mercury News (California) 2/8/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14361335

28.  PAWG prepares for redefined role by BLM (Wyoming)—Derek Farr, Sublette Examiner 2/8/10

http://www.subletteexaminer.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=72&story_id=1372

29.  GreenSpace:  The chemicals within:  Just how safe are they?—Sandy Bauers, The Philadelphia Enquirer 2/8/10

http://www.philly.com/philly/living/green/83783972.html

30.  BLM delays eastern Nevada wild horse roundup—Ken Ritter, AP, The Washington Post 2/8/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/08/AR2010020803030.html

31.  Arctic melting triple threat:   Less winter ice means more summer melt, it’s all happening faster than thought + it’s going to cost us—Matthew McDermott, Treehugger.com 2/8/10

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/02/arctic-melting-happening-faster-than-expected.php

32.  IPCC error was a typo, argues UN environment chief—OneIndia News 2/8/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/02/08/un-environment-chier-backs-ipcc-glacier-error.html

33.  Utah company wants to turn caverns into batteries—AP, SLT 2/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14353801

34.  Toxic chemical may have killed girl, 4—Erin Alberty, SLT 2/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14355731

35.  Whalers, activists clash again—Rohan Sullivan, AP, DN 2/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007750/Whalers-activists-clash-again.html

36.  Even if you’re careful, drugs can end up in water—Clarke Canfield, AP, DN 2/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007874/Even-if-youre-careful-drugs-can-end-up-in-water.html

37.  In Utah, Magnum Gas Storage aims to store energy in air—Paul Foy, AP, DN 2/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007824/In-Utah-Magnum-Gas-Storage-aims-to-store-energy-in-air.html\

38.  Smarter farming key to saving Amazon rainforest—Bradley Brooks, AP, DN 2/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007920/Smarter-farming-key-to-saving-Amazon-rainforest.html

39.  No:  Landfill a danger to the environment—Seth Shteir, The Desert Sun (California) 2/7/10

http://www.mydesert.com/article/20100207/COLUMNS26/2060383/1026

40.  What’s next for Yucca?  Restoration—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 2/7/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/feb/07/whats-next-yucca-restoration/

41.  Director:  EPA has eyes on drilling (Texas)—Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe, The Denton Record-Chronicle 2/7/10

http://www.dentonrc.com/sharedcontent/dws/drc/localnews/stories/DRC_epa_0207.f25b6184.html

42.  DOL looks at stemming bison migration (Montana)—Daniel Person, Bozeman Daily Chronicle 2/7/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2010/02/08/news/100bison.txt

43.  Obama’s budget for Indians would boost health, cut housing (Montana)—Ledyard King, Great Falls Tribune 2/7/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100207/NEWS01/2070302/1002/news01/Obama-s-budget-for-Indians-would-boost-health-cut-housing

44.  Southwestern Colorado turns to sunflowers for energy—Nancy Lofholm, The Denver Post 2/7/10

http://www.denverpost.com/technology/ci_14346721?source=email

45.  To survive, dairy farmers go co-op (New York)—Peter Applebome, The New York Times 2/7/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/08/nyregion/08towns.html?ref=business

46.  Silver jewelry cleaners can harm people, environment—Vlademir Jose Brul Sr., The Philippine Star 2/7/10

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=547255&publicationSubCategoryId=77

47.  Gazette notification adds to outrage against Bt brinjal (genetically modified crops)—Sharath S. Srivatsa, The Hindu (India) 2/7/10

http://www.hindu.com/2010/02/07/stories/2010020760530900.htm

48.  Whaler, activist ship collide again off Antarctica—Rob Sullivan, AP, DN 2/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007630/Whaler-activist-ship-collide-again-off-Antarctica.html

49.  Utah fishermen make a splash at Capitol rally to support public fishing bill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007528/Utah-fisherman-make-a-splash-at-Capitol-rally-to-support-public-fishing-bill.html

50.  January one of driest months in Salt Lake—Lynn Arave, DN 2/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007498/January-one-of-driest-months-in-Salt-Lake.html

51.  Utah groups challenge water plans for proposed uranium mill—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006802/Utah-groups-challenge-water-plans-for-proposed-uranium-mill.html

52.  All aboard-but not as often or as late for FrontRunner, Utah’s commuter train—Mitch Shaw, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/6/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/transportation/2010/02/06/all-aboard-not-often-or-late-frontrunner-utahs-commuter-train

53.  Rain gardens are easy on the environment—Miriam Jabour, The Vicksburg Post (Mississippi) 2/6/10

http://www.vicksburgpost.com/articles/2010/02/06/features/doc4b6c80af03471794057144.txt

54.  Earth, wind and wire:  going beyond solar panels—Chip Jacobs, Los Angeles Times 2/6/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cover-beyond-solar7-2010feb07,0,7685140.story

55.  D.C. posts new regulations to clarify bag tax—Tim Craig, Washington Post 2/6/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/05/AR2010020501624.html

56.  Earth and the balance of powers:  What the Citizens United ruling means for the environment—Lisa Kaas Boyle, The Huffington Post 2/6/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-kaas-boyle/earth-and-the-balance-of_b_451994.html

57.  Battling for India’s environment—Rick Westhead, The Toronto Star (Canada) 2/6/10

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/india/article/761478–battling-for-india-s-environment

58.  An environment policy that hurts women (Canada)—Peter Gorrie, The Toronto Star 2/6/10

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/761408–gorrie-an-environment-policy-that-hurts-women

59.  Anglers rally at Capitol in support of steam access—Tom Wharton, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14343096

60.  Utah House approves easier natural-gas conversions for cars—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14341985

61.  US attorney seeks to block another DeChristopher defense—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14344003

62.  Wasatch foul air linked to Arctic—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14345046

63.  Outdoor notebook:  Day to feast your eyes on bald eagles—Brett Prettyman, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14317568

64.  A historical look at the heaviest snowfall in Utah—Brett Prettyman, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14318560

64.  Contentious Nevada wild-horse roundup ends—Martin Griffith, AP, DN 2/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007456/Contentious-Nevada-wild-horse-roundup-ends.html

65.  Senate passes bill to manage Utah wolves—Josh Smith, DN 2/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007262/Senate-passes-bill-to-manage-Utah-wolves.html

66.  Utah lawmaker Mike Noel targets global warming lawsuits—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007226/Utah-lawmaker-Mike-Noel-targets-global-warming-lawsuits.html

67.  Gov. Gary Herbert defends meeting with Alton Coal Development—Bob Bernick Jr., DN 2/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007527/Gov-Gary-Herbert-defends-meeting-with-Alton-Coal-Development.html

68.  Zion National Park attendance breaks record—DN 2/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007187/Zion-National-Park-attendance-breaks-record.html

69.  Utah legislative panel OKs resolution on climate change—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007114/Utah-legislative-panel-OKs-resolution-on-climate-change.html

70.  Tester announces changes to Montana jobs, wilderness bill—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 2/5/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_66d05fde-12b5-11df-97c2-001cc4c002e0.html

71.  Manchin says coal talk was a start (South Carolina)—George Hohmann, Charleston Daily Mail 2/5/10

http://www.dailymail.com/News/statenews/201002040714

72.  Grasshopper invasion expected in northern Nevada—KTVN 2 News Reno 2/5/10

http://www.ktvn.com/Global/story.asp?S=11942555

73.  Energy chief defends Yucca Mountain determination—Steve Tetreault, Stephens Washington Bureau, Las Vegas Review-Journal 2/5/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/breaking_news/energy-chief-defends-yucca-mountain-determination-83561607.html

74.  The price tag for a melting arctic:  $2.4 trillion—Joel Connelly, Seattle Post Intelligencer 2/5/10

http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/archives/193606.asp?from=blog_last3

75.  Brown pelicans struggling to survive—Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times 2/5/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-dying-pelicans5-2010feb05,0,3591984.story

76.  NM critics:  Emissions bill would hurt businesses—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, Bloomberg Business Week 2/5/10

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9DM9RFO0.htm

77.  High above, insects travel on sky superhighways—Christopher Joyce, NPR 2/5/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123330735

78.  Nevada:  Wild horse roundup ends—AP, The New York Times 2/5/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/06/us/06brfs-WILDHORSEROU_BRF.html

79.  Spending backlog vexes Energy chief—Ian Talley, Stephen Power, The Wall Street Journal 2/5/10

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703357104575045711444560770.html?mod=rss_Politics_And_Policy

80.  Preparations for Olympic games in Russia not meeting environmental standards—World Wildlife Fund 2/5/10

http://www.panda.org/wwf_news/?188262/Preparations-for-Olympic-games-in-Russia-not-meeting-environmental-standards—WWF

81.  Climate skeptics call on BYU, scientists to say they’re sorry—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14334331

82.  Corroon to Herbert:  Give back the coal money—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 2/4/20

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14335859

83.  Lawmaker:  Climate change just ruse to control population—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14337716

84.  Federal grant aims to stimulate growth in energy jobs—Mike Gorrell, SLT 2/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14335393

85.  EnergySolutions calls deal with state ‘unnecessary’—KSL Newsradio 2/4/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9572263

86.  House committee seeks to keep global warming laws out of Utah—Richard Piatt, KSL Newsradio 2/4/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9575598

87.  Utah Legislature may tell EPA global warming not proven—Chris Vanocur, ABC 4 News 2/4/10

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/state/story/Utah-Legislature-may-tell-EPA-global-warming-not/k7Hz_SwBKEGm33S_0FJfzA.cspx?rss=1451

88.  EPA:  Ogden air plan a bust; Utah Air Quality Board asks for reconsideration—Di Lewis, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/4/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/weather/2010/02/04/epa-ogden-air-plan-bust-utah-air-quality-board-asks-reconsideration

89.  Cline:  Water, power limiting economic development—Tim Gillie, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 2/4/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/5784330/article-Cline–Water–power-limiting-economic-development?instance=lead_story_left_column

90.  What 60-pound squid mean to anglers, environment—B. Abram, Los Angeles Daily News 2/4/10

http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_14338283

91.  Pikas won’t be listed for protection, feds say—Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times 2/4/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2010986567_pika05m.html

92.  Advisory group gives sportsmen voice on conservation—David Frey, NewWest.net 2/4/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/advisory_group_gives_sportsmen_voice_on_conservation/C41/L41/

93.  Report charts black bear deaths in parks (Canada)—Rob Alexander, Rocky Mountain Outlook 2/4/10

http://www.albertalocalnews.com/rockymountainoutlook/news/83555962.html

94.  Hot springs community clashes with hot energy source in Colo.—Phil Taylor, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/4/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/04/04greenwire-hot-springs-community-clashes-with-hot-energy-20834.html

Commentary

95.  Air standards ever changing—Editorial, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008174/Air-standards-ever-changing.html

96.  Allow rafters to pass through private lands (Colorado)—Editorial, The Denver Post 2/7/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14336544

97.  Desert monsters—Editorial, SLT 2/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14343442

98.  Fueling conversions—Editorial, SLT 2/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14343598

99.  EnergySolutions ‘rising’ jeopardizes Salt Lake City’s future—Casey Coombs, SLT 2/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14342425

100.  Is global warming a plot?  Mm, nah—Peg McEntee, SLT 2/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14349470

101.  Privatizing Utah State Parks is a bad idea—Tom Wharton, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14317629

102.  Stream access—Editorial, SLT 2/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14342636

103.  Why must Utah be kept free of wolves?—Kirk Robinson, Western Wildlife Conservancy, SLT 2/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14334576

104.  Yucca Mountain—Editorial, St. George Spectrum 2/4/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100204/OPINION/2040327/1014/OPINION/Yucca+Mountain

Headlines Friday February 5, 2010

ESR would like to thank Headwaters News for links to a number of stories.

http://www.headwatersnews.org/

1.  Environmental groups split over calls for IPCC boss to resign—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 2/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/04/ipcc-rajendra-pachauri-resignation

2.  An environmental setback (Quebec)—Henry Aubin, Montreal Gazette 2/4/10

http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/environmental+setback/2519894/story.html

3.  Watch Yes Men stick it to Archer Daniels Midland—Tom Philpott, Grist.org 2/4/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-04-yes-men-stick-it-to-archer-daniels-midland/

4.  How much will nuclear cost US citizens?—Sue Sturgis, Grist.org 2/4/10

http://www.grist.org/article/how-much-will-nuclear-cost-us-citizens/

5.  Feed-in tariffs legal in US when certain conditions met—Paul Gipe, Grist.org 2/4/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-04-feed-in-tariffs-legal-in-u.s.-when-certain-conditions-met/

6.  More than a quarter of world’s poorest states ‘associate’ with Copenhagen Accord—Stacy Feldman, SolveClimate.com 2/4/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100204/more-quarter-world-s-poorest-states-associate-copenhagen-accord

7.  Water vapor slowed global warming over past decade—Suzanne B. Bopp, SolveClimate.com 2/4/10

http://solveclimate.com/blog/20100204/water-vapor-slowed-global-warming-over-past-decade

8.  A toxic century:  Mining giant must clean up mess—John Burnett, NPR 2/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122779177

9.  Timeline:  History of Asarco in El Paso—Katherine Bascuas, NPR 2/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123107232

10.  Behind the weather:  Strongest El Niño in a decade—Christopher Joyce, NPR 2/4/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123380157

11.  Climate debate in Senate keeps coming back to limits on power plants—Darren Samuelsohn, ClimateWire, The New York Times 2/4/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/02/04/04climatewire-climate-debate-in-senate-keeps-coming-back-to-9841.html

12.  New biofuels regs could still face fight from Capitol Hill—Allison Winter, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/4/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/04/04greenwire-new-biofuels-regs-could-still-face-fight-from-80948.html

13.  Chronicle printing plant wins green designation—Robert Selna, San Francisco Chronicle 2/4/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/02/04/BU3U1BS59M.DTL

14.  Study finds a link between plastics chemical BPA and childhood asthma—Geoff Mohan, Los Angeles Times 2/4/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/02/study-finds-a-link-between-plastics-chemical-bpa-and-asthma.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

15.  EPA official visits Kettleman City, meets mothers whose babies had birth defects—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 2/4/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toxic4-2010feb04,0,5338184.story

16.  Colorado river basin levels low—Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post 2/4/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14329519

17.  Gov. talks energy in D.C. (Wyoming)—Jeremy Pelzer, Casper Star-Tribune 2/4/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_2de7a705-0987-584c-9c85-368bbb0c129b.html

18.  Bark beetles rocked by sound—Bonnie Stevens, The Arizona Daily Sun 2/4/10

http://www.azdailysun.com/news/local/article_e4870127-95b0-5298-8994-597b80c9262a.html

19.  What’s our worst case? (Wyoming water report and climate change)—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 2/4/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_42bb348a-d4a0-5085-a6a4-624800175afe.html

20.  DNRC to schedule hearing on water rights protections (Montana)—Linda Halstead-Acharya, Billings Gazette 2/4/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_02e0f6ea-1194-11df-8504-001cc4c002e0.html

21.  EPA thwarts Utah on air quality rules—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006907/EPA-thwarts-Utah-on-air-quality-rules.html

22.  Legislative committee passes climate-change resolution—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700007114/Legislative-committee-passes-climate-change-resolution.html

23.  Prehistoric rodents from Utah highlighted—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006835/Prehistoric-rodents-from-Utah-highlighted.html

24.  IEA says US must adopt carbon pricing system—Daniel Flynn, Reuters India 2/3/10

http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-45884220100203

25.  Energy giants battle over costs of oil sands pipeline—Nathan VanderKlippe, Toronto Globe and Mail 2/3/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/energy-giants-battle-over-costs-of-oil-sands-pipeline/article1455350/

26.  Researcher on climate is cleared in inquiry—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/04/science/earth/04climate.html

27.  Report:  Key Cape Wind review rushed, still sound—Jay Lindsay, AP, Yahoo Finance 2/3/10

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Report-Key-Cape-Wind-review-apf-1263394648.html?x=0&.v=3

28.  EPA on track to release automobile, ‘tailoring’ rules in March—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/03/03greenwire-epa-on-track-to-release-automobile-tailoring-r-57486.html

29.  Obama pushes energy plan that GOP may support—AP, The New York Times 2/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/02/03/us/politics/AP-US-Obama-Energy.html?_r=1

30.  How much gas do we pass?—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 2/3/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/02/03/how_much_gas_do_we_pass/index.html?source=newsletter

31.  President touts his alternative fuels plan—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/04/business/energy-environment/04biofuel.html?ref=us

32.  House trio moves to block EPA greenhouse gas regulation—Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones 2/3/10

http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/02/house-trio-moves-block-epa

33.  Schools:  US history out, environment in—Lee Ross, Fox News 2/3/10

http://liveshots.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/02/03/schools-u-s-history-out-environment-in/?test=latestnews

34.  In Texas, resistance over stricter U.S. smog limits—James C. McKinley Jr., The New York Times 2/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/03/science/earth/03smog.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

35.  Evolution impacts environment, study finds—National Science Foundation, US News and World Report 2/3/10

http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/02/03/evolution-impacts-environment-study-finds.html

36.  Industries sue to void California’s low-carbon fuel regulations—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 2/3/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-oil-suit3-2010feb03,0,4569077.story

37.  Conservationists, sportsmen agree with plan (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 2/3/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5590

38.  Wyo BLM:  No public access to meetings—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star Tribune (Wyoming) 2/3/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_5b607c81-4ad3-54fc-9c70-a9175ce30086.html

39.  CAFO verdict upholds county’s authority—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times News (Idaho) 2/3/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_f286b33b-ce97-584c-ac0e-8735c036def7.html

40.  Senate committee considers ban on plastic bags (Oregon)—Peter Wong, The Statesman Journal 2/3/10

http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20100203/LEGISLATURE/2030414/1001/news

41.  Kennedy:  Environment not a partisan issue—Amanda Alexander, Milton Standard Journal (Pennsylvania) 2/3/10

http://www.standard-journal.com/articles/2010/02/03/news/doc4b699639afc73029633615.txt

42.  Wash. gov says nuclear energy must be considered—Matthew Daly, AP, Yakima Herald 2/3/10

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/W/WA_OBAMA_ENERGY_GREGOIRE_WAOL-?SITE=WAYAK&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

43.  Schweitzer, other governors discuss ‘clean energy’ push with president—Mike Dennison, The Missoulian (Montana) 2/3/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_585b8ef8-113c-11df-856e-001cc4c002e0.html

44.  Legal fight over wolves in Northern Rockies a question of numbers—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 2/3/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_dd632f76-113b-11df-8019-001cc4c002e0.html

45.  12-year-old pushes for prairie dog protection—Joe Pyrah, Provo Daily Herald 2/3/10

http://heraldextra.com/legislature/article_c9151f89-e91d-5971-95f3-98ac33d79aab.html

46.  Utahns weigh in on radioactive waste in poll—Salt Lake Tribune, KSL News 2/3/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9559492

47.  Wilderness:  The Great Debate—Radio West, KUER 2/3/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1607331/RadioWest/2310.Wilderness.The.Great.Debate

48.  Report:  U.S. will fail to meet biofuel goals—Philip Elliott, AP, DN 2/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006792/Report-US-will-fail-to-meet-biofuel-goals.html

49.  House committee pumps the brakes on bike bill—Laura Hancock, DN 2/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006635/House-committee-pumps-the-brakes-on-bike-bill.html

50.  Utah groups challenge uranium mill’s plan to divert groundwater—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006802/Utah-groups-challenge-uranium-mills-plan-to-divert-groundwater.html\

51.  Green-jobs training grant to help about 2,000 people—Lois M. Collins, DN 2/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006812/Green-jobs-training-grant-to-help-about-2000-people.html

52.  USGS:  Gains from Grand Canyon flooding shortlived—Felicia Fonseca, AP, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14323930

53.  Herbert given $10K by coal company seeking permit—Paul Foy, AP, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14328840

54.  Rural Utah communities, business fight new EPA regs—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14329865

55.  EnergySolutions flips on deal not to expand waste site—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14329478

56.  Puny fossil find is big to science—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14329387

57.  Yellowstone bison going to Turner’s ranch—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14323916

58.  Tainted food cases increase in Utah—Dawn House, SLT 2/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14328234

59.  Climate change e-mails between scientists reveal flaws in peer review—Fred Pearce, The Guardian (UK) 2/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/02/hacked-climate-emails-flaws-peer-review

60.  Pulling carbon out of the air (and out of coal smokestacks) just might be possible—Tom Laskawy, Grist.org 2/2/10

http://www.grist.org/article/pulling-carbon-out-of-the-air-and-out-of-coal-smokestacks-just-might-be-pos/

61.  Green groups oppose Obama on nuclear power—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 2/2/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123274700

62.  Oil refiners and truckers target California’s global warming initiative—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 2/2/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/02/biofuels-lowcarbon-fuel-global-warming.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

63.  Vermont tritium leaks stir debate over aging N-plants—Dave Gram, AP, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006444/Vermont-tritium-leaks-stir-debate-over-aging-N-plants.html

64.  Utah Legislature:  Senate passes wolf control bill—Josh Smith, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006584/Utah-Legislature-Senate-passes-wolf-control-bill.html

65.  New study aims to capture information on Utah’s inversion—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006699/New-study-aims-to-capture-information-on-Utahs-inversion.html

66.  Utah wildlife officials to reintroduce cutthroat trout to creeks—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006600/Utah-wildlife-officials-to-reintroduce-cutthroat-trout-to-creeks.html

67.  Utah Legislature:  Murray students push for praises of prairie dogs—Josh Smith, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006637/Utah-Legislature-Murray-students-push-for-praises-of-prairie-dogs.html

68.  Utah Legislature:  House committee says Stockton sandbar resolution still needs work—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006638/Utah-Legislature-House-committee-says-Stockton-sandbar-resolution-still-needs-work.html

69.  Glen Canyon flush shows dam remains a sand trap—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14318519

70.  Bill allowing Utah cyclists to yield at stops dies—Brandon Loomis, SLT 2/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14319525

71.  Diesel fuel leaks into SLC pond after crash—Bob Mims, SLT 2/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14318316

72.  Food safety, drug access top FDA concerns—Catherine Larkin, Molly Petersen, Bloomberg News, SLT 2/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14318810

Commentary

73.  A new health care plan for America-Clean air—Martin Schlageter, Coalition for Clean Air; Bill Magavern, Sierra Club California; San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/02/02/ED3M1BRDG8.DTL

Headlines Tuesday February 2, 2010

1.  Fifty-five countries pledge to cut greenhouse emissions—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 2/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/02/55-countries-greenhouse-emissions-pledge

2.  Climate scientist at centre of email row defends his research—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 2/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/02/phil-jones-climate-scientist-hacked-email

3.  Brazil grants environmental licence for Belo Monte dam—Gary Duffy, BBC News 2/2/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8492577.stm

4.  Climate accord gets boost, but key elements still missing—Agence France-Presse, Grist.org 2/2/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-02-climate-accord-gets-boost-but-key-elements-still-missing/

5.  Obama talks about ‘clean coal’ and solar during YouTube Q&A—Tyler Falk, Grist.org 2/2/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-01-obama-on-why-he-supports-nuclear-and-coal/

6.  Kosher and halal meat is no safer or better for the environment than other meat—Nina Shen Rastogi, The Green Lantern, Slate, The Washington Post 2/2/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/01/AR2010020103209.html

7.  L.A. takes a shine to another Owens Valley product:  sun—Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times 2/2/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-owens-solar2-2010feb02,0,2677831.story

8.  US, China, others join Copenhagen accord on climate—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 2/2/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-fg-climate-accord2-2010feb02,0,4597990.story

9.  Wind energy job growth isn’t blowing anyone away—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 2/2/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-green-jobs2-2010feb02,0,6156904.story

10.  Silverton’s heli-skiing’s thrills include dealing with avalanche danger—Jason Blevins, The Denver Post 2/2/10

http://www.denverpost.com/sports/ci_14313860

11.  Pneumonia confirmed in Upper Rock Creek bighorn sheep herd (Montana)—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 2/2/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_499a2690-0f84-11df-bbc0-001cc4c002e0.html

12.  Support for wolf management bill splits along party lines—Whittney Evans, KCPW 2/2/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-02-02/support-for-wolf-management-bill-splits-along-party-lines/

13.  Idaho closes another wolf hunting area—AP, SLT 2/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14317230

14.  Wyo. easement deal opens pronghorn migration route—AP, SLT 2/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14317244

15.  Man sentenced to prison in artifacts case—Linda Thomson, DN 2/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006338/Man-sentenced-to-prison-in-artifacts-case.html

16.  Soil Association confronts image of organic food as elitist and expensive—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 2/1/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/01/soil-association-organic-food-elitist

17.  Clean up your act, oilsands:  Environment Minister Prentice (Canada)—Jason Fekete, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette 2/1/10

http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Clean+your+oilsands+Environment+Minister+Prentice/2509398/story.html

18.  Protect caribou in oil sands area, wilderness group pleads (Alberta)—Martin Mittelstaedt, Toronto Globe and Mail 2/1/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/protect-caribou-in-oils-sands-area-wilderness-group-pleads/article1452579/

19. Forest industry’s future looks green (Canada)—Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun 2/1/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Forest+industry+future+looks+green/2509865/story.html

20.  Digging into Obama’s 2011 budget on energy and the environment—David Roberts, Grist.org 2/1/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-02-01-digging-into-obamas-2011-budget/

21.  Obama’s 2011 Budget trims environment, fattens energy spending—Environment News Service 2/1/10

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/feb2010/2010-02-01-02.html

22.  Countries submit emissions goals—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/1/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/02/science/earth/02copenhagen.html?ref=science

23.  Blue whales are singing in a lower key—Jill Leovy, Los Angeles Times 2/1/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-whale1-2010feb01,0,6269463.story

24.  National environmental group brings second lawsuit against rail hub (Missouri)—Brad Cooper, Kansas City Star 2/1/10

http://www.kansascity.com/news/breaking_news/story/1721160.html

25.  Feds plan more protection for jaguar, bird—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 2/1/10

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/02/01/20100201endangered0201.html

26.  Idaho, four other western states named in EPA lawsuit—Cynthia Sewell, The Idaho Statesman 2/1/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/environment/story/1064215.html

27.  Hunting initiative aims for access to wildlife (Montana)—Michael Babcock, Great Falls Tribune 2/1/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100201/NEWS01/2010301/1002/Hunting-initiative-aims-for-access-to-wildlife

28.  Proposal would eliminate funding for Yucca Mountain—Steve Tetreault, Las Vegas Review-Journal 2/110

http://www.lvrj.com/news/proposal-would-eliminate-funding-for-yucca-mountain-83230447.html

29.  Oregon could get two new wilderness areas—Kelly Bleyer, KBND News (Oregon) 2/1/10

http://www.yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp

30.  Senate passes bill governing collection of rainwater—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14311871

31.  Poll:  Radioactive waste not welcome here—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14312334

32.  Bill would ask to delist wolf in Utah—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14310875

33.  Obama hopes nuclear power can lift climate bill—Dina Cappiello, Matthew Daly, AP, DN 2/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006197/Obama-hopes-nuclear-power-can-lift-climate-bill.html

34.  Utah legislature:  Senate Demos howl at plan to remove wolves from list—Josh Smith, DN 2/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006377/Utah-Legislature-Senate-Demos-howl-at-plan-to-remove-wolves-from-list.html

35.  Utah scientists scan air for mercury sources—Mike Stark, AP, DN 2/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006208/Utah-scientists-scan-air-for-mercury-sources.html

36.  Herbie the elm’s rings may reveal climate data—David Sharp, AP, DN 2/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006181/Herbie-the-elms-rings-may-reveal-climate-data.html

37.  Artifacts dealer was paid $162,000—AP, DN 2/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006236/Artifacts-dealer-was-paid-162000.html

38.  Water vulnerable to climate change (Wyoming)—News Services, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 1/31/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_319146b8-0ec7-11df-8703-001cc4c002e0.html

39.  Boardman coal-burning power plant may have a future after all:  biomass (Oregon)—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 1/31/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/01/coal-burning_power_plant_in_bo.html

40.  Environmental group challenges logging plans (California)—Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle 1/31/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/30/BAG31BOGTE.DTL

41.  Gas groups start filing for water rights (Colorado)—Katie Burford, The Durango Herald 1/31/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/01/31/Gas_groups_start_filing_for_water_rights/

42. Canal and records are best when open to public inspection—Allison Barlow Hess, Ogden Standard-Examiner 1/31/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/opinion/2010/01/31/canal-and-records-are-best-when-open-public-inspection

43.  Salt Lake City street lights go green to save energy—Maile Tua’one, Fox 13 Now 1/31/10

http://www.fox13now.com/news/kstu-salt-lake-city-street-lights-environmental,0,6164432.story?track=rss

44.  Documentary:  Strong views on Utah wilderness—Tom Wharton, SLT 1/31/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14303177

45.  Informant in artifact looting case paid $162,000—AP, DN 1/31/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14306418

46.  Animal control worker says ex-boss hostile to pets—Nate Carlisle, SLT 1/31/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14303064

47.  Great Salt Lake’s mercury source can’t hide forever—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 1/31/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14306402

48.  Obama pushes nuclear energy to boost climate bill—Dina Cappiello, Matthew Daly, AP, DN 1/31/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700006078/Obama-pushes-nuclear-energy-to-boost-climate-bill.html

49.  Nature Conservancy buys Utah land to protect rare poppy—AP, DN 1/31/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005929/Nature-Conservancy-buys-Utah-land-to-protect-rare-poppy.html

50.  Objections raised over Nine Mile Canyon agreement—DN 1/31/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005906/Objections-raised-over-Nine-Mile-Canyon-agreement.html

51.  Eco travel:  Getting and going green—Terri Bennett, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 1/31/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005714/Eco-travel-getting-and-going-green.html

52.  Environment-Asia:  Future of China’s tiger farms in the balance—Marwaan Macan-Markar, Inter Press Service News Agency 1/30/10

http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50166

53.  In Portland, growing vertical—William Yardley, The New York Times 1/30/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/us/31portland.html?ref=todayspaper

54.  In a toxic town, promises that a buyout will proceed—AP, The New York Times 1/30/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/us/31treece.html

55.  Chevron’s fight with Richmond intensifies—David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle 1/30/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/29/BUS51BNU1H.DTL

56.  Wyoming urges judge to end federal wolf management—Ben Neary, AP, SLT 1/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14301499

57.  A celebration in the shadow of the Deep Creeks—Peg McEntee, SLT 1/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14302364

58.  Everyday organic:  controlling household mold naturally—MaryJane Butters, SLT 1/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14281046

59.  Plans for off-road trail get mixed reviews from Payson residents—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 1/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361764/Plans-for-off-road-trail-get-mixed-reviews-from-Payson-residents.html

60.  Utahns urged to take ‘Clean Air Challenge’—Aaron Falk, DN 1/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005670/Utahns-urged-to-take-Clean-Air-Challenge.html

61.  Obama acts to ease way to construct reactors—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 1/29/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/30/science/earth/30nuke.html?ref=todayspaper

62.  Obama puts government on low-carbon diet—Michael Burnham, Greenwire, The New York Times 1/29/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/01/29/29greenwire-obama-puts-government-on-low-carbon-diet-53501.html

63.  Governor Herbert:  ‘Do more to improve air quality’—Dan Weist, Ogden Standard-Examiner 1/29/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/environment/2010/01/29/governor-herbert-do-more-improve-air-quality

64.  Bill targets wolves—Patrick Parkinson, The Park Record (Utah) 1/29/10

http://www.parkrecord.com/summit_county-news/ci_14296425

65.  Per-cow fee would hurt cattlemen, says Utah Farm Bureau boss—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 1/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14295570

66.  Nevada top court reverses ruling on water deal—Arthur Raymond, DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700005505/Nevada-top-court-reverses-ruling-on-water-deal.html

67.  Deal considered as attorneys focus on ‘Source’ in artifacts case—Emiley Morgan, DN 1/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705361777/Deals-considered-as-attorneys-focus-on-Source-in-artifacts-case.html

Commentary

68.  Coal industry must adapt to changing environment—Editorial, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 1/31/10

http://www.trib.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_838f7ed1-fdb5-5a78-91c9-153270a0d6d4.html

69.  Support mining reform now—Don Gibbs, Denver Post 1/31/10

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_14295316

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