Headlines March 2010

Headlines Tuesday March 30, 2010

1.  Clean out your medicine cabinet during April (safe disposal)—Environmental Connection Newsletter, Utah Department of Environmental Quality March/April 2010

http://www.deq.utah.gov/Newsletter/2010/Mar_Apr/clean_out.htm

2.  Scientists, TV weather reporters at odds over warming—Leslie Kaufman, New York Times News Service, DN 3/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020550/Scientists-TV-weather-reporters-at-odds-over-warming.html

3.  Guv supports effort to take on feds over public lands—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 3/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020482/Guv-supports-effort-to-take-on-feds-over-public-lands.html

4.  Nominations open for BLM advisory council—DN 3/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020433/Nominations-open-for-BLM-advisory-council.html

5.  Earth Energy Resources Inc. eyes Utah’s oil sands—Paul Foy, AP, DN 3/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020541/Earth-Energy-Resources-Inc-eyes-Utahs-oil-sands.html

6.  The untold story:  Sheep ranching is a vintage tale of the Old West—Carma Wadley, DN 3/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020476/The-untold-story-Sheep-ranching-is-a-vintage-tale-of-the-Old-West.html

7.  Dinosaur monument to limit access to trailhead—KSL Newsradio 3/30/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10201179

8.  Groups vow to sue over grouse—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 3/30/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_0f9f122b-6a74-5acb-afa9-a5a0d0868328.html

9.  US oil company donated millions to climate skeptic groups, says Greenpeace—John Vidal, The Guardian (UK) 3/30/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/30/us-oil-donated-millions-climate-sceptics

10.  Global water crisis and cheaper technology sparks urge in desalination—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 3/30/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/30/water-desalination-record-droughts

11.  Giraffe calf dies at Hogle Zoo—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 3/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14780482

12.  Coalition to rally tonight against South Davis light rail—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020442/Coalition-to-rally-tonight-against-South-Davis-light-rail.html

13.  Bishop blasts Obama administration; still wants ‘monument’ documents—Lee Davidson, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020430/Bishop-blasts-Obama-administration-still-wants-monument-documents.html

14.  Proposal for treated groundwater would affect Great Salt Lake—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020259/Proposal-for-treated-groundwater-would-affect-Great-Salt-Lake.html

15.  University of Utah plans net-zero renovation for architecture building—Aaron Falk, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020375/University-of-Utah-plans-net-zero-renovation-for-architecture-building.html

16.  Clinton rebukes Canada on Arctic meeting—Rob Gillies, AP, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020390/Clinton-rebukes-Canada-on-Arctic-meeting.html

17.  Two plead guilty in ‘isolated’ Indian artifacts deal—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020487/Two-plead-guilty-in-isolated-Indian-artifacts-deal.html

18.  Minks pose threats to pets, farm animals—Wina Sturgeon, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020282/Minks-pose-threat-to-pets-farm-animals.html

19.  Baby giraffe dies at Hogle Zoo—Aaron Falk, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020414/Baby-giraffe-dies-at-Hogle-Zoo.html

20.  Grasshoppers may plague West this year—Matt Joyce, AP, DN 3/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020257/Grasshoppers-may-plague-West-this-year.html

21.  Students turning architecture building green—KSL Newsradio (video) 3/29/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10194934

22.  EPA:  Ogden 21st in nation with green buildings—KSL Newsradio 3/29/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10195003

23.  New EPA scrutiny is set for a chemical in plastics—John M. Broder, The New York Times 3/29/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/science/earth/30epa.html?ref=todayspaper

24.  Rio workers get ‘harsh’ sentences (China)—Elaine Kurtenbach, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/29/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rio-workers-get-harsh-sentences/article1515465/

25.  Study warns of environment tipping points—UPI 3/29/10

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2010/03/29/Study-warns-of-environment-tipping-points/UPI-99571269872246/

26.  Japanese with mercury poisoning agree to govt deal—Mari Yamaguchi, AP, Google News 3/29/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h4BegxZT-6P4D6nC-uoBqhZijaxQD9EOBCTG0

27.  New rules target air pollution from Pacific ships—Judy Fahys, SLT 3/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14768401

28.  Herbert has family ties with stream bill proponents—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14770932

29.  Gardening:  Bare (root) essentials—Maggie Wolf, SLT 3/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14751671

30.  Utah governor OKs eminent domain use on federal land—Brock Vergakis, AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020242/Utah-governor-OKs-eminent-domain-use-on-federal-land.html

31.  BLM transfers 277 acres to southern Utah governments—AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020009/BLM-transfers-277-acres-to-southern-Utah-governments.html

32.  No further action needed in Hill Air Force Base PCB cleanup—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700018954/No-further-action-needed-in-Hill-Air-Force-Base-PCB-cleanup.html

33.  Wolves back in cattle country (Montana)—Carl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune 3/28/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100328/NEWS01/3280302/1002/news01/Wolves-back-in-cattle-country

34.  Rio Tinto exec admits taking bribes from Chinese steel mills, lawyer says—David Barboza, New York Times News Service, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020032/Rio-Tinto-exec-admits-taking-bribes-from-Chinese-steel-mills-lawyer-says.html

35.  Cancer question complicates 9/11 compensation deal for sick workers—David B. Caruso, AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020078/Cancer-question-complicates-911-compensation-deal-for-sick-workers.html

36.  Farmers face off with chemical maker over rice—Tom Parsons, AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020191/Farmers-face-off-with-chemical-maker-over-rice.html

37.  Plans to move Provo River could save June Sucker—Sara Lenz, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019833/Plans-to-move-Provo-River-could-save-June-Sucker.html

38.  Grasshopper outlook strikes fear on Western range—Matt Joyce, AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020196/Grasshopper-outlook-strikes-fear-on-Western-range.html

39.  Small energy company eyes Utah’s oil sands—AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020161/Small-energy-company-eyes-Utahs-oil-sands.html

40.  Centerville Council to take up chicken question—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019503/Centerville-Council-to-take-up-chicken-question.html

41.  Duchess the orangutan turns 50 at Phoenix Zoo—Amanda Lee Myers, AP, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020065/Duchess-the-orangutan-turns-50-at-Phoenix-Zoo.html

42.  Breathtaking vistas:  Artists create ‘The Continuing Allure’ of southern Utah red rock country—Carma Wadley, DN 3/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019772/Breathtaking-vistas-Artists-create-The-Continuing-Allure-of-southern-Utah-red-rock-country.html

43.  Yucca Mountain out:  Hanford nuke waste has nowhere to go—Craig Welch, The Seattle Times 3/28/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011467984_yucca29m.html

44.  Elk reproduction woes tied to wolves (Idaho)—Becky Kramer, The Spokesman-Review 3/27/10

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2010/mar/27/elk-reproduction-woes-tied-to-wolves/

45.  Proposal would support corporate leaders who pick environment over profit (Maryland)—Annie Linskey, The Baltimore Sun 3/28/10

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bal-md.briefs280mar28,0,7408004.story

46.  Colo. gas-coal fight could preview national battle—Colleen Slevin, The Victoria Advocate (Texas) 3/28/10

http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2010/mar/28/bc-co-gas-versus-coal1st-ld-writethru/?business&business-wire

47.  Curiosity rises with trees’ strange growth spurt—NPR 3/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125261271

48.  Sea lion pups starving along California shoreline—Guy Raz, NPR 3/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125280004

49.  Cameron (film director) warns of urgency to protect environment—AP, The Taiwan News 3/28/10

http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=1214281&lang=eng_news

50.  Government certified phony products as ‘energy efficient’—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, DN 3/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019873/Government-certified-phony-products-as-energy-efficient.html

51.  Landmarks go dark, millions unplug for Earth Hour—Rohan Sullivan, AP, DN 3/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019968/Landmarks-go-dark-millions-unplug-for-Earth-Hour.html

52.  Lights off for an hour to recognize Earth Hour 2010—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019846/Lights-off-for-an-hour-to-recognize-Earth-Hour-2010.html

53.  Nominations sought for conservation award—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700018647/Nominations-sought-for-conservation-award.html

54.  Task force to deal with possible tick infestation—KSL Newsradio 3/27/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10172173

55.  Fate of desert flower hangs in court’s hands (Colorado, Utah)—David Frey, NewWest.net 3/27/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/fate_of_desert_flower_hangs_in_courts_hands/C41/L41/

56.  Green and clean:  Innovators hope to build plant in Montana to turn trees, shoes into fuel—Keila Szpaller, The Missoulian 3/27/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_0b5f6d2a-3a29-11df-8b58-001cc4c002e0.html

57.  BLM turns land over to cities—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14765841

58.  Reward offered by BLM in assault case—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14764677

59.  Outdoor notebook:  See sage grouse strut their stuff—Brett Prettyman, SLT 3/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14749610

60.  Bird sighting:  Snow goose—Bill Fenimore, SLT 3/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14749643

61.  US to ban wild-harvest shrimp imports from Mexico—AP, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019563/US-to-ban-wild-harvest-shrimp-imports-from-Mexico.html

62.  Tracy Aviary expands enclosure for family of rare birds—Lynn Arave, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019450/Tracy-Aviary-expands-enclosure-for-family-of-rare-birds.html

63.  New penguin exhibit opens at The Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy—Lynn Arave, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019487/New-penguin-exhibit-opens-at-The-Living-Planet-Aquarium-in-Sandy.html

64.  Police:  Drunk Pa. man tried to revive dead opossum—AP, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019724/Police-Drunk-Pa-man-tried-to-revive-dead-opossum.html

65.  ‘Heroes’ actress Hayden Panettiere visits Japan dolphin hunt town—Jay Alabaster, AP, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019720/Heroes-actress-Hayden-Panettiere-visits-Japan-dolphin-hunt-town.html

66.  Yardsmart:  Plants that sip but never guzzle—Maureen Gilmer, Scripps Howard News Service, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019695/Yardsmart-Plants-that-sip-but-never-guzzle.html

67.  Vandals deface southern Utah red rock with graffiti—Jennifer Stagg, KSL Newsradio 3/26/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=10164006

68.  Governor signs bill requiring antifreeze additive—KSL Newsradio 3/26/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10153462

69.  Gov. Herbert struggling with decision over Stream Access Bill—Richard Piatt, KSL Newsradio 3/26/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10155232

70.  Wilderness bill goes into effect (Utah)—David DeMille, St. George Spectrum 3/26/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100326/NEWS01/3260356

71.  Water concerns delay Wyoming uranium projects—Dustin Bleinzeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 3/26/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_489c1c0b-10cf-5007-a325-03088186a4ec.html

72.  Job losses expected in plan to reduce pollution at coal-fired plants—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 3/26/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_14760390?source=email

73.  Proposed initiative would let utility customers opt out of renewables (Colorado)—Lynn Bartels, The Denver Post 3/25/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14752862

74.  How Republicans learned to reject climate change—Alan Greenblatt, NPR 3/25/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125075282

75.  ‘Cap and Trade’ loses its standing as energy policy of choice—John M. Broder, The New York Times 3/25/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/26/science/earth/26climate.html?ref=todayspaper

76.  Medicated bath products to blame for worsening water pollution—Fox News 3/25/10

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,589976,00.html

77.  Burn trees, save planet—Cyndy Cole, The Arizona Daily Sun 3/24/10

http://www.azdailysun.com/news/local/education/article_989b61f1-e831-5e4a-8418-75f5cd8707ab.html

78.  Light dims on B.C.’s wild spotted owls—Larry Pynn, The Vancouver Sun 3/24/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Light+dims+wild+spotted+owls/2722270/story.html

79.  Los Angeles tops EPA’s Energy Star buildings list—Tiffany Hsu, Greenspace, Los Angeles Times 3/23/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/los-angeles-tops-epas-energy-star-buildings-list.html

80.  Coal opponents pleased power plant to be fired by gas—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14743251

81.  Nev. power-plant developers opt for gas, solar—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 3/23/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/03/23/23greenwire-nev-power-plant-developers-opt-for-gas-solar-93219.html?emc=eta1

82.  Hong Kong government under fire as pollution soars to record—Frederik Balfour, Sophie Leung, Bloomberg Business Week 3/23/10

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-03-23/hong-kong-government-under-fire-as-pollution-soars-update3-.html

83.  Wolf protest draws 200 to downtown Jackson (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 3/22/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5769

84.  Biomass subsidies threaten Oregon wood plants’ supplies—Amy Hsuan, The Oregonian 3/21/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2010/03/biomass_subsidies_threaten_ore.html

85.  Stewart Udall, 90; was Interior Secretary (remembrance)—Jason Blevins, The Denver Post 3/20/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14724259

86.  Stewart Udall, environmental icon, dies at 90—Matt Schudel, Post Mortem Blog, The Washington Post 3/20/10

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postmortem/2010/03/stewart-udall-environmental-ic.html

87.  Interview with Stewart Lee Udall—Patricia Limerick, Charles Wilkinson, Headwaters News 9/24/2003

http://www.headwatersnews.org/p.udall.html

88. State takes sides in greenhouse gas ‘endangerment brawl—Robin Bravender, Greenwire, The New York Times 3/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/03/19/19greenwire-states-take-sides-in-greenhouse-gas-endangerme-29019.html

Commentary

89.  Don’t wait for certainty on climate change—Brian Moench, President, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, DN 3/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700020492/Dont-wait-for-certainty-on-climate-change.html

90.  Pine beetles are accomplished ecosystem engineers—George Wuerthner, author and ecologist, The Bozeman Daily Chronicle 3/29/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/opinions/guest_columnists/article_bf43fc58-3ac3-11df-aa79-001cc4c03286.html

91.  Salt Lake City dog owners unheard in park planning—Jean Walker-Faison, SLT 3/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14764978

92.  Beyond climate change:  Reframing the dialogue over environmental issues—John M. Wallace, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, The Seattle Times 3/26/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2011453141_guest28wallace.html

93.  Sustainable future—Editorial, SLT 3/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14766105

94.  Evaluate risks to chickens before allowing them in communities—Karen Davis, President, United Poultry Concerns, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, DN 3/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700019527/Evaluate-risks-to-chickens-before-allowing-them-in-communities.html

Headlines Friday March 19, 2010

The Roundup will be on hiatus Tuesday March 23 and Friday March 27.  Look for the next update Tuesday March 31!

1.  Tribes:  New snowmaking plan no better (Arizona)—Cyndy Cole, The Arizona Daily Sun 3/19/10

http://www.azdailysun.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_60b56145-867e-5a58-8204-e0af765856ec.html

2.  EPA shares plans for mine waste by Monarch (Montana)—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune 3/19/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100319/NEWS01/3190315/1002/news01/EPA-shares-plans-for-mine-waste-by-Monarch

3.  More winter park use urged (Yellowstone)—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 3/19/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_a90ee404-3314-11df-91ac-001cc4c002e0.html

4.  Wyoming may modify ‘fracking’ rules—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 3/19/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_3b7b4ef3-eac5-5af9-8e64-764bff1b6351.html

5.  Famous Utah dino quarry set to reopen—AP, LocalNews8.com 3/19/10

http://www.localnews8.com/Global/story.asp?S=12169106

6.  Toxic ‘Factory’:  Industrial meat and the environment—Michael Schaub, NPR 3/19/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124815586

7.  Fargo floods turn farm fields into sprawling lakes—John Flesher, AP, DN 3/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017851/Fargo-floods-turn-farm-fields-into-sprawling-lakes.html

8.  250 exotic birds die in blaze at Las Vegas sanctuary—AP, DN 3/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017853/250-exotic-birds-die-in-blaze-at-Las-Vegas-sanctuary.html

9.  Tooele County electric line appeal hearing postponed—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 3/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017768/Tooele-County-electric-line-appeal-hearing-postponed.html

10.  Hogle Zoo frustrated after tests fail to solve mystery of zebras’ deaths—Lynn Arave, DN 3/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017553/Hogle-Zoo-frustrated-after-tests-fail-to-solve-mystery-of-zebras-deaths.html

11.  Yellowstone has 3,000 bison, maybe more—AP, SLT 3/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14699424

12.  Yellowstone bison, elk numbers steady this winter, park reports—Daniel Person, Bozeman Daily Chronicle 3/18/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/news/article_162b7612-3228-11df-925f-001cc4c03286.html

13.  Judge allows sugar beet planting to go forward (Idaho)—Cindy Snyder, Twin Falls Times-News 3/18/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/business/article_d9d9cf1b-46e6-5959-8144-99bb92e591f2.html

14.  With new bill, Simpson has EPA in his sights (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times News 3/18/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_772571e2-d574-5229-a69c-4563609ab8af.html

15.  Park County wants more snowmobiles through East Gate (Yellowstone; Wyoming)—Ruffin Prevost, Casper Star-Tribune 3/18/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_67c77ec4-7306-5bf7-9441-0d59eaf43cac.html

16.  2nd phase of Montana Legacy Project puts 112k acres of forestland in public ownership—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian 3/18/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_ed159df8-3235-11df-b0d8-001cc4c002e0.html

17.  Arizona’s last new coal plant?—Ryan Randazzo, The Arizona Republic 3/18/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/business/articles/2010/03/18/20100318arizona-coal-plant.html

18.  Energy developers say sage grouse decision manageable—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News (Idaho) 3/18/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_8d55ca7f-f79f-52b6-b6fe-c598772b02bd.html

19.  Oil firm demands leases in national forest (Wyoming)—Sonya Angelica Diehn, Courthouse News Service 3/18/10

http://www.courthousenews.com/2010/03/18/25671.htm

20.  Report:  Mercury emissions rise at coal-fired power plants—Renee Schoof, McClatchy Newspapers, The Denver Post 3/18/10

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_14696578?source=email

21.  From waste to green (CO2 removal from the air)—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 3/18/10

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_14696638

22.  Poll:  We’re less worried about environment than jobs—Tim Wheeler, B’More Green Blog, The Baltimore Sun 3/18/10

http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/features/green/2010/03/polls_were_less_worried_happie.html

23.  Safety issues linger as nuclear reactors shrink in size—Andrew E. Kramer, The New York Times 3/18/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/19/business/energy-environment/19minireactor.html?adxnnl=1&ref=science&adxnnlx=1268997889-+rHmd3PUfY6+tKalpj0pPA

24.  EPA begins study of fracturing’s effects on water supplies—Katie Howell, Greenwire, The New York Times 3/18/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/03/18/18greenwire-epa-begins-study-of-fracturings-effects-on-wat-76992.html

25.  Climate change cited as Mont. leases suspended—Matthew Brown, AP, The Washington Post 3/18/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/18/AR2010031803018.html

26.  Farmers hurt by collapse of carbon credits market—Sarah McCammon, NPR 3/18/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124838082

27.  New Canmore conservation initiative follows old path (Canada)—Hamish MacLean, The Canmore Leader 3/18/10

http://www.canmoreleader.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2496037

28.  Pine beetle epidemic will have continent-wide economic impact:  Report (Canada)—Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun 3/18/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Pine+beetle+epidemic+will+have+continent+wide+economic+impact+Wood+Markets+Group/2697580/story.html

29.  Snake Valley water deal stalled for this year—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14697770

30.  Ticked-off pet owners may bet help from EPA in making flea and tick products safer—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 3/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017423/Ticked-off-pet-owners-may-get-help-from-EPA-in-making-flea-and-tick-products-safer.html

31.  Research-monkey deaths in Nevada spur calls for crackdown—Scott Sonner, AP, DN 3/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017468/Research-monkey-deaths-in-Nevada-spur-calls-for-crackdown.html

32.  Polar bear ban defeated at UN conservation meeting—Michael Casey, AP, DN 3/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017538/Polar-bear-ban-defeated-at-UN-conservation-meeting.html

33.  3 orphaned bear cubs released in Nevada wild—DN 3/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017618/3-orphaned-bear-cubs-released-in-Nevada-wild.html

34.  Zebra death mystery remains unsolved—Matthew D. LaPlante, SLT 3/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14701488

35.  WVC wants UTA to delay rail designs for 5600 West—Maria Villasenor, SLT 3/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14704859

36.  Pumping too much water is sinking Cedar Valley—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14705878

37.  100 days in a 100-year-old park—Nancy Kimball, Daily Inter Lake (Montana) 3/17/10

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_f0c83cde-3231-11df-bd44-001cc4c002e0.html

38.  Potential oil play in eastern Wyoming excites industry—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 3/17/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_5c3238fb-41df-506b-af71-ba114d32694c.html

39.  Power plant conversion bill cleared by panel (Colorado)—Charles Ashby, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 3/17/10

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

40.  House looks into expanding state control of land (Idaho)—AP, The Idaho Statesman 3/17/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/17/1120291/house-looks-into-expanding-state.html

41.  1.6 million acres in 27 California counties set aside as frog habitat—Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 3/17/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-frog-habitat17-2010mar17,0,4738203.story

42.  Alaskans fear for their way of life—Oren Dorell, USA Today 3/17/10

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-03-16-Tongass_N.htm

43.  Poll:  Worries about environment hit low—Wendy Koch, USA Today 3/17/10

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/environment/2010-03-16-environment_N.htm

44.  Wyo.’s crash program to develop ‘green’ coal—John J. Fialka, ClimateWire, The New York Times 3/17/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/03/17/17climatewire-wyos-crash-program-to-develop-green-coal-18583.html?pagewanted=1&emc=eta1

45.  Animal abuse as clue to additional cruelties—Ian Urbina, The New York Times 3/17/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/us/18animal.html?ref=todayspaper

46.  Poll:  Obama’s energy, environment efforts fall short of expectations—Ben Geman, The Hill 3/17/10

http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/677-e2-wire/87277-poll-obamas-energy-environment-efforts-falls-short-of-expectations

47.  Inspector:  Too much gas escapes royalties—Lee Davidson, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017065/Inspector-Too-much-gas-escapes-royalties.html

48.  Mystery of dead zebras to be answered at Hogle Zoo Thursday—Lynn Arave, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017302/Mystery-of-dead-zebras-to-be-answered-at-Hogle-Zoo-Thursday.html

49.  McCain offers guidelines for noise at Grand Canyon—Felicia Fonseca, AP, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017238/McCain-offers-guidelines-for-noise-at-Grand-Canyon.html

50.  Springville eyes Forest Service land-again—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017307/Springville-eyes-Forest-Service-land-2-again.html

51.  Meetings set to explain groundwater treatment proposal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017064/Meetings-set-to-explain-groundwater-treatment-proposal.html

52.  Sierra Club, schoolchildren, lawmaker urge action on ozone limits—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017053/Sierra-Club-schoolchildren-lawmaker-urge-action-on-ozone-limits.html

53.  Medvedev:  Russia must tap Arctic resources—Vladimir Isachenkov, AP, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017246/Medvedev-Russia-must-tap-Arctic-resources.html

54.  Japan leading charge against Bluefin ban—Michael Casey, AP, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017239/Japan-leading-charge-against-bluefin-ban.html

55.  Renewable Energy Conference set March 27 at SLCC—DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017109/Renewable-Energy-Conference-set-March-27-at-SLCC.html

56.  Report urges agency to steer clear of roadless areas in beetle battle (Colorado)—Bobby MaGill, The Coloradoan 3/16/10

http://www.coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201003160505/NEWS01/100316002

57.  Officials brace for fire season—Brian Ahern, St. George Spectrum 3/16/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100316/news01/3160326/Officials-brace-for-fire-season

58.  Governors prod Washington on renewable energy—Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor 3/16/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2010/0316/Governors-prod-Washington-on-renewable-energy

59.  Canadian lumber production off by 40 percent—Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun 3/16/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Canadian+lumber+production+cent/2690636/story.html

60.  Students, Sierra Club advocate for cleaner air—Judy Fahys, SLT 3/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14686382

61.  Bogus bidder’s jury trial set for June—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14685503

62.  FBI searches Salt Lake City home of animal rights supporter—Nate Carlisle, SLT 3/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14687398

63.  Cool keeper law would heat up program—Steven Oberbeck, SLT 3/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14687744

Commentary

64.  Don’t blame wolves for elk hunting woes—Editorial, Casper Star-Tribune 3/19/10

http://www.trib.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_0004eda9-7e8e-5921-a097-80a8c5b543fa.html

65.  Let’s build renewable-power facilities on state’s ‘wastelands’—U.S. Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, The Arizona Daily Star 3/18/10

http://www.azstarnet.com/news/opinion/article_ee5d4aa1-cf9e-5f6c-9941-a3fd81f64b3d.html

66.  Politics and the environment (Florida)—Editorial, The Pensacola News Journal 3/18/10

http://www.pnj.com/article/20100318/OPINION/3180303/Editorial-Politics-and-the-environment

67.  Energy efficiency—Editorial, SLT 3/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14703164

68.  Climate scientists wrong about global warming—Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, DN 3/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700017101/Climate-scientists-wrong-about-global-warming.html

69.  EnergySolutions:  N-power revival is right policy—Val Christensen, CEO EnergySolutions, SLT 3/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14685541

Headlines Tuesday March 16, 2010

1.  Copenhagen activist trial:  ‘I can’t see what evidence there is for the charges’—Bibi van der Zee, The Guardian (UK) 3/16/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/16/copenhagen-activist-trial

2.  Ten sites named in £4bn UK marine energy project—Severin Carrell, The Guardian (UK) 3/16/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/16/wave-and-tidal-power-scotland

3.  Sanyo sets up solar parking lots for electric bikes—Agence France Presse, Grist.org 3/16/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-16-sanyo-sets-up-solar-parking-lots-for-electric-bikes/

4.  Jeff Goodell:  ‘It’s a bad idea for geoengineering to be the equivalent of the Pompeii sex room’—David Roberts, Grist.org 3/16/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-11-jeff-goodell-geoengineering/

5.  For green homes, should energy trump everything else?—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 3/16/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-16-for-green-homes-should-energy-trump-everything-else/

6.  Mormon church partners with local agencies on biofuel project—Lois M. Collins, DN 3/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016758/Mormon-church-partners-with-local-agencies-on-biofuel-project.html\

7.  Tim DeChristopher not target of discrimination, judge rules—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016756/Tim-DeChristopher-not-target-of-discrimination-judge-rules.html

8.  Widespread spring flooding forecast—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, DN 3/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016953/Widespread-spring-flooding-forecast.html

9.  DeChristopher loses again in preparing defense—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14680017

10.  UN climate envoy expects dual-track negotiations—Arthur Max, AP, SLT 3/16/10

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_NETHERLANDS_CLIMATE_CHANGE?SITE=UTSAC&SECTION=INTERNATIONAL&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

11.  Climate activists predict direct action against Scotland’s ‘Kingsnorth’—Severin Carrell, Tim Webb, The Guardian (UK) 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/15/ayrshire-power-station-new-kingsnorth

12.  Money spent on tar sands projects could decarbonise western economies—Terry MacAlister, The Guardian (UK) 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/mar/15/bp-shell-tar-sands-green-energy

13.  UN criticizes Russia over Sochi Winter Olympics construction—AP, The Guardian (UK) 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/mar/15/russia-sochi-olympics-un-report

14.  How going green may make you mean—Kate Connolly, The Guardian (UK) 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/15/green-consumers-more-likely-steal

15.  IPCC under fire in blogosphere for ‘sealevelgate’—RealClimate, Guardian Environment Network, The Guardian (UK) 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/15/ipcc-sea-level

16.  Animal rights activist using FOI laws to target universities—David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/mar/15/animal-rights-freedom-information-universities

17.  Thin wallets, thick waistlines:  New USDA effort targets link between obesity and food stamps—Lynne Peeples, Scientific American 3/15/10

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=food-stamps-obesity

18.  Summit on the summit:  Celebrity Kilimanjaro climb premieres on MTV (global clean water crisis)—The Huffington Post 3/15/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/15/summit-on-the-summit-vide_n_498942.html

19.  NASA finds shrimp-like creature, jellyfish beneath Antarctic ice sheet:  ‘We were just gaga over it’—Seth Borenstein, AP, The Huffington Post 3/15/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/15/nasa-finds-shrimp-like-cr_n_499155.html

20.  Naked animal rights activists rally against bullfighting in Madrid—The Huffington Post 3/15/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/15/naked-animal-rights-activ_n_499629.html

21.  Why making healthful foods cheaper isn’t enough—Allison Aubrey, NPR 3/15/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124610428

22.  What’s killing the great forests of the American West?—Jim Robbins, Environment 360 3/15/10

http://e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=2252

23.  Bureau of Land Management proposes Wyoming cricket plan—AP, The Billings Gazette 3/15/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_ff6ab0a6-303c-11df-8481-001cc4c03286.html

24.  Native farmers eagerly watch Obama African-American deal—Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today 3/15/10

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/87462167.html

25.  Utah County plans Hazardous Waste Day—Sara Lenz, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016802/Utah-County-plans-Hazardous-Waste-Day.html

26.  Want to eat local?  BYU student’s site tracks milk’s origins—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013449/Want-to-eat-local-BYU-students-site-tracks-milks-origins.html

27.  Report details climate change dangers to Utah’s migratory birds—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016602/Report-details-climate-change-dangers-to-Utahs-migratory-birds.html

28.  BYU and University of Utah professors wanted Legislature to listen to them on climate change—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016605/BYU-and-University-of-Utah-professors-wanted-Legislature-to-listen-to-them-on-climate-change.html

29.  BYU professor Barry Bickmore’s letter to Utah legislators (climate change denial bill)—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016608/BYU-professor-Barry-Bickmores-letter-to-Utah-legislators.html

30.  Plans in place to enclose 100-year-old Provo canal—Marc Haddock, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015275/Plans-in-place-to-enclose-100-year-old-Provo-canal.html

31.  Federal money will be used for Utah County trail—Sara Lenz, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015014/Federal-money-will-be-used-for-Utah-County-trail.html

32.  Governors seek wind energy boost—Frederick J. Frommer, AP, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016753/AP-Governors-seek-wind-energy-boost.html

33.  NASA finds shrimp dinner on ice beneath Antarctica—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016682/NASA-finds-shrimp-dinner-on-ice-beneath-Antarctica.html

34.  UN Agency:  Tiger on verge of extinction—AP, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016677/UN-Agency-Tiger-on-verge-of-extinction.html

35.  Prince Charles to visit Polish bison reserve—DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016626/Prince-Charles-to-visit-Polish-bison-reserve.html

36.  In rural New Hampshire, deer-car crashes mean free meal—John Curran, AP, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016622/In-rural-New-Hampshire-deer-car-crashes-mean-free-meal.html

37.  Growing good seed takes work, expertise—Larry A. Sagers, DN 3/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016554/Growing-good-seed-takes-work-expertise.html

38.  Many western nations have distorted IPCC reports:  Jairam (Mumbai, India)—The Hindu 3/14/10

http://beta.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/article244879.ece

39.  Chinese PM rebuts criticism over Copenhagen role—Tania Branigan, Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 3/14/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/mar/14/china-wen-jiabao-copenhagen-currency

40. River Eden study aims to reduce farm pollution (UK)—BBC News 3/14/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/8566874.stm

41.  Farming is mainly to blame for the loss of our native plants and wildlife—Robin McKie, The Observer, The Guardian (UK) 3/14/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/14/threat-english-plants-species-wildlife

42.  George W. Bush presidential library’s blueprints filled with green, following trend of other big public buildings—Randy Lee Loftis, The Dallas Morning News 3/14/10

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/city/parkcities/stories/031410dnmetgreenprez.4a15b95.html

43.  Old Salt Lake buildings turned into green, affordable housing—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016403/Old-Salt-Lake-buildings-turned-into-green-affordable-housing.html

44.  Centerville proposes green waste program—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015959/Centerville-proposes-green-waste-program.html

45.  Long-held water rights in Nevada could be invalid—Sandra Chereb, AP, SLT 3/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14671783

46.  Solar by Ian McEwan (book review)—Christopher Tayler, The Guardian (UK) 3/13/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/mar/13/solar-ian-mcewan

47.  Bill Maher:  The environment is the ultimate health care issue (video)—The Huffington Post 3/13/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/13/bill-maher-the-environmen_n_497781.html

48.  Feds pledge aid for grouse—Ben Neary, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 3/13/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_75de00af-62d3-5041-9eb9-1f7d9ac876c0.html

49.  Wyo ranchers prevail in state CBM water case—Mead Gruver, Casper Star-Tribune 3/13/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_61a9ee4e-eeb3-5fc6-b511-32112ccdfd72.html

50.  Study:  Humans are too noisy for nature—Julie Sutor, The Aspen Times (Colorado) 3/13/10

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20100313/NEWS/100319895/1077&ParentProfile=1058

51.  Idaho’s wolf population at least 843—The Spokesman Review (Washington State) 3/13/10

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2010/mar/13/idahos-wolf-population-at-least-843/

52.  Hundreds gather in Salt Lake City for sustainability symposium—Emily James, DN 3/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016082/Hundreds-gather-in-Salt-Lake-City-for-sustainability-symposium.html

53.  Salt Lake County Council is redrafting ordinance allowing residents to keep chickens—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015533/Salt-Lake-County-Council-is-redrafting-ordinance-allowing-residents-to-keep-chickens.html

54.  £3bn coal power plant will test strength of Ed Miliband’s environment rules—Tim Webb, The Guardian (UK) 3/12/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/12/coal-power-environment-kingsnorth-miliband

55.  UN:  Environmental degradation in Haiti made worse by earthquake—Lisa Schlein, Voice of America 3/12/10

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/americas/UN-Environmental-Degradation-In-Haiti-Made-Worse-By-Earthquake-87489167.html

56.  Battle over ivory, tuna expected at wildlife meeting—Christopher Joyce, NPR 3/12/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124592439

57.  Ground Zero workers weigh $657 million settlement—NPR 3/12/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124628690

58.  Md. Dept. of Environment opposes bag tax—Sabri Ben-Achour, WAMU News, NBC Washington 3/12/10

http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/green/MD_Department_Of_Environment_Opposes_Bag_Tax-87449377.html

59.  Water shortages may hit northern Rockies—John S. Adams, USA Today 3/12/10

http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20100312/lowsnowpack12_st.art.htm

60.  Organizers of World Environment Day unveil theme of the six-week event—Joyce Gannon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania) 3/12/10

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10071/1042148-28.stm

61.  Lawmakers urge against Marcellus Shale permits (Pennsylvania)—Alex Rose, The Delaware County Daily Times 3/12/10

http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2010/03/12/news/doc4b99aec2ac798422750797.txt

62.  Wolf population growing, but slowly (Montana)—Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune 3/12/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100312/NEWS01/3120302/1002/Wolf-population-growing-but-slowly

63.  Plan will send some Bonner Mill toxic waste to Missoula landfill, worst out of state (Montana)—Kim Briggeman, The Missoulian 3/12/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_4b8a5e94-2d9c-11df-a6b8-001cc4c03286.html

64.  No coal plant for Mesquite (Nevada)—Bob Challinor, Desert Valley Times, St. George Spectrum 3/12/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100312/NEWS01/3120318/No-coal-plant-for-Mesquite

65.  Genola leaders may revive pheasant hunting—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016064/Genola-leaders-may-revive-pheasant-hunting.html

66.  Genola fails to act on proposed Utah Lake Bridge—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700016101/Genola-fails-to-act-on-proposed-Utah-Lake-bridge.html

67.  Utah Legislature:  Animal euthanasia not limited to lethal injection—Rebecca Palmer, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015818/Utah-Legislature-Animal-euthanasia-not-limited-to-lethal-injection.html

68.  Warnings of cougar sightings on University of Utah campus not BYU-related—Lana Groves, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015605/Warnings-of-cougar-sightings-on-University-of-Utah-campus-not-BYU-related.html

69.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers scream at feds over environmental issues—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015957/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-scream-at-feds-over-environmental-issues.html

70.  Organics guru Gary Hirschberg touts eating local products during Salt Lake City event—Lois M. Collins, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015780/Organics-guru-Gary-Hirshberg-touts-eating-local-products-during-Salt-Lake-City-event.html

71.  Climate change threatens migratory bird populations—Jay Root, AP, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015931/Climate-change-threatens-migratory-bird-populations.html

72.  GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz says hybrid trucks are future—Dee-Ann Durbin, Tom Krisher, AP, DN 3/12/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015882/GM-Vice-Chairman-Bob-Lutz-says-hybrid-trucks-are-future.html

73.  All those births put planet at risk, scholars warn—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14666198

74.  Climate-change science panned—Chris Vanderhooft, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14662843

75.  Utah recreation:  As big as its landscape—Tom Wharton, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14648163

76.  Officials consider changes to elk hunting—Brett Prettyman, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14649387

77.  Rapid rise in seed prices draws US scrutiny—William Neuman, The New York Times 3/11/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/12/business/12seed.html?ref=todayspaper

78.  The femivore’s dilemma—Peggy Orenstein, The New York Times 3/11/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/14/magazine/14fob-wwln-t.html

79.  Half-rooster/half-hen helps unlock sex mystery—Joe Palca, NPR 3/11/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124529630

80.  Gallup poll shows Americans less worried about global warming threat—Doug Stanglin, USA Today 3/11/10

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2010/03/poll-show-americans-less-worried-about-global-warming-threat/1

81.  Reid:  No mining law reform in 2010—Adella Harding, Elko Daily Free Press (Nevada) 3/11/10

http://www.elkodaily.com/articles/2010/03/11/news/local_news/doc4b99217e1dc57544294043.txt

82.  BLM fines conservationists over grazing permit—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 3/11/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/11/1113164/conservationists-fined-over-permit.html

83.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers create Great Salt Lake Advisory Council—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015834/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-create-Great-Salt-Lake-advisory-council.html

84.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers urge feds to relinquish disputed rural roads—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015865/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-urge-feds-to-relinquish-disputed-rural-roads.html

85.  Power conservation bill passes—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14660587

86.  Stream access:  Ranchers, property rights trump anglers—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14659857

87.  Waterway dangers can be kept hidden—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14659832

88.  Utah Legislature calls on Congress to allow local control of old roads—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14656672

89.  Standard euthanasia methods for shelters rejected—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14655242

90.  Chameleon tongues stay speedy in the cold—Joe Palca, NPR 3/8/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124471846

Commentary

91.  Common English species face extinction—George Monbiot, The Guardian (UK) 3/16/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/mar/15/common-english-species-driven-towards-extinction

92.  The federal war on weeds—Carolyn Bolton, The Washington Times 3/15/10

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2010/mar/15/the-federal-war-on-weeds/

93.  Time to talk dirty (Millenium Development Goals drinking water target)—Sarah Boseley, Global Health Blog, The Guardian 3/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/sarah-boseley-global-health/2010/mar/15/water-international-aid-and-development

94.  Anti-grazing advocate comes with a rough edge (Idaho)—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 3/15/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/15/1117703/anti-grazing-advocate-comes-with.html

95.  South Dakota adopts climate creationism—Stephen Stromberg, The Washington Post, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14657131

96.  Nuclear power:  Chameleon of green energy—Chip Ward, Los Angeles Times, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14657129

97.  When a scientist becomes an activist—Auden Schendler, Writers on the Range, SLT 3/12/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14664836

Headlines Friday March 12, 2010

1.  Chronic wasting disease detected in 1st Utah elk—Brett Prettyman, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14649997

2.  Utah senate rejects animal euthanasia standards—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14655242

3.  Teacher wanted:  Be a park ranger—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_14654568?source=most_viewed

4.  48 Hawaii-only species given endangered listing—Audrey McAvoy, AP, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015722/48-Hawaii-only-species-given-endangered-listing.html

5.  Utah Legislature:  Rally at Capitol urges lawmakers to address climate change—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015538/Utah-Legislature-Rally-at-Capitol-urges-lawmakers-to-address-climate-change.html

6.  Utah Legislature:  Bighorn sheep hunt to pad ‘money bill’—Arthur Raymond, Bob Bernick Jr., DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015584/Utah-Legislature-Bighorn-sheep-hunt-to-pad-money-bill.html

7.  Utah Legislature:  Access restriction on private waterways still undecided—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015577/Utah-Legislature-Access-restriction-on-private-waterways-still-undecided.html

8.  Utah Legislature approves $33 million settlement in Navajo trust fund case—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015547/Utah-Legislature-approves-33-million-settlement-in-Navajo-trust-fund-case.html

9.  Pets that kill people on Animal Planet—Scott D. Pierce, DN 3/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015545/Pets-that-kill-people-on-Animal-Planet.html

10.  Wyo joins roadless forests debate—Samantha Abernethy, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 3/11/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_25b7a657-b2ed-51b3-8f0f-fa371da3984e.html

11.  Jurisdiction at the heart of “roadless” rule battle—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 3/11/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14652135

12.  Everglades plan may sink Crist’s Senate hopes—Brian Skoloff, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/11/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/11/MNH31CDR46.DTL

13.  Ways to reduce your radiation exposure from cell phone use—Carrie Sturrock, The Oregonian 3/11/10

http://blog.oregonlive.com/pdxgreen/2010/03/ways_to_reduce_your_radiation.html

14.  Sale of elephant tusk stockpiles may encourage poaching, experts worry—Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times 3/11/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011318115_elephants12m.html

15.  Meeting on deforestation boosts morale, budget—Elaine Ganley, The Seattle Times 3/11/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2011313919_apeuclimateforests.html

16.  In Northwest waters, scientists track ‘dead zones’—Les Blumenthal, The News Tribune (Washington State) 3/11/10

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2010/03/11/1104858/in-northwest-waters-scientists.html

17.  A new unit for (saved) electricity—Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times Dot Earth 3/11/10

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/a-new-unit-for-saved-energy/

18.  Arguments against dolphin slaughter—Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times Dot Earth 3/11/10

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/arguments-against-dolphin-slaughter/

19.  Five countries fall behind on European renewable energy goals—James Kanter, The New York Times 3/11/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/five-countries-are-falling-behind-on-e-u-renewable-energy-goals/

20.  Review of UN panel’s report on climate change won’t re-examine errors—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 3/11/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/10/AR2010031002891.html

21.  Sushi chef charged with serving illegal whale at California restaurant—AP, The Guardian (UK) 3/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/11/sushi-chef-charged-whale-meat

22.  World’s top scientists to review climate panel’s data, methods—John Heilprin, Seth Borenstein, AP, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14648298

23.  Stegner Symposium to focus on sustainability—SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14648812

24.  Stream-access bill clears final hurdle in Utah Legislature—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14647242

25.  Big pipeline to replace Provo Canal—AP, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14646356

26.  Alaskan hopes bike trek will raise awareness of climate change—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14651747

27.  Lawmakers OK Navajo trust fund settlement—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14649640

28.  Barker donates $2.5 million to create PETA offices—AP, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015456/Barker-donates-25-million-to-create-PETA-offices.html

29.  Tainted ingredient sold after salmonella found—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015407/Tainted-ingredient-sold-after-salmonella-found.html

30.  Suicides complicate American Indian artifact looting case—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015317/Suicides-complicate-American-Indian-artifact-looting-case.html

31.  Tasmanian devil colony shows immunity to cancer—Tanalee Smith, AP, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015398/Tasmanian-devil-colony-shows-immunity-to-cancer.html

32.  Utah Legislature:  Senate approves eminent domain bills—Josh Smith, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015301/Utah-Legislature-Senate-approves-eminent-domain-bills.html

33.  Jordan River Basin water plan out for comment—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015213/Jordan-River-Basin-water-plan-out-for-comment.html

34.  Mormon Church seeks to be ‘more proactive’ in green-building efforts with City Creek—Aaron Falk, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015283/Mormon-Church-seeks-to-be-more-proactive-in-green-building-efforts-with-City-Creek.html

35.  Utah County cities seek wind energy from Idaho farm—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015572/Utah-County-cities-seek-wind-energy-from-Idaho-farm.html

36.  Salt Lake City leaders put moratorium on demolitions in two neighborhoods—Aaron Falk, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015546/Salt-Lake-City-leaders-put-moratorium-on-demolitions-in-two-neighborhoods.html

37.  Salt Lake County Council may allow chickens in residential areas—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015533/Salt-Lake-County-Council-may-allow-chickens-in-residential-areas.html

38.  Utah Legislature:  UTA could become commercial development partner—Laura Hancock, DN 3/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015593/Utah-Legislature-UTA-could-become-commercial-development-partner.html

39.  Report:  Utah needs more water—Mike Stark, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 3/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_530f2660-4524-594c-a5a3-11951ee90ad4.html

40.  Council hears pipeline pitch (Casper, Wyoming, Colorado pipeline)—Pete Nickeas, Casper Star-Tribune 3/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/local/article_efa69509-b7f2-51a4-aa8d-3c4503b522e8.html

41.  Obama to ban sport fishing right after seizing all hand guns—John Tomasic, The Colorado Independent 3/10/10

http://coloradoindependent.com/48888/obama-to-ban-sport-fishing-right-after-seizing-all-hand-guns

42.  Loggerhead sea turtle may get endangered status—Geoff Mohan, Los Angeles Times 3/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/loggerhead-sea-turtle-may-get-endangered-status.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

43.  Cheetah activist, Duke professor get Tyler Prize—Geoff Mohan, Los Angeles Times 3/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/cheetah-activist-duke-professor-get-tyler-prize.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

44.  “Integrity abuses” charged in initiative to suspend California climate law—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 3/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/ab-32-ballot-initiative-global-warming-california-climate-change.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

45.  China, India give qualified OK to climate pact—Arthur Max, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/10/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/10/MN051CD71S.DTL

46.  Portland cyclists give debut of Google’s new bike maps mixed reviews—Joseph Rose, The Oregonian 3/10/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/03/portland_gives_googles_new_bik.html

47.  Portland City Council to take up $20 million for 2030 bike plan today—Janie Har, The Oregonian 3/10/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/03/portland_city_council_to_take.html

48.  REI doubles its annual profit, will begin mailing out refunds—Amy Martinez, The Seattle Times 3/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2011312401_rei11.html

49.  CDC uses shopper-card data to trace salmonella—David Mercer, AP, The Seattle Times 3/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2011312016_shopsalmonella11.html

50.  Norway’s ‘doomsday’ seed vault is world’s largest—Ian MacDougall, AP, The Seattle Times 3/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2011311952_seeds11.html

51.  Los Angeles electric rate linked to solar power—Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times 3/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/science/earth/11solar.html?ref=earth

52.  Warmest, driest winter in Canadian record books, Environment Canada says—Canwest News Service, The Gazette (Montreal) 3/10/10

http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Warmest+driest+winter+Canadian+record+books+Environment+Canada+says/2664227/story.html

53.  B.C. fuels fight with Ontario over Bioenergy—Justine Hunter, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/10/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-fuels-fight-with-ontario-over-bioenergy/article1495726/

54.  Cleaner and greener Saudi Arabia—Laura Bashraheel, Arab News.com 3/10/10

http://arabnews.com/saudiarabia/article28422.ece

55.  Bishop:  Outing memo brought needed denials—Thomas Burr, SLT 3/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14643678

56.  Lights out on home-energy loan bill—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14642029

57.  2nd ski area proposed for Cache County in Richmond—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015139/2nd-ski-area-proposed-for-Cache-County-in-Richmond.html

58.  Plans in place to enclose 100-year-old Provo canal—Marc Haddock, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015275/Plans-in-place-to-enclose-100-year-old-Provo-canal.html

59.  Mesquite power plant will use natural gas instead of coal—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 3/9/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/mar/09/power-plant-planned-mesquite-use-natural-gas-inste/

60.  EPA:  US saw record decline in greenhouse gas emissions in 2008—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/epa-us-saw-record-emissions-decline-in-2008.html

61.  Obama and senators seek climate compromise—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/obbama-senators-seek-climate-compromise.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

62.  Global warming skepticism rising in the GOP—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 3/9/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-climate-politics10-2010mar10,0,32332.story

63.  Lone, lovelorn wolverine baffles scientists—Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/09/MNPJ1CATHU.DTL

64.  Sea lions to be killed to save salmon—Abby Haight, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/09/MN7M1CCN93.DTL

65.  How green are you?  Take our survey—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 3/9/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/03/test.html

66.  Merkley, Wyden ask feds for rapid, coordinated effort in drought-stricken Klamath (Oregon)—Charles Pope, The Oregonian 3/9/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/03/merkley_wyden_ask_feds_for_rap.html

67.  Coyote sneaks up on Lake Oswego girls playing in backyard—Rick Bella, The Oregonian 3/9/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/lake-oswego/index.ssf/2010/03/coyote_sneaks_up_on_girls_playing_in_backyard.html

68.  The lithium chase—Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 3/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/10/business/energy-environment/10lithium.html?ref=todayspaper

69.  Why your wine may not be vegetarian friendly—Steven Kolpan, Salon.com 3/9/10

http://www.salon.com/food/feature/2010/03/09/kolpan_wines_not_vegetarian_ext2010/index.html?source=newsletter

70.  5-term Sierra Club chief, Edgar Wayburn, dies—Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle 3/8//10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/08/MN5O1CCB1S.DTL

71.  Solar industry learns lessons in Spanish sun—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 3/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/business/energy-environment/09solar.html?ref=earth

72. County debates ski resort:  Proposed venture draws heady exchange at planning meeting—Charles Geraci, Logan Herald-Journal 3/5/10

http://news.hjnews.com/news/article_9f5e64ec-2825-11df-89d6-001cc4c03286.html

Commentary

73.  Sage grouse rule is classic Salazar—Editorial, The Denver Post 3/11/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14650404

74.  Going green v. going broke (California)—Editorial, Los Angeles Times 3/11/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-climate11-2010mar11,0,1476411.story

75.  Sierra Club’s Edgar Wayburn was a quiet hero—Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle 3/9/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/09/ED3U1CCO15.DTL

76.  Saving the Bluefin tuna requires global effort—Gwynne Dyer, SLT 3/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14644283

Headlines Tuesday March 9, 2010

1.  Bennett, Salazar spar over Utah oil development—Lee Davidson, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015168/Bennett-Salazar-spar-over-Utah-oil-development.html

2.  Zion National Park plan aims at protecting natural sounds—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015142/Zion-National-Park-plan-aims-at-protecting-natural-sounds.html

3.  Utah Legislature:  Opposition to future national monuments clears house—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014943/Utah-Legislature-Opposition-to-future-national-monuments-clears-House.html

4.  Western governors speak out on coal—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015076/Western-governors-speak-out-on-coal.html

5.  Higher protection for grouse sought—AP, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015075/Higher-protection-for-grouse-sought.html

6.  Trial dates set in southern Utah Indian artifacts cases—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014968/Trial-dates-set-in-southern-Utah-Indian-artifacts-cases.html

7.  US Department of Justice seeks interns to help radiation victims—DN 3/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014967/US-Department-of-Justice-seeks-interns-to-help-radiation-victims.html

8.  Everglades restoration now a bailout for US Sugar—Tom Laskawy, Grist.org 3/9/10

http://www.grist.org/article/florida-everglades-restoration-now-a-bailout-for-us-sugar1/

9.  Four environment groups sue European Commission over biofuels—Matthew Carr, Bloomberg Business Week 3/9/10

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-03-09/four-environment-groups-sue-european-commission-over-biofuels.html

10.  Ask Umbra on Annie Leonard and the Story of Stuff—Umbra Fisk, Grist.org 3/9/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-09-ask-umbra-on-annie-leonard-and-the-story-of-stuff/

11.  A rare-earth gold rush (green tech metals)—Peter Koven, Financial Post, The Edmonton Journal (Canada) 3/9/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/fp/rare+earth+gold+rush/2660087/story.html

12.  India backs Copenhagen climate deal:  minister—AFP, Google News 3/9/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jghsnUjt6RoiMS16NgcTnZZ-jVqw

13.  Senate seeks to ease penalties on emissions shops—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634269

14.  Senate OKs loan support for dairy, turkey farmers—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634376

15.  Utah lawmakers say no to more monuments—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634373

16.   E-recycling bill clears Utah House—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634526

17.  Artifact cases proceed despite source’s death—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14634402

18.  Salt Lake County may allow urban chickens—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/8//10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14636301

19.  Utah Senate rejects carbon trading support—Brandon Loomis, SLT 3/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14635047

20.  Federal money will be used for Utah County trail—Sara Lenz, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015014/Federal-money-will-be-used-for-Utah-County-trail.html

21.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers again shoot down carbon credit trading—Josh Smith, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700015021/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-again-shoot-down-carbon-credit-trading.html

22.  Tooele County says no to power line; company appeals—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014107/Tooele-County-says-no-to-power-line-company-appeals.html

23.  UDOT considers Legacy Parkway expansion—Laura Hancock, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014827/UDOT-considers-Legacy-Parkway-expansion.html

24.  Low bids on National Park Service projects stretch stimulus money—Lee Davidson, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014264/Low-bids-on-National-Park-Service-projects-stretch-stimulus-money.html

25.  Noted wolf pack at end of its trail—AP, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014836/Noted-wolf-pack-at-end-of-its-trail.html

26.  International Monetary Fund suggests how to raise climate change funds—Tom Maliti, AP, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014937/International-Monetary-Fund-suggests-how-to-raise-climate-change-funds.html

27.  New EPA rules affect renovations—Ann Robinson, Annie Vernon, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014723/New-EPA-rules-affect-renovations.html

28.  Seed storage a wise practice for gardeners—Larry A. Sagers, DN 3/8/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014725/Seed-storage-a-wise-practice-for-gardeners.html

29.  Group challenges sage grouse finding—Mead Gruver, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/8/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9942319

30.  Biologists track hibernating bears for research—Sam Penrod, KSL Newsradio 3/8/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9940131

31.  After errors, global warming gets a cold shoulder—Beth Daley, The Boston Globe 3/8/10

http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2010/03/08/errors_thefts_eroding_confidence_in_climate_science/

32.  Oscar winners try to keep whale off sushi plates—Jennifer Steinhauer, The New York Times 3/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/us/09sushi.html?ref=todayspaper

33.  Dear Vinod Khosla & Tom Friedman:  No amount of sequestration will make coal ‘clean’—David Roberts, Grist.org 3/8/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-03-08-vinod-khosla-tom-friedman-no-amount-sequestration-coal-clean/

34.  What to do with Utah Lake—AP, SLT 3/7/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14630132

35.  Southern Davis County residents voice opposition to streetcars—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/7/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013800/Southern-Davis-County-residents-voice-opposition-to-streetcars.html

36.  Grand County spars with SITLA—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14516912

37.  Artifacts case not derailed by informant’s suicide—Emiley Morgan, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014378/Artifacts-case-not-derailed-by-informants-suicide.html

38.  Grouse decision could dampen oil drilling—Lee Davidson, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014291/Grouse-decision-could-dampen-oil-drilling.html

39.  Environmental groups abuse law, Bishop says—Lee Davidson, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014273/Environmental-groups-abuse-law-Bishop-says.html

40.  Woman bitten by bear at Wisconsin zoo, fingers severed—AP, DN 3/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014527/Woman-bitten-by-bear-at-Wisconsin-zoo-fingers-severed.html

41.  Utah court decision allows land swap to move ahead—Mike Stark, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/6/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9918025

42.  Reward offered for eagle feather thief—KSL Newsradio 3/6/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9920246

43.  BIA OKs tribes’ waste management rule changes; non-Indian reservation lands affected (Idaho)—Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Idaho State Journal 3/6/10

http://www.idahostatejournal.com/news/online/article_3cd37f40-2912-11df-8e54-001cc4c002e0.html

44.  Idaho’s efforts hold off sage grouse listing—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 3/6/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/06/1106507/idahos-efforts-hold-off-grouse.html

45.  Global warming making Tibet’s environment much more fragile than before—ANI, OneIndia 3/6/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/06/globalwarming-making-tibets-environment-much-more-fragile.html

46.  Political establishment should be aware of environmental issues—OneIndia 3/6/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/06/politicalestablishment-should-be-aware-of-environmentaliss.html

47.  Have a small renewable-energy project?  Rocky Mountain Power will fund it—Steven Oberbeck, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14521216

48.  Storm helps northern snowpack—Tom Wharton, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14520651

49.  UTA to keep one express route between Ogden and Salt Lake City—Maria Villaseñor, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14521634

50.  Sage grouse needs protection but not from Endangered Species Act—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14520996

51.  Humane society offers reward in eagle torture—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14523387

52.  Outdoor notebook:  DWR tracks disease in sheep—SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14520999

53.  Tribes protest FrontRunner project—Laura Hancock, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014105/Tribes-protest-FrontRunner-project.html

54.  Mapleton meets behind closed doors to discuss Supreme Court decision—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014274/Mapleton-meets-behind-closed-doors-to-discuss-Supreme-Court-decision.html

55.  6 awards are presented for outstanding tree care—Lynn Arave, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014056/6-awards-are-presented-for-outstanding-tree-care.html

56.  Board takes bite out of snake plan—DN, 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014199/Board-takes-bite-out-of-snake-plan.html

57.  Federal funding to add boost to state conservation efforts—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014059/Federal-funding-to-add-boost-to-state-conservation-efforts.html

58.  Bishop, Western lawmakers say sage grouse not endangered species—Lee Davidson, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013994/Bishop-Western-lawmakers-say-sage-grouse-not-endangered-species.html

59.  Mating season may explain hawk attacks—AP, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014131/Mating-season-may-explain-hawk-attacks.html

60.  Wolverine Gas & Oil Corp. has trouble with 2nd Utah oil find—Paul Foy, AP, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014133/Wolverine-Gas–Oil-Corp-has-trouble-with-2nd-Utah-oil-find.html

61.  BLM cancels Valley Sun grazing permit (Idaho)—Todd Adams, The Challis Messenger 3/5/10

http://www.challismessenger.com/index.php?accnum=story-1-20100304

62.  Sen. Murray grills energy chief on Yucca Mtn.—Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald (Washington State) 3/5/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2010/03/05/927062/sen-murray-grills-energy-chief.html

63.  Sen. Hinkle letter:  Wolves as disease carriers (Montana)—The Clark Fork Chronicle 3/5/10

http://www.clarkforkchronicle.com/article.php/20100305154807190

64.  China’s melting ice-cap silver lining—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 3/5/10

http://www.salon.com/technology/how_the_world_works/2010/03/05/china_and_the_arctic/index.html?source=newsletter

65.  Get ready for the methane apocalypse—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 3/5/10

http://www.salon.com/technology/how_the_world_works/2010/03/05/methane_gas/index.html?source=newsletter

66.  Prentice defends environmental policies (Canada)—Peter Zimonjic, The Toronto Sun 3/5/10

http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2010/03/05/13131716-qmi.html

67.  Trash truck spills load of recyclables all over WVC road—Bob Mims, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14513449

68.  Tooele County rejects Rocky Mountain Power plan for high-voltage line—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14513016

69.  Artifact defendant challenges Source’s tapes—Patty Henetz, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14514763

70.  Tribal leaders say UTA ‘ignores’ them—Maria Villaseñor, SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14515513

71.  Uranium tailings cleanup reaches million-ton milestone—SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14516271

72.  Radiation Control Board is looking to fill 6 of 13 spots—SLT 3/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14516293

73.  Utah tab for food-borne illness nears $1.2 billion—Carrie A. Moore, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014076/Utah-tab-for-food-borne-illness-nears-12-billion.html

74.  Ingredient used in many processed foods recalled—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014057/Ingredient-used-in-many-processed-foods-recalled.html

75.  Big impact on West if sage grouse is recommended as protected species—Craig Welch, Seattle Times 3/4/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011261095_sagegrouse05m.html

76.  Congress proposes to suspend EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory power—Environment News Service 3/4/10

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2010/2010-03-04-092.html

77.  Is Bill Barrett Corp’s massive lobbying spree aimed at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?—Brendan DeMelle, The Huffington Post 3/4/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brendan-demelle/is-bill-barrett-corps-mas_b_486420.html

78.  Swiss animals may get legal counsel—Cathrin Schaer, Der Spiegel, Salon.com 3/4/10

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2010/03/04/animal_lawyers_open2010/index.html?source=newsletter

79.  John Rockefeller leads charge against EPA on greenhouse gases—Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor 3/4/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0304/John-Rockefeller-leads-charge-against-EPA-on-greenhouse-gases

80.  Proactive on saving the planet (cartoon)—Salon.com 3/4/10

http://open.salon.com/blog/designanator/2010/03/04/proactive_on_saving_the_planet

81.  The newest hybrid model (solar-natural gas power plant)—Jad Mouawad, The New York Times 3/4/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/05/business/05solar.html?ref=science

82.  Bringing bison back to Banff a tough task—Valerie Berenyi, Calgary Herald 3/4/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/Bringing+bison+back+Banff+tough+task/2641242/story.html

83.  Can rabbit meat catch on?—Thomas Rogers, Salon.com 3/3/10

http://www.salon.com/food/feature/2010/03/03/eating_rabbit/index.html?source=newsletter

Commentary

84.  Coal deal helps to clear state air (closing Colorado coal power plants)—Editorial, The Denver Post 3/9/10

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14636656

85.  Nuclear power-not a green option—Chip Ward, Los Angeles Times 3/5/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-ward5-2010mar05,0,2178921.story

86.  Jump-starting nuclear energy—Patrick Moore, Los Angeles Times 3/5/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-moore5-2010mar05,0,988952.story

87.  Mutual benefit found in oil pipeline access—Editorial, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 3/5/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/opinion/editorial/gazette-opinion/article_d104f4ae-280a-11df-aea3-001cc4c002e0.html

88.  Senate shouldn’t pass streambed bill—J. Duke Edwards, DN 3/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700014098/Senate-shouldnt-pass-streambed-bill.html

89.  If Utah grabs federal lands, outdoor users lose—Tom Wharton, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14492886

90.  Canal safety—Editorial, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14521194

91.  New oil and gas may cripple alternative energy—Llewellyn King, Hearst Newspapers, SLT 3/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14521796

Headlines Friday March 5, 2010

1.  Wolf pack featured in movies now down to 1 (Montana)—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 3/4/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_33d60bd8-2755-11df-b3d9-001cc4c03286.html

2.  Park’s wolves eluding researchers (Montana)—Brett French, The Billings Gazette 3/4/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_c0eab268-2754-11df-8bef-001cc4c03286.html

3.  Company spills more CBM water (Wyoming)—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 3/4/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_e2e092fa-5b0e-5f06-abfe-2a87f5621e24.html

4.  Grouse group seeks to expand on past work (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 3/4/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_d8d51fd0-6050-55a7-9396-34fe106cc153.html

5.  Tiger salamander a threatened species (California)—AP, San Francisco Chronicle 3/4/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/04/BAHT1CADGB.DTL

6.  EPA chief vows help for rural water work—Ledyard King, Great Falls Tribune (Montana) 3/4/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100304/NEWS01/3040308/1002/EPA-chief-vows-help-for-rural-water-work

7.  Idaho organic farmers have a chance for a federal boost—The Idaho Statesman 3/4/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/04/1103632/idaho-organic-farmers-have-a-chance.html

8.  National Conservation Areas:  A primer—Dale Rodebaugh, The Durango Herald (Colorado) 3/4/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/Earth/2010/03/04/National_Conservation_Areas_A_primer/

9.  Audio slide show:  Brazil’s Juma Reserve—Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fg-brazil-rainforest-ss,0,1409938.htmlstory

10.  Rockefeller pushes to rein in EPA—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 3/4/10

http://views.washingtonpost.com/climate-change/post-carbon/2010/03/rockefeller_pushes_to_rein_in_epa.html

11.  The N of an era:  America’s nitrogen dilemma-and what we can do about it—Tom Philpott, Grist.org 3/4/10

http://www.grist.org/article/the-nitrogen-dilemma-and-what-we-can-do-about-it/

12.  Coal-state Dems unveil bills stalling EPA emission curbs Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire 3/4/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/03/04/1/

13.  Coal-plant bill in alignment with other regs-EPA air chief—Robin Bravender, Greenwire 3/4/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/03/04/3/

14.  Salt domes better than Yucca for long term storage-Chu—Mike Soraghan, Greenwire 3/4/10

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2010/03/04/11/

15.  Labor, environment groups push ‘green’ broadband—Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters 3/4/10

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0312813720100304?type=marketsNews

16.  Report estimates Alberta has almost 700 grizzly bears—Trish Audette, Edmonton Journal 3/4/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/travel/Report+estimates+Alberta+almost+grizzly+bears/2638435/story.html

17.  Anti-nuclear activists say Department of Energy unclear on waste—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013689/Anti-nuclear-activists-say-Department-of-Energy-unclear-on-waste.html

18. Park Service predicts D.C. cherry blossom bloom—AP, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013937/Park-Service-predicts-DC-cherry-blossom-bloom.html

19.  ‘Extinct’ frog species found again after 30 years—Owen Pye, AP, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013912/Extinct-frog-species-found-again-after-30-years.html

20.  Utah Legislature:  Complaints heat up over possible new monuments for Utah—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013407/Utah-Legislature-Complaints-heat-up-over-possible-new-monuments-for-Utah.html

21.  Eagle hit by car in southern Utah is recovering—DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013856/Eagle-hit-by-car-in-southern-Utah-is-recovering.html

22.  Input sought on new Salt Lake safety building—DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013863/Input-sought-on-new-Salt-Lake-safety-building.html

23.  Great Salt Lake Bird Festival registration begins Thursday—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013708/Great-Salt-Lake-Bird-Festival-registration-begins-Thursday.html

24.  State agency meets with EPA—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013767/State-agency-meets-with-EPA.html

25.  Paleontologists uncover game-changing fossil—James Thalman, DN 3/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013858/Paleontologists-uncover-game-changing-fossil.html

26.  Back off Bend (Oregon)—Geoff Johnson, Contra Costa Times (California) 3/3/10

http://www.contracostatimes.com/california/ci_14504341

27.  Push to strengthen environmental education is gaining traction (Wisconsin)—Mary Ellen Gabriel, The Capital Times 3/3/10

http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/local_schools/article_64b37e34-2642-11df-9ff5-001cc4c03286.html

28.  How safe is the fish oil you’re giving to your kids?—Amy Graff, The Mommy Files, San Francisco Chronicle 3/3/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfmoms/detail?entry_id=58320

29.  Black Eagle Superfund listing advances (Montana)—Richard Ecke, Great Falls Tribune 3/3/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100303/NEWS01/3030313/1002/news01/Black-Eagle-Superfund-listing-advances

30.  In Utah, a move to seize federal land—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times 3/3/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-na-utah-domain3-2010mar03,0,841750.story

31.  Water rights owners sue state-again (Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 3/3/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/03/03/Waterrights_owners_sue_state_-_again/

32.  Report suggests logging won’t cut down on wildfires—Michael Gibney, Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Montana) 3/3/10

http://bozemandailychronicle.com/news/article_f417d9dc-265e-11df-a179-001cc4c002e0.html

33.  Texas-based refiners pledge to fund fight against California’s global warming law—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 3/3/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-climate-ballot4-2010mar04,0,7939184.story

34.  Kennecott wants to amend water permit for UP mine (Michigan)—John Flesher, AP, Google News 3/3/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gbSTPX7a9-XU6A3rME5S7hV1gYAwD9E6RPO80

35.  EPA adds 10 sites to the Superfund list—Mark Clayton, The Christian Science Monitor 3/3/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0303/EPA-adds-10-sites-to-the-Superfund-list

36.  Utah:  Nuclear waste burial scrutinized—AP, The New York Times 3/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/04/science/earth/04brfs-NUCLEARWASTE_BRF.html

37.  GM potato to be grown in Europe—AP, The Guardian (UK) 3/3/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/03/eu-approves-gm-food-potato

38.  Baby monkeys receive environment cues from mother’s milk—ANI, OneIndia 3/3/10

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/03/babymonkeys-receive-environment-cues-from-mothersmilk.html

39.  Cows to chardonnay:  Can Conn. dairy farms change?—Stephen Singer, AP, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14504093

40.  Salazar:  No ‘hidden agenda’ on potential Utah monuments—Thomas Burr, SLT 3//3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14504448

41.  Birds of a Feather:  Aviary hosts camps for kids—SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14507286

42.  Sports complex critics still crying foul—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14507335

43.  State seeking bids on use of Utah Lake—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14507570

44.  Climate science debate?  Emotions too superheated—Judy Fahys, SLT 3/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14505686

45.  Quake may have shortened day a bit—AP, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013546/Quake-may-have-shortened-day-a-bit.html

46.  Utah Legislature:  Senate committee wants Utah out of climate initiative—Josh Smith, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013360/Utah-Legislature-Senate-committee-wants-Utah-out-of-climate-initiative.html

47.  Salt Lake County opposes depleted uranium shipments—Abigail Shaha, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013486/Salt-Lake-County-opposes-depleted-uranium-shipments.html

48.  Garfield County land exchange upheld by high court—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013531/Garfield-County-land-exchange-upheld-by-high-court.html

49.  Indian artifact informant Ted Gardiner commits suicide—Pat Reavy, Emiley Morgan, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013447/Indian-artifact-informant-Ted-Gardiner-commits-suicide.html

50.  So. Davis residents begin opposition to streetcars—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 3/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013800/So-Davis-residents-begin-opposition-to-streetcars.html

51.  Catalina Island wild foxes coming back in a big way—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 3/2/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-catalina-fox2-2010mar02,0,4758903.story

52.  Northwest warm weather downside:  drought worries—Craig Welch, The Seattle Times 3/2/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011238095_snowpack03m.html

53.  And the winner for the most toxic chemical is…–Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times 3/2/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/03/most-toxic-chemical.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

54.  Frogs:  Clues to how weed killer may feminize males—Janet Raloff, Science News 3/2/10

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/56867/title/Frogs_Clues_to_how_weed_killler_may_feminize_males

55.  Scientists taking steps to defend work on climate—John M. Broder, The New York Times 3/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/03/science/earth/03climate.html?ref=todayspaper

56.  Wildlife officers accused of ‘showboating’ in Syncrude trial (Canada)—Nathan VanderKlippe, Toronto Globe and Mail 3/2/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/wildlife-officers-accused-of-showboating-in-syncrude-trial/article1486995/

57.  House supports limits on federal officers—Christian Vanderhooft, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500143

58.  Obama to spell out rebates for energy efficiency—AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14499628

59.  Sevier power plant may burn natural gas instead of coal—Steven Oberbeck, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14500137

60.  Hot-springs bill clears Senate—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 3//2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500058

61.  Noel seeks to protect power companies from emissions lawsuits—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500495

62.  Salt Lake County says N-O to D-U—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14500783

63.  House OKs bill that would end some bus service for students—Lisa Schenker, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14501223

64.  Davis County streetcar proposal draws heat—Maria Villasenor, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14501854

65.  Washington to intervene in Yucca Mountain case—AP, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013328/Washington-to-intervene-in-Yucca-Mountain-case.html

66.  Sweden plans to build 2,000 wind turbines by 2020—AP, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013297/Sweden-plans-to-build-2000-wind-turbines-by-2020.html

67.  Want to eat local?  BYU student’s site tracks milk’s origins—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013449/Want-to-eat-local-BYU-students-site-tracks-milks-origins.html

68.  Six Utah water systems out of compliance—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013444/Six-Utah-water-systems-out-of-compliance.html

69.  Utah legislature:  Carbon credit bill clears committee hurdle—Josh Smith, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013514/Utah-Legislature-Carbon-credit-bill-clears-committee-hurdle.html

70.  Utah Legislature:  Water bills clear the house—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013371/Utah-Legislature-Water-bills-clear-the-House.html

71.  U. launches planning, design academy for Mountain West region—Wendy Leonard, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013466/U-launches-planning-design-academy-for-Mountain-West-region.html

Commentary

72.  Could burning coal underground take Clean Coal Ltd in too deep?—Fred Pearce, The Guardian (UK) 3/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/04/coal-gasification-ccs

73.  Recreation fees big part of public land privatization plan—Bill Schneider, NewWest.net 3/4/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/recreation_fees_big_part_of_public_land_privatization_plan/C41/L41/

74.  Political will and love of place:  The West’s climate change secret?—Daniel Kemmis, Citiwire, NewWest.net 3/2/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/political_will_and_love_of_place_the_wests_climate_change_secret/C35/L35/

75.  Fighting chance (sage grouse)—Editorial, The New York Times 3/2/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/03/opinion/03wed4.html

76.  HB 141 would be unfair to fishermen—Duke Edwards, attorney, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14498564

Headlines Tuesday March 2, 2010

1.  Tesco launches recycled clothing collection—Kate Carter, The Guardian (UK) 3/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/green-living-blog/2010/mar/02/tesco-ethical-fashion-range

2.  Nuclear projects face financial obstacles—Steven Mufson, The Washington Post 3/2/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/01/AR2010030103975.html?hpid=topnews

3.  CSU researchers say shell serum could save trees from bark beetles—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 3/2/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14495213

4.  Feds to study notable public lands across the West—AP, San Jose Mercury News (California) 3/2/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14497354?nclick_check=1

5.  Surveyor to map out UTA’s acreage—Laura Hancock, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013267/Surveyor-to-map-out-UTAs-acreage.html

6.  EnergySolutions CEO at center of nuclear storm—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013249/EnergySolutions-CEO-at-center-of-nuclear-storm.html

7.  Christensen explains issues on radioactive waste—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013270/Christensen-explains-issues-on-radioactive-waste.html

8.  Utah Legislature:  Senate committee wants Utah out of climate initiative—Josh Smith, DN 3/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013360/Utah-Legislature-Senate-committee-wants-Utah-out-of-climate-initiative.html

9.  Study finds no big impact from exploding mustard shells—Dan Elliott, AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14493265

10.  State plans burn for invasive reed on lake shore—AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14497304

11.  Great Salt Lake Nature Center seeking volunteers—AP, SLT 3/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14497307

12.  US Senate’s top climate sceptic accused of waging ‘McCarthyite witch-hunt’—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 3/1/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/mar/01/inhofe-climate-mccarthyite

13.  Weed killer ‘castrates’ male frogs, study says—Azadeh Ansari, CNN 3/1/10

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/science/03/01/pesticide.study.frogs/

14.  Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable—David A. Fahrenthold, The Washington Post 3/1/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/28/AR2010022803978.html?hpid=topnews

15.  A stink in Central California over converting cow manure to electricity—P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times 3/1/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cow-power1-2010mar01,0,2694999.story

16.  Deadline to comment on sale of genetically altered alfalfa nears—Melissa Allison, The Seattle Times (Washington State) 3/1/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2011227843_alfalfa02.html

17.  Yellowstone bears begin emerging from hibernation—AP, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 3/1/10

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_9caa5b5c-253c-11df-964d-001cc4c002e0.html

18.  Northern Region’s top forester discusses challenges agency faces—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian (Montana) 3/1/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_811fc0f0-24f3-11df-b9a7-001cc4c03286.html

19.  Polar bears found to descend from brown bears—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/1/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=169&sid=9856538

20.  Climate scientists quizzed by British lawmakers—Sylvia Hui, AP, KSL Newsradio 3/1/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=169&sid=9857715

21.  District kicks in money for Ogden River cleanup—Ogden Standard-Examiner, KSL Newsradio 3/1/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=9851532

22.  Herbs thrive in gardens or planters—Martha Stewart, The New York Times, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012886/Herbs-thrive-in-gardens-or-planters.html

23.  Easy system for rookie gardeners—Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012880/Easy-system-for-rookie-gardeners.html

24.  Rhubarb:  Rain won’t hurt it, but it needs care—Larry Sagers, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012889/Rhubarb-Rain-wont-hurt-it-but-it-needs-care.html

25.  Pamela Anderson asks Canada to end seal hunt—Jeremy Hainsworth, AP, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013079/Pamela-Anderson-asks-Canada-to-end-seal-hunt.html

26.  BYU professor part of team studying self-fertilizing plants—Sara Israelson-Hartley, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012190/BYU-professor-part-of-team-studying-self-fertilizing-plants.html

27.  Utah Legislature:  Climate change resolution advances—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013004/Utah-Legislature-Climate-change-resolution-advances.html

28.  Bingham Canyon Mine a mainstay—Marc Haddock, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013001/Bingham-Canyon-Mine-a-mainstay.html

29.  Caddisfly larvae spun into surgical tape—Wendy Leonard, DN 3/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700013162/Caddisfly-larvae-spun-into-surgical-tape.html

30.  Orca attack raises question of captive animals—Brian Skoloff, AP, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14491125

31.  Tooele County battles power company over location of high-voltage line—Christopher Smart, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14484634

32.  Noel pushes to restrict federal law enforcement—Robert Gehrke, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14492982

33.  Hurt eagle recovering after tail feathers plucked—Mark Havnes, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14493561

34.  U. bioengineer unravels how caddisfly silk remains sticky when wet—Brian Maffly, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_1449357

35.  Rulings restrict Clean Water Act, foiling EPA—Charles Duhigg, Janet Roberts, The New York Times 2/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/01/us/01water.html?ref=todayspaper

36.  BIA accused in rocky dispute (Oklahoma)—Clifton Adcock, Tulsa World 2/28/10

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20100228_11_A21_JimGil721446

37.  Headed to the Arctic Circle and feeling on top of the world—Reed Glenn, The Miami Herald 2/28/10

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/02/28/1497382/end-of-the-road-were-headed-to.html

38.  Officials have success trapping wild pigs on Fort Ord (California)—Larry Parsons, Monterey County Herald, Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/28/10

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_14486892

39.  State facing too little snow in north and too much in the south—John Hollenhorst, KSL Newsradio 2/28/10

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=9847504

40.  Quake was among strongest ever recorded—Roberto Candia, Eva Vergara, AP, DN 2/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012811/Quake-was-among-strongest-ever-recorded.html

41.  Chile quake far stronger than that of Haiti—Guy Raz, Richard Harris, NPR 2/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124156708

42.  Independent board to review work of top climate panel—Reuters, The New York Times 2/27/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/27/science/earth/27climate.html

43.  Chile quake similar to 2004 Indian Ocean temblor—Alicia Chang, AP, Salon.com 2/27/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/2010/02/27/us_sci_quake_science/index.html?source=newsletter

44.  It may be tough and dangerous, but BLM firefighters love what they do—Stella Davis, Carlsbad Current-Argus (New Mexico) 2/27/10

http://www.currentargus.com/ci_14486113

45.  Wild horses and burros on sale in Apache Junction—Glen Creno, The Arizona Republic 2/27/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/02/27/20100227wild-horses-burros-for-sale.html

46.  Coal-fired plant may be out of steam before it’s up—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 2/27/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/feb/27/coal-red-plant-may-be-out-steam-its/

47.  Iceberg breaks in Antarctica-but not where expected—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012559/Iceberg-breaks-in-Antarctica-2-but-not-where-expected.html

48.  Warming panel, under attack, seeks outside review—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012708/Warming-panel-under-attack-seeks-outside-review.html

49.  Utah Legislature:  House committee approves animal gas chamber—Rebecca Palmer, DN 2/27/10

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

50.  Utah Legislature:  raindrops may fall into pails legally—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012557/Utah-Legislature-Raindrops-may-fall-into-pails-legally.html

51.  2 Utahns demand monument ‘drafts’—Lee Davidson, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012360/2-Utahns-demand-monument-drafts.html

52.  Everyday Organic:  Greener choices for kids’ jewelry—MaryJane Butters, SLT 2/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14470339

53.  UNEP chief:  Environment ministers find collective voice again—Bernama.com (Malaysian National News Agency) 2/26/10

http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsworld.php?id=478283

54.  Whaling worsens carbon release, scientists warn—Victoria Gill, BBC News 2/26/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8538033.stm

55.  Australia environment minister Peter Garrett demoted—Nick Bryant, BBC News 2/26/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8538158.stm

56.  Iceberg threatens ‘March of Penguins’ colony—Richard Harris, NPR 2/26/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124123118

57. National Monument status affects only federal land—San Juan Islander (Washington State) 2/26/10

http://www.sanjuanislander.com/federal/ncls/national-monument.shtml

58.  Clean fuels can create new jobs, study says—Jasen Lee, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012220/Clean-fuels-can-create-new-jobs-study-says.html

59.  High court rules in favor of Friends of Maple Mountain—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012485/High-court-rules-in-favor-of-Friends-of-Maple-Mountain.html

60.  Logan fined $10k for polluting lake—Emiley Morgan, DN 2/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012252/Logan-fined-10K-for-polluting-lake.html

61.  Panel resists ban on animal gas chambers—Tony Semerad, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14478430

62.  High court rules voters can decide on zoning—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14479273

63.  SLC gets EPA grant to cut air pollution—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14480168

64.  Anti-monument resolution on its way to Senate—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14480176

65.  Some lab animals die, but others get a second chance—Tony Semerad, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14479545

66.  14,800 acres of range goes public (Nevada)—Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/25/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100225/NEWS/2250354/1321/news

67.  Ministers to conclude discussions on waste, environment tomorrow—Stan Okenwa, AllAfrica.com 2/25/10

http://allafrica.com/stories/201002250505.html

68.  Ode to the fallen Hummer—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 2/25/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/02/25/ode_to_the_fallen_hummer/index.html?source=newsletter

69.  Chile’s farmed salmon disaster—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 2/25/10

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2010/02/25/chilean_salmon_virus/index.html?source=newsletter

70.  Summary box:  Nuclear renaissance beset by worries over costs, environment, aging plants—AP, Los Angeles Times 2/25/10

http://www.latimes.com/business/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-us-nuclear-power-setback-summary-box,0,3693210.story

71.  Local officials concerned about Vermillion Basin issue (Colorado)—Brian Smith, Craig Daily Press 2/24/10

http://www.craigdailypress.com/news/2010/feb/24/local-officials-concerned-about-vermillion-basin-i/

72.  BLM plans destruction of old growth trees in national monument and proposed wilderness (Press Release)—Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance 2/24/10

http://www.suwa.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=7909&news_iv_ctrl=1061

Commentary

73.  Abduction of aboriginal whaling rights—Chris Butler Stroud, BBC News 3/2/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8545073.stm

74.  The sage grouse is not the spotted owl—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 3/1/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/03/01/1099514/the-sage-grouse-is-not-the-spotted.html

75.  Garbage power—Editorial, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14493637

76.  Final decision (animal shelter law)—Editorial, SLT 3/1/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14493638

77.  Old growth and the BLM:  A pledge is not enough (Oregon)—Pat Clason, retired BLM manager, The Mail Tribune 2/28/10

http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100228/OPINION/2280302/-1/NEWSMAP

78.  Did killer whale just have a ‘red’ moment—Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post, DN 2/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700012517/Did-killer-whale-just-have-a-red-moment.html

79.  Deniers should do homework on climate—Frederic Wagner, Professor, Utah State University, SLT 2/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14477953

80.  Cyclic change—Editorial, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14479283

81.  Utah can, and should, have its public lands—Robert H. Nelson, Professor, University of Maryland, SLT 2/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14477896

82.  Do toxins cause autism?—Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times 2/24/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/25/opinion/25kristof.html

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