Today’s Headlines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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