May 2010

Headlines Friday May 28, 2010

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

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-ants-20100529,0,2120.story

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/may/28/ian-mcewan-hay-prize-solar

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/28/chief-scientific-adviser-criticises-climate-sceptics

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/28/uk-conservation-credits-scheme-thames

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/28/australia-court-ban-whaling-japan

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/27/AR2010052701172.html?hpid=topnews

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127241034

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127232222

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-spill-20100528,0,1234921.story

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-rig-captain-thwarted-emergency-disconnect.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/scientists-reporting-finding-second-oil-plume-.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15183599

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15182189

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035898/Utah-paleontologists-help-unearth-information-on-new-dinosaur-species.html

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

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/05/28/127237716/snails-on-meth-have-better-memories

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126907678

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/27/oslo-conference-aid-to-save-forests

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/28/world/asia/28indo.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127213730

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127220238

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127212741

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

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Endangered+species+interfering+with+border+security/3076935/story.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035627/Urban-farming-southern-Utah-renaissance-to-be-discussed-at-library.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035690/Biologists-investigate-unconfirmed-cougar-sightings-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035681/Salt-Lake-third-grader-wins-Energy-Challenge-with-board-game.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035304/Summer-brings-ozone-alerts.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035310/Trenches-reveal-information-about-Salt-Lake-quakes.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035688/New-trail-opens-up-wonders-of-the-wetlands.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035041/Website-visitors-can-help-with-Plant-a-Tree-program-in-Utah.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035123/Salt-Lake-City-leaders-may-ask-residents-to-take-care-of-flowers.html

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

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0526/BP-oil-spill-how-Gulf-s-sensitive-and-endangered-species-are-faring

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-workers-sick-20100526,0,4604887.story

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

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=6025

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

http://www.lvrj.com/news/trail-joins-national-network-94898059.html

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1655041/KUER.Local.News/Western.Soundscapes.Prairie.Dogs

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15164546

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-company-gifts-20100526,0,362204.story

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15160548

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035099/BLM-offers-reward-in-Kanab-area-vandalism-case.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700035038/Biologists-study-otters-as-they-adapt-to-new-home.html

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

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Researcher+fears+covered+bears/3064814/story.html

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/23/AR2010052302164.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/us/25mms.html?ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/world/africa/25madagascar.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127085335

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127038021

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

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15148614

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15153724

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150454

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150466

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150905

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15150444

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034768/Wet-cold-spring-is-taking-a-toll-on-the-states-fruit-crops.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034688/Rainbow-Bridge-considered-a-wonder-by-many.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/24/us/24moratorium.html?ref=todayspaper

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127042269

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127057393

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127074988

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15147031

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15146839

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034625/Invasive-quagga-mussel-found-in-Utah-reservoir.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034005/Reclamation-could-pit-residents-against-landowners.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034456/New-Idaho-sawmill-to-open-in-Emmett.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127054196

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127044888

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034412/Environmental-groups-attack-approval-for-strip-mine-near-Bryce-Canyon.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034306/Wild-horse-burro-show-on-weekend-agenda.html

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/21/1201072/feds-tweak-columbia-salmon-plan.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033659/Prairie-dogs-damage-private-development-as-habitat-disappears.html

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

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/20/1200561/obama-seeking-more-nuclear-energy.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/20/science/earth/20climate.html?ref=science

Commentary

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15164484

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15136429

Headlines Friday May 21, 2010

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

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/biodiversity-un-report

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/indonesia-arrest-tiger-poacher

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/bovine-tb-found-in-wild-boar

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/biodiversity-case-studies

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/bp-oil-spill-wetlands-louisiana

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/climate-change-insects

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2010/may/21/international-day-biological-diversity-events

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/lostinshowbiz/2010/may/20/gulf-oil-spill-kevin-costner

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/oil-spill-deepwater-horizon-obama

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/price-tag-nature

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/un-biodiversity-economic-report

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127036434

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127041038

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127039158

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127033199

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127025987

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127039726

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127041062

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

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/the-wildlife-conundrum/?ref=earth

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-top-kill-effort-to-seal-well-delayed-until-at-least-tuesday.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-wildlife-officials-predict-widespread-impact-on-birds-food-web-.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033659/Prairie-dogs-damage-private-development-as-habitat-disappears.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034006/Conservation-groups-to-celebrate-Endangered-Species-Day.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700034017/National-River-Rally-slated-at-Snowbird.html

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/20/greenpeace-activists-scale-bp-building-roof

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/20/gulf-oil-spill-chemical-dispersant

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127018713

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127012041

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127018709

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126975907

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/science/earth/21conflict.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/us/21sfplastic.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-auto-20100521,0,4035370.story

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15128609

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126985092

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/20/science/earth/20alaska.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-climate-change-20100520,0,3397580.story

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

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1651755/KUER.Local.News/Soundscapes.Roadrunner

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033648/Logan-man-sentenced-in-animal-torture-case.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033656/Litigation-over-oil-and-gas-reforms.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15118889

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15120021

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15118910

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/18/canadian-logging-campaigners

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/19/business/energy-environment/19sands.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033361/Horse-burro-festival-set-for-this-weekend.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033086/Salazar-finalizing-oil-and-gas-development-reforms.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033116/Utah-BLM-director-stepping-down.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032460/Volunteers-sought-in-statewide-lake-monitoring-project.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15108866

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15108855

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15111532

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700033100/Salt-Lake-mayors-to-hold-Bike-to-Work-Day.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15106247

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15105447

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15103211

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15072006

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032860/Wyoming-nervous-as-demand-grows-on-Colorado-River.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032726/Stringent-rules-apply-to-asbestos-2-which-is-still-used-in-some-goods.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15099233

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15098264

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032571/Open-house-Monday-on-wilds-protection-act.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032391/Salmonella-outbreak-linked-to-raw-milk-sold-in-Orem-and-Heber.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15095000

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2010/05/18/GA2010051803312.html?wpisrc=nl_most

Headlines Friday May 14, 2010

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

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/13/us-to-force-bp-to-pay-more-cleanup-costs

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/13/coalition-environment-ministers

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/13/liberal-democrats-nuclear-power-stations

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126809525

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126798122

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126794082

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126229739

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126797405

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-want-to-phase-out-a-hazardous-substance-dump-it-in-the-gulf/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-recycling-exhibit-helps-new-yorkers-let-go-get-smashed/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-poll-results-on-energy-climate-offshore-drilling-all-over-map/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-another-reason-why-elena-kagan-might-be-a-green-supreme-court-ju/

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-13-lisa-murkowski-opposes-forcing-oil-companies-pay-clean-oil-spill/

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

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/i-capped-the-well-competition/?ref=earth

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/14/science/earth/14permit.html?ref=earth

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-mexico-threatens-to-sue-bp.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-natural-gas-rig-sinks-off-venezuela.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/bps_next_attempt_to_stem_oil_g.html

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/9th_us_circuit_court_oks_appro.html

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/05/fast-growing_invasive_species.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032141/Wasatch-students-mentor-advance-to-national-environmental-competition.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700032118/Global-warming-leads-to-lizard-extinction-BYU-professor-says.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15076834

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15078677

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126785173

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/science/earth/13climate.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/us/13beach.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/business/energy-environment/13tree.html?ref=earth

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-na-oil-spill-kenner-20100512,0,6962995.story

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/eagle_wounded_near_rainier_cou.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031727/Goshen-residents-object-to-proposed-cleanup-ordinance.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031886/Boy-Scouts-to-do-conservation-work-along-Wasatch-Front-in-Utah-County.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031767/Great-Salt-Lake-Bird-Festival-starts-Thursday.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031784/Open-house-to-showcase-Utah-wilderness-bill.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031781/National-Park-Foundation-turns-Bryce-Canyon-into-virtual-classroom.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031522/Pesticide-disposal-offered-at-several-locations-in-Utah.html

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126743863

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-na-climate-change-20100512,0,4185136.story

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031340/BLM-making-plans-for-S-Utah-land.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15065890

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15064629

Commentary

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-oil-20100511,0,5993736.story

Headlines Tuesday May 11, 2010

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

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/expatnews/7710537/Singapore-sand-demand-damaging-Cambodia-environment.html

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

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/Chinese-media-praises-Jairam-Ramesh/articleshow/5918324.cms

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/11/AR2010051102231.html?wpisrc=nl_most

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

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-salazar-offshore-drilling-20100512,0,1124439.story

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

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

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10735238

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031433/Yellowstone-seeks-publics-ideas-for-Old-Faithful.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031529/Execs-grilled-on-oil-spill-cascade-of-failures.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029670/Salt-Lake-City-plans-mandatory-yard-waste-recycling-collection.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031382/A-miracle-garden-in-South-Salt-Lake.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031522/Pesticide-disposal-offered-at-several-locations-in-Utah.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031520/UTA-to-celebrate-annual-Bike-Bonanza.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/05/10/10greenwire-supreme-court-pick-seen-as-thoughtful-about-en-91341.html

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

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jE1B4h3jvFNR4Uxlov2QdNuFgmRw

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/11/science/11nuclear.html?ref=science

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

http://www.hcn.org/issues/42.8/one-way-to-save-the-wolf-hunt-it/article_view?b_start:int=0&-C=

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

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/swarms_of_grasshoppers_predict.html

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10717768

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10721029

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

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10721244

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15055040

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031148/BP-shareholder-sues-executives-over-Gulf-oil-spill.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031121/BP-searching-for-way-to-plug-Gulf-gusher.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031156/Abruptly-unemployed-fishermen-struggling-to-get-by.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031176/Will-BPs-Washington-connections-help-it-now.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031157/BP-struggles-with-list-of-ways-to-plug-Gulf-gusher.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031168/BP-sprays-more-chemicals-into-main-Gulf-oil-leak.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031185/UN-report-Planet-still-losing-too-many-species.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031159/Oil-spill-threatens-already-weakened-wetlands.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031041/853000-trees-yet-to-count.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030946/Spring-books-yield-a-bounteous-crop-of-gardening-advice.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025744/A-feast-for-the-eyes-Growing-vegetables-in-containers.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030949/Squash-plants-bring-tasty-variety-through-fall.html

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

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_prospects-of-breakthrough-at-cancun-climate-meet-very-remote-jairam-ramesh_1381089

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

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_15047935

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15050830

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15039620

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700031013/Sugar-plantation-Native-Hawaiians-in-water-battle.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030785/Former-Interior-Secretary-Alaska-Gov-Walter-Hickel-dies-at-90.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030807/Blowout-preventers-repeatedly-fail-AP-probe-finds.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030808/New-setback-in-containing-spill.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030809/Protesters-rally-against-drilling-after-oil-spill.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030979/Oil-spill-grows-to-35-million-gallons-as-BP-scrambles.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030938/BP-plans-to-park-oil-box-unload-new-equipment.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030479/April-was-cool-and-wet-compared-with-historical-averages-for-the-month-in-Utah.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/us/09hickel.html?ref=todayspaper

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

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

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15033911

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

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_15033987

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030606/Tainted-nuclear-plant-water-reaches-New-Jersey-aquifer.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030616/Series-of-failures-led-to-rig-explosion.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030742/Ice-crystals-form-inside-oil-box-cause-problems.html

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2010/05/07/why-its-hard-to-parse-the-environment-cancer-connection/

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

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/36943.html

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

http://www.turnto23.com/news/23489364/detail.html

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

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_4b12ce00-598f-11df-99ee-001cc4c03286.html

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

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1293f908-2ef8-5acf-8f27-3836ffe84a13.html

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

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_7922aedd-b4c3-5196-bf5c-b2604907a53c.html

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

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_b4da403a-6849-501c-bddc-db9a101762c8.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15038561

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15041533

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

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15041654

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15025114

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030325/Shell-Oil-is-ready-to-drill-in-the-Arctic-court-told.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030351/British-Petroleum-to-use-containment-vessel-on-Gulf-oil-leak.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030487/Sens-John-Kerry-Joe-Lieberman-press-climate-bill-without-Lindsey-Graham.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030418/Robots-position-giant-box-over-oil-spewing-well-in-Gulf-of-Mexico.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030472/Oil-spill-may-endanger-human-health-officials-say.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030517/Like-a-video-game-Big-box-lowered-over-Gulf-well.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030409/Sen-Lindsey-Graham-says-impossible-to-pass-climate-bill-now.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030405/Lettuce-recalled-in-23-states-E-coli-suspected.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030524/Salt-Lake-County-gets-award-for-animal-services.html

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030565/Alternate-Ogden-Riverdale-trail-complete.html

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

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Gulf+spill+makes+oilsands+more+appealing/2995247/story.html

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

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/gulf-oil-spill-interior-secretary-extends-drill-freeze-to-arctic.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

Commentary

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/08/AR2010050803185.html?hpid=sec-metro

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

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030456/Energy-projects-threaten-Utahs-water-resources.html

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15041650

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

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_15031658

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15041644

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

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15040677

Headlines Friday May 7, 2010

1.  BP site was spared environment tests as spill ‘unlikely’—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post, The Sydney Morning Herald 5/6/10

http://www.smh.com.au/world/bp-site-was-spared-environment-tests-as-spill-unlikely-20100505-uaom.html

2.  British summer is coming earlier each year, study finds—David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 5/6/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/06/british-summer-coming-early

3.  Global IT brands urged to be more accountable for pollution in China supply chain—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 5/6/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/06/global-it-brands-china-pollution

4.  Chemical dispersants being used in Gulf clean-up are potentially toxic—Tom Philpott, Grist.org 5/6/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-05-06-use-of-toxic-chemical-dispersants-to-fight-the-oil-spill-a-murky/

5.  BP executives called to testify before senate committee—US News and World Report 5/6/10

http://www.usnews.com/news/energy/articles/2010/05/06/bp-executives-called-to-testify-before-senate-committee.html

6.  Cancers from environment ‘grossly underestimated’—Emily Walker, ABC News 5/6/10

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellness/cancers-environment-grossly-underestimated-presidential-panel/story?id=10568354

7.  BP gives Congress gloomy outlook on gulf oil spill—Richard Fausset, Jill Leovy, Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/6/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-oil-spill-20100505,0,776164.story

8.  Senate hopefuls talk earmarks, radioactive waste, marijuana—Robert Gehrke, SLT 5/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15028009

9.  Growling sea lion pup pulled from under police car—AP, SLT 5/6/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15029890

10.  Federal rule change exempted BP from filing spill plan—AP, DN 5/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030070/Federal-rule-change-exempted-BP-from-filing-spill-plan.html

11. Gulf oil spill threatens entire ocean food chain—Cain Burdeau, Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030074/Gulf-oil-spill-threatens-entire-ocean-food-chain.html

12.  Boat with containment box at oil spill site—Harry R. Weber, Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 5/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030132/Boat-with-containment-box-at-oil-spill-site.html

13.  Arctic oil drilling arguments due in federal court—AP, DN 5/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030137/Arctic-oil-drilling-arguments-due-in-federal-court.html

14.  University of Utah students make campus a greener place—Wendy Leonard, DN 5/6/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700030008/University-of-Utah-students-make-campus-a-greener-place.html

15.  Germany claims progress in half-way climate talks—Ethiopian Review 5/5/10

http://www.ethiopianreview.com/news/96664

16.  US exempted BP’s Gulf of Mexico drilling from environmental impact study—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 5/5/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/04/AR2010050404118.html?hpid=topnews

17. Gulf oil spill could ‘devastate’ South Florida’s environment—David Fleshler, Sun Sentinel, Los Angeles Times 5/6/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/fl-oil-impact-20100504,0,109347.story

18.  Feds asking ski areas, water utilities for help with beetle-ravaged forests—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 5/5/10

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_15018551

19.  Group appeals coal lease based on reclamation concerns (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 5/5/10

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_8f243f8d-e9ac-5ad3-9acb-0eecd18c2c30.html

20.  Worst air puts Pinal County at center of dust storm (Arizona)—Lindsey Collom, The Arizona Republic 5/5/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/05/05/20100505pinal-county-dust-problem.html

21.  Beetle outbreak may close forests (Colorado, Wyoming)—Joan Barron, Casper Star-Tribune 5/5/10

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_78df7619-d729-5002-a319-2591f2262b2e.html

22.  Wolf recovery target has changed, feds acknowledge (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 5/5/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5945

23.  Wilderness bill revised, reintroduced (Idaho)—Jason Kauffman, Idaho Mountain Express and Guide 5/5/10

http://www.mtexpress.com/index2.php?ID=2005131180

24.  Talking trash:  Seeking ways to take out persistent problem (Nevada)—Stephanie Tavares, Las Vegas Sun 5/5/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/may/05/talking-trash-seeking-ways-take-out-persistent-pro/

25.  Promises, promises:  Rich farmers get most cash—Mary Clare Jalonick, AP, SLT 5/5/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15021808

26.  Pentagon OKs Guard troops to help states deal with oil—AP, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029727/Pentagon-OKs-Guard-troops-to-help-states-deal-with-oil.html

27.  Paranoia, anxiety grow over oil spill—Vicki Smith, Allen G. Breed, AP, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029726/Paranoia-anxiety-grow-over-oil-spill.html

28.  Crews prepare to take contraption to Gulf oil leak—Harry R. Weber, AP, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029900/Crews-prepare-to-take-contraption-to-Gulf-oil-leak.html

29.  Giant dome for Gulf oil leak is next best solution—Vicki Smith, Allen G. Breed, AP, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029795/Giant-dome-for-Gulf-oil-leak-is-next-best-solution.html

30.  Senate committee will hold hearing on oil spill—AP, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029799/Senate-committee-will-hold-hearing-on-oil-spill.html

31.  Salt Lake City considers offering free charging spots for electric cars—Aaron Falk, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029663/Salt-Lake-City-considers-offering-free-charging-spots-for-electric-cars.html

32.  Meeting on Springville water pipe project is Thursday—DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029607/Meeting-on-Springville-water-pipe-project-is-Thursday.html\

33.  Salt Lake City leaders seek ways to promote development along North Temple TRAX line—Aaron Falk, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029672/Salt-Lake-City-leaders-seek-ways-to-promote-development-along-North-Temple-TRAX-line.html

34.  Bio-refinery planned for Vegreville plant (Canada)—The Edmonton Journal 5/4/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/refinery+planned+Vegreville+plant/2986099/story.html

35.  Ecologist finds toxic metals increasing in Athabasca River (Canada)—Hanneke Brooymans, The Calgary Herald 5/4/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Ecologist+finds+toxic+metals+increasing+Athabasca+River/2986135/story.html

36.  NWT natives fight to hunt dwindling caribou (Canada)—Patrick White, Toronto Globe and Mail 5/4/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/nwt-natives-fight-to-hunt-dwindling-caribou/article1557045/

37.  The greenest high:  Which illegal drug is best for the environment?—Brendan Borrell, Slate Magazine 5/4/10

http://www.slate.com/id/2251385/

38.  Citing BP oil spill Schwarzenegger drops offshore drilling plan—Daniel B. Wood, The Christian Science Monitor 5/4/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0504/Citing-BP-oil-spill-Schwarzenegger-drops-offshore-drilling-plan

39.  Winter wet, but farmers left dry—Mike Taugher, Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury News 5/4/10

http://www.mercurynews.com/tv/ci_15018261?nclick_check=1

40.  US Fish and Wildlife Service reopens debate on Arctic refuge—Erika Bolstad, McClatchy Newspapers, The Idaho Statesman 5/4/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/04/1178508/us-fish-and-wildlife-service-reopens.html

41.  EPA postpones decision that would toughen coal ash rules—Renee Schoof, McClatchy Newspapers, The Idaho Statesman 5/4/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/04/1178520/epa-postpones-decision-that-would.html

42.  Kane takes its road fight to court-again—Keith Coffman, SLT 5/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/local/ci_15017197

43.  At the heart of oil spill, 11 grieving families—Tamara Lush, AP, SLT 5/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15013482

44. City stacks garbage rates and recycling efforts—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 5/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15018587

45.  Buck wild:  2 rogue deer run amok in Wis. ale house—Dinesh Ramde, AP, SLT 5/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_15013469

46.  Official says unconfirmed report oil at La. island—Harry R. Weber, Vicki Smith, AP, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029522/Official-says-unconfirmed-report-oil-at-La-island.html

47.  Texas Gov. Rick Perry:  Don’t speculate about oil spill—Kelley Shannon, AP, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029597/Texas-Gov-Rick-Perry-Dont-speculate-about-oil-spill.html

48.  Goshen officials want residents to clean up—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029343/Goshen-officials-want-residents-to-clean-up.html

49.  Appeals court hearing arguments in Utah road case—AP, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029632/Appeals-court-hearing-arguments-in-Utah-road-case.html

50.  Salt Lake City plans mandatory yard-waste, recycling collection—Aaron Falk, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029670/Salt-Lake-City-plans-mandatory-yard-waste-recycling-collection.html

51.  How to improve mood?  Study touts green exercise—Wendy Koch, USA Today 5/3/10

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/05/how-to-improve-mood-study-touts-green-exercise/1

52.  Rush Limbaugh suggests environmentalists planned oil spill—Wendy Koch, USA Today 5/3/10

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/05/has-he-gone-too-far-rush-limbaugh-suggests-environmentalists-planned-oil-spill/1?loc=interstitialskip

Commentary

53.  State sovereignty—Editorial, Las Vegas Review-Journal 5/5/10

http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/state-sovereignty-92846229.html

54.  Keep it in perspective—Editorial, DN 5/5/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029659/Keep-it-in-perspective.html

55.  Gulf oil spill bad for industry and environment—Editorial, Edmonton Journal (Canada) 5/4/10

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Gulf+spill+industry+environment/2983208/story.html

Headlines Tuesday May 4, 2010

1.  Federal law may limit BP liability in oil spill—Erica Werner, AP, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029431/Federal-law-may-limit-BP-liability-in-oil-spill.html

2.  Gulf Coast watches, waits for path of oil spill—AP, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029522/Gulf-Coast-watches-waits-for-path-of-oil-spill.html

3.  Mountaintop mining mobilizes coalfields musicians—Vicki Smith, AP, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029533/Mountaintop-mining-mobilizes-coalfields-musicians.html

4.  Trial date set for five defendants in Native American artifacts case—Emiley Morgan, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029327/Trial-date-set-for-five-defendants-in-Native-American-artifacts-case.html

5.  More than 1,600 file protests over plan to tap Snake Valley aquifer—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029356/More-than-1600-file-protests-over-plan-to-tap-Snake-Valley-aquifer.html

6.  Hogle Zoo to debut new summer ‘Nature’s Nightmares’ exhibit on May 15—DN 5/4/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029578/Hogle-Zoo-to-debut-new-summer-Natures-Nightmares-exhibit-on-May-15.html

7.  UN climate chief lowers treaty expectations—Verena Schmitt-Roschmann, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 5/4/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/05/04/MNRS1D8POF.DTL

8.  Weather aids crews in oil spill cleanup efforts—Ian Urbina, Liz Robbins, The New York Times 5/4/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/us/05spill.html?ref=earth

9.  Banking on fuel-sweating flora—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 5/4/10

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/banking-on-fuel-sweating-flora/?ref=earth

10.  States prepare to rise to CO2 challenge as Senate bill collapses—Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian (UK) 5/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/04/climate-bill-senate-us-states-emissions

11.  Deepwater Horizon oil spill:  City slashes another £5bn off BP’s value—Graeme Wearden, The Guardian (UK) 5/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/marketforceslive/2010/may/04/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-bp-cleanup-costs-rising

12.  Modern fishing techniques masking ‘extraordinary’ decline in UK waters—Press Association, The Guardian (UK) 5/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/04/fishing-techniques-decline

13.  Lessons for Deepwater Horizon that come directly out of the history books—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 5/4/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/04/deepwater-oil-disaster-ixtoc

14.  New graduation gowns recycle or biodegrade—Holly Ramer, AP, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029207/New-graduation-gowns-recycle-or-biodegrade.html

15.  Oil spill to keep gushing all this week—Cain Burdeau, Ray Henry, AP, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029188/Oil-spill-to-keep-gushing-all-this-week.html

16.  A murky picture as seafood industry eyes oil slick—Kevin McGill, AP, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029263/A-murky-picture-as-seafood-industry-eyes-oil-slick.html

17.  BP says it will pay for Gulf spill’s cleanup—Holbrook Mohr, Allen G. Breed, AP, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029255/BP-says-it-will-pay-for-Gulf-spills-cleanup.html

18.  Nashville braces for more flooding as river swells—Chris Talbott, Sheila Burke, AP, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029254/Nashville-braces-for-more-flooding-as-river-swells.html

19.  Idaho scientists find earthworm of legend, but it’s not 3 feet long—Nicholas K. Geranios, AP, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029210/Idaho-scientists-find-earthworm-of-legend-but-its-not-3-feet-long.html

20. Land trade proposal raises questions about ancient sandbar—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 5/3/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028748/Land-trade-proposal-raises-questions-about-ancient-sandbar.html

21.  Attention shoppers:  Gulf spill could affect you—Harry R. Weber, Vicki Smith, AP, SLT 5/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_15009800

22.  Will sage grouse and wind farms mix?  Researchers to find out—Mark Havnes, SLT 5/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/utah/ci_14999954

23.  Schwarzenegger attacks ‘greedy oil companies’—Michael Rothfield, Los Angeles Times 5/3/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/05/schwarzenegger-attacks-greedy-oil-companies.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

24.  Replace a window, get a federal tax credit, save energy—Laurie Robinson, The Oregonian 5/3/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/05/replace_a_window_get_a_tax_cre.html

25.  Survey of beekeepers shows hive loss remains high and the cause remains a mystery—Eric Mortensen, The Oregonian 5/3/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/05/survey_of_beekeepers_shows_hiv.html

26.  Idaho environmental group files new lawsuit over sage grouse—AP, The Oregonian 5/3/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/05/idaho_environmental_group_file.html

27.  PGE, PacifiCorp rank high in national survey of green-power programs—Ted Sickinger, the Oregonian 5/3/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2010/05/pge_pacificorp_rank_high_in_na.html

28.  Yuma desalting plant will add water for Arizona—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 5/3/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/05/03/20100503desalting-plant-yuma.html

29.  Gates Foundation CEO calls for efficient water use—Eric Olson, AP, The Yakima Herald (Washington State) 5/3/10

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/N/NE_GATES_FOUNDATION_WAOL-?SITE=WAYAK&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

30.  On defensive, BP readies dome to contain oil spill—Ian Urbina, Justin Gillis, Clifford Krauss, The New York Times 5/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/us/04spill.html?ref=earth

31.  Environmental certification becoming increasingly crowded and contested field—Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post 5/3/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/02/AR2010050203005.html?hpid=moreheadlines

32.  Farmers cope with roundup-resistant weeds—William Neuman, Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 5/3/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/business/energy-environment/04weed.html?ref=todayspaper

33.  Oil slick could move up East Coast—Allen G. Breed, Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028997/Oil-slick-could-move-up-East-Coast.html

34.  Oil spill is spawning a stream of lawsuits—Curt Anderson, Thomas Watkins, AP, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028996/Oil-spill-is-spawning-a-stream-of-lawsuits.html

35.  Gulf coast oil spill grows, with little success stopping flow—Allen G. Breed, Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029127/Gulf-Coast-oil-spill-grows-with-little-success-stopping-flow.html

36.  Spill spurs big questions about future of offshore drilling—Jad Mouawad, New York Times News Service, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029003/Spill-spurs-big-questions-about-future-of-offshore-drilling.html

37.  Obama heads to Gulf; government defends spill operation—AP, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029129/Obama-heads-to-Gulf-government-defends-spill-operation.html

38.  Hogle Zoo send away three bears to make way for construction—Lynn Arave, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028669/Hogle-Zoo-send-away-three-bears-to-make-way-for-construction.html

39.  Minor quake hits Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park—AP, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700029197/Minor-quake-hits-Utahs-Capitol-Reef-National-Park.html

40.  Gardening fairs and plant sales—SLT 5/2/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14978612

41.  Idaho at forefront of collaboration on public land use—Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman 5/2/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/05/02/1175346/idaho-at-forefront-of-collaboration.html

42.  Schweitzer:  Oilfield transportation project will help Montana recovery—Kim Briggeman, The Missoulian 5/2/10

http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_b3b8d954-563d-11df-879d-001cc4c03286.html

43.  A grolar?  A pizzly?  Scientists confirm grizzly-polar bear cross—Canwest News Service, Toronto National Post 5/2/10

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=2978186

44.  B.C.’s native languages at risk of extinction (Canada)—Wendy Stueck, Toronto Globe and Mail 5/2/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bcs-native-languages-at-risk-of-extinction/article1554253/

45.  BP spends millions lobbying as it drills ever deeper and the environment pays—Antonia Juhasz, The Observer, The Guardian (UK) 5/2/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/may/02/bp-deepwater-horizon-oil-spills

46.  Lawyers flock to Gulf Coast for oil spill lawsuits—Curt Anderson, Thomas Watkins, AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028919/Lawyers-flock-to-Gulf-Coast-for-oil-spill-lawsuits.html

47.  Iowa hearing begins marathon farm bill process—Michael J. Crumb, AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028804/Iowa-hearing-begins-marathon-farm-bill-process.html

48.  Choppy seas foil efforts to fight oil spill in Louisiana—Cain Burdeau, Holbrook Mohr, AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028818/Choppy-seas-foil-efforts-to-fight-oil-spill-in-Louisiana.html

49.  Experts say oil spill has makings of total disaster—Seth Borenstein, AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028817/Experts-say-oil-spill-has-makings-of-total-disaster.html

50.  Expert:  surface area of gulf oil spill has tripled—Cain Burdeau, Holbrook Mohr, AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028921/Expert-Surface-area-of-gulf-oil-spill-has-tripled.html

51.  Obama heading to Gulf Sunday for oil spill update—AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028894/Obama-heading-to-Gulf-Sunday-for-oil-spill-update.html

52.  6.0 quakes rumble under Bering Sea off Alaska—AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028873/60-quakes-rumble-under-Bering-Sea-off-Alaska.html

53.  League of American Bicyclists lauds Salt Lake City—Aaron Falk, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028825/League-of-American-Bicyclists-lauds-Salt-Lake-City.html

54.  Groups float water right idea for Great Salt Lake—AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028958/Groups-float-water-right-idea-for-Great-Salt-Lake.html

55.  Nectar plants a must for butterflies—Norman Winter, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028934/Nectar-plants-a-must-for-butterflies.html

56.  More gardeners opting for organic lawns—Carole Feldman, AP, DN 5/1/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028938/More-gardeners-opting-for-organic-lawns.html

57.  Climate bill could be harmed by Gulf spill—Matthew Daly, Noaki Schwartz, AP, The Kansas City Star (Missouri) 5/1/10

http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/01/1915997/climate-bill-could-be-harmed-by.html

58.  Offices raided and 21 held as EU probe into carbon trading intensifies—Felicity Carus, The Guardian (UK) 5/1/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/01/europe-carbon-trading-alleged-fraud

59.  Obama:  New oil leases will need safeguards—H. Josef Hebert, Julie Pace, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028654/Obama-New-oil-leases-will-need-safeguards.html

60.  Plan for Jordan River rehabilitation moves forward—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028424/Plan-for-Jordan-River-rehabilitation-moves-forward.html

61.  SLC awarded silver status as bike-friendly community—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14994650

62.  Groups say Great Salt Lake needs help staying wet—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14995239

63.  Green gospel?  Some Mormons welcome faith’s eco-push—Kristen Moulton, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14984487

64.  BP’s oil containment problem is unprecedented—Jill Leovy, Los Angeles Times 4/30/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-fix-20100501,0,5376328.story

65.  Obama administration plans to reduce mercury emissions—Clement Tan, Los Angeles Times 4/30/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-epa-mercury-20100501,0,4093234.story

66.  Utah uses eminent domain to seize land of…Uncle Sam—Michael B. Farrell, The Christian Science Monitor 4/30/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0430/Utah-uses-eminent-domain-to-seize-land-of-Uncle-Sam

Commentary

67.  Gulf catastrophe a reminder of why Earth Day came to be—Paul Krugman, The New York Times, SLT 5/4/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15013618

68.  Shrinking lake—Editorial, SLT 5/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15009315

69.  A perfect storm—Editorial, SLT 5/3/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_15009317

70.  Pioneers were right:  Don’t build homes in Northwest Quadrant—Jim Catano, DN 5/2/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028677/Pioneers-were-right-Dont-build-homes-in-Northwest-Quadrant.html

71.  Salazar comes to Utah with mixed message—Heidi McIntosh, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14994201

72.  Congress must allow energy innovation—David Brooks, The New York Times 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14994202

73.  Climate, energy laws key to protecting America—Samuel R. Berger, Albright Stonebridge Group, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14994200

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