Roundup 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

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Roundup 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

Roundup Friday April 30,2010

1.  Many endangered turtles dying on Texas Gulf Coast—Ramit Plushnick-masti, AP, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14990991

2.  Alta gets grants for energy management, signage—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14992728

3.  Hazmat situation over at Hill Air Force Base—Sheena McFarland, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14991983

4.  PETA buys ad space on Oregon man’s cremation urns—AP, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14990981

5.  Mining, oil and gas firms receive Earth Day awards—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14992740

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

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

7.  Spring hunt:  Wild turkey something to gobble bout—Brett Prettyman, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14976677

8.  Navy sends cleanup equipment to oil spill—AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028531/Navy-sends-cleanup-equipment-to-oil-spill.html

9.  White House may rethink drilling plan—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028526/White-House-may-rethink-drilling-plan.html

10.  Oil spill reaching shores, is far bigger than first thought—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028530/Oil-spill-reaching-shores-is-far-bigger-than-first-thought.html

11.  Heavy winds and high tides hamper Gulf oil fight—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028614/Heavy-winds-and-high-tides-hamper-Gulf-oil-fight.html

12.  Utah land trade proposal raises questions about ancient Stockton sandbar—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/30/10

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

13.  Hogle Zoo losing its three bears to make way for construction—Lynn Arave, DN 4/30/10

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

14.  Environment study on Tooele power line proposals available—DN 4/30/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028745/Environment-study-on-Tooele-power-line-proposals-available.html

15.  Towns scramble to protect Gulf Coast from oil spill—Deborah Tedford, NPR 4/30/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126419688

16.  Choppy seas hinder effort to contain oil spill—NPR 4/30/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126410895

17.  Oil spill could turn Americans off offshore drilling—Elizabeth Shogren, NPR 4/30/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126404477

18.  Vegetarians gain more options for fine dining with 50% rise in foodie eateries (UK)—Denis Campbell, The Guardian (UK) 4/30/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/apr/30/vegetarian-restaurants-uk-boom

19.  Obama touts renewable energy at Missouri plant—Julie Pace, AP, SLT 4/29/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14976872

20.  New oil leak found in area of sunken drilling rig—Cain Burdeau, Brett Martel, AP, DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028292/New-oil-leak-found-in-area-of-sunken-drilling-rig.html

21.  BP welcomes military help for larger Gulf oil leak—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028366/BP-welcomes-military-help-for-larger-Gulf-oil-leak.html

22.  Speakers in Salt Lake City tout possibilities at Unconventional Fuels Conference—Jasen Lee, DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028210/Speakers-in-Salt-Lake-City-tout-possibilities-at-Unconventional-Fuels-Conference.html

23.  Tips for planting trees for Utah Arbor Day—DN 4/29/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028132/Tips-for-planting-trees-for-Utah-Arbor-Day.html

24.  Groups question permit for Utah’s first strip mine—Paul Foy, AP, KSL Newsradio 4/29/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10578728

25.  Colder weather not affecting Utah fruit and vegetable farmers yet—Alex Cabrero, KSL Newsradio 4/29/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10585077

26.  Report:  Local air among cleanest (Montana)—Richard Ecke, Great Falls Tribune 4/29/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100429/NEWS01/4290302/1002/Report-Local-air-among-cleanest

27.  Judge:  Enviros must file new suit on grouse decision (Idaho)—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 4/29/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_6c1131f6-9bd2-57d5-8f80-56d8c66ddb3d.html

28.  Why it’s so tough to stop the Gulf Oil leak—NPR 4//29/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126390880

29. Gulf oil spill could eclipse Exxon Valdez disaster—NPR 4/29/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126373753

30.  Gulf Coast awaits oncoming oil slick with dread—Hobrook Mohr, Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027969/Gulf-Coast-awaits-oncoming-oil-slick-with-dread.html

31.  Coast Guard considers lighting oil spill on fire—Holbrook Mohr, Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028026/Coast-Guard-considers-lighting-oil-spill-on-fire.html

32.  Dozens of urns with human ashes in Lake Zurich—Bradley S. Klapper, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028107/Dozens-of-urns-with-human-ashes-in-Lake-Zurich.html

33.  Crews try setting fire to oil leaking in Gulf—Cain Burdeau, Brett Martel, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028254/Crews-try-setting-fire-to-oil-leaking-in-Gulf.html

34.  Report:  Most Americans still live in unclean air—AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028058/Report-Most-Americans-still-live-in-unclean-air.html

35.  Gov’t OKs 1st US offshore wind farm, off Mass.—Jay Lindsay, AP, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028079/Govt-OKs-1st-US-offshore-wind-farm-off-Mass.html

36.  Clinton allows chickens in certain zones—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700028221/Clinton-allows-chickens-in-certain-zones.html

37.  Rescue groups aim to find homes for more than 800 dogs, cats in ‘Pet Super Adoption’—DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027893/Rescue-groups-aim-to-find-homes-for-more-than-800-dogs-cats-in-Pet-Super-Adoption.html

38.  Construction under way for water conservation education center in West Jordan—Amelia Nielsen-Stowell, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027884/Construction-under-way-for-water-conservation-education-center-in-West-Jordan.html

39.  Mormon Church unveils solar powered meetinghouse—Scott Taylor, DN 4/28/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027829/Mormon-Church-unveils-solar-powered-meetinghouse.html

40.  Researchers justify wind farm near Canyonlands—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/28/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10561188

41.  Utah has a growing snake and reptile problem—Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio 4//28/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10555366

42.  Utah gets bad grades for air quality—Jenny Brundin, KUER 4/28/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1642579/KUER.Local.News/Utah.Gets.Bad.Grades.For.Air.Quality

43.  Wolves make few unnecessary elk kills, study says (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide 4/28/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5917

44.  Planned wind-turbine plant gathers gust of momentum (Nevada)—Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Sun 4/28/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/apr/28/planned-wind-turbine-plant-gathers-gust-momentum/

45.  High court hears Roundup Ready case—Tom Lutey, The Billings Gazette (Montana) 4/28/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_b6959b26-5287-11df-bdee-001cc4c002e0.html

46.  TransAlta sees role for coal as world aims to cut emissions (Washington State)—Dina O’Meara, Calgary Herald 4/28/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/energy-resources/TransAlta+sees+role+coal+world+aims+emissions/2959551/story.html

47.  Digging up saltcedar won’t boost water supplies—Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times 4/28/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/digging-up-saltcedar-wont-boost-water-supplies.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

48.  Kerry-Graham-Lieberman climate bill sent to EPA, buying time in the Senate—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/28/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/john-kerry-lindsey-graham-joseph-lieberman-climate-epa-senate.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

49.  F.E. Dominy, who harnessed water in the American West, is dead at 100—Douglas Martin, The New York Times 4/28/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/29/us/29dominy.html?ref=science

50.  ConocoPhillips retires leases next to Glacier park—Matt Volz, AP, Google News 4/28/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jTKmIoESLS-ZeuLn8nGLDPZBODFAD9FCBVFO3

51.  Study:  Most in U.S. exposed to dangerous pollution—NPR 4/28/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126366926

52.  Salazar aide:  Oil shale not ready for ‘prime time’—AP, SLT 4/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14978208

53.  Man faces charges in pesticide deaths—Jason Bergreen, Erin Alberty, SLT 4/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14978621

54.  Utah wind project to add 68 turbines—AP, SLT 4/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14966725

55.  Salazar lauds Utah’s approach to public lands discussion—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027605/Salazar-lauds-Utahs-approach-to-public-lands-discussion.html

56.  NBC plans special on prince’s environmentalism—AP, DN 4/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027833/NBC-plans-special-on-princes-environmentalism.html

57.  BLM settles dispute over San Juan Basin plan (New Mexico)—Susan Montoya Bryan, AP, ABC News 4/27/10

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=10492086

58.  Prince Charles’ environment film to air in U.S.—Reuters, ABC News 4/27/10

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=10492699

Commentary

59.  Why we should consider the privacy of animals—Brett Mills, The Guardian (UK) 4/30/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/apr/30/animals-privacy-wildlife-ethical

60.  Water plans could leave us dry if nature balks—Tom Wharton, SLT 4/30/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14983550

61.  High-speed rail—Editorial, SLT 4/28/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14978613

62.  Climate change over immigration reform—Editorial, The Washington Post, SLT 4/27/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14969785

Roundup Tuesday April 27, 2010

1.  LDS Church unveils its first-ever solar powered meetinghouse—Scott Taylor, DN 4/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027829/LDS-Church-unveils-its-first-ever-solar-powered-meetinghouse.html

2.  Hill wins Air Force environmental award—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027642/Hill-wins-Air-Force-environmental-award.html

3.  Utah sovereign lands program manager remembered as dedicated public servant—Sara Lenz, DN 4/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027624/Utah-sovereign-lands-program-manager-remembered-as-dedicated-public-servant.html

4.  Milford energy fair is set for April 29—DN 4/27/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027710/Milford-energy-fair-is-set-for-April-29.html

5.  ICC hears SITLA swap proposal—Jennifer Weaver, St. George Spectrum 4/27/10

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20100427/NEWS01/4270324

6.  Glacier releases proposed bear management changes in wake of sow, cub deaths—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 4/27/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_c0d6b622-51bc-11df-aeb5-001cc4c002e0.html

7.  Judge sets hearing on wolf delisting (Montana)—Eve Byron, The Helena Independent Record 4/27/10

http://helenair.com/news/article_b598fff4-51c1-11df-aa83-001cc4c002e0.html

8.  The deaths of lodgepole pine trees have a silver lining—Mark Jaffe, The Denver Post 4/27/10

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14964107

9.  Crews work to limit leak from Gulf Coast rig blast—Debbie Elliott, NPR 4/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126312816

10.  Climate bill appears stalled in Senate—Christopher Joyce, NPR 4/27/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126292166

11.  Australia puts carbon trading scheme on hold—David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 4/27/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/27/australia-carbon-trading

12.  Experts call for hike in global water price—Juliette Jowit, The Guardian (UK) 4/27/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/27/water-price-rise

13.  Millionaire to build island eco-home off Dorset coast—Steven Morris, The Guardian (UK) 4/27/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/apr/27/eco-home-green-island-dorset

14.  Interior boss eager to compromise on Utah land issues—Brandon Loomis, SLT 4/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14962400

15.  Official:  Water deal critical—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14957795

16.  China’s automakers aim for ‘green’ market niche—AP, SLT 4/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14963389

17.  St. George failed as a Western cotton capital—Marc Haddock, DN 4/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027493/St-George-failed-as-a-Western-cotton-capital.html

18.  Oil leak from sunken rig could hurt Gulf Coast—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027583/Oil-leak-from-sunken-rig-could-hurt-Gulf-Coast.html

19.  Ukraine leader says Chernobyl reactor a threat—Anna Melnichuk, AP, DN 4/26/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027559/Ukraine-leader-says-Chernobyl-reactor-a-threat.html

20.  Salazar looks for compromise—Jenny Brundin, KUER News 4/26/10

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuer/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1641833/KUER.Local.News/Salazar.Looks.For.Compromise

21.  Townsend residents voice concern over MSTI, substation (Montana)—Eve Byron, The Montana Standard 4/26/10

http://www.mtstandard.com/news/local/article_c0f82114-50e4-11df-9ad1-001cc4c002e0.html

22.  Nitrate exceeds standards in 1 of 5 Lower Valley wells (Washington State)—Leah Beth Ward, Yakima Herald-Republic 4/26/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/04/26/nitrate-exceeds-standards-in-1-of-5-lower-valley-wells

23.  Why the Senate climate bill is on life support—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/26/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/why-the-senate-climate-bill-is-on-life-support.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

24.  China debates whether human activity or climate change is to blame for drought—Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times 4/26/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/environment/la-fg-china-drought-20100426,0,2423807.story

25.  Senator hopes climate bill backers will regroup—AP, San Francisco Chronicle 4/26/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/26/MNT91D4NTA.DTL

26.  KBR files motion to dismiss hexavalent chromium lawsuit filed by Oregon soldiers—Julie Sullivan, The Oregonian 4/26/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/04/kbr_files_motion_to_dismiss_he.html

27.  Not all solar power plants totally ‘green’—UPI 4/26/10

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2010/04/26/Not-all-solar-power-plants-totally-green/UPI-15941272309770/

28.  One farmer acts to save environment from factory farms—Yvonne Zipp, The Christian Science Monitor 4/26/10

http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2010/0426/One-farmer-acts-to-save-environment-from-factory-farms

29. How cap-and-trade was’trashed’—Alan Greenblatt, NPR 4/26/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126280761

30.  Environment can suffer amid panic of a film set, says actor Colin Firth—The Canadian Press, CTV 4/26/10

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20100426/ent-firth-toronto-100426/20100426?hub=EntertainmentV2

31.  Colombian government wants Greystar to file new environment impact study (Canada)—The Canadian Press, Winnipeg Free Press 4/26/10

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/greenpage/environment/colombian-government-wants-greystar-to-file-new-environment-impact-study-92091464.html

32.  When green isn’t green enough (British Columbia dam)—Mark Hume, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/26/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/when-green-isnt-green-enough/article1546590/

33.  Parties dispute merits of environmental plans—BBC News 4/26/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/election_2010/8644631.stm

34.  Coal protest shuts down rail route to opencast mine—Bibi van der Zee, The Guardian (UK) 4/26/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/26/coal-protest-ffos-y-fran

35.  Bishop, Chaffetz join water fight in Congress—Lee Davidson, DN 4/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026301/Bishop-Chaffetz-join-water-fight-in-Congress.html

36.  Provo shows off Energy Smart House—Marc Haddock, DN 4/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026792/Provo-shows-off-Energy-Smart-House.html

37.  Damaged well is leaking oil in Gulf of Mexico—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027253/Damaged-well-is-leaking-oil-in-Gulf-of-Mexico.html

38.  Immigration dispute delaying climate bill in Senate—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 4/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027257/Immigration-dispute-delaying-climate-bill-in-Senate.html

39.  Fast end to gulf oil leak hinges on robot subs—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027439/Fast-end-to-gulf-oil-leak-hinges-on-robot-subs.html

40.  Soft winters, no rabies have created a skunk’s paradise—Dan Simmons, Chicago Tribune, DN 4/25/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027393/Soft-winters-no-rabies-have-created-a-skunks-paradise.html

41.  Glacier National Park has 100 years of stories; the best have both people and critters as characters—Michael Jamison, The Missoulian 4/25/10

http://www.missoulian.com/lifestyles/territory/article_94cbd40c-4f20-11df-9c8a-001cc4c002e0.html

42.  At Pinnacles, looking in on a condor nursery (California)—Tom Bentley, Los Angeles Times 4/25/10

http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-condor-20100425,0,4891947.story

43.  Bill would allow green alternative to cremation (California)—Marisa Lagos, San Francisco Chronicle 4/25/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/25/MNRG1D1QK4.DTL

44.  Turning Danish trash into cheap, clean energy—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle 4/25/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/25/MNIN1CTOSM.DTL

45.  Developing nations:  Climate change treaty in 2010—AP, Fox News 4/25/10

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2010/04/25/developing-nations-climate-change-treaty/

46.  Could cleaner air actually intensify global warming?—NPR 4/25/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126226938

47.  New brucellosis ‘hot spots’ found in Yellowstone—Matthew Brown, AP, SLT 4/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14952404

48.  On 40th anniversary, Earth Day is big business—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times, SLT 4/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14937927

49.  Coast Guard:  Oil leaking from well at blast site—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027211/Coast-Guard-Oil-leaking-from-well-at-blast-site.html

50.  South Africa hosts developing countries on climate talk—Donna Bryson, AP, DN 4/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027160/South-Africa-hosts-developing-countries-on-climate-talk.html

51.  Rain, choppy seas halt cleanup near sunken oil rig—Cain Burdeau, AP, DN 4/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027162/Rain-choppy-seas-halt-cleanup-near-sunken-oil-rig.html

52.  Study echoes warnings of evolving weeds that weed killers can no longer conquer—Scott Canon, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 4/24/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027175/Study-echoes-warnings-of-evolving-weeds-that-weed-killers-can-no-longer-conquer.html

53.  Near Blythe, historian sees solar plants as threat to desert carvings (California)—David Kelly, Los Angeles Times 4/24/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/environment/la-me-blythe-spirits-20100425,0,1829423.story

54.  Graham pulls support for major senate climate bill—John M. Broder, The New York Times 4/24/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/25/us/politics/25graham.html?ref=todayspaper

55.  State divisions agree on handling bats in uranium mines—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14946770

56.  3 more Utahns plead guilty in artifacts case—Mike Stark, AP, DN 4/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700027031/3-more-Utahns-plead-guilty-in-artifacts-case.html

Commentary

57.  Wilderness by committee—Jonathan Thompson, Rachel Waldholz, High Country News 4/26/10

http://www.hcn.org/issues/42.7/wilderness-by-committee

58.  Drying up (Las Vegas water issue)—Editorial, SLT 4/26/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14963097

59.  Five myths about green energy—Robert Bryce, The Washington Post 4/25/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/23/AR2010042302220.html?referrer=emailarticle

60.  Emigration Canyon—Editorial, SLT 4/25/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14947928

61.  Chaffetz’s sage grouse diet—Casey Jones, SLT 4/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14947585

62.  Will we be ready when drought comes to stay?—Ed Firmage Jr., SLT 4/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14946433

63.  It’s prudent to plan for worst as climate warms—J. Bradford DeLong, professor, U.C. Berkeley, SLT 4/24/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14946473

64.  Earth Day­TM-Tastes great, less filling—Erich Pica, President, Friends of the Earth, The Huffington Post 4/23/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erich-pica/earth-day—-tastes-great_b_549996.html

65.  Bridging Utah Lake—Editorial, SLT 4/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14947923

66.  More slides—Editorial, SLT 4/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14947929

67.  Parleys Historic Nature Park is a city treasure—Denise Boggs, Ty Harrison, Nancy Von Allmen, SLT 4/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14946477

Roundup Friday April 23, 2010

1.  All the tees in China:  Golf boom threatens rainforest—Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK) 4/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/23/endangered-habitats-china

2.  Conservationists condemn ‘peace plan’ allowing for limited whaling—Emily Beament, The Guardian (UK) 4/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/23/conservationists-peace-plan-whaling-iwc

3.  Grassroots summit calls for international climate court—Andres Schipani, The Guardian (UK) 4/23/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/23/cochabamba-climate-court

4.  Eye on the Earth (Photo Gallery)—The Washington Post 4/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2010/04/16/GA2010041604365.html?wpisrc=nl_most

5.  Obama unchanged on offshore drilling despite spill—Reuters 4/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/23/AR2010042302597.html

6.  Scientist:  Money to fight beetles as fire mitigation not productive—Jeremy Walsh, The Durango Herald 4/23/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/23/Scientist_Money_to_fight_beetles_as_fire_mitigation_not_productive/

7.  After harsh winter, fewer bald eagles breeding (Arizona)—Christine Harvey, Cronkite News Service, KPNX-TV 4/23/10

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/04/23/20100423arizona-bald-eagles.html

8.  Idaho enlists help to control pelicans—John Miller, AP, Casper Star-Tribune 4/23/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_b00493b2-207a-5da2-bccc-23fadf754551.html

9.  Indian leaders want energy development streamlined—Matthew Brown, AP, The Flathead Beacon (Montana) 4/23/10

http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/indian_leaders_want_energy_development_streamlined/17315/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+flatheadbeacon+Flathead+Beacon+Headlines&utm_content=Google+Reader

10.  Interior Secretary coming to Utah for resource talks—Robert Gehrke, SLT 4/23/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14937597

11.  Back on the Green:  River is lifeblood of fly-fishing—Brett Prettyman, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14937304

12.  Fiery Gulf of Mexico oil rig Deepwater Horizon sinks, setting stage for big oil spill—Kevin McGill, Holbrook Mohr, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026795/Fiery-Gulf-of-Mexico-oil-rig-Deepwater-Horizon-sinks-setting-stage-for-big-spill.html

13.  Coast Guard:  No oil leak from sunken rig off Louisiana—Janet McConnaughey, AP, DN 4/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026878/Coast-Guard-No-oil-leak-from-sunken-rig-off-Louisiana.html

14.  Salazar to attend Utah lands meeting Monday—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 4/23/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026823/Salazar-to-attend-Utah-lands-meeting-Monday.html

15.  World marks 40th anniversary of Earth Day—Voice of America 4/22/10

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/US-Kicks-Off-Earth-Day-Events-91798874.html

16.  40 people who are redefining green—Grist.org 4/22/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-22-earth-day-40-people-who-are-redefining-green/

17.  Hipster habits that annoy the Earth (slideshow)—Grist.org 4/22/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-21-7-hipster-habits-that-annoy-the-earth-slideshow/

18.  From rebellious roots, Earth Day now mainstream—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, Google News 4/22/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hRQcGJRPZAitgVuKGUNrYVYm0hAgD9F8CFL00

19.  Earth Day poll:  Many think environment will get worse—Brian Montopoli, CBS News 4/22/10

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20003105-503544.html

20.  BLM decides on spraying strategy for grasshoppers—Matt Joyce, AP, Google News 4/22/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j28M9ro8gWYTes9QRMoJV6MEtxmwD9F89UH80

21.  Kerry:  Three big oil companies likely to back climate bill—Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones 4/22/10

http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2010/04/kerry-says-climate-bill-has-industry-backing

22.  Earth Day events around the world—CTV (California) 4/22/10

http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/gallery/html/bc_earthday_20100422/photo_0.html

23.  New deadlines proposed for Hanford radioactive waste (Washington State)—Annete Cary, Tri-City Herald 4/22/10

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2010/04/22/986216/new-deadlines-proposed-for-cleanup.html

24.  Huge loads may soon be rolling up the Lochsa in Idaho—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 4/22/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/22/1163464/huge-loads-may-soon-be-rolling.html

25.  Energy department looks at solar power (Colorado)—Dale Rodebaugh, The Durango Herald 4/22/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/22/Energy_Department_looks_at_solar_power/

26.  Senate plan leaves Yucca project off the budget—Steve Tetreault, Stephens Washington Bureau, Las Vegas Review-Journal 4/22/10

http://www.lvrj.com/news/senate-budget-plan-excludes-yucca-mountain-91862499.html

27.  Lawsuit seeks new water protection rule in Idaho—Todd Dvorak, AP, The Idaho Statesman 4/22/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/22/1163978/lawsuit-seeks-new-water-protection.html

28.  State losing another natural resources chief (Colorado)—Dennis Webb, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel 4/22/10

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

29.  Enviro group sues Interior over Wyo. coal leasing—Mead Gruver, AP, Google News 4/22/10

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jcsPYwqj_FRvXiL-JcSv6MggLtJQD9F7P9SO0

30.  Earth Day turns 40:  Started humble, now global—David A Fahrenthold, Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_14935676?source=most_viewed

31.  University of Utah recognized for ‘green’ energy—AP, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14935766

32.  Spanish Fork OKs backyard chickens, drops planned fee—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14932056

33.  Feds find only minor infractions at U. animal lab—Christopher Smart, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14941312

34.  Sigourney Weaver urges action to protect oceans—Frederic J. Frommer, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026703/Sigourney-Weaver-urges-action-to-protect-oceans.html

35.  ‘Cove’ director defiant of base ban, harassment—Yuri Kageyama, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026620/Cove-director-defiant-of-base-ban-harassment.html

36.  Emissions often overestimated, EPA standards old—Ramit Plushnick-Masti, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026707/Emissions-often-underestimated-EPA-standards-old.html

37.  Ire erupts over ash-fueled air crisis—Arthur Max, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026515/Ire-erupts-over-ash-fueled-air-crisis.html

38.  New study says oceans’ chemistry changing rapidly—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026649/New-study-says-oceans-chemistry-changing-rapidly.html

39.  Interior building may be named for Stewart Udall—Lee Davidson, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026696/Interior-building-may-be-named-for-Stewart-Udall.html

40.  Centerville allows chickens, rabbits in certain zones—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026745/Centerville-allows-chickens-rabbits-in-certain-zones.html

41.  US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will meet in Utah with resource council—Lisa Riley Roche, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026740/US-Secretary-of-the-Interior-Ken-Salazar-will-meet-in-Utah-with-resource-council.html

42.  State to decide fate of Tooele County power lines—Amelia Nielson-Stowell, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026748/State-to-decide-fate-of-Tooele-County-power-lines.html

43.  Last call for planting cool season greens—Lee Reich, AP, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026634/Last-call-for-planting-cool-season-greens.html

44.  Raising worms an easy, green gardening task—Kathy Van Mullekom, Daily Press, DN 4/22/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026635/Raising-worms-an-easy-green-gardening-task.html

45.  Solar energy:  A hot new harvest (Canada)—Craig Saunders, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/21/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/solar-energy-a-hot-new-harvest/article1542027/

46.  At 40, Earth Day is now big business—Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 4/21/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/business/energy-environment/22earth.html?ref=science

47.  Obama administration decides to continue spring dam spills for salmon—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News (Idaho) 4/21/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_e24a81ff-81ed-568e-ae1a-cd05ec553416.html

48.  Wolf controversy polarizes (Wyoming)—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide 4/21/10

http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=5892

49.  Bishop, Chaffetz rain criticism on water bill—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14931833

50.  Utah sticking with climate pact but not its cap-and-trade plan—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14931754

51.  Spanish Fork OKs backyard chickens, drops planned fee—Donald W. Meyers, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14932056

52.  Bryce Canyon National Park to honor Utah prairie dog—Mark Havnes, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14932268

53.  Climate bill ‘doable’ in ’10, White House says—Matthew Daly, AP, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026133/Climate-bill-doable-in-10-White-House-says.html

54.  Centerville looking for green waste subscribers—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026497/Centerville-looking-for-green-waste-subscribers.html

55.  Matheson, unlike Hatch, supports downwinder bill—Lee Davidson, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026431/Matheson-unlike-Hatch-supports-downwinder-bill.html

56.  USDA issues citations to University of Utah animal laboratories—Wendy Leonard, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026464/USDA-issues-citations-to-University-of-Utah-animal-laboratories.html

57.  Earth Day:  Ogden company profits from recycling—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026488/Earth-Day-Ogden-company-profits-from-recycling.html

58.  University of Utah collecting e-waste—DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026432/University-of-Utah-collecting-e-waste.html

59.  Feds want full market value for Utah land it bought for $1 in Mantua—Lee Davidson, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026449/Feds-want-full-market-value-for-Utah-land-it-bought-for-1-in-Mantua.html

60.  Spanish Fork to allow chickens in residential areas—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026290/Spanish-Fork-to-allow-chickens-in-residential-areas.html

61.  North Salt Lake installs barriers on hillside—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026494/North-Salt-Lake-installs-barriers-on-hillside.html

62.  Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz join water fight in congress—Lee Davidson, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026301/Reps-Rob-Bishop-Jason-Chaffetz-join-water-fight-in-Congress.html

63.  California museum won’t sell rare Ansel Adams prints—AP, DN 4/21/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026345/California-museum-wont-sell-rare-Ansel-Adams-prints.html

64.  Senate Republicans move to bar NEPA analysis of climate change impacts—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 4/20/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/20/20greenwire-senate-republicans-move-to-bar-nepa-analysis-o-53404.html?emc=eta1

65.  Military looks to Montana oilseed crops to help it fuel aircraft, go green—Mike Dennison, The Missoulian 4/20/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_2b7a6c6e-4d01-11df-81b3-001cc4c03286.html

66.  Starthistle state’s new weed enemy No. 1 (Montana)—Linda Halstead-Acharya, The Billings Gazette 4/20/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_756d251c-4d08-11df-a1f0-001cc4c002e0.html

67.  Feds clear way for Utah-Nevada petroleum pipeline—AP, KOLO-TV (Nevada) 4/20/10

http://www.kolotv.com/home/headlines/91609754.html

68.  Events focus on ways to make every day Earth Day—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14923961

69.  Bipartisan bill would compensate more downwinders—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14924278

70.  Feds order UTA to halt work on FrontRunner stretch—Cathy McKitrick, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14924354

71.  Geologist:  North S.L. slide not ‘true’ landslide—Maria Villasenor, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14925390

72.  Conflict of interest alleged in rezone for soccer complex near Jordan River—Aaron Falk, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026083/Conflict-of-interest-alleged-in-rezone-for-soccer-complex-near-Jordan-River.html

73.  Triple awards for downwinders?—Lee Davidson, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026087/Triple-awards-for-downwinders.html

Commentary

74.  This Earth Day, call for clean energy—Michael Brune, Executive Director The Sierra Club, Reuters 4/22/10

http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2010/04/22/this-earth-day-call-for-clean-energy/

75.  On Earth Day, the environmental movement needs repairs—Bill McKibben, The Washington Post 4/23/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/22/AR2010042203178.html

76.  This Earth Day:  Recommit to think globally and act locally—David Gordon, Executive Director Pacific Environment, The Huffington Post 4/22/10

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-gordon/on-earth-day-recommitting_b_548349.html

77.  Earth Day 2010—Editorial, Las Vegas Sun 4/22/10

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010/apr/22/earth-day-2010/

78.  Downwinder claims—Editorial, SLT 4/22/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14939216

79.  Gold diggers (Nevada mercury emissions)—Editorial, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14922786

80.  Earth Day—Editorial, SLT 4/21/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14931461

Roundup Tuesday April 20,2010

1.  Supreme Court overturns anti-animal cruelty law in First Amendment case—Robert Barnes, The Washington Post 4/21/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/20/AR2010042001980.html?wpisrc=nl_most

2.  Greenpeace criticizes Facebook over Oregon data center—AP, The Oregonian 4/20/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2010/04/greenpeace_criticizes_facebook.html

3.  San Jose car burial put ecological era in gear—Sam Whiting, The San Francisco Chronicle 4/20/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/20/DDG21BST18.DTL

4.  Green MBA degrees sprout up on campuses—Carolyn Said, The San Francisco Chronicle 4/20/10

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/20/BU3A1CVGEQ.DTL

5.  ‘Dirt!  The Movie’ focuses on the soil beneath our feet—Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times 4/20/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/dirt-the-movie.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+%28Greenspace%29

6.  Ritter OKs bill on natural-gas power plants (Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 4/20/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/20/Ritter_OKs_bill_on_naturalgas_power_plants/

7.  FDA plans to limit amount of salt allowed in processed foods for health reasons—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post 4/20/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/19/AR2010041905049.html?wpisrc=nl_most

8.  Court voids law aimed at animal cruelty videos—Mark Sherman, AP, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025970/Court-voids-law-aimed-at-animal-cruelty-videos.html

9.  Bill seeks to triple downwinder compensation; Hatch opposes it—Lee Davidson, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026087/Bill-seeks-to-triple-downwinder-compensation-Hatch-opposes-it.html

10.  Threat of new, larger Icelandic eruption looms—Carlo Piovano, AP, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026011/Threat-of-new-larger-Icelandic-eruption-looms.html

11.  Bidding process on huge Amazon dam suspended again—Marco Sibaja, AP, DN 4/20/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700026013/Bidding-process-on-huge-Amazon-dam-suspended-again.html

12.  Uranium payments may rise—Gary Harmon, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 4/19/10

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

13.  ExxonMobil favors fracing disclosure—Katie Burford, The Durango Herald (Colorado) 4/19/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/19/ExxonMobil_favors_fracing_disclosure/

14.  NY:  Adirondack environment much improved since ’70—AP, The Times Herald-Record 4/19/10

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100419/NEWS90/100419548/-1/SITEMAP

15.  Gallup says Americans are not behaving greener—Jessica Durando, Wendy Koch, USA Today 4//19/10

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/04/poll-green-behaviors-in-us-not-growing/1

16.  For Earth Day, 7 new rules to live by—John Tierney, The New York Times 4/19/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/20/science/20tier.html?ref=todayspaper

17.  B.C. opens floodgates with third Peace River dam (British Columbia)—Mark Hume, Toronto Globe and Mail 4/19/10

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-opens-floodgates-with-third-peace-river-dam/article1540014/

18.  Iceland volcano causes fall in carbon emissions as eruption grounds aircraft—David Adam, The Guardian (UK) 4/19/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/19/eyjafjallajokull-volcano-climate-carbon-emissions

19.  Malaysia, Japan announce initiative for environment, energy—Khairdzir Yunus, Bernama.com 4/19/10

http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsindex.php?id=491836

20.  Mel Gibson’s ex-girlfriend to help Chernobyl kids—AP, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025759/Mel-Gibsons-ex-girlfriend-to-help-Chernobyl-kids.html

21.  African woman wins environmental award—DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025665/African-woman-wins-environmental-award.html

22.  New protection incentives announced for sage grouse; Utah begins study—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024602/New-protection-incentives-announced-for-sage-grouse-Utah-begins-study.html

23.  Earth Day events abound in Utah—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025803/Earth-Day-events-abound-in-Utah.html

24.  Elk Ridge to fence its new water tank—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024495/Elk-Ridge-to-fence-its-new-water-tank.html

25.  Bountiful arsenic finding spurs water study—AP, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025677/Bountiful-arsenic-finding-spurs-water-study.html

26.  E. coli tests prompt recall of WinCo ground beef—AP, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025757/E-coli-tests-prompt-recall-of-WinCo-ground-beef.html

27.  Vegetable garden, grow what your family will eat—Debbie Arrington, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025748/Vegetable-garden-grow-what-your-family-will-eat.html

28.  A feast for the eyes:  Growing vegetables in containers—Mariana Greene, The Dallas Morning News, DN 4/19/10

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

29.  A sample of some gardening books—Susan Banks, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025747/A-sample-of-some-gardening-books.html

30.  Root crops a good choice during fickle spring—Larry A. Sagers, DN 4/19/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025584/Root-crops-a-good-choice-during-fickle-spring.html

31.  Utah homeowners can earn thousands by shifting to solar, wind—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14916393

32.  Third landslide in North Salt Lake worries residents—Maria Villasenor, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14915498

33.  Earth Day:  University of Utah to recycle electronic waste—AP, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14913552

34.  USU scientist discovers 2 bee species—AP, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14911006

35.  Pop Top:  Before ‘Avatar’:  More big-screen environmentalism—Vince Horiuchi, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14914174

36.  Lawmakers urge road access in forest to vent methane from mine (Colorado)—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 4/18/10

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14906643

37.  Agricultural runoff has harsh impact on environment (Ohio)—Tom Beyerlein, Dayton Daily News 4/18/10

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/dayton-news/agricultural-runoff-has-harsh-impact-on-environment-658902.html

38.  On a dusty mesa, no water or electricity, but boundless space—Erik Eckholm, The New York Times 4/18/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/19/us/19mesa.html?ref=todayspaper

39.  Decision looms on $6.6 billion Site C dam project (Peace River, British Columbia)—Scott Simpson, Vancouver Sun 4/18/10

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Decision+looms+billion+Site+project/2922559/story.html

40.  Bolivia climate change talks to give poor a voice—John Vidal, Andres Schipiani, The Guardian (UK) 4/18/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/18/bolivia-climate-change-talks-cochabamba

41.  Gas drilling debate rages in Del. River watershed—Michael Rubinkam, AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025574/Gas-drilling-debate-rages-in-Del-River-watershed.html

42.  Early apple blossom triggers fears of killer frost—Bob Salsberg, AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025553/Early-apple-blossom-triggers-fears-of-killer-frost.html

43.  D.C. neighborhood yields WWI chemicals—Brett Zongker, AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025460/DC-neighborhood-yields-WWI-chemicals.html

44.  Iceland’s farmers try to save herds from toxic ash—Carlo Piovano, AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025550/Icelands-farmers-try-to-save-herds-from-toxic-ash.html

45.  Peru town copes with being devoured by mine—Andrew Whalen, AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025556/Peru-town-copes-with-being-devoured-by-mine.html

46.  Counting sea life, sometimes little things are big—Randolph E. Schmid, AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025549/Counting-sea-life-sometimes-little-things-are-big.html

47.  Clinton postpones decision on chicken ordinance—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024514/Clinton-postpones-decision-on-chicken-ordinance.html

48.  EPA to cut mercury emissions from Nevada gold mines—AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025380/EPA-to-cut-mercury-emissions-from-Nevada-gold-mines.html

49.  Salt Lake meetings focus on enhancing bicycle accommodation—Aaron Falk, Arthur Raymond, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025145/Salt-Lake-meetings-focus-on-enhancing-bicycle-accommodation.html

50.  Kanab-area reservoir expected to spur growth—AP, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025636/Kanab-area-reservoir-expected-to-spur-growth.html

51.  UTA ordered to halt work on FrontRunner South section—Laura Hancock, DN 4/18/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025475/UTA-ordered-to-halt-work-on-FrontRunner-South-section.html

52.  FrontRunner extension on pause for construction violations—AP, SLT 4/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14909881

53.  Is Lyme disease striking Utah?—Kirsten Stewart, SLT 4/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14900402

54.  CU-Boulder celebrates 40 years of student activism in the Environmental Center—Laura Snider, The Boulder Daily Camera 4/17/10

http://www.dailycamera.com/news/ci_14895199#axzz0lYmGCkXU

55.  Earth Day, now celebrated around the world, turns 40—Mike Ivey, The Capital Times (Wisconsin) 4/17/10

http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/environment/article_527b9fec-49d5-11df-893d-001cc4c03286.html

56.  Obama initiates conservation plan—Michael Riley, The Denver Post 4/17/10

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_14901690

57.  Feds consider oil and gas lease changes over climate worries—Matthew Brown, AP, The Missoulian 4/17/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_d167a318-4a30-11df-b834-001cc4c002e0.html

58.  Obama launches America’s Great Outdoors conservation initiative—Juliet Eilperin, Scott Wilson, The Washington Post 4/17/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/15/AR2010041505766.html?hpid=artslot

59.  Obama’s gambit to marry US policies on environment and energy—Mark Clayton, The Christian Science Monitor 4/17/20

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0417/Obama-s-gambit-to-marry-US-policies-on-environment-and-energy

60.  Uganda environment body worried by Tullow’s safeguards—Reuters UK 4/17/10

http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE63G16K20100417

61.  Regulators pass rule on depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024302/Regulators-pass-rule-on-depleted-uranium.html

62.  Ogden man pleads guilty to 2008 mink farm raid—Emiley Morgan, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025019/Ogden-man-pleads-guilty-to-2008-mink-farm-raid.html

63.  Utah earthquakes leading up to volcanic action?—James Thalman, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025211/Utah-earthquakes-leading-up-to-volcanic-action.html

64.  Students protest for Westminster green space—Wendy Leonard, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025094/Students-protest-for-Westminster-green-space.html

65.  April storms help, but Utah’s snowpack remains below average—Lynn Arave, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025054/April-storms-help-but-Utahs-snowpack-remains-below-average.html

66.  Bryce Canyon National Park proposes building pullouts for wildlife watching—AP, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025370/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park-proposes-building-pullouts-for-wildlife-watching.html

67.  Extend the growing season with your own greenhouse—Susan Zevon, AP, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025141/Extend-the-growing-season-with-your-own-greenhouse.html

68.  Documentary studies human-dog bond—Sue Manning, AP, DN 4/17/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025135/Documentary-studies-human-dog-bond.html

69.  Drop in economy leads to drop in babies—even in Utah—Heather May, SLT 4/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14879540

70.  Reservoir expected to spur Kanab growth—Mark Havnes, SLT 4/17/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14907624

71.  Quake rattles Wyoming, Utah, Idaho—AP, The Billings Gazette 4/16/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_71b4a6c6-4951-11df-ad96-001cc4c002e0.html

72.  Defunct uranium mine contaminating groundwater near reservoir (Colorado)—Bruce Finley, The Denver Post 4/16/10

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14894696

73.  Wyoming moves ahead on uranium permits—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 4/16/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_a89e0edc-1301-5610-b593-8cbf97740006.html

74.  Keystone Pipeline report:  Streams, fossils may be damaged (Alberta oilsands to Texas pipeline)—Kim Skornogoski, Great Falls Tribune 4/16/10

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100416/NEWS01/4160325/1002/Keystone-Pipeline-report-Streams-fossils-may-be-damaged

75.  Idaho ranks 4th in geothermal development—Joshua Palmer, Twin Falls Times-News 4/16/10

http://www.magicvalley.com/business/article_9090c09f-9a21-5a16-baa5-19cf695e8592.html

76.  Fishers in Rockies may need protection, U.S. agency says—Matthew Brown, AP, The Helena Independent Record (Montana) 4/16/10

http://helenair.com/news/article_af92b5b8-490c-11df-94fb-001cc4c002e0.html

77.  Rancher’s troubled land just one of several active underground fires (Wyoming)—AP, The Billings Gazette 4/16/10

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/article_a6388b30-495e-11df-a060-001cc4c002e0.html

78.  Icelandic volcano impacts economy, industry, environment—David Byrd, Voice of America 4/16/10

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/europe/Icelandic-Volcano-Impacts-Economy-Industry-Environment-91104119.html

79.  Amazon defenders succeed in stalling huge dam project—Alan Clendenning, AP, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024915/Amazon-defenders-succeed-in-stalling-huge-dam-project.html

80.  Meteor lights up Midwest sky—Dinesh Ramde, AP, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024921/Meteor-lights-up-Midwest-sky.html

81.  Volcano illustrates world’s interconnectedness—Michael Tarm, AP, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025186/Volcano-illustrates-worlds-interconnectedness.html

82.  Volcanic ash spreads high over Europe, Russia—Arthur Max, AP, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700025000/Volcanic-ash-spreads-high-over-Europe-Russia.html

83.  Solar Cities America project shine light on hope for sun power—Arthur Raymond, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024669/Solar-Cities-America-project-shine-light-on-hope-for-sun-power.html

84.  Dog owners barking about plans to revamp Parleys Historic Nature Park—Aaron Falk, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024930/Dog-owners-barking-about-plans-to-revamp-Parleys-Historic-Nature-Park.html

85.  Agreement reached over euthanizing pets in Heber—Rebecca Palmer, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024907/Agreement-reached-over-euthanizing-pets-in-Heber.html

86.  Conservation grant awarded to Iron County property—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/16/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024604/Conservation-grant-awarded-to-Iron-County-property.html

87.  Utah cyclists urged to pick up pace in quest for funding—Brandon Loomis, SLT 4/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14900554

88.  Army Corps finds new WWI chemical site in DC yard—Brett Zongker, AP, SLT 4/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14897150

89.  EPA to cut mercury emissions at Nevada gold mines—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14900845

Commentary

90.  Colorado River water policy faces an age of limits—Dan McCool, University of Utah, SLT 4/20/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14921852

91.  Anti-fishing law means tourists will stay out of Utah—Jon Heaton, Cerro Coso College, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14913711

92.  Let’s not lose the wetlands—Peg McEntee, SLT 4/19/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14915910

93.  Depleted uranium—Editorial, SLT 4/18/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14900729

94.  High cost for environmental bankruptcy—Tia Nelson, Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (daughter late US Sen. Gaylord Nelson), The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/17/10

http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/91087894.html

95.  Federal agencies agree to help protect sage grouse in West—Bob Moen, AP, SLT 4/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14876828

96.  Wouldn’t state have to pay feds for land?—Tom Wharton, SLT 4/16/10

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_14876719

Roundup Friday April 16, 2010

1.  Blanding man will face all artifacts charges—Emiley Morgan, DN 4/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024682/Blanding-man-will-face-all-artifacts-charges.html

2.  Kennecott to build plant to process molybdenum—Lois M. Collins, DN 4/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024701/Kennecott-to-build-plant-to-process-molybdenum.html

3.  ‘Avatar’ director lauds ruling on Brazilian dam—Alan Clendenning, AP, DN 4/15/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024770/Avatar-director-lauds-ruling-on-Brazilian-dam.html

4.  April storms clobber northern Utah, raise snowfall—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/15/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10395113

5.  Groups want Obama to reject Ritter plan (special roadless rule, Colorado)—Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald 4/15/10

http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2010/04/15/Groups_want_Obama_to_reject_Ritter_plan/

6.  Coal chiefs go on offensive as Pickens pushes case for natural gas—Joel Kirkland, ClimateWire, The New York Times 4/15/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/04/15/15climatewire-coal-chiefs-go-on-offensive-as-pickens-pushe-62650.html?emc=eta1

7.  Lautenberg bill seeks to overhaul US chemical laws—Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post 4/15/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/14/AR2010041404827.html

8.  Can we ‘cool the planet’ through geoengineering?—Jeff Goodell, Fresh Air, NPR 4/15/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125789622

9.  Ash poses more risk for animals than humans—Nadja Popovich, NPR 4/15/10

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/04/ash_poses_more_risk_for_animal.html

10.  Turning chicken poop into power—Phoebe Judge, NPR 4/15/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125640525

11.  Iceland volcano cloud brings European air chaos—Agence France-Presse, Grist.org 4/15/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-15-iceland-volcano-cloud-brings-european-air-chaos/

12.  The environment:  Not an election issue (UK)—George Monbiot, The Guardian (UK) 4/15/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/apr/15/environment-not-election-issue

13.  Buncefield blast ‘damaged environment’ (UK)—BBC News 4/15/10

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/beds/bucks/herts/8619864.stm

14.  Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveils research plan for Arctic drilling—Rachel D’Oro, AP, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024347/nterior-Secretary-Ken-Salazar-unveils-research-plan-for-Arctic-drilling.html

15.  Washington state sues to keep Yucca Mountain on table for storage of nuclear waste—Shannon Dininny, AP, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024359/Washington-state-sues-to-keep-Yucca-Mountain-on-table-for-storage-of-nuclear-waste.html

16.  2 arrested from ship that smashed Australian reef—Kristen Gelineau, AP, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024433/2-arrested-from-ship-that-smashed-Australian-reef.html

17.  Solar Cities America project shine light on hope for sun power—Arthur Raymond, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024669/Solar-Cities-America-project-shine-light-on-hope-for-sun-power.html

18.  Clinton postpones decision on chicken ordinance—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024514/Clinton-postpones-decision-on-chicken-ordinance.html

19.  Elk Ridge to fence its new water tank—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024495/Elk-Ridge-to-fence-its-new-water-tank.html

20.  Utah Prehistory Week will feature events on archaeology—DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024508/Utah-Prehistory-Week-will-feature-events-on-archaeology.html

21.  New protection incentives announced for sage grouse; Utah begins study—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024602/New-protection-incentives-announced-for-sage-grouse-Utah-begins-study.html

22.  Learning to live without tomatoes and peppers—Michele Kayal, AP, DN 4/14/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024513/Learning-to-live-without-tomatoes-and-peppers.html

23.  Last US sardine cans being packed in Maine—Clarke Canfield, AP, SLT 4/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14881318

24.  Salt Lake County’s solar future could get brighter—Jeremiah Stettler, SLT 4/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14883915

25.  Utah oil lease sales continue to plunge—Patty Henetz, SLT 4/14/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14884273

26.  Herbert, Corroon differ on energy development—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10387254

27.  Minor quake hits Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park—AP, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10387845

28.  Salt Lake City proposing leash restrictions for nature park—Richard Piatt, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10388769

29.  GOP:  Border Patrol should control federal lands—Matthew Daly, AP, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10389928

30.  Nevada water director criticizes Utah—Nicole Gonzales, KSL Newsradio 4/14/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10387603

31.  State delays fracking rules decision (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 4/14/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_5265bbf5-c7cc-5c97-8247-3bf52676d1ea.html

32.  Farmers, ranchers, feds help sage grouse—Bob Moen, AP, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyoming) 4/14/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_7750bf50-758a-5ca1-81aa-7ad84a9ff14a.html

33.  Wyoming sunflower crop expands—AP, Casper Star-Tribune 4/14/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_971e124a-b9df-52c6-b654-27feddcf0831.html

34.  Lawmaker names 48 mines that could face scrutiny—Sam Hananel, AP, The Idaho Statesman 4/14/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/04/14/1153292/lawmaker-names-48-mines-that-could.html

35.  Air Force concerns about radar interference stall huge Oregon wind energy farm—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 4/14/10

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/04/air_force_concerns_about_radar.html

36.  Senators consider gasoline tax as part of climate bill—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/14/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-gas-tax14-2010apr14,0,5207349.story

37.  Capito blasts EPA for focus on the environment—Mike Lillis, The Washington Independent 4/14/10

http://washingtonindependent.com/82275/capito-blasts-epa-for-focus-on-the-environment

38.  IBM suppliers must track environmental data—Todd Woody, Green Inc., The New York Times 4/14/10

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/ibm-will-require-suppliers-to-track-environmental-data/

39.  Wal-Mart’s chairman pulls a long supply chain toward sustainability—Colin Sullivan, ClimateWire, The New York Times 4/14/10

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2010/04/14/14climatewire-wal-marts-chairman-pulls-a-long-supply-chain-93984.html

40.  US tightens requirements for Energy Star certification—Matthew L. Wald, Leslie Kaufman, The New York Times 4/14/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/business/energy-environment/15star.html

41.  Fred Kirschenmann, winner of NRDC’s Growing Green “Thought Leader” award—Tom Philpott, Grist.org 4/14/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-14-interview-with-fred-k.-winner-of-nrdcs-growing-green-thought-lea/

42.  What the green movement needs from the next Supreme Court justice—Jonathan Hiskes, Grist.org 4/14/10

http://www.grist.org/article/2010-04-14-what-the-green-movement-needs-from-the-supreme-court/

43.  Ottawa not preventing oilsands water pollution:  Complaint (Canada)—Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service, Calgary Herald 4/14/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Ottawa+preventing+oilsands+water+pollution+Complaint/2907025/story.html

44.  Earth Day sprouts fun and a bit of creativity—Kathryn Jones, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024213/Earth-Day-sprouts-fun-and-a-bit-of-creativity.html

45.  Barrier reef damage ‘severe’ from ship grounding—Kristen Gelineau, AP, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024142/Barrier-Reef-damage-severe-from-ship-grounding.html

46.  Exposure to poisons up in Utah—Lynn Arave, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024291/Exposure-to-poisons-up-in-Utah.html

47.  Regulators pass rule on depleted uranium—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 4/13/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700024302/Regulators-pass-rule-on-depleted-uranium.html

48.  Solitude seeks to add less of Silver Fork—Mike Gorrell, SLT 4/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_14876942

49.  State board imposes new regulations on depleted uranium—Judy Fahys, SLT 4/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14877808

50.  Fish poisoning may make way for Utah native trout—Mike Stark, AP, KSL Newsradio 4/13/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10373306

51.  Specialists prepare 2,400 pieces for natural history museum—Jed Boal, KSL Newsradio 4/13/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=10373649

52.  Biotech crops are good for the earth, report finds—Richard Harris, NPR 4/13/10

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125906838

53.  Study says overuse threatens gains from modified crops—Andrew Pollack, The New York Times 4/13/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/business/energy-environment/14crop.html?ref=todayspaper

Commentary

54.  With wolves, it’s time to separate fact from fiction—Jeff Welsch, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, NewWest.net 4/13/10

http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/with_wolves_its_time_to_separate_fact_from_fiction/C559/L559/

55.  A scenic byway—Editorial, SLT 4/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14877061

56.  Wildlife fauxtography:  Nature as it isn’t—Ted Williams, Writers on the Range, SLT 4/13/10

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_14875823