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

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

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

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

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

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

7.  BP gives Congress gloomy outlook on gulf oil spill—Richard Fausset, Jill Leovy, Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 5/6/10,0,776164.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17. Gulf oil spill could ‘devastate’ South Florida’s environment—David Fleshler, Sun Sentinel, Los Angeles Times 5/6/10,0,109347.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


Roundup Tuesday May 4, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

64.  BP’s oil containment problem is unprecedented—Jill Leovy, Los Angeles Times 4/30/10,0,5376328.story

65.  Obama administration plans to reduce mercury emissions—Clement Tan, Los Angeles Times 4/30/10,0,4093234.story

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roundup Friday April 30,2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Roundup Tuesday April 27, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24.  China debates whether human activity or climate change is to blame for drought—Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times 4/26/10,0,2423807.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

42.  At Pinnacles, looking in on a condor nursery (California)—Tom Bentley, Los Angeles Times 4/25/10,0,4891947.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

53.  Near Blythe, historian sees solar plants as threat to desert carvings (California)—David Kelly, Los Angeles Times 4/24/10,0,1829423.story

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

64.  Earth Day­TM-Tastes great, less filling—Erich Pica, President, Friends of the Earth, The Huffington Post 4/23/10—-tastes-great_b_549996.html

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

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

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

Roundup Friday April 23, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

80.  Earth Day—Editorial, SLT 4/21/10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roundup Friday April 16, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

36.  Senators consider gasoline tax as part of climate bill—Jim Tankersley, Los Angeles Times 4/14/10,0,5207349.story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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