08 Jul '11, 2pm

Critical List: $6 billion ethanol subsidy to end; Wyoming wolves screwed by Senate politics

The Senate is ending a $6 billion subsidy program for ethanol; anti-ethanol food and environmental groups say it's "not a perfect comprise" but that they're "encouraged" by the step. Carbon captured from coal plants can feed biofuel-producing algae. Which is awesome because nobody else wants to eat it. Put that tuna burger down! Overfishing could extinguish five out of eight tuna species. Can renewable energy keep up with Japan's demand for fuel-suckers like heated toilets? Former New York Gov. George Pataki said he might run for president because he doesn't like the White House's energy policies. Um, okay. The Interior Department agreed to take grey wolves off the endangered species list for Wyoming; the discussions were tied to Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso's hold on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe's confirmation. That sound you just heard was Sarah Palin’s...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-07-08-critical-list-6-bill...

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New Wyoming Wolf Management Plan Proposes Killing Half of States' Wolves:

New Wyoming Wolf Management Plan Proposes Killi...

treehugger.com 08 Jul '11, 4pm

photo: William Campbell - USFWS /Creative Commons Wolves can't seem to catch a break: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and U...

Ethanol Industry Greets Compromise: Even with ethanol subsidies cut, a consensus has arisen in Washington that a...

Ethanol Industry Greets Compromise: Even with e...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 12pm

Craig Lassig for The New York Times Corn is dumped for processing at an ethanol plant in Janesville, Minn. Any other year,...

Wolves Could Lose Federal Protection in Wyoming

green.blogs.nytimes.com 07 Jul '11, 11pm

In another blow to the wolf, the secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, said Thursday that he had struck a deal with Gov....

Green: Wolves Lose Federal Protection in Wyoming

green.blogs.nytimes.com 07 Jul '11, 11pm

In another blow to the wolf, the secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, said Thursday that he had struck a deal with Gov....

NEWS: Wolves Could Lose Federal Protection in W...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Jul '11, 3pm

In another blow to the wolf, the secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, said Thursday that he had struck a deal with Gov....

Wolves Lose Federal Protection in Montana

green.blogs.nytimes.com 07 Jul '11, 10pm

In another blow to the wolf, the secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, said Thursday that he had struck a deal with Gov....

Wolves Lose Federal Protection in Montana: The ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 07 Jul '11, 10pm

In another blow to the wolf, the secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, said Thursday that he had struck a deal with Gov....

New blog post: My weekend to do list

blog.dk.sg 16 Jul '11, 8am

So glad that the major projects are finally over (although there’s another one looming over the horizon) Yes, I know I’ve ...