CAUSED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAUSED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City fire damages two sheds, kills pet iguana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58458717-78/fire-lake-salt-caused.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58458717-78/fire-lake-salt-caused.html.csp">Salt Lake City fire damages two sheds, kills pet iguana</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T16:40:46.893-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fire that began Friday in a detached shed/garage in Salt Lake City caused $25,000 and caused the death of a pet iguana, officials said. The cause of the blaze, near 500 East on Downington Avenue (1820 South), was most likely electrical and began in an overhead light in the shed, the Salt Lake City Fire Department said. The fire was reported Friday morning and produced smoke that could be seen in downtown Salt Lake City at about 11:20 a.m. The wind caused the fire to spread to a neighboring pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:40:46 MDT U.N. panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339039-68/report-climate-says-warming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58339039-68/report-climate-says-warming.html.csp">U.N. panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T16:10:50.144-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent governments a final draft of its synthesis report, which combines three earlier, gigantic documents by the Nobel Prize-winning group. There is little in the report that wasn’t in the other more-detailed versions, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583390392014-08-26T16:10:50.144-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T16:10:50.144-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:10:50 MDT Mexican mining firm complains about spill probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323372-79/spill-company-copper-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323372-79/spill-company-copper-mexican.html.csp">Mexican mining firm complains about spill probe</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • A mining conglomerate charged Thursday that it is being subjected to “punitive” legal actions by Mexican officials because one of its mines spilled acid-laced copper sulfate and heavy metals into two rivers. Environmental authorities have ordered a full inspection of Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista copper mine near the U.S. border and threatened possible fines of up to $3 million. Prosecutors, meanwhile, have filed a criminal complaint over the spill, which caused water supplies to be sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233722014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323372@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:39:01 MDT Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314577-79/mine-dam-spill-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314577-79/mine-dam-spill-mexico.html.csp">Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico’s top environmental official said Tuesday a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream. Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said the mine falsely claimed the spill earlier this month was caused by unusually heavy rain. Officials say a construction defect at a holding pond allowed mining waste to flow out. “At the start, they told us it was excessive rain” that caused the contain...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145772014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314577@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:04:01 MDT Salt Lake City fire mystery: What ignited $20,000 blaze? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58313400-78/fire-lake-salt-20000.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58313400-78/fire-lake-salt-20000.html.csp">Salt Lake City fire mystery: What ignited $20,000 blaze?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T14:10:12.475-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City fire investigators had a mystery in their hands Tuesday: What caused a portion of an under-construction apartment complex to ignite? Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said the 4:37 a.m. blaze, spotted first by a passing police officer, caused about $20,000 in damage before being doused at 5 a.m. “It was suspicious because where the fire occurred there was no power going into the building and no heaters were there, as we sometimes see in apartment buildings under construction,” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:10:12 MDT Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297282-68/melting-glaciers-causes-human.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297282-68/melting-glaciers-causes-human.html.csp">Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T07:44:00.516-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world’s glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds. Scientists looking at glacier melt since 1851 didn’t see a human fingerprint until about the middle of the 20th century. Even then only one-quarter of the warming wasn’t from natural causes. But since 1991, about 69 percent of the rapidly increasing melt was man-made, said Ben Marzeion, a climate scientist at the University of Innsbruck in Austria. “Glaciers are reall...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582972822014-08-15T07:44:00.516-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T07:44:00.516-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297282@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:44:00 MDT No mechanical issues found in Micron CEO’s crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297102-79/crash-appleton-micron-boise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297102-79/crash-appleton-micron-boise.html.csp">No mechanical issues found in Micron CEO’s crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:27:02.054-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • Federal investigators say they found no evidence of any mechanical malfunctions in an experimental airplane before a 2012 crash that killed Micron CEO Steve Appleton. The National Transportation Safety Board also reported Tuesday that Appleton didn’t take specialized training before crashing while taking off from the airport in Boise, where Micron is based. The agency’s report doesn’t say what caused the crash that killed the head of the memory chip company. It was unclear when the agenc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971022014-08-14T11:27:02.054-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:27:02.054-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297102@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:27:02 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 5, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58265686-227/photo-staff-photooftheday-northsaltlake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58265686-227/photo-staff-photooftheday-northsaltlake.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 5, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:55:02.314-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Onlookers take in the scene of a large landslide in North Salt Lake that destroyed one home and caused the evacuation of dozens more, Tuesday August 5, 2014. Read more</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58265686@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:55:02 MDT Rains cause slides, floods in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261256-78/floods-lake-mcinerney-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261256-78/floods-lake-mcinerney-monday.html.csp">Rains cause slides, floods in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T22:37:01.88-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heavy rains caused floods and mudslides across Utah on Monday, particularly on the scar of a 2012 wildfire in Emery County, where dozens of slides have washed away attempts to rehabilitate slopes above a state highway. Since the Seeley Wildfire burned more than 48,000 acres in Huntington Canyon near State Road 31 two years ago, the scar has been remarkably prone to debris flows, said National Weather Service hydrologist Brian McInerney. Monday’s storms caused the 24th such flow, closing the high...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58261256@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:37:01 MDT