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The Seattle Times
Lawmakers push to loosen restrictions on controlled burnsWashington lags far behind neighboring states in using controlled burns to thin
Lawmakers push to loosen restrictions on controlled burns
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
Washington lags far behind neighboring states in using controlled burns to thin out dangerously overgrown woodlands. After back-to-back years of catastrophic forest fires, some state lawmakers want that to change. “I’ve had it. I think it is time... Read more
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Orange County Register
Was 2015 a record year for wildfires? Dispute fans a debate over U.S. forests.Wildfires scorched a vast swath of the American wilderness last year. But wheth
Was 2015 a record year for wildfires? Dispute fans a debate over U.S. forests.
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
Wildfires scorched a vast swath of the American wilderness last year. But whether the 10 million acres that burned is a record, as the Obama administration recently announced, or an exaggeration, as some environmentalists claim, is a source of heated... Read more
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TribLIVE
Dispute rages over 2015 wildfires record claimWildfires scorched a vast swath of the American wilderness last year. But wheth
Dispute rages over 2015 wildfires record claim
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
Wildfires scorched a vast swath of the American wilderness last year. But whether the 10 million acres that burned is a record, as the Obama administration recently announced, or an exaggeration, as some environmentalists claim, is a source of heated... Read more

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