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Gwen Tollefson on Recreation-related death toll soars this summer

Jonathan Thompson | Aug 12, 2014 05:00 AM

Karen Sykes was not hiking ON Mount Rainier, but rather ona trail IN Mount Rainier National Park. The NP contains many trails and mountains that [...]

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Deb Dedon on Recreation-related death toll soars this summer

Jonathan Thompson | Aug 12, 2014 05:00 AM

I can think of so many times when I could have died - from heat, dehydration, hypoxia - all because I was young (then) and [...]

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Phil Briggs on Recreation-related death toll soars this summer

Jonathan Thompson | Aug 12, 2014 05:00 AM

Having worked in several western National Park units, I think I can fairly say that some people leave common sense behind, when they go on [...]

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Recreational deaths soar this summer

Jonathan Thompson | Aug 12, 2014 05:00 AM

Grand Canyon and Colorado rivers have record year for deaths.

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Dale Lockwood on Is Canada's massive mine waste spill a sign of things to come?

Sarah Gilman | Aug 11, 2014 04:10 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

Its the environment that is always compromised and is the loser.

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Mark Henjum on Critics see GOP wildfire bill as attack on environmental protections

Sarah Tory | Aug 08, 2014 05:00 AM

Since when are timber companies required to perform environmental reviews under NEPA. The land management agency is responsible for NEPA...timber companies bid on the project. [...]

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Sarah Tory on Critics see GOP wildfire bill as attack on environmental protections

Sarah Tory | Aug 08, 2014 05:00 AM

Hi Matthew,   Thanks for your close reading. You’re right, nationally, the forest fire season is quieter this year. The latest forecasts ( http://www.predictiveservices.nifc.gov/[…]/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf ) [...]

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Matthew Koehler on Critics see GOP wildfire bill as attack on environmental protections

Sarah Tory | Aug 08, 2014 05:00 AM

Say what?!? "Forests are smoldering across vast areas of Oregon and Washington, scorching homes and habitat in what’s shaping up to be one of the [...]

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Steve Snyder on Critics see GOP wildfire bill as attack on environmental protections

Sarah Tory | Aug 08, 2014 05:00 AM

Always beware of any conservative Congressional bill with an Orwellian name. Nuff said.

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Critics see GOP wildfire bill as attack on environmental protections

Sarah Tory | Aug 08, 2014 05:00 AM

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