Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

...That money isn't spent on forest thinning and other fire prevention projects. Agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service currently have to borrow funds to pay for such projects.The problem, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden...
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Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...U.S., legacies of the booms and busts that follow swings in metals prices, according to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Many date to the late 1800s, and have been exposed to the elements for many years, their tunnels filling with...
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Massive blazes across dry West drain firefighting resources

...the deputy incident commander."It's hot. It's dirty," said Allen, who usually works for the Bureau of Land Management in Alaska. He said authorities were looking for all the resources they could muster."The military has been activated...
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Lawmakers push new way to pay for wildfires

...reached 70 percent of the 10-year average.This would prevent firefighting agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service from borrowing funds that pay for projects that help reduce fire-prone regions. This would include...
BLM seeks public comments on use of new herbicides

...noxious weeds and other invasive species on Bureau of Land Management-managed public lands, the BLM notified the public...Aminopyralid, Fluroxypyr, and Rimsulfuron on Bureau of Land Management Lands in 17 Western States Programmatic Environmental...
Land managers working on mine cleanup study

...ore, KYUK-AM reported.The state has warned subsistence fishermen not to pull fish from the area.The Bureau of Land Management may fence off the tailings. Red Devil project manager Mike McCrum said other options include excavating the Red Devil...
Juneau student represents JDHS in statewide program

...spread throughout the state and are geared toward each student's field of interest. DeAsis worked in the Bureau of Land Management, helping to limit the spread of invasive plants in urban areas to other parts of the state, such as Southeast Alaska...
Letter: Tongass Advisory Committee has predetermined outcome

...input from stakeholders for their revised Tongass Land Management Plan. However, in doing so the USFS brought to work on coming up with ideas for the Tongass Land Management Plan, and then told "here are the ideas you need...
Western wildfires: Firefighters battle blazes in 4 states

...but the California mountain town of Markleeville remained on standby for possible evacuations, said the Bureau of Land Management, which is monitoring the fire. Several campgrounds along a highway have been evacuated and Highways 4 and 89 in...
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Shooting suspect's immigration history common

...he found the gun on the pier under a T-shirt and it accidentally went off.On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said the gun used in the killing belonged to one of its rangers. Spokeswoman Dan Wilson said the service weapon had...
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