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Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire
Fire torched more than 100 square miles, burned for nearly a month and cost nearly $34 million to fight.

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US government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs
The fire management assistance grant would allow the state to recover 75 percent of its costs.
Crop scouts survey North Dakota’s wheat fields
Crop scouts are touring North Dakota this week to get a better idea of just how the drought will affect wheat supplies
Nevada wildfire expands, prompts voluntary evacuations
A lightning-caused wildfire in northern Nevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in place for areas near Gardnerville
Reinforcements arrive to help with destructive Montana fires
Many of the Montana fires were ignited by lightning strikes and spread rapidly thanks to a heatwave and drought conditions.
Progress made on fighting Montana wildfires
The four fires burning in the same area have charred about 390 square miles.
California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years
Cap and trade puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.
Canadian Agriculture Minister urges caution in NAFTA talks
Canadian Agriculture Minister urges caution in NAFTA talks
Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture, said negotatiors should “be careful” in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying
The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday night on the nomination of Bernhardt, a lawyer and Interior official under President George W. Bush.
Evacuations ordered near wildfire in northeast Washington
People living near a wildfire in northeast Washington state have been ordered to evacuate
Crews stop spread of huge California wildfire near Yosemite
The fire was 45 percent contained, but officials said it could take crews another two weeks to fully surround it.

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