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DNR: Budget failure leaves Washington forests in jeopardy
The Legislature's failure to pass a capital budget means the state Department of Natural Resources is short of money to deal with unhealthy forests

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Judge: Firebreak did not violate environmental law
Judge: Firebreak did not violate environmental law
The U.S. Forest Service didn’t violate federal environmental law by removing vegetation along a 20-mile-long, 300-foot-wide firebreak in Washington’s Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, a judge has ruled.
Oregon AG Threatens Legal Action To Protect Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
Two timber companies filed a lawsuit earlier this year to block the expansion.
Man, 32, dies in Oregon logging accident
Logger was pronounced dead at the scene in Tillamook.
Brown makes dire plea to save California climate law
Cap and trade puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.
Oregon timber sale benefits popular forest road
Known on maps as Forest Service Road 23, Bear Camp Road is a one-lane, paved road over the Siskiyou Mountains used by rafters and others.
Cooler temps and lower winds help California firefighters

Firefighters on Monday made progress against wildfires burning across numerous states in the hot, dry West.

That included California, where slightly cooler temperatures and diminishing winds helped firefighters as they battled several wildfires...

Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada
Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada
Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground.
Wind-driven Nevada wildfire destroys home as owners flee
The fire was one of several burning in hot, dry northern Nevada.
Northern California wildfire forces evacuations
The state’s largest current wildfire has grown to more than 16.5 square miles in the rugged southern Sierra Nevada.