Environmental Health

Driven by Climate Change, Fire Reshapes U.S. West

A look at the environmental effects of wildfires     By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildfires in the U.S. have charred more than 10,000 square miles so far this year, an area larger than the state ...

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Wildfire Brings Unhealthy Air to Seattle

Much of August this year has been clouded by wildfire smoke     SEATTLE (AP) — Wildfire haze has returned to the Pacific Northwest, affecting air quality in parts of the Seattle region once again. The National Weather Service’s air ...

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Flagstaff Continues Forest Thinning Project

Project covers over 50 square miles     FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The next phase of a forest thinning project on Flagstaff’s northwest side is expected to begin in the coming week and continue into late September. The Arizona Daily ...

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Glacier Park Wildfires See Stronger Winds

Unsettled weather is forecast for the next few days     WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Monday’s weather was a mix of good and bad news for firefighters working in Glacier National Park. Some rain fell in the West Glacier ...

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