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Southern California wildfires explode, forcing more than 60,000 to evacuate

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Two wind-driven wildfires are raging in Southern California on Monday, forcing tens of thousands of mandatory evacuations in Orange County, some 42 miles south of Los Angeles. Hundreds of firefighters are battling the Silverado Fire near Irvine and the......
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Hurricane force gusts prompt extremely critical fire danger in California

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Northern California is under an “extremely critical” fire weather risk from Sunday to Monday. Such conditions are very rare, but when the National Weather Service warns of this, the danger can not be understated.  The last time this designation......
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Colorado’s record-breaking wildfires show “climate change is here and now”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Cameron Peak fire, a few miles west of Fort Collins, Colorado, has engulfed over 200,000 acres and it’s still growing. It has now become the biggest wildlife in Colorado history.  What’s more astounding is that the Cameron Peak......
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Trump administration rejects disaster declaration for California wildfires

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration has rejected a disaster declaration request over rampant wildfires that scorched California last month. A spokesperson for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CA OES) confirmed the development to CBS News. “Confirming that the request for......
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Trump administration rejects disaster declaration for California wildfires

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration has rejected a disaster declaration request over rampant wildfires that scorched California last month. A spokesperson for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CA OES) confirmed the development to CBS News. “Confirming that the request for......
Environment

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

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Two months after a wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif., in 2018, Kevin Phillips, then a manager for town’s irrigation district, walked from one destroyed home to another. Burned out cars, the occasional chimney and the melted skeletons of washers and dryers were the only recognizable shapes. “You started to actually......
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Fire crews add manpower as wildfires continue to burn across California

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here California’s record-breaking fire season continues with roughly two months still to go. The raging wildfires have killed at least 31 people. Lilia Luciano reports. Source link...
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California wildfires reach devastating milestone, scorching more than 4 million acres

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Editor’s Note: California state fire chief Thom Porter tells Scott Pelley of “60 Minutes” how the wildfires in his state have become more destructive since he started in 1999. See the full story tonight on CBS. Read more here.......
CNBC Business

How the U.S. battles forest fires and why more innovation is desperately needed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Some of the largest wildfires ever recorded are raging across the west. Millions of acres have burned in California, Oregon and Washington. Smoke has reached as far as Europe.  Firefighters like Michael Seaton, who lost his home in the deadly......
Environment

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

@BreaknNews
Two months after a wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif., in 2018, Kevin Phillips, then a manager for town’s irrigation district, walked from one destroyed home to another. Burned out cars, the occasional chimney and the melted skeletons of washers and dryers were the only recognizable shapes. “You started to actually......
CNBC - Real Estate

San Francisco rents plunge, showing strain from pandemic and wildfires

CNBC Real Estate
Jamie Johnson, of San Francisco, takes his lunch at Embarcadero as smoky skies from the northern California wildfires casts a reddish color in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Ray Chavez | MediaNews Group | Getty Images Rent prices continued to plunge across the U.S. this past month,......
NPR

First Presidential Debate, 1 Million COVID Deaths Worldwide, California Wildfires : Up First

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NPR The New York Times report about the president’s taxes will likely be a hot topic tonight as Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off on the debate stage for the first time. Also, infection rates are climbing at a staggering rate in India as the world marks......
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Evacuations and power cuts as wildfires tear through California’s wine county

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Los Angeles — Power will be shut off for 65,000 Northern California electric customers in 16 counties to prevent the spread of wildfires that have engulfed areas of the state, officials said Sunday. The shutoffs came as a new, swift-moving......

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