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Tree and forest effects on air quality and human health in the United States

Tree and forest effects on air quality and human health in the United States
Source: U.S. Forest Service

Trees remove air pollution by the interception of particulate matter on plant surfaces and the absorption of gaseous pollutants through the leaf stomata.

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Environment

DoD Supports Wildland Firefight in Pacific Northwest

By Terri Moon Cronk
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 – As fires rage in two states in the Pacific Northwest, Defense Department fire-suppression efforts are underway with two Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-capable C-130s from U.S. 716 more words

Opinion: Lake Hill development should be carbon-neutral

Smart up-front planning can minimize our carbon footprint

By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — Passage of the Lake Hill land conveyance bill by the U.S. Senate last week is good news for Summit County’s efforts to try and keep up with the demand for affordable housing in the pricey mountain resort region, and will also help the U.S. 838 more words

Environment

Officials Warn Of Melting Alaska Ice Cave

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials are warning people to stay away from a melting ice cave at a southeast Alaska glacier.

Officials say an aerial view of the popular ice cave at the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau shows significant deterioration at the entrance and could collapse. 103 more words

News

Arrest Made In Red Feather Lakes Stabbings

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Larimer County authorities have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with three stabbings at Red Feather Lakes.

Norman Wheatley faces assault charged in connection with the Tuesday stabbings, none of which were fatal. 80 more words

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News: Okanogan-Wenatchee NF Campfire Restrictions Increase

Okanogan-Wenatchee NF Acting Public Affairs Officer Mick Mueller, 509-664-9314
Okanogan-Wenatchee NF Public Information Assistant Susan C Peterson, 509-548-2558
For immediate release–July 14, 2014—3:00 p.m.


Okanogan-Wenatchee NF Campfire Restrictions Increase… 385 more words

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

News: USFS Fire update - 25 Mile Creek Fire Near South Shore of Lake Chelan

U.S. FOREST SERVICE FIRE UPDATE

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Chelan Ranger District, Chelan, WA 98816


For immediate release: Friday, July 11, 2014 1500hrs

Contacts: Susan Peterson, Public Information, (509) 664-9314… 288 more words

Eastern Washington