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Is Your House at Risk of a Wildfire? This Online Tool Could Tell You

May 16, 2022 3:23 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/adobestock-383231481-almedafireor2020-byahturner-sm.jpg?itok=SZ5XHpOd Even with thousands of homes destroyed by wildfires every year, most people who move receive little or no information about the risk they’re taking on. Now, a nonprofit research group is releasing a first-of-its-kind tool for homeowners. It shows more than 30 million homes in the lower 48 states (20 percent of houses)…

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As Wildfire Smoke Increases, Some Populations are at Greater Risk

May 6, 2022 5:08 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/blm-southmoccasinfiremt-bylaurenkokindablm.jpg?itok=qXrAN1en As we recognize National Air Quality Awareness Week, we explore why some populations are at greater risk than others from wildfire smoke emissions and how federal agencies are striving to close that gap. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and Farming (1) Air Conditioning…

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Increasing Wildfires are Causing Greater Air Pollution

May 6, 2022 5:04 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/usda-tamarackfire-byforestservice-51321384666-c7b3e91be4-o.jpg?itok=xgT4-R3O As we recognize National Air Quality Awareness Week, we explore how increasing wildfires are producing a record amount of smoke emissions, impacting the health of people across the country. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and Farming (1) Air Conditioning (2) Air Pollution (2)…

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Massive Wildfires Helped Fuel Global Forest Losses in 2021

May 2, 2022 5:25 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/fws-ford-corkscrewfire-wa-2021-byksbrooksfws-2-sm.jpg?itok=R3NCgr5X Around the globe, 2021 brought more devastating losses for the world’s forests, according to a new survey. Fires accounted for more than a third of the world’s tree cover losses last year, the largest share on record. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and…

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Department Of Labor Announces Streamlined Claims Process for Federal Firefighters with Certain Occupational Illnesses

April 26, 2022 4:13 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/41407906140-cb52f046be-o.jpg?itok=o13EB_rG The U.S. Department of Labor issued a policy bulletin announcing changes by its Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs to assist federal firefighters with certain occupational illnesses by making it easier for claimants to file certain claims and improving transparency in how claims are processed. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool…

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President Biden Signs Executive Order to Strengthen America’s Forests, Boost Wildfire Resilience, and Combat Global Deforestation

April 22, 2022 9:50 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/press-release/thumbnail-images/white-house_1.jpg?itok=ADkNo_2R On Earth Day, President Biden signed an Executive Order to expand his Administration’s historic and bold efforts to tackle the climate crisis, make our nation more resilient to extreme weather, and strengthen local economies. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and Farming (1) Air…

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Pacific Northwest Wildfires Alter Air Pollution Patterns Across North America

April 22, 2022 5:04 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/usda-tamarackfire-byforestservice-51321384666-c7b3e91be4-o.jpg?itok=xgT4-R3O Increasingly large and intense wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are altering the seasonal pattern of air pollution and causing a spike in unhealthy pollutants in August, new research finds. The smoke is undermining clean air gains, posing potential risks to the health of millions of people, according to the study. Get The…

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Scientists Help Re-introduce Healthy Fire in Florida Forests

April 14, 2022 2:54 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/blog-post/thumbnail-images/duff-workshop-southern-fire-exchange-e-sm.jpg?itok=NJ_yRLSk Restoring healthy fire to long-unburned forests is a complex process. When trees began to die after prescribed fires in Florida, research funded by the Joint Fire Science Program identified the cause, and the Southern Fire Exchange Network helped local land managers act on the findings to restore healthy ecosystems. Get The Mitagator…

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Secretary Haaland Highlights Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Wildfire Response Investments in Colorado

April 12, 2022 5:14 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/lava-fire-blm-oregon.jpg?itok=jRDTKgz3 Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland visited Colorado, where she and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met with federal wildland fire leadership to discuss local, state, and federal wildland fire preparedness and response that will be bolstered by historic investments through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.   Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™…

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U.S. Fires Quadrupled in Size, Tripled in Frequency in 20 Years

April 11, 2022 5:48 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/fws-incheliumcomplexfire-wa-2020-byksbrooksfws-2-sm.jpg?itok=qFlJI-VA Throughout the 2000s, fires increased in number, size, and frequency across the contiguous United States compared with the previous two decades, new research has shown. These fire pattern changes, which threaten human and ecosystem health, are attributed to a combination of climate change impacts and human expansion into new and burnable land….

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