Residents of 860 homes have been told they should evacuate as a wildfire burns out of control in central Washington state.
Read original article – Published July 17, 2014 1:28 PM ET
Wildfire In Washington State Threatens Hundreds Of Homes
- The amendment to phase out old-growth logging has been in the works since 2014. It takes effect in 30 days.
- Black carbon, which is produced by burning, can accelerate warming of the atmosphere and melting of glaciers.
- Plans for managing the nation's largest national forest call for changes in timber harvests that one critic says will be "the demise of the timber industry."
- President Obama today issued an executive order creating the “Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area” of 112,300 square miles.