True tests of 'Stay and Defend'

Ring, Ray
March 2009
High Country News;3/2/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on various initiatives to prevent and combat wildfires in the Western U.S. Fire departments plan to consider adopting the "Leave Early or Stay and Defend," a strategy used in combating wildfires in Australia. It states that Westerners are making a headway against the coal industry. NV Energy, a Nevada-based utility, says that it will shelve plans to build a big-carbon-spewing coal-fired power plant in eastern Nevada.


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