TITLE

True tests of 'Stay and Defend'

AUTHOR(S)
Ring, Ray
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
High Country News;3/2/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36931757

 

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