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DNR: Budget failure leaves Washington forests in jeopardy
The Legislature's failure to pass a capital budget means the state Department of Natural Resources is short of money to deal with unhealthy forests

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Central Idaho residents told to prepare to flee wildfire
Residents in rural north-central Idaho have been told to be ready to evacuate due to a 2-square-mile (5-sq kilometer) wildfire burning in timber in steep terrain about 40 miles east of McCall.
Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit
Most of Oregon’s statewide elected officials spoke in support, while commissioners in Jackson, Klamath and Siskiyou counties opposed the 48,000-acre expansion.
Interior: No changes needed to Colorado national monument
Zinke removed two other monuments, in Idaho and Washington state, from his review of 27 monuments created since 1996.
California fire destroys 58 homes as crews race to save town
More than 3,800 firefighters were battling the blaze that has forced almost 5,000 people from homes.
Atypical BSE case won’t change U.S. risk status, USDA says
Atypical BSE case won’t change U.S. risk status, USDA says
The atypical form of BSE detected in an Alabama cow occurs spontaneously and rarely in older cattle and is not contagious, experts say.
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted
House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop said the bills would curb excessive litigation.
Wildfire burning near Yosemite destroys 45 structures
More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the 5-day-old blaze that has scorched 109 square miles.
California farm region plagued by dirty air looks to Trump
California farm region plagued by dirty air looks to Trump
Officials at the San Joaquin Valley air district say they can't meet some federal standards, so they're seizing upon Donald Trump's election to wage a campaign against enforcement of ever-tightening rules
Business tax breaks help boost California cap-and-trade plan
Business tax breaks help boost California cap-and-trade plan
Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders managed to extend California's cap-and-trade law thanks in part to tax breaks that benefit businesses and agriculture
Idaho Supreme Court upholds grocery tax veto
For many Idahoans, Tuesday’s ruling won’t result in changes at the grocery checkout line.

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