Press advocates criticized the proposed rules as a violation of the First Amendment, saying it raises concerns about press freedom.
The logger had been working on Weyerhaeuser property located between the two forks of Green Timber Creek in northwestern Oregon.
Some ranchers are criticizing the fire-fighting response to a blaze that burned 66,000 acres in east
The 50-year-old Vancouver man could not be revived by other workers or firefighters.
Oregon biofuel project will produce fuel for U.S. Navy ships and planes.
Wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged 150 structures, a saw mill and a church in Weed, Calif. At times, the fire moved so fast that residents had only a few minutes to get out of the way.
The governor’s order authorizes the state fire marshal to send structural firefighters and equipment to assist local departments.
State Forester Aaron Everett says this year’s scorched acreage is about six times the five-year average of 95 square miles.