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A grass fire near The Dalles, Oregon, forced evacuations of area residents. CREDIT: WASCO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE

Q&A: How Investigators Sniff Out Wildfire Causes

The Substation Fire east of The Dalles has killed one person and burned more than 70,000 acres on a mix of Bureau of Land Management and private land. The fire is estimated to be 92 percent contained as of Monday morning. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Here’s what we know about it and how wildland fire investigations occur. Continue Reading Q&A: How Investigators Sniff Out Wildfire Causes

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NAFTA flags - US - Canada - Mexico - PRESTON KERES-USDA

Renegotiating NAFTA Proving Harder Than It Sounds As Outlook ‘Changes With The Wind’

Policymakers, academics and regional industry leaders from the U.S. and western Canada are getting together in Spokane on Monday, July 23 to get an update on ongoing talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. So far, top U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials have missed numerous self-imposed deadlines to reach a deal. Continue Reading Renegotiating NAFTA Proving Harder Than It Sounds As Outlook ‘Changes With The Wind’

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