In past fire seasons, local forest officials said they were worried the parched forest area north of Castaic could ignite and spread to Los Padres, where heavy thickets haven't burned
But even the materials set aside for waste-to-energy purposes will not be burned
in a furnace.
5 million acres that burned
last year, Congress directed federal, state, and local agencies to work together to reduce immediate hazards to communities adjacent to forests.
A forest that hasn't burned
in many years (bottom) becomes overgrown with young trees and plants that serve as fuel for fire.
But Boeing officials said the historic documents detailing the hazardous materials burned
at the site were not a secret and had been shared with regulators during a cleanup of the burn pit in the 1980s.
Now that Karabeyoglu had figured out why the pentane in the Air Force fuel burned
so quickly, he and his colleagues wondered whether they could find a related material that burns as fast but is solid at room temperature.
Native Americans burned
woodlands to promote desirable plant growth and to drive game.
We remove a thin, almost transparent strip of skin from a part of the body that isn't burned
," explains Dr.
In New Mexico, 4,000 trees will help reforest urban and rural areas burned
in Los Alamos during the 2000 fires.
The recyclers' waste might have burned
cooler, contained more plastics that were especially chlorine-rich, or been seeded with more dioxin-forming catalysts such as copper.
The onslaught of late-season rains has prolonged the threat of mudslides in Southern California but has also kept the hillsides green with new growth, even in areas burned
in last year's Topanga fire.
Before the last tree burned
, Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt appointed a Fire Investigation/Fact-Finding Team.
The results also reveal that per pound of trash burned
, avid recyclers spew the most dioxins.
Restore files with built-in wizards burned
directly to archival discs
And around the San Fernando Valley, hundreds of residents quietly rooted for the boy about to undergo his ninth skin graft since being badly burned
during a paint-thinner explosion.