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to burn

In great amounts: They had money to burn.
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Since errors such as mixing lead paint-coveted shingles or arsenic-treated planks into a load of wood chips can create a hazard worse than coal dust, Greene calls the decision to burn waste wood "a complicated issue.
and permitted to burn coal, wood and tire-derived fuel, seems to have been accepted by the community.
Almost all the active fires are located in remote areas and, as such, will be permitted to burn themselves out.
A lot of preparation goes ahead in preparing to burn,'' Schaefer said.
The large collective surface area of these droplets caused the fuel to burn especially quickly.
If you watched the Yellowstone National Park fires in 1988, you know that lodgepole pine is made to burn.
Basically, what we do here is to burn out the competition for the poppies,'' said Randy Burt, an environmental services intern for the California Parks Department.
Authorization came through to burn another batch of Valdez oil the next day, But by morning, Allen says, stormy seas, the inevitable emulsification of the floating oil and water, and the crude's weathering (rapid loss of its most combustible components) had rendered that decision moot.
It's a classic example of the 40 million acres of fire-adapted ecosystem that are going to burn," Stutler said, referring to a January 2000 Forest Service study that predicted burning in areas where fire has been suppressed for years.
It's better to allow it to burn when we have control of it.
Managers can thus allow lightning fires to burn under careful supervision there if the firest meet a long list of criteria designed to protect people and property.
In addition to Burn to DVD, CinemaNow offers content for download-to-own or pay-per-view purchase as well as content to stream for free.
Accidents from prescribed fire - whether set on purpose or kindled naturally by lightning and allowed to burn - do happen.
But recent findings have revealed the importance of two other practices that appear to burn as much material as land-clearing fires: the worldwide burning of agricultural waste left over after harvest, and the annual burning of grasslands in Africa, South America, Australia and elsewhere to improve grazing.