|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 May 2019 21:49:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS: "Unexploded military ordnance complicates effort to suppress 6, 600-acre wildfire near Delta Junction" (AK)|
Unexploded military ordnance complicates effort to suppress 6,600-acre wildfire near Delta Junction by Zaz Hollander Anchorage Daily News (AK) May 6, 2019 Federal fire bosses are plotting a strategy to battle an unusually large early-season wildland fire near Delta Junction once it leaves military lands, where it’s already scorched thousands of acres. The Oregon Lakes Impact Area Fire — named for a munitions-training range within the Donnelly Training Area — was burning across nearly 7,000 acres of military land about 11 miles south of Delta by Monday morning, doubling in size since last week despite cooler, wetter weather. That’s the largest active fire in Alaska — and it’s barely May. “It’s pretty early for a fire that size,” said Beth Ipsen, public information officer for the Bureau of Land Management’s Alaska Fire Service in Fairbanks. … For the entire article, see https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2019/05/06/federal-team-deployed-for-6600-acre-blaze-near-delta-junction/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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