wildfires http://hppr.org en New federal agreement could devastate rural firefighting in OK http://hppr.org/post/new-federal-agreement-could-devastate-rural-firefighting-ok <p></p><p>The U.S. Department of Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency will no longer provide no-cost surplus military vehicles and equipment to fire departments across the country reported StateImpact Oklahoma.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 34061 at http://hppr.org New federal agreement could devastate rural firefighting in OK Greatest wildfire danger is in Eastern Colorado http://hppr.org/post/greatest-wildfire-danger-eastern-colorado <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fire outlook for Colorado was recently released by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention &amp; Control.&nbsp; The document shows the areas with the greatest potential wildfire danger are the plains of Eastern Colorado reported </span><a href="http://kvnf.org/post/colorados-2014-wildfire-outlook-released" style="line-height: 1.5;">Laura Palmisano for KVNF</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 32029 at http://hppr.org Greatest wildfire danger is in Eastern Colorado Smoky Skies Affect the Region, Study Says http://hppr.org/post/smoky-skies-affect-region-study-says <p>The destruction caused by wildfires may be obvious to the observer, but one new piece of research brings attention to the potential effects of smoke from those wildfires.</p><p>The majority of the High Plains region falls under an area of the nation most affected by plumes of smoke from wildfires and other causes, according to research by environmental group <a href="http://www.nrdc.org/health/impacts-of-wildfire-smoke/"><strong>Natural Resources Defense Council</strong></a>. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Adam Vos 23591 at http://hppr.org Smoky Skies Affect the Region, Study Says