Category Archives: Op-ed

Risk Assessment of “Superfund” Sites Affected by “Large Landscape Fires”

Editor’s note:  Here is Ken Till’s proposed risk assessment endeavor relating to the potential impact of large-scale wildfire on Superfund remediations in the Coeur d’Alene Basin area.  Thanks Ken! Introduction:  This proposal merely addresses concerns about the potential negative consequences … Continue reading

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New York Times opinion page offers debate over federal land in the West

Editor’s note:  The NEW YORK TIMES, the distinguished national newspaper of record, offered a series of short commentaries on federal lands in the West on Jan. 7th.  Six “debaters” offered brief statements of their perspectives.  The six, incidentally, included Robert … Continue reading

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*Guest commentary: Congress must move on wildfire prevention funding

Editor’s note:  This op-ed, by California Assembly speaker Toni Atkins, comes to us from the CONTRA COSTA TIMES, published Nov. 28th. (read at source)

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*GUEST OPINION: What environmentalists are missing in the forest health debate

Editor’s note:  This op-ed, by Leonard Brant, is from the COEUR D’ALENE PRESS, published Nov. 26th.  It was Nick Smith’s news roundup’s lead article this morning.  Thanks Nick! (read at source)

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*Non-existent magazine’s (faux) interview with Robin Stanley

Editor’s note:  This post — a (fake) transcribed interview published in Burnt Tree Magazine — was submitted to NWAF! this morning by Robin Stanley.  The (fictional) interviewer was Tim Patterson. Tim Patterson, from Burnt Tree Magazine:  So Robin, tell us about … Continue reading

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*Environmentalists should allow professionals to do their work

Editor’s note:  This opinion piece, by Rufus R. Kimrey, was published on line in the BILLINGS GAZETTE on Aug. 23rd.  I initially saw it listed on Nick Smith’s circular. This is a response to the Aug. 1 article concerning the … Continue reading

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*Something to ponder

Editor’s note:  This post  was authored and submitted by Robin Stanley.  Thanks Robin! Four fire fighters die, three in Twisp.  Forty-five homes burned in Kamiah Idaho.  This week literally hundreds of homes destroyed across the northwest.  Family’s lives have been … Continue reading

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