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April 4, 2020: The federal government and provinces are updating their contingency plans to tackle the upcoming spring flood and wildfire seasons as they also try to keep COVID-19 contained.
April 3, 2020: By the time fire season arrives, officials hope the spread of COVID-19 will taper off, but preparations are already being made.
April 1, 2020: In recent days, rounds of flooding rainfall have caused deadly landslides in parts of southeastern China, while excessively dry conditions elsewhere have led to a quickly spreading wildfire. The stormy pattern that setup over the Middle East during the month of March has extended into southeastern China even though ...
March 30, 2020: In recent days, rounds of flooding rainfall have caused deadly landslides in parts of southeastern China, and excessively dry conditions elsewhere have led to a quickly spreading wildfire. The stormy pattern that setup over the Middle East during the month of March has extended into southeastern China even though pa...
March 28, 2020: In the world’s largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, filmmaker Mohammed Arafat has been making public safety videos to warn about the dangers of coronavirus.
March 26, 2020: Daniel A. Gross writes about the arrival of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in New York State prisons, and the conditions that could promote its rapid spread through the system.
March 26, 2020: The company, which started the Camp Fire, recently agreed to the fine and to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
March 25, 2020: After a spate of disastrous wildfires degraded air quality, the state of California passed regulation in 2019 requiring employers to have masks on hand.
March 25, 2020: As of Wednesday, more than 428,400 cases of coronavirus have been reported, resulting in at least 19,120 deaths.
March 23, 2020: The company faces more than 0 billion in potential liabilities from California wildfires linked to its equipment.
March 23, 2020: Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to plead guilty to 84 involuntary manslaughter counts in connection with the 2018 Camp Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California's history.
March 23, 2020: Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 Northern California wildfire that killed 84 people and decimated three towns
March 23, 2020: Pacific Gas & Electric said Monday it will plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 fire in Northern California that killed 84 people and decimated three towns.
March 18, 2020: Over-crowded and understaffed prison facilities offer a perfect environment for COVID-19 to spread quickly, with potentially devastating results.
March 9, 2020: A wildfire in Oklahoma has burned more than 29,000 acres, and officials are working to assess the damage to buildings.
March 5, 2020: A brush fire that grew to 175 acres in Norco, California, on Tuesday was perhaps a preview of what could be an early and dangerous wildfire season in a state that just had its driest February on record.  It was the eighth fire incident in 2020, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protecti...
March 2, 2020: San Francisco saw no rain during February, which is typically its wettest month.
February 28, 2020: This adds to the previously agreed upon settlement of .7 billion that was announced last December.
February 25, 2020: As a parched February appears to near its mark in the record books, communities in California are preparing for wildfire season by deploying an army of hungry four-legged soldiers.
February 24, 2020: Miley Cyrus, Lil Nas X, The Veronicas and Seb Fontaine are confirmed as performers for a March 13 concert to benefit victims of the recent bushfires in Australia.
February 19, 2020: Sacramento lawmakers and regulators have introduced a bill that would force companies to keep insuring homeowners in fire zones, if they take steps to prepare for wildfire.
February 18, 2020: Based on the novel by Philip Roth, The
February 14, 2020: Smoke from wildfires may have long-term health effects, according to US research on juvenile monkeys.
February 11, 2020: Actor has not received compensation for her home, which was damaged by smoke from the 2018 Woolsey fireThe actor Shannen Doherty has revealed her battle with terminal breast cancer in an interview about her ongoing fight with State Farm, California’s largest home insurer, to receive compensation for her wildfire-d...
February 9, 2020: After weeks of devastating wildfires, Australia's east coast is now experiencing major flash flooding after severe weather has spawned downpours across the region.