Toxic firefighting chemicals found in animals from Victorian wetlands – The Guardian

The Guardian Toxic firefighting chemicals found in animals from Victorian wetlandsThe GuardianPotentially carcinogenic firefighting chemicals discovered in a Victorian wetland may have been spread across the state because of a commercial fishing practice known as “ranching”. The Victorian Environment Protection Authority said testing by the … Powered by WPeMatico

Toxic firefighting chemicals may have been spread across Victorian waterways – The Guardian

The Guardian Toxic firefighting chemicals may have been spread across Victorian waterwaysThe GuardianPotentially carcinogenic firefighting chemicals discovered in a Victorian wetland may have been spread across the state because of a commercial fishing practice known as “ranching”. The Victorian Environment Protection Authority said testing by the … Powered by WPeMatico

Say so long to the P-2 Neptune, fire-fighting juggernaut – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Say so long to the P-2 Neptune, fire-fighting juggernautUSA TODAYMISSOULA, Mont. — Another chapter in aviation history came to an end this past weekend as Neptune Aviation retired the last of their P-2 Neptune firefighting air tankers. “Today is an ending of an era,” said Neptune Aviation chief operating officer … Powered by […]

White House adds firefighting funding to $29B disaster aid package – East Oregonian

East Oregonian White House adds firefighting funding to $29B disaster aid packageEast OregonianIn the meantime, Wednesday’s request proposal would provide $16 billion to pay those flood claims, along with $13 billion for Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief efforts. Federal firefighting accounts would receive $577 million as well …The Latest: White House requests $29B disaster […]

MP wants law to protect firefighting equipment – Salmon Arm Observer – Salmon Arm Observer

Salmon Arm Observer MP wants law to protect firefighting equipment – Salmon Arm ObserverSalmon Arm ObserverThe Conservative MP has introduced a private member’s bill that seeks to amend the Criminal Code of Canada in relation to offences involving firefighting …and more » Powered by WPeMatico