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2013-04-24 16:21:32

ENCINITAS, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is the best time in California to perform fuel modification maintenance for fire protection planning as vegetation starts to dry out, advises Dudek a California environmental firm specializing in fire prevention planning. It is also the time property owners may be receiving notices from their local fire department regarding overgrown lots. Fuel maintenance should focus on dead and dying plants, highly flammable species, thick...

2013-04-22 16:21:10

Industry Association Questions Colorado's Aerial Firefighting Proposal WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services And Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) has questioned a proposal by the Colorado Senate to establish a state-owned and operated aerial firefighting fleet. The legislation, which would establish a Colorado Firefighting Air Corps, at a purported cost of $25 million, has been approved by the Senate's Agricultural, Natural...

2013-03-27 16:20:11

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Private sector aerial firefighters report their aircraft are mission-ready for what could be another devastating fire season in the US, as dry conditions continue to persist over much of the country. In fact, according to a US Forest Service (USFS) spokesman, the 2013 fire season is projected to be similar to last year's, when 9.3 million acres of wildland were destroyed, by a total of 67,674 fires. Operators of helicopters and fixed wing...

2013-03-26 20:21:38

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) held a public hearing to hear comments on a new furniture flammability rule, replacing an outdated regulation that has caused global chemical contamination with chemicals linked to lower IQs in children, infertility and cancer. "There's no reason to delay improved fire safety without toxic chemicals," comments Ana...

2013-02-26 16:21:02

The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) requests action by the Forest Service to award airtanker contracts now. WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services And Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) is extremely concerned about a shortage of fixed wing slurry bombers for the upcoming fire season and has cited the US Forest Service (USFS) for prolonged lack of action toward replacing a dwindling number of...

2013-02-26 12:22:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of spring and increased risk of forest and brush fires across the state, federal grants are now available to help Pennsylvania's rural communities better guard against the threat of fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas. "Warming temperatures, sunny days and strong winds usher in wildfire dangers that emphasize the value of having well-trained and well-equipped local firefighting forces in rural...

2013-02-21 16:21:41

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Comstock") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced that the United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has made a determination to allow the Company to move forward with a Class 1 Color-of-Title Act claim ("CoT claim") with respect to Lot 51, a 25-acre parcel in Gold Hill, Nevada. As part of this process, the BLM is allowing for the Company's limited interim use of the...

2013-02-17 23:00:37

[317 Pages Report] Flame Retardant Chemicals Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of applications, product types and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues by analyzing trends. (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 The report “Flame Retardant Chemicals Market by Type, Application & Geography — Market Estimates up to 2017” published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global flame retardant chemicals market with analysis and forecasting of the...

2013-01-28 20:20:07

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Representatives of the US aerial firefighting industry predict ongoing challenges involving fleet modernization, as legacy aircraft continue to age, and the Federal government has yet to sign off on a viable transition plan for operational funding of proposed, new generation, large airtankers. "The private, aerial firefighting industry has submitted a viable plan to replace today's dwindling number of former Cold War Era military aircraft with...

2012-12-13 12:29:17

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FireScope Inc., the leader in aligning customers' technology performance to their business and customer experiences, today announced that FireScope solutions, including their SaaS offering Stratis, have been recognized as a "Value Leader" in both Business Impact Management and Technical Performance Analytics, as well as a "Strong Value" in Change Impact and Capacity Optimization in Enterprise Management Associates EMA Radar for Advanced...