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Judge intervenes on behalf of threatened seabird in Oregon

Aug. 7, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge has ruled that the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission illegally reversed an earlier decision granting endangered species status to the marbled murrelet, a small seabird that nests in old-growth forests. Conservation groups on Wednesday accused Oregon officials of seeking...

Bipartisan bill will boost wildfire protection, senators say

Aug. 1, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people and destroyed much of the Northern California town of Paradise last year. Democrat Dianne Feinstein of...