Topic: Scott Stephens
Thanks to the Yosemite Rim fire, smoke levels are creating new challenges – and paperwork – for communities at risk of fines and loss of federal funds for exceeding air quality standards intended for industry and automobiles.
Cooler temperatures, higher humidity, and lighter winds are helping those battling the Yosemite Rim Fire, which is now 30 percent contained. Also factors: drones and areas already scorched in the past decade.
A California surfer was bitten by a shark near Humboldt Bay, but Scott Stephens says he punched the shark until it let him go.
The US military steps up efforts to stop Iran from using the marshes of southern Iraq to smuggle weapons.
11/06/2009 12:00 am