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EPA To Alaskans: We Might Fine You For Burning Wood To Stay Warm

Matt Vespa, Well, in the Alaskan interior, winters can be brutal. With temperatures dropping below zero, burning wood is the only viable way for Alaskans in these rather desolate areas to stay warm. Yet, government thinks this is a problem concerning small-particle pollution. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency is so concerned that they’re mulling

May 9th, a day” and a man ” to remember

Sheldon Bart  Eighty-eight years ago, in the wee hours of May 9, 1926, two Navy aviators boarded a large experimental airplane with three engines, a wooden wing and a canvas fuselage stretched over a metal skeleton. Her dubious ski landing gear had been reinforced with wood scavenged from the oars of lifeboats. She stood poised