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Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

9 hours ago   |   KSBW

They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a wildfire, thousands...
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Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

BOISE, Idaho - They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a...
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Celeb chefs unite to feed hungry, help bleeding restaurants

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By KELLI KENNEDY FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - When Jose Andres first came to New York City, the wide-eyed sailor in the Spanish navy docked on West 30th Street full of ambition...
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NYC transit workers dying from coronavirus at triple the rate of first responders

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

At least 41 New York transit workers have died from COVID-19 over the last two weeks as the virus has spread like wildfire through the MTA's workforce of roughly 71,000 people...
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How California disasters helped the state respond to coronavirus

How California disasters helped the state respond to coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Politico

SACRAMENTO - The deadly wildfires that swept through California with increasing ferocity in recent years delivered brutal lessons about disaster response - and may help the...
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PG&E faces accusations of double crossing wildfire victims

PG&E faces accusations of double crossing wildfire victims

2 days ago   |   KCRA

Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday fended off allegations that it's breaking its promises to the victims of catastrophic wildfires ignited by the utility's outdated equipment in...
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Market tumult threatens PG&E deal with wildfire victims

Market tumult threatens PG&E deal with wildfire victims

3 days ago   |   KCRA   |   3 articles

Lawyers who negotiated a crucial $13.5 billion deal for the victims of deadly wildfires caused by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment are expressing serious doubts about whether...
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Wildfire Victims Push to Reopen $13.5 Billion Deal With PG&E

3 days ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

The falling price of the utility's shares, which are part of the settlement, has jeopardized the company's plan to emerge from bankruptcy by June 30.
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Market tumult threatens PG&E deal with wildfire victims

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

Lawyers who negotiated a crucial $13.5 billion deal for the victims of deadly wildfires caused by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment are expressing serious doubts about whether...
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SoCal storm brings threat of mud, debris flows to Holy Fire burn area near Corona

3 days ago   |   ABC

A storm hitting Southern California is raising the concern of possible mud and debris flows in areas impacted by wildfires.
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