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Drought, other factors contribute to larger Texas wildfires

posted on October 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM

Larger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces lingering drought, consistent development — driven by millions of new residents and the spread of outlying suburbs — and changes in how the state's land is used. Full Story

State Shields 2,389 Farm Acres From Development

posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:46 PM

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Twenty-eight more Pennsylvania farms in 14 counties are being protected from development. The Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board on Thursday approved easements to preserve the farms and 2,389 acres of land... Full Story

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