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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Virtual Currency Mixer Tornado Cash

Aug 8 2022 // The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, accusing it of helping hackers, including from North Korea, to launder proceeds from their cyber crimes. A senior Treasury Department...

Oregon’s Wildfire Risk Map Emerges as Climate Flashpoint

Aug 8 2022 // A new map in Oregon that rated the wildfire risk of every tax lot in the state – labeling nearly 80,000 structures as high-risk – generated so much pushback from angry homeowners that officials abruptly retracted it,...

North Texas Wildfires Continue to Erupt

Aug 5 2022 // One firefighter was injured and two others were treated for heat exhaustion while fighting a wildfire in North Texas that burned almost half a square mile Wednesday, officials said. The fire near Tolar, about 40 miles (65...

CSU Team Slightly Lowers Forecast for Still Above-Average Hurricane Season

Aug 5 2022 // The hurricane research team at Colorado State University has slightly lowered its outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season but is still calling for above-average action. The CSU Tropical Meteorology Project team is now...

California’s Largest Wildfire Got Very Little Help from Rainfall

Aug 4 2022 // California’s largest wildfire so far this year has so far charred nearly 90 square miles, getting only a little help from rainfall in the area this week. The wildfire, which is now listed as 10% contained, broke out...

Utah Man Accused of Causing Wildfire by Burning Spider

Aug 4 2022 // A Utah man has been arrested on accusations he started a wildfire while trying to burn a spider with his lighter. Cory Allan Martin, 26, told deputies that he spotted the spider Monday while he was in a hiking area in the...

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