1 -- color) The Day Fire burned
out of control on Wednesday as it headed toward the Pyramid Lake recreation area.
It has about half the energy density of natural gas, and that's close enough for it to be substitutable or even mixable with natural gas directly at the point of being then burned
in a boiler or turbine that's going to make heat or electricity," he says.
Beginning August 20, high winds pushed hundreds of small fires together in a conflagration that burned
close to 3 million acres, killed 87 people, and destroyed a dozen towns in two days.
From 1958 to 1971, workers burned
thousands of gallons of solvents, toxic heavy metals and fuels in the pit.
Cantwell suspects the wax used then would have softened and not burned
Soon after the Cerro Grande fire last year--the 47,650-acre fire that burned
into Los Alamos--a team of burn area rehabilitation experts found that fully 35 percent of the site burned
That forest burned
in the Pendola fire of October 1999, destroying wildlife habitat.
about 24,000 acres from the hills around Simi Valley to the outskirts of Old Agoura.
To imitate the typical practice, Lemieux's team burned
trash in 55-gallon barrels with ventilation holes punched near the bottom.
After he got burned
, Vino and I would kneel down and pray for help,'' his father, 33-year-old Djefry Umpung, a Christian and a tin-can maker from the island of Sulawesi, said through a translator.
Afterward, not only did an increased amount of water flow into the creek, the burned
slopes themselves literally poured down every drainage.
For instance, at least 99 percent of the spilled oil burned
off the surface.