Fireworks Article by Phil Higuera and Jennifer Balch Picked Up by Multiple Media Outlets
NC CASC University Director, Jennifer Balch, and Consortium Partner, Phil Higuera at the University of Montana, co-authored an article that was featured in The Conversation on June 30th. The article, “Skip the fireworks this record-dry 4th of July, over 150 wildfire scientists urge the US West,” discussed record-dry levels and extreme fire danger that the US West currently faces and the dangers of fireworks on the 4th of July.
The article was picked up by multiple media outlets, including NPR and USA Today. Below is a list of the media coverage:
Colorado Public Radio: https://www.cpr.org/2021/06/30/july-4th-fireworks-wildfire-risk/
CBS News, Weather on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WeatherProf/status/1411835166973206532?s=20
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