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2 hrs ago | KOMO News

Independent commission to look into Oso mudslide

An independent commission has been assigned the job of examining the emergency disaster response to the March 22 Oso mudslide and land-use planning in slide-prone areas, Washington state and Snohomish County officials announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

6 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

Independent Commission To Probe Oso Landslide

An independent commission will delve into the deadliest landslide in Washington history.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Snohomish County, WA, Darrington, WA

8 hrs ago | Science

Scientists trot out dueling analyses of deadly landslide

One of the deadliest landslides in U.S. history was unleashed when part of a mountain collapsed onto a rain-sodden slope, sending a wall of mud shooting through a Washington state neighborhood, according to a federal landslide expert.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Vancouver, WA

9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

12-member Oso mudslide commission announced

State and county leaders on Friday announced the make-up of an independent commission that will examine the emergency disaster response to the March 22 Oso mudslide that killed 43 people.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Jay Inslee

13 hrs ago | Philippines Today

Landslide displaces whole village in Leyte town

Mayor Doroteo Palconit of Calubian, Leyte on Friday disclosed that all residents in Barangay Obispo, one kilometer away from the town proper, will be relocated following a landslide Thursday due to rains.

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13 hrs ago | Philippines Today

Philvolcs discovers dangerous landslide zones in La Union

The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology will deploy landslide sensors after it discovered Thursday signs of possible dangerous landslide zones in Barangay Nagyubuyuban, here.

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Related Topix: Weather

17 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Cheekye slide risk unacceptable: experts

A potential landslide with enough material to fill B.C. Place twice poses an unacceptable threat to people living and working in Cheekye Fan area, experts say.

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Related Topix: Canada,

21 hrs ago | CBC News

Muskrat Falls landslides show dam built in danger zone: opponents

A landslide last week just kilometres from the Muskrat Falls construction site has opponents to the hydro-electric project saying an independent review is needed of the land.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Kenai Fjords National Park

February 2014 Monthly Weather Summary

The Kenai Fjords area saw a return to more typical temperatures in February when the average monthly temperature dropped below freezing, yet remained slightly above the 30-year normal for the month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Kenai Fjords National Park, US National Parks

The Washington Post

Pr. George's residents affected by landslide hold closed-door meeting with officials

Residents of a Prince George's County neighborhood impacted by a landslide met behind closed doors for the first time Thursday with government officials in hopes of finding a cost-effective solution that will stabilize a collapsing hillside and save 28 properties in jeopardy .

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Related Topix: Fort Washington, MD

HeraldNet

Commission to look into Oso mudslide, emergency response

The commission will be tasked with conducting an independent assessment of the slide.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow

MYREPUBLICA.com

Nembang draws govt's attention for providing relief to flood, landslide victims

Speaker of the Legislature-Parliament, Subash Nembang, has drawn the governments attention to provide the exact information about the loss and damages caused to property and life by flood and landslide across the country, and the details of the relief distributed to them.

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Nepalnews.com

Landslide disrupts Dhading section of Prithvi Highway

The road at Baireni VDC was disrupted after the landslide debris deposited mainly by the Machhedi river blocked the road, according to a Police Post at Baireni.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wenatchee World

Science team: Oso mudslide delivered a one-two punch

THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

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Related Topix: Weather, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters

FireHouse.com

Last Wash. Mudslide Victim's Remains Found

July 23--Diligence, drier weather and the discovery two weeks ago of deep-buried debris led searchers Tuesday to the remains of the last missing victim of the Oso landslide, four months to the day after a mountain of mud swept away dozens of homes and killed 43 people.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Military, US Navy

Wired

Massive Landslide inside the Askja Caldera

Deposits and scarp from the July 21, 2014 landslide in the Askja caldera, Iceland.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Tsunami

Star Tribune

Jordan worried about stability of river bluffs

After a landslide damaged the historic Jordan Brewery, the city is looking into the conditions of the river bluff behind the building.

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The Peninsula

Two killed in landslide in N. Philippines

MANILA: A three-year-old boy and his younger brother were buried under tons of earth after a landslide occurred in Rodriguez, Rizal, in Philippines early Wednesday.

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Journalgazette.net

Colorado gay couples want ban to end now

U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore indicated that the injunction sought by gay couples declaring Colorado's law unconstitutional is certain to be granted.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Weather

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Milloy: The collapsed hillside that united a small Prince George's neighborhood

When a natural disaster results in property loss, insurance companies sometimes invoke a legal term - "act of God," which exempts them from claims.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fort Washington, MD, Weather

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