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A Slippery Slope

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

A Slippery Slope: Warm rains and glacial melting trigger dangerous debris flows MELTING MOUNTAIN glaciers and warming rains drive debris flows, torrents of mud and rock that have damaged roads, closed recreational facilities and led to millions of dollars in clean-up costs in the Northwest. Climate change is likely to increase risks in the future. […]