As I’ve reported previously, the State of Utah is in the process of adopting ordinances regulating the development of land that is susceptible to landslides and other geologic hazards. A new bill has been introduced in the Utah House that would give developers a recourse for appeal if they don’t like the decision of a local jurisdiction. More at the Salt Lake Tribune.
Debris flows are a significant geologic hazard that affect communities around the world. Their destructive potential has been evident in North America in recent years, but the Swiss have been at the forefront of debris […]