Smoke billows off the mountains around Hume Lake from the Rough fire on Aug. 21.
Smoke billows off the mountains around Hume Lake from the Rough fire on Aug. 21. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Smoke billows off the mountains around Hume Lake from the Rough fire on Aug. 21. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Earth Log

Earth Log

The latest on the Valley's water and air-quality issues from Mark Grossi

Rough fire can take your breath away

August 29, 2015 12:00 PM

UPDATED August 29, 2015 07:00 PM

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Mark Grossi has the pulse of the San Joaquin Valley ecosystem, writing since 1993 about subjects such as the region's notorious air quality, the restoration of the San Joaquin River and unhealthy drinking water in rural towns. Twitter: @markgrossi Mark retired from The Bee in October 2015.