Public comment sought for proposal to expand volcano detection system around Mount Rainier

The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing more than a dozen new site locations for the volcano monitoring system inside Mount Rainier National Park.

Editor’s Note: The above video concerning scientists adding more lahar sensors at Mount Rainier was published in October 2020. 

ASHFORD, Wash. — The Cascades Volcano Observatory branch of the U.S. Geological Survey is hoping to get public feedback on a proposal to expand the current volcano monitoring system in the Mount Rainier National Park.

The National Park Service announced that the organization had requested a permit for the expansion on Monday, June 7. The proposed expansion includes 17 new site locations in the

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