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Posted Jul 28, 2014 5:15 PM CDT
By Martha Neil

In Australia or Hong Kong, developers and local government are required to take action, such as monitoring, to reduce the risk of landslides, says a new report by an investigative agency known as GEER.

But less restrictive land use rules apply in the U.S., which may have contributed to the scope of a massive mudslide that killed 43 people in Washington state earlier this year, the highest landslide death toll ever in the U.S., experts say. The…

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