Monday, June 15, 2015

White House Sends $110 Million to Fight Fires this Year

Plumas Hotshot, the Saddle Fire, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California, June 13, 2015. Source: Noah Berger, Reuters  
In anticipation of a rough and costly fire season, the White House will send an additional $110 million to the US Department of Agriculture to help bridge the looming gap between the US Forest Service's firefighting budget and the expected additional $200 million need for suppression this year. Read more here

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