Wildfire Threats and National Forests

Representatives heard testimony about the threat of wildfires in national forests released in a recent report by the General Accounting… read more

Representatives heard testimony about the threat of wildfires in national forests released in a recent report by the General Accounting Office. The report stated that a large portion of the forest of the western United States is at an abnormally high risk of catastrophic fire. It pointed to the overaccumulation of vegetation, calling the area a “tinderbox.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Wildfire Threats and National Forests

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Program ID:
125781-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 1999
Last Aired:
Jul 2, 1999

Airing Details

  • Jun 29, 1999 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 30, 1999 | 3:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 1999 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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