Federal Response to Wildfires

Mark Rey talked about the federal response to recent wildfires, the upcoming wildfire season, federal funding and resources to fight… read more

Mark Rey talked about the federal response to recent wildfires, the upcoming wildfire season, federal funding and resources to fight wildfires, and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. He also talked about the impact of the passage of the House FLAME Act (HR5541), which provides extra funding for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression and development of a management strategy. Undersecretary Rey is in charge of the U.S. Forestry Service that employs approximately 14,000 federal firefighters to fight wildfires on National Forest land.

Representative Raul Grijalva, participating by phone from Tucson, AZ, talked about the FLAME Act (H.R. 5541), which he co-sponsored. close

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  • Grijalva, Raul U.S. Representative [D] Arizona
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 14, 2008

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  • Jul 14, 2008 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2008 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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