Federal Response to Wildfires

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

Casey Judd talked about federal response to recent wildfires, the upcoming wildfire season, federal funding and resources to fight wildfires and impact of the passage of the House FLAME Act. Mr. Judd, who is critical of current policies, testified before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on June 18, 2008, stating that the nation’s federal wildland firefighters were not as prepared as the federal agencies were claiming they were. He also talked about the role of firefighters and his proposals to make federal fire fighting more efficient, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. 

Ruben Grijalva, participating by phone from Sacramento, CA, talked about the

current status of the California wildfires. close

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  • Grijalva, Ruben Director California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
  • Judd, Casey Business Manager Federal Wildland Fire Services Association
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 14, 2008

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  • Jul 14, 2008 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2008 | 12:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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