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  • Washington Journal Bob Roper Discusses Wildfire Season
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    Washington Journal: Bob Roper Discusses Wildfire Season

    Bob Roper on Wildfire Season

    Wildfire Magazine writer and former firefighter Bob Roper discussed the recent wildfires in the western United States.

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  • Hearing on Wildfire Management
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    Hearing on Wildfire Management

    Wildfire Management

    Environmental and firefighting experts testified on the role of government in wildfire management.

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  • Hearing on Wildfires and Natural Resources
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    Wildfire Issues

    Conservation organization and firefighter union leaders testified on the threat and impact of wildfires. The hearing focused on budgetary concerns on preventing, managing, and fighting…

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  • Forestry Subcmte Look at Wildfire Prevention Efforts
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    Look at Wildfire Prevention Efforts

    Wildfire Risks

    The deputy chief of the U.S. Forest Service, local officials, and business leaders testified on the need to fund projects reducing fire hazards on federal lands.

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  • Senate Hearing Focuses on Forest Wildfire Management
    Senate Hearing Focuses on Forest Wildfire Management

    Forest Wildfire Managment

    Orrin Hatch (R-UT), John Thune (R-SD), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Steve Daines (R-MT) also provided testimony in support of three wildfire-related bills they are sponsoring.

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  • House Subcmte Holds Oversight Hearing on Wildfire Prevention
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    Holds Oversight Hearing on Wildfire Prevention

    Wildfire and Forest Management

    Wildfire and Forest Service officials testified on ways to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire.

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  • First Responder Wildfire Training
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    First Responder Wildfire Training

    Witnesses testified on the training and resources available to firefighters and first responders in communities threatened by wildfires. Mayor Navarre testified by remote video from Alaska.…

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  • Wildfire Management Programs
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    Wildfire Management Programs

    Forest Service and Interior Department officials testified on the preparedness of federal agencies for the wildfire season. Among the issues they addressed were cohesive wildfire management strategy, the status of planning to replace the aging airtanker fleet, succession planning, and other issues.

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  • Washington Journal Tom Martin Discusses Federal Wildfire Management
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    Washington Journal: Tom Martin Discusses Federal Wildfire Management

    Tom Martin on Federal Wildfire Management

    Tom Martin talked about the role of the federal government in wildfire management.

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  • Wildfires and Public Health Concerns
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    Wildfires and Public Health Concerns

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Injury Research and Policy held a discussion on the wildfire season and public health concerns.

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  • Senate Hearing on Wildfire and Forest Management
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    Senate Hearing on Wildfire and Forest Management

    A Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee examined various pieces of legislation addressing wildfires and forest management. This hearing came as wildfires devastated large swaths…

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  • Federal and State Officials Testify on Wildfire Prevention and Forest Management
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    Federal and State Officials Testify on Wildfire Prevention and Forest Management

    Wildfire Prevention and Forest Management Budget

    Environmental advocacy organization representatives and officials from the Departments of Agriculture, Interior, and State testified at a hearing on wildfire prevention and forest management spending.

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  • Colorado Wildfire
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    Colorado Wildfire

    Bosworth talked about the fire outlook in U.S. forests this summer, the Colorado wildfire, and how the U.S.

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  • Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health
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    Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health

    The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands questioned witnesses on how to prevent future forest fires. Topics ranged from better emergency…

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  • California Wildfire Emergency Operations
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    California Wildfire Emergency Operations

    President Bush toured the damage caused by wildfires in the San Diego area today. This program includes his arrival and departure from Miramar Air Station, video of his flyover and walking…

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  • Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health
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    Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health

    Witnesses testified about U.S. forest policy, recent wildfires in the West, fire prevention, and proposals to clear forest undergrowth in order to help prevent the spread of fire.

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  • Wildfire Preparedness  Forest Service 2015 Fiscal Year Budget
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    Wildfire Preparedness & Forest Service 2015 Fiscal Year Budget

    The purpose of the hearing is to explore wildland fire preparedness and to consider the President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 for the Forest Service. The hearing will be webcast live…

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  • Wildfire Threats and National Forests
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    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 Office. The report stated that a large portion of the forest of…

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  • Hearing to review past wildfire seasons to inform and improve future federal wildland fire management strategies
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    Hearing to review past wildfire seasons to inform and improve future federal wildland fire management strategies.

    Hearings to examine past wildfire seasons to inform and improve future Federal wildland fire management strategies.

  • emFire and Ashes  On the Front Lines of American Wildfireem
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    Fire and Ashes: On the Front Lines of American Wildfire

    Maclean talked about his book Fire and Ashes: On the Front Lines of American Wildfire, published by Henry Holt and Company. He described the wildfire fighting and the last 100 years of federal wildfire policy, including several historic wildfires such as the 1953 Rattlesnake fire in Mendocino National Forest, the worst arson case in history which resulted in the death of 15 firefighters; the Mann Gulch fire in which several smoke jumpers were killed after a planning disaster; and the 2002 wildfire season, the worst on record. ... The author talked about the development of wildfire policy from a bureaucratic necessity to an issue on the forefront of Western politics in recent years.

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