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  • National Forest Policy
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    National Forest Policy

    Witnesses testified about forest fires in Colorado and how statutory, regulatory and administrative requirements affect national forest management. They also talked about dead fuel removal…

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  • National Forest Fire Plan Implementation
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    National Forest Fire Plan Implementation

    Officials testified about the development of a national forest fire plan and the allocation of funds for the plan. Among the issues addressed were the devastation of the previous summer’s…

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  • Preventing Wildfires
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    Preventing Wildfires

    Panels of experts talked about the costs and consequences of wildfires in the Southwest U.S, particularly the Los Alamos fire. They also talked about preventative measures.

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  • Federal Fire Management Policy
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    Federal Fire Management Policy

    Witnesses testified about federal efforts to control wildfires in the West and South. Among the issues they addressed were on-going efforts to fight fires, different methods available to…

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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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  • Forest Fires
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    Forest Fires

    Committee members heard testimony on state, federal and local interagency coordination for forest fire fighting and fire suppression. Federal expenditures on fighting wildfires was included.

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