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Wednesday, October 01, 2014


United States

(1) With a fire season that saw less than half the usual acreage burn nationwide, US Forest Service didn't exhaust their $995 million suppression budget for the first time in three years
Forest Service Budget Covers Firefighting Costs For First Time In 3 Years


(2) A trio of former US Forest Service chiefs threw their support behind the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, treating wildfire suppression as a natural disaster, not as a budget item
Op-Ed: Congress should fund fires for what they are -- disasters

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