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Saturday, July 18, 2015


United States

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Bruce Courtright, Chairman of the National Institute for the Elimination of Catastrophic Wildfire, sent along testimony from Rep. Tom McClintock to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands Oversight Committee hearing about how over 1,000 lawsuits against USFS have hamstrung proper forest management
REP TOM MCCLINTOCK: Litigation hamstringing U.S. Forest Service


(2) The 3,500-acre North Fire destroyed a score of cars stopped on Interstate 15 near the Southern California foothill community of Devore yesterday as yet another drone halted air-tanker operations
Flames sweep over freeway; motorists run for their lives

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