CRA Weekly Wildfire Briefing

California Resiliency Alliance Weekly Wildfire Brief for July 11, 2018.

Why California’s fire season is off to the worst start in 10 years

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California Resiliency Alliance Weekly Wildfire Brief

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California Resiliency Alliance Weekly Wildfire Brief

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California Resiliency: Weekly Wildfire Brief for June 21, 2018

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The Hill: Spending bill includes major wildfire overhaul

The spending bill Congress is considering includes a major, bipartisan effort to overhaul how the U.S. government spends money to fight wildfires on federal land. The provision in the omnibus appropriations bill, released publicly late Wednesday, is meant to cut down on a practice known as “fire borrowing” in which agencies like the Forest Service and Bureau […]

E&E News: Wildfire bill passes; more hurdles ahead

Wildfire bill passes; more hurdles ahead    Marc Heller, E&E News reporter Published: Thursday, November 2, 2017   The House yesterday passed legislation encouraging more logging on national forests as a way to curtail wildfires, and supporters said they hope at least some of its provisions are enacted into law this year.   The “Resilient […]

E&E News: Wildfire legislation’s NEPA provisions generate divisions

Wildfire legislation’s NEPA provisions generate divisions Marc Heller, E&E News reporter Published: Thursday, October 26, 2017 Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) led a hearing on combating wildfires yesterday. Environment and Public Works Committee Congress risks stirring old political battles by trying to scale back environmental rules in the fight against wildfires, Sen. […]

Agriculture Panel to Vote on Emergency Wildlife & Forest Management Act

FORESTS: Agriculture panel to vote on wildfire legislation Source: Energy & Environment Daily Published: Monday, September 12, 2016 The Senate Agriculture Committee will take up wildfire legislation this week, as a disagreement over committee jurisdiction on the issue continues to play out. The Agriculture panel will vote on a measure from Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), the […]

California’s Dramatic Fire Season Roars Ahead

With USA Today reporting that there have already been 4,200 fires throughout the state of California this year, it comes as little surprise that, according to Southern California Public Radio, Cal Fire has already spent 40 percent of its firefighting budget for the year – a budget that was expanded to $165 million in anticipation […]