Tony Tooke

Perdue: Congress needs to treat major fires like other disasters

· September 11, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service should not be routinely borrowing money from prevention programs to combat ongoing wildfires. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told Congress last week that taking funds from prevention efforts only leaves behind more fuel in the forests for future fires to burn, exacerbating the situation. Perdue made his remarks during a […]

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