Fighting The Wrong Fires

Number 28026
Subject Wildfire
Source Oregon Public Broadcasting
State Oregon
Year 2018
Publication Date
Summary OPB’s science and environment team spent a year analyzing government data, reviewing scientific literature and interviewing more than 100 people to find out why firefighting costs have soared and why, 30 years after its scientists first raised red flags, the U.S. Forest Service continues to risk lives and waste millions of dollars fighting fires it doesn't need to fight.
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Keywords wildfires, Oregon, firefighting costs, U.S. Forest Service, fire fighting
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