Lawsuit to Ban Fire Retardant Nationwide Gains Steam. Huge Implications. Oregon Now Banning People From Using the Wildfire Risk Map THEY Created. A Letter From Chief Randy Moore.
Lots of news this week.
On today’s show:
Lawsuit out of Montana to ban the use of fire retardant nationwide gains steam. Congress discusses it and proposes a Clean Water Act exemption for the Forest Service.
The group Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics says retardant needs permitting and is not useful to stop wildfires.
Oregon is now banning people from using the wildfire risk map they created after insurance companies started raising and canceling residents’ policies… as predicted. “Who could have seen this coming?”
Forest Service Chief writes a letter to employees. I cover what is said and what to expect moving into the fire season.
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