S. Hrg. 113-492: Wildfire, Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session on Wildfire Preparedness and Forest Service 2015 Fiscal Year Budget [open pdf - 343KB]
This is the July 15, 2014 hearing on "Wildfire" held before the committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred and Thirteenth Congress. From the Opening Statement of Mary Landrieu: "Today we will explore the Forest Service and the Department of Interior's preparedness for the 2014 wildfire season and to consider the President's Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal for the Forest Service. Many of our colleagues have sent letters calling for action. Today's hearing is a good opportunity to examine issues related to fire suppression and attempt to glean a deeper understanding of the extent of the problem and possible solutions. Fighting fires, wildfires, and funding fire suppression efforts have been an important issue in American politics for over 100 years." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Mike Crapo, Jeff Flake, Dan Gibbs Mary Landrieu, John McCain, Lisa Murkowski, Ken Pimlott, David Porter Tenney, Kim Thorsen, Thomas Tidwell, and Mark Udall..
S. Hrg. 113-492
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