More federal dollars coming from climate law for Western wildfire management

Nearly $500 million in new funding will allow the U.S. Forest Service to treat more than 27 million acres across seven states, including Oregon

By: - January 19, 2023 10:33 am

Some of the money will be used for mitigation efforts in the Klamath River Basin. (Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler covers federal policy and helps direct national coverage as deputy Washington bureau chief for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.