Senate Panel Says Forest Service Not Implementing Rules

USA: Senate Panel Says Forest Service not Implementing Rules (re Thirty Mile Fire) 

(Source:  Society of American Foresters, 30 November 2001)

14November 2001 — The Senate Energy & Natural Resources Subcommittee onPublic Lands & Forests held a hearing to review a report investigating theThirty Mile Fire in which four USDA Forest Service firefighters died. TheSubcommittee said that the Forest Service failed to implement safety standardsthat were recommended six years ago.

Witnesstestimony from the hearing can be read on the Subcommittee’s website at
under the topic of Hearings.
Thirty Mile investigative report:


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