fix articles 82526, wildfires
Senate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate (tags)
On Monday the Senate failed to pass disaster relief funding to benefit Americans impacted by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters. Republicans and Democrats clashed over recovery aid amounts for Puerto Rico and two separate proposals could not muster enough votes for passage.
Firing Up Action On Climate Change (tags)
As wildfire season commences in California, a local group of citizens is stepping forward on May 29 to ask Rep. Judy Chu of Pasadena to address the cause of the increase in fires by taking a leadership role in Congress on climate change legislation and resources, including ending the sequester which harms California's ability to combat fires..
Money for Firefighting & Prevention; Not for War (tags)
The World Socialist Website has 2 excllent articles providing the details of the Southern California fire crisis and their relation to the neglect of our domestic needs in favor of war profiteering.
Forest Service Spends Record $1.5 Billion Fighting Wildfires (tags)
Wildfires across the country have burned a record number of acres this year, and with the scorched land comes a record bill, a federal official said Tuesday.
Market Forces Fed SoCal Flames (tags)
Mike Davis on the wildfires in Southern California "A market-driven recipe for disaster"
Could Russian 'waterbomber' save California? (tags)
Congressmen say feds resisting massive jet that will douse wildfires
Arsonists for Bush? (tags)
Earlier this year: (Oregon) Can it be pure coincidence, locals are asking, that two wildfires sprang up in view of the spot where President Bush planned to promote his plan to thin forests for wildfire prevention?
Oregon rains of Bush (tags)
He lost Afghansitan. He is losing Iraq. Even in America Bush can't get the people on his side.