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WILDFIRES

Legislation

H.R.2647 – Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 (Passed House July 2015)

H.R. 2647 was amended into S. 2012 – The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (May 2016)

S.____ Wildfire Budgeting Response and Forest Management Act of 2016 Discussion DRAFT

Background

Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015, Natural Resources Committee 06/25/2015

Wildfire Spending: Background, Issues, and Legislation in the 114th Congress 08/25/2015

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources – Press release (Draft) Wildfire Budgeting Response & Forest Management Act of 2016

White House 

Executive Order on Wildland-Urban Interface Federal Risk Mitigation (May 2016)

Key Reports – Studies on Wildfire 

Wildland Fire Science and Technology Task Force Final Report White House Office of Science and Technology – November 2015

(Report) The Rising Cost of Fire Operations: Effects on the Forest Service’s Non-Fire Work – USFS

Summary of the USDA Forest Service Budget – Western Forestry Leadership Coalition