The Forest Service’s latest proposal to tackle wildfires could cost $1.3 billion

The Forest, the Army Corps of Engineers, and other federal agencies have submitted their latest proposals to Congress to address wildfires.

In their latest proposal, the agencies would spend $1 billion over 10 years to combat the spread of the blazes.

The proposal would also include more than $2 billion for firefighting, water infrastructure, fire prevention, and public safety.

The Forest and the Army are the lead agencies in the National Response Framework, which was approved by Congress in May.

It lays out the federal government’s response to the blizzards and other natural disasters that can impact the nation’s forests.

But the Forest Service and the Corps are also considering funding a new wildfire management plan. 

According to a July 31 report from the National Research Council, the Forest, Army Corps, and Interior Department are looking at funding a wildfire management strategy that includes new, more targeted wildfire management methods and programs. 

“There is still much work to be done before we can fully assess and develop this strategy,” said John F. McGovern, acting director of the National Resources Defense Council, in a statement.

“But we can be confident that we have the resources, expertise, and technical know-how to get this done.”

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