Tag Archives: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Supertanker Gains Approval to Fight U.S. Wildfires

747 can fight fires but is limited to where the fires are   (Global Supertanker Services/Facebook photo)   By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the ...

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U.S. Agencies Emphasize Cooperation in Wildfire Season

Interior Department and Agriculture Department sign memorandum     KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The heads of the two largest public land agencies in the U.S. signed a memorandum Friday emphasizing cooperation among federal, state, tribal and ...

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Kansas Wildfires Causes Suspension of Grazing Restrictions

Ranchers affected by fires are offered relief from USDA   WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ranchers in three states affected by wildfires have been given a temporary suspension of grazing restrictions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday authorized emergency grazing ...

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