U.S. Agencies Emphasize Cooperation in Wildfire Season

Interior Department and Agriculture Department sign memorandum

 

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue speak in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, June 2, 2017. Both emphasized cooperation among federal, state, tribal and local agencies in battling wildfires as the main part of the wildfire season arrives. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)

 

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 local agencies in battling wildfires as the main part of the wildfire season arrives.

Secretaries Ryan Zinke of the Inter

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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 local agencies in battling wildfires as the main part of the wildfire season arrives. Secretaries […]

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