This is crazy. When much of an entire state is on fire cough climate change cough, the last thing the governor should have to think about is whether the federal government can be trusted to reimburse the firefighting costs.
But that's exactly the position Oregon’s Democratic governor is in.
“I talked with the federal authorities two weeks ago, asking for additional federal assistance, I was told point-blank ‘no’,” said Brown.
U.S. government officials have rejected Montana's request for aid in battling a group of wildfires that have been classified as the nation's top firefighting priority. Gov. Steve Bullock spokeswoman Ronja … Click to Continue »
Because of the constant burning of carbon into the atmosphere and the resulting changes to the weather and climate, the US has experienced more and more wildfires over the past several years. In fact, this has been the worst wildfir...
Oregon court required to rule on whether allowing climate change violates the "public trust doctrine."