Forest Service spending on large wildfires in the West
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Federal spending on wildfire suppression in the United States has grown over the past decade, but outside of land management agencies, little is known about how funds are spent, which activities are contracted out, and where this spending occurs. Decisions about suppression spending affect economies both near and far from wildfires. This research examines patterns of USDA Forest Service suppression spending on large wildfires in the West.
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