Administration Sends Forest Fire Money to Washington D.C. – Where There Are No Forests!Posted by Committee Staff on September 11, 2009
In today’s Washington Times, Stephen Dinan reports that the U.S. Forest Service will spend $2.8 million in forest-fire-fighting money in Washington D.C. – a city with no national forests. Click here to read the article: Forest Fire Funds Aid D.C. Festivals
As the West continues to battle catastrophic wildfires that have taken lives, homes and businesses, it is outrageous that the Forest Service is using these funds for “park festivals” in D.C.
The article also highlights the efforts of House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Doc Hastings to keep the U.S. Forest Service accountable regarding its stimulus spending: