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Interior to launch mental health program for wildland firefighters, boost wildfire spending

By: - June 17, 2022 1:01 pm

The aftermath of the East Troublesome Fire in Colorado in October 2020. The Biden Administration is backing more funds for firefighter mental health and to combat fires. (Thomas Cooper/Special to Colorado Newsline).

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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