Congressional hearing on wildland fire preparedness

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This hearing will occur today at 2:00 PM Eastern Time today. The Federal Wildland Fire Service Association (FWFSA), the National Wildfire Supplression Association (NWSA), and the National Federation of Federal Employees (FFFE) will provide testimony during the second panel. The Senate committee on Energy and Natural Resources will conduct the hearing to:

“consider the preparedness of Federal land management agencies for the 2008 wildfire season.”

We will post some information here in real time during the hearing if it is broadcast live on C-Span; but, it is not scheduled at this time to be on C-Span.

Update: To get the streaming video, go to the Committee’s web site and click on Live Webcast on the left side at the bottom. You will need Real Player to open the “ram” file.

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