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LaMalfa Supports Federal Wildfire Avoidance Rules

Congressman Doug LaMalfa is praising a proposed new federal rule which would strengthen vegetation management near power lines. Given one minute to speak on the House floor, LaMalfa praised the U-S Forest Service and the U-S Department of Agriculture…

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He also mentioned 54-thousand acres that have burned this year in Plumas County, and the recent actions taken by P-G-and-E…

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According to LaMalfa in a news release, under previous law, it cold take months for utilities to receive Forest Service or B-L-M approval to remove hazardous trees from transmission lines or other rights of way, even if the trees were already in contact with transmission lines.

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