Lawmakers offer more wildfire prevention bills
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), who is in the midst of a tough election campaign back home, has a solution to addressing the wildfires ravaging Western states: converting dead trees and brush that don't have much timber value into energy.
New $300K ad buy targets Trump on RFS
A group headed by a former congressional candidate in Ohio is stepping up its criticism of the Trump administration's biofuel policies with a billboard and digital ad campaign.
Senators urge swift passage of forest policy overhaul
Congress must change its approach to managing forests for wildfire, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) told a Senate panel as record fires tore through hundreds of thousands of acres in her state.
Troubled timber market hampers wildfire efforts
Efforts by the Forest Service to clear the woods of potential wildfire fuel are bumping up against troublesome headwind in the timber market: The material coming out of the forest isn't worth much.
Smoke, political blame game arrive in D.C.
Uncontrolled wildfires in four Western states continued to burn as federal lawmakers today saw some of their first direct evidence: an orange, hazy sunrise in the nation's capital as the smoke reached the East Coast.