Tag: wildfire

Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden to survey wildfire damage, make case for spending plan

September 13, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden will promote his administration’s use of a wartime law to aid in wildfire preparedness during a Western swing in which he’ll survey wildfire damage Monday in California and meet with fire officials in Idaho. The administration activated […]

Policy, State & Local

California tests off-the-grid solutions to power outages

June 30, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

When a wildfire tore through Briceburg nearly two years ago, the tiny community on the edge of Yosemite National Park lost the only power line connecting it to the electrical grid. Rather than rebuilding poles and wires over increasingly dry […]