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

By: - June 17, 2022 1:21 pm

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announces a new program to focus on wellbeing and health for federal wildland firefighters. She is speaking at the Interagency Fire Command Center in Boise, Idaho on June 17, 2022 (Photo by Audrey Dutton of the Idaho Capital Sun).

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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.