A heavy tanker (credit: Andrea Lopez)

Forest Service Fallout With Company Could Ground Air Tankers

Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado called on the U.S. Forest Service on Friday to make certain that a contract dispute doesn’t ground large air tankers used to fight wildfires.


The High Park Fire on June 11 (credit: CBS)

Obama Signs Bill Speeding Up Air Tanker Deals

A bill to speed up the contracting of the next generation of air tankers is about to become law.



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