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H.R. 243 – Combustion Avoidance Along Rural Roads Act

Introduced by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) on January 4, 2019, this bill grants the Departments of Agriculture and Interior the power to partially waive NEPA and waive the Endangered Species Act in its entirety for the purposes of “wildfire mitigation activities” within 300 feet of any permanent or temporary road.

For additional legislative information and to track the bill’s progress, please click HERE.

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