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Published:July 14th, 2008 11:15 EST
Stop the California Wildfires!

Stop the California Wildfires!

By SOP newswire2

Hi Judyth Piazza,

For the past couple of weeks, wildfires have blazed through California, destroying thousands of acres and many homes.

In the face of these emergencies, there is no time for delayed funds to fight fires. >>

The U.S. House has just passed a piece of legislation designed to address the cost of fighting emergency wildfires. The Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement (FLAME) Act, H.R. 5541, provides a source of funding for emergency fires and dictates a plan for paying back any funds that are borrowed from other programs.

Now, it`s the Senate`s turn. They need to make sure that there are minimal barriers for getting funds to the Forest Service and the firefighters who need them.

Please take action today and ask your senator to support the FLAME act, ensuring that these fires are dealt with as quickly as possible. >>

Thank you for all you do!


Care2 and ThePetitionSite Team