The House of Representatives today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) to protect Crooked River Ranch from wildfire. The Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (H.R. 2075) makes necessary adjustments to the wilderness study areas adjacent to Crooked River Ranch to reduce the risk of wildfire for the local community.
President Trump today signed into law legislation introduced by Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) to protect a central Oregon community from wildfire. Walden’s Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (H.R. 524) will allow for needed management of the fire fuels that surround Crooked River Ranch in Jefferson and Deschutes counties, which will reduce the risk of wildfire for the approximately 5,500 residents living at the Ranch. Walden released the following statement:
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today issued a video statement highlighting key legislative accomplishments for Oregon during the 115th Congress, and outlined his priorities for the upcoming session of Congress that will begin on January 3, 2019.
Representative Greg Walden’s (R-Hood River) comprehensive legislation to combat the nationwide opioid crisis was signed into law by President Trump today at the White House.
Continuing his push for active forest management to prevent unnaturally catastrophic wildfires, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today held a hearing to examine the health impacts of wildfire smoke that has inundated communities in Oregon and across the West this summer.
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