Guest Opinion: Senate action needed on wildfire prevention

A recent study by Climate Central found wildfires in the Western United States are undermining progress in reducing air pollution from tailpipes and industrial sources. In analyzing air quality in two large California air basins, the independent research organization found the level of harmful particulate matter in the air consistently exceeded federal standards during the peak wildfire fire season. In the Rogue Valley, residents endured weeks of poor air quality as the Chetco Bar fire and other forest fires raged through the summer.

Source: Guest Opinion: Senate action needed on wildfire prevention