Federal courts can hold Forest Service accountable for fire conditions

September 22, 2014 | By TONY FRANCOIS

Across the western United States, intense forest fires rage every summer, blackening millions of acres. One of the factors in the severity of these fires is the fuel conditions prevailing on many national forests.  For many decades the Forest Service has actively suppressed all fires, which has lead to a significant build up of fuel.  The ̷ ...