Controlled Burns

January 4, 2018, 11am PST
Two new books chronicle the origin of U.S. policy on wildfire, the damage that policy has done, and why it’s unlikely to change any time soon.
The New York Times
August 29, 2009, 1pm PDT
As wildfires rage in Southern California, some experts are calling for a revision of policies that encourage controlled burns to reduce fire risks.