Kansas receives federal funds to combat wildfire

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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WASHINGTON (KSNW) — Kansas is one of 45 states that will share $468 million to help combat wildfires and recover from the damage they leave behind. According to figures from the state, Kansas averages around 5,000 wildfires a year. The money comes from the U.S. Department of the Interior, which received funding to address wildfires in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. Kansas will receive $450,750 to help recover 6,075 acres of land that burned in recent wildfires and to prevent future wildfires in the area. The Department of Interior says so...

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