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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles a brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. California regulators on Tuesday. Dec.31, 2019 said that they have streamlined the state's permit process to make it faster to approve tree-thinning projects designed to slow massive wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, file)

Interior touts success with forest fire prevention measures

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Interior Department cleared brush and dead trees on double the amount called for in a 2018 presidential executive order.

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