Experts agree the Western U.S. needs to increase intentional burns to head off more catastrophic wildfire seasons. But economic, cultural and institutional barriers are in the way.

What Stops Western States From Intentional Burning As A Way To Prevent Wildfires?

By Eric Westervelt NPR
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