What to tell constituents on smokey skies?
An open letter to Regional Forester Leanne Marten, Northern Region United States Forest Service, Missoula, Montana 59804
I have been inundated with calls from my constituents relative to what can be done about the smoke in the air from forest fires. They talk of their health being compromised, and their quality of life significantly diminished. They go on to contend that this is just another in a series of many smoke-and-ash-filled summers in recent years. These citizens expect those of us in public service to provide them answers. As the leader of the largest land management organization in northern Idaho, what would you suggest I tell them?
September 20, 2017 6 a.m. read more..