Colvilles file lawsuit against US for 2015 wildfire damages


Last updated 8/11/2021 at 7:55am

The Colville Tribes filed a lawsuit last week against the United States, seeking damages related to the massive wildfires that burned more than 240,000 acres on the Colville Reservation in 2015.

“The Tribes alleged that the United States failed to maintain adequate forest health, through measures such as prescribed burning, which led to fires of unprecedented size and intensity,” a press release f...

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