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Billions wasted over gross mismanagement of forests, Trump on California fire

"Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" he added.


Devdiscourse News Desk washington Last Updated at 10-11-2018 14:08:15 IST United States
Billions wasted over gross mismanagement of forests, Trump on California fire
  • "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor," he wrote in a Twitter post. (Image Credit: Twitter)

President Donald Trump early on Saturday said "gross mismanagement of forests" is to blame for two unchecked wildfires burning in California, where nine people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate.

"There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor," he wrote in a Twitter post.

"Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" he added.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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