Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Undergrowth Removal Gets Initial OK.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

House and Senate negotiators last week accepted New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici's so-called Happy Forests initiative to begin removing the undergrowth that fueled some of this year's forest fires, the Republican's office announced.

Domenici, as a member of the Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, was among the conference committee negotiators who reached an agreement Thursday on the Happy Forests initiative as part of the fiscal year 2001 Interior Appropriations Bill. …

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