Voters’ Views on Wildfire

September 25, 2013 5:15 pm

Escudilla Fire TowerForty-four percent (44%) of voters see uncontrollable wildfires as a serious problem.

Just under half (44%) of U.S. voters say “uncontrollable wildfires that destroy property and forests” “is a serious problem, facing the nation” – with one-in-four calling it an “extremely” or “very” serious problem. This is the highest proportion to register this view since 2007. Concerns about this issue are drastically different by region, with 42% of voters in the West saying wildfires are an extremely or very serious problem and two-thirds deeming them to be at least somewhat serious. Read more.

 

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