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The 100 grant proposals from 22 states and seven tribes that were impacted or threatened by wildfires were selected in the initial round of funding under the Community Wildfire Defense Grant Program, which makes $1 billion available over five years to assist at-risk communities.

More than $4.2 billion for the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and the Interior wildland fire and hazardous fuels management; includes funds to implement comprehensive workforce reform, including increased firefighter pay, additional firefighting capacity, enhanced mental and physical health support, and improved housi...

SCA has done some test driving with the electric timber truck to the forest in order to transport wood. It is the first time ever that an electric timber truck is being used practically in the forest.

The Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) will provide support in quantifying its emissions and following up emission reductions in a way which is structured, recognised and transparent.

Of the total funding, $4.5 million is being invested in 29 facilities from states, U.S. Island territories and commonwealths to modernize forest nurseries and $5.3 million will help increase native seed collection and native plant availability to restore and support resilient ecosystems on national forests and grasslan...

The initiative is unprecedented in this type of operation with heavy vehicles (trucks weighing more than 40 tons) and it is estimated that the company will avoid the emission of 132,000 kg of CO2eq per year from a single truck.