Mark Rey

Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment, USDA

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Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment for the US Department of Agriculture, he oversees the Forest Service

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More than 100 years after the federal government declared war on wildfire, wildfire is winning.

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More than 100 years after the federal government declared war on wildfire, wildfire is winning.

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