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The One World Trade Center and the New York skyline is seen in the background as a man jogs through the Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, while the smoke from Canada wildfires covers the Manhattan borough on June 8, 2023. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

On a record day in D.C. for smoke pollution, U.S. Senate panel debates wildfire strategy

BY: - June 8, 2023

As smoke from Canadian wildfires caused the most hazardous air conditions on record in the Washington, D.C., area on Thursday, members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said that Congress should lift federal firefighter pay and encourage logging to reduce the risk of future blazes. ‚ÄúSmoke from the wildfires burning right now […]