Faster warnings could save hundreds of millions in damage and save lives.

The Denver Post reports Colorado state Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, is drumming up support for a $10 million effort to better forecast wildfires and floods, which could save hundreds times more in property losses from any one single event by giving evacuees, firefighters and other early responders a big head start.

Opponents say the price tag is too high and the benefits are questionable.


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By | 2017-09-12T19:03:12+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Fire, Water|0 Comments