Category: FSEEE in the News

Phos-Chek in Sespe Creek Draws Attention to FSEEE Lawsuit

November 24, 2022 — Alex Wilson, reporting for VC Reporter, recently covered our lawsuit against the Forest Service challenging its use of aerial fire retardant. He writes, “When environmental activist Andy Stahl heard that last month’s battle toMore

FSEEE Bighorn Protest ‘Gets Ink’

November 11, 2022 — Angus Thuermer with Wyofile and Alex Hargrave with the Buffalo Bulletin reported on our protest that helped convince Bighorn National Forest officials to drop their plan to spray toxic herbicides to kill native sagebrushMore

FSEEE Fire Retardant Lawsuit Fuels Media Coverage

October 17, 2022 — FSEEE’s recently filed lawsuit — which seeks to stop the Forest Service from polluting waterways with aerial fire retardant and force the agency to adhere to the Clean Water Act — has received aMore

FSEEE Criticizes Fire Retardant Use

July 3, 2022 — FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl’s criticism of aerial fire retardant use by the Forest Service went out on the Associated Press newswire in an article written by Keith Ridler. Timothy Ingalsbee, executive director ofMore

FSEEE Reiterates Concerns About Aerial Fire Retardant

September 30, 2021 — Autumn Spanne with Environmental Health News recently spoke with FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl about the increasing use of fire retardant in the western U.S. Spanne’s article cites a significant increase in aerial wildfireMore

Toxic Algae and Fire Retardant

August 24, 2021 — Authorities are looking at toxic algae as a likely cause in the mysterious deaths of a family and their dog while hiking in the Sierra National Forest. The family was reported missing when theyMore

FSEEE Weighs in on Wildfire Policy Debate

August 3, 2021 — A Los Angeles Times article by Anita Chabria and Alex Wigglesworth cites FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl in the debate about the U.S. Forest Service “let it burn” wildfire policy. Andy told the TimesMore