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September 2, 2014 12:00 AM

Viewpoints: National Park Service should have separate account to fight wildfires

This summer’s El Portal fire threatened Yosemite National Park, destroyed homes and wildlife habitat, and endangered historic buildings and local economies. With the 4,500-plus-acre wildfire now fully contained, Americans are left with a price tag exceeding $10 million.

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