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Posted by: News_Desk on 06/22/2021 12:36 PM Updated by: News_Desk on 06/22/2021 12:36 PM
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More than 95 Percent of Properties Participating in State Debris Removal Program Cleared of Wildfire Debris

Sacremento, CA... The remains of 2020 wildfire survivors’ homes and property -- burned metal, concrete, ash and contaminated soil -- have now been cleared from more than 95 percent of the properties enrolled in California’s statewide /Consolidated Debris Removal Program. Most properties still need critical soil testing, erosion control, and hazard tree removal to ensure the lots are safe for families to rebuild.

In 2020, over 8,000 climate-induced wildfires burned 4.2 million acres of California, destroying more than 5,700 homes. Property owners incur no direct costs for participation in the state-managed clean up and recovery program, administered by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in collaboration with 25 participating counties.

Major Clearing Work: 95.4 Percent Complete

Wildfire survivors had the option to either use their own contractor or enroll in the state-managed program. Of the 5,991 properties with damage from the 2020 fires, 3,774 signed up to have the remains of their homes and other structures cleared by the state.

As of June 21, 2021, state-managed crews cleared burned metal, concrete, ash and contaminated soil from 3,602 or 95.4 percent of the properties participating in the program.





3,602 properties



1,637 properties


Steps Left to Complete

Before homeowners can begin rebuilding, cleared properties need additional work including:

· Separate contractors collect soil samples for verification at a state certified laboratory that they meet state environmental health and safety standards.

· Contractors next may install erosion control measures.

· Certified arborists or professional foresters assess wildfire-damaged trees in danger of falling on the public or public infrastructure for removal by separate contractors.

· Finally, state officials inspect the property to verify all completed work meets state standards. Debris officials submit a final inspection report to local officials to approve the property for reconstruction.

Properties Returned: 36.9 Percent Returned

So far, state debris removal officials have returned 1,637,or 36.9 percent, of the 4,433 properties statewide that are participating in the full debris removal program or the hazardous trees only element of the program have completed the entire post-debris re been returned to their respective county to begin reconstruction. Debris officials returned the properties to county officials after they completed the entire post-debris removal steps of soil testing, erosion control, the removal of fire-damaged trees in danger of falling on public infrastructure, final walkthrough by debris officials and final sign-off.

Property owners can track the above data on the Debris Operations Dashboard for the 2020 statewide wildfires. The dashboard is updated every hour and provides users with the ability to search by county or address.

* Data as of 6/21/21 at 2:45 p.m.


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Posted on: 2021-06-22 14:38:15   By: Anonymous

What Are Your Whys?
Rules for Thee, but Not for He = French Laundry Indoor Dining, No Mask, 22 guests
Extreme Government OVERREACH – Massive Executive Orders – Acting w/o Legislature
Mandatory Mail-In Voting
On-Going Shutdowns, Loss of Small Businesses, Loss of Jobs
Unemployment Checks to Prisoners/Felons in the amount of $1 BILLION
$2 BILLION in Unemployment Fraud – overall
$80 MILLION on billboard “education” plan to remind people to social distance
Unemployment to those who lost jobs due to Covid on HOLD – Inefficient System
Granting Clemency for Felons: Those who Raped and Murdered, Even Committed Heinous Crimes Against Children
AB 5 – Affecting Truckers & Independent Contractors
Highest Homeless Rate in our Nation
Infringements of our 2nd Amendment Rights
Countless new Gun and Ammo Laws
Sanctuary State for Illegals and Criminals
Made it Legal for Illegal Aliens to Sit on State Boards
Highest State Income Tax in our Nation
One of the Highest State Sales Tax in our Nation
One of the Highest State Property Tax in our Nation
Prop 13 – Attempting to Restructure = Increased Property Tax
Highest Vehicle Registration Costs in our Nation
Highest Poverty Rate in the Nation
Vaccination Requirements for Children or be Fined
Water Tax – diverted for Newsom’s “pet” projects
Children’s Medical Records Automatically Entered into Database
Mandatory Health Insurance or be Fined to Pay for Illegals Health Insurance
Prop 47: Reduces Felonies to Misdemeanors of Violent Criminals
Constricting Ability for Law Enforcement to do their Jobs
No Longer Illegal NOT to Help an Officer in Need
Highest Gas Tax in our Nation BEFORE the Corona Virus
Teachers No Longer can Discipline Disruptive Students
Illegals are Given: Income Tax Refunds, Welfare, Medical Insurance, Housing, Education, Food Stamps, Cell Phones… FREE!
Government Overreach – Example: Overruling Vote of the People to Reinstate the Death Penalty, and the list goes on!
Redirecting the Gas Tax – Not being used for Improving our Infrastructure: roads, dams, bridges
Funds for the Bullet Train to Nowhere – funds being diverted from other areas of need
Refusing to set up Water Claim System with Taxes Collected to do just that!
PG&E Power Outages & Threatening to Take Over PG&E
$20,000,000 of Your Tax Dollars Directed to Study Vaping
Funding Illegal Alien owned businesses in the amount of $50 Million because CA received federal funding for the Covid-19/Corona Virus
Mandate to wear Masks
Mask Squads to Enforce Unlawful Mandate, and Fines for Not Wearing Masks
$1 Billion Purchase of Faulty Masks from China, instead of American Made
$315 Million Taxpayer Dollars on Second Order of Masks from Same China Company
$1.3 Trillion State Debt
Fighting to Stop our Central Valley Farmers from Getting the Water They Need
Failure to Pay His Own Property Taxes
4% Salary Increase for Newsom and State Lawmakers in 2019; 10% Pay Cut to all State Employees in 2020. Newsom and State Lawmakers still making 6% more
Retroactive Tax Planned on Folks Making $1 Million or more
Fines for Hiring Tutors or Teachers to Help Children with Distance Learning
Puts Teacher’s Union Interests Over Those of Children and Families
$12 Million Wasted on Sleep Train Arena to Take Care of COVID Patients – Only 9 People Were Treated
Failure to Protect Californians in Nursing Homes from Covid-19
Covid-19 Counts Distorted, 541,339 CONFIRMED CASES TOTAL; 10,021 Dead = .0185 of Those Who Test Positive Die; This is .0002 of the Entire State’s Population .02% 8/7/20
Fraud in Reporting Covid-19 Numbers
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Infringements on our 1st Amendment Rights to Protest and Worship
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Dismantled Death Chamber and Redistributed Death Row Inmates through the System
Release of Violent Criminals, 8,000 is Now on Track to Hit 18,000
Millions are Still Waiting to Receive Unemployment Checks from EDD
Approved Statewide Rent Control When it was Voted Down
Public Safety Is Being Deliberately Ignored
Ability to Raise the Gas Tax at Any Time Without Voter Approval
Seeking Billions of Dollars in Collateralized Loans from China
Zero Accountability and Transparency on Spending

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    Posted on: 2021-06-22 19:26:10   By: Anonymous
    Wouldn’t it be nice if the state fire agency Calfire had their *bleep* together? If they did we might not have to spend the time, money and grief that is caused by this mess!

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