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According to a recent report by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, wildfires in California have increased in frequency and severity over the past decade. As a result, these wildfires are causing more deaths and destroying more homes due to that fact that more people have moved into areas with high wildfire risk.
UAS industry representatives' testimony and the Subcommittee members' questions focused on the positive impact that UAS can have for the economy and various industries, and the challenges of working in a continually shifting regulatory framework.