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Very Large Air Tankers (VLAT) can deliver up to 8,000 gallons of fire retardant at a time to aid fire suppression efforts. (Photo/USFS)

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An environmental group filed a lawsuit Tuesday against U.S. Forest Service officials that alleges they polluted waterways during their campaigns against wildfires by inadvertently dropping large volumes of chemical flame retardant into streams.

By Associated Press November 8, 2022