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Biden Issuing Orders Promoting Environmental Justice, Combating Climate Crisis

HeadlineJan 27, 2021

President Biden is also placing racial justice at the center of his plan to combat the climate crisis. He is announcing major actions today, including a moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on public lands, moves to cut carbon emissions and move the country away from dependence on fossil fuels, and investing federal funds in communities of color and other groups most vulnerable to pollution and the effects of the changing climate.

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