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President Biden on Tuesday will designate two new national monuments: Castner Range in Texas and Avi Kwa Ame in Nevada.
Executive editor Sally Buzbee on The Post's Climate Solutions coverage.
The EPA plans to grant California a waiver that will allow the state to phase out diesel-powered trucks, helping communities burdened by truck pollution.
President Biden plans to declare a huge protected area in Nevada near a sacred tribal site, Avi Kwa Ame.
California water regulators have approved a plan to divert floodwaters to replenish critical groundwater stores, a process called “managed aquifer recharge."
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