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Biden pledges to honor tribes by protecting Nevada's public lands

Biden pledges to honor tribes by protecting Nevada’s public lands

The Washington Post Exclusive The president pledged Wednesday to ban development on hundreds of thousands of acres in southern Nevada around Spirit Mountain, a sacred tribal site. A broad coalition supports the move, but renewable energy companies have raised concerns. Updated November 30, 2022 at 12:18 p.m. EST|Published November 30, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EST …

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Biden will honor tribes with Nevada National Monument, his largest yet

Biden will honor tribes with Nevada National Monument, his largest yet

The Washington Post Exclusive Tribes, environmentalists and many local officials support protecting nearly 450,000 acres around Spirit Mountain, but some developers warn it could hamper renewable energy projects November 30, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EST The night sky hangs over the Knob Hill area of ​​the proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in Boulder City, …

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Climate activists set to pressure Biden with Congress divided

Climate activists set to pressure Biden with Congress divided

The limited prospects, at best, for major climate legislation under a divided Congress has left many environmental groups hoping to ramp up pressure on the Biden administration to push forward more protective regulations of the environment. While there are legislative climate issues to watch with a Democratic GOP House and Senate, activists say the best …

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Biden administration to give $1.1 billion to PG&E to help keep California nuclear power plant online |  CNN Politics

Biden administration to give $1.1 billion to PG&E to help keep California nuclear power plant online | CNN Politics

CNN — Nuclear power in California received financial support from the Biden administration on Monday as the U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $1.1 billion grant to Pacific Gas & Electric to help extend life from its Diablo Canyon power plant on California’s central coast. The Diablo plant was to be decommissioned in two phases, …

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Biden says climate crisis is about 'the very life of the planet'

Biden says climate crisis is about ‘the very life of the planet’

US President Joe Biden said Friday (November 11) at the COP27 climate conference in Egypt that global warming poses an existential threat to the planet and promised that the United States would meet its targets to combat it. His speech was intended to spur global ambition to stave off the worst of climate change, even …

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