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News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19

Statement: President Biden to issue key executive orders to combat COVID-19

President Joe Biden is set to issue two executive orders Wednesday to combat COVID-19. One will mandate mask-wearing on federal property and by all federal employees. The other will establish a COVID-19 Response Coordinator position. 

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Statement: President Biden announces plans to set the U.S. on course toward a greener, healthier future

President Joe Biden has  wasted no time in following through on several campaign promises related to protecting the environment and addressing climate change.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19

Statement: COVID-19 deaths reach another grim milestone: 400,000

The number of U.S. deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic surpassed 400,000 on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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Statement: President Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit

President Joe Biden is expected to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline upon taking office. This decision would reinforce the new administration’s commitment to tackling climate change and protecting biodiversity.

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