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Bipartisan infrastructure deal begins to respond to consequences of a warming planet

Congress appears close to a trillion-dollar infrastructure deal that recognizes the threat of climate change and the need to make America’s coasts more resilient. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of senators who have been working on the plan for weeks announced an agreement on “major issues.” The Senate later that evening voted 67 to 32 to move it forward in a procedural vote; it is still faced with some big hurdles.
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