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$1 trillion infrastructure bill pours money into long-delayed needs
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$1 trillion infrastructure bill pours money into long-delayed needs

The sprawling, 2,702-page bill includes historic investments in traditional projects as well as broadband expansion and funds for some climate projects.
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Flood deaths in China show road risks from climate change

At least four people died in a highway tunnel in central China that flooded at the same time as a subway tunnel after eight inches of rain fell in a single hour.

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House passes infrastructure bill

House Democrats loaded their infrastructure measure with climate change spending, staking out a contrast with the Senate’s bipartisan bill that President Biden has embraced.
Old tunnels and rusting bridges: America's creaking infrastructure
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Old tunnels and rusting bridges: America's creaking infrastructure

The Biden administration has pledged a $2 trillion investment in the nation’s infrastructure. With century-old water systems and schools vulnerable to earthquakes, there is no shortage of need.
Buttigieg asks Congress for 'generational investment' in infrastructure
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Buttigieg asks Congress for 'generational investment' in infrastructure

The transportation secretary defended the Biden administration’s broad plans in a hearing as Democrats laid the groundwork for legislation and Republicans expressed skepticism.
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Shoshanna Saxe, Kristen MacAskill: Stop building more roads
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Shoshanna Saxe, Kristen MacAskill: Stop building more roads

There’s a right way to do infrastructure. Why does America get it wrong?

Trump’s infrastructure plan may ignore climate change. It could be costly.

President Trump wants to spend $1.5 trillion on rebuilding roads and bridges, but failing to account for climate change could add to costs later.
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