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Military burn pit bill just signed by Biden includes Harder’s Agent Orange provision

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The military burn pit bill signed Wednesday by President Joe Biden includes a provision from Rep. Josh Harder about an earlier hazard to service members.

The bill mainly provides benefits for more than 3.5 million veterans harmed by pits that disposed of chemical and other materials in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Trump told California to sweep the forest floors. What’s Biden’s plan to combat wildfires?

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Gov. Gavin Newsom stood side by side, in a forest that burned badly a year ago, pledging to work together against California’s raging wildfires.

Vilsack, acknowledging criticisms that the U.S. Forest Service hasn’t done enough to fight fires, said the Biden administration was ready to spend billions beefing up the agency.

“We’re partners,” Newsom said during an appearance last week with Vilsack at the Mendocino National Forest.

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