Biden Will Order a Study of Old-Growth Forests in an Earth Day Executive Action

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  • President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to inventory and protect old-growth forests.
  • After data is collection, the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture must come up with new policies to manage and conserve the forests.
  • Additionally, the plan includes reducing or eliminating U.S. purchases of agricultural commodities grown on illegally or recently deforested lands.

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