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The U.S. government will make 400 million non-surgical "N95" masks from its strategic national stockpile available for free to the public starting next week, a White House official said, as the Biden administration tries to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Biden administration on Tuesday extended the comment period on its sweeping workplace Covid-19 vaccine rule by 45 days as it seeks feedback from various stakeholders including private employers on whether a recently issued emergency temporary standard should become a permanent rule.
President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday not to panic about the new Covid-19 Omicron variant and said the United States was working with pharmaceutical companies to make contingency plans if new vaccines were needed.
Federal workers and onsite contractors will have to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 or wear masks, practice social distancing and submit to regular testing under sweeping new guidelines the White House announced on Thursday.
The Biden administration on Friday said it was seeking buyers for offshore wind energy leases in the shallow waters between Long Island and New Jersey as part of its effort to ramp up the share of offshore wind generation over the next decade.
The United States will double its spending to $1 billion on preparations for extreme weather and other natural disasters as part of the battle against climate change, the White House said on Monday.
One of the first steps will be to open a new offshore wind energy development zone in the New York Bight, an area off the coast between Long Island and New Jersey, with a lease auction there later this year.
President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign if the allegations of sexual misconduct against him are confirmed by an investigation.
President Joe Biden declined on Sunday to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, saying he wanted to await the outcome of an investigation into the matter.