Watch: Pres. Biden designates new national monuments

President Joe Biden is designating new national monuments in Texas and Nevada.

Biden will announce Tuesday that he will sign proclamations establishing the Castner Range National Monument in El Paso, Texas, and the Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in southern Nevada.

Biden will make the announcement at the White House Conservation in Action Summit in Washington. He will use his authority under the Antiquities Act to proclaim national monuments on federal lands that contain historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, or other objects of historic or scientific interest.

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