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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment America

Hastings to Drillers: ‘Forget the Gulf Oil Spill; Full Speed Ahead’

The House Natural Resources Committee will mark up three bills this morning introduced by Representative Doc Hastings (R, WA). H.R.1229, H.R.1230, and H.R.1231 would require the Department of Interior to lease vast areas of the Outer Continental Shelf where there is no drilling today, speed up the permit approval process, and hand the oil industry more taxpayer subsidies --subsidies for performing seismic testing that the companies have to pay for themselves today.

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News Release | Environment America

Groups call on Governor Walker to protect Wisconsin’s lakes

On Tuesday, area fishermen, farmers and environmentalists held a press conference at Lake Waubesa, to call on Governor Walker and his administration to move ahead with protections for Wisconsin’s waterways.

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News Release | Environment America

Arizona State Budget Cuts Will Likely Force State Park Closures

As Gov. Jan Brewer signed off on the final budget late Wednesday, state parks throughout Arizona will likely face more closures in the coming months.

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Report | Environment America

Dirty Energy's Assault on our Health: Ozone

Fine particle pollution from U.S. power plants cuts short the lives of nearly 24,000 people each year and causes hundreds of thousands of asthma attacks, cardiac episodes, and respiratory problems.

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News Release | Environment America

New Report: Smog-Forming Pollution a Major Threat to Americans’ Health, Environment

Power Plants across the United States emit nearly 2 million tons of smog-forming pollution every year, with power plants in the top 11 most polluting states, including Texas, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio, responsible for 50 percent of the total emissions of the pollutant, according to a new Environment America report, Dirty Energy’s Assault on Our Health: Ozone Pollution. 

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