News Release | Environment America

After delay, first bee in continental U.S. protected by Endangered Species Act

After more than a month delay, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally listed the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species. The native bumble bee is the first bee in the continental United States to be protected by the Endangered Species Act.

News Release | Environment America

Chefs and restaurant owners: Save the Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined with Environment America today 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 bee populations are experiencing, and the need to protect the pollinators.  

News Release | Environment America

Scott Pruitt won’t protect our air, water or families

Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate voted to approve President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment America’s Executive Director, Margie Alt, issued the following statement in response: