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Forum Post: President Obama Announces Plan to Save the Bees (and Other Pollinators Too)!

Posted 3 years ago on June 25, 2014, 10:12 a.m. EST by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC
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Adding to a string of great green initiatives coming out of the White House recently, President Obama recently announced the creation of a new Pollinator Health Task Force. The Task Force will address declining populations of honey bees, native bees, birds, bats, and butterflies. As a sign of how seriously the White House is taking the problem, the task force has just 180 days to come up with a national pollinator health strategy, “which shall include explicit goals, milestones, and metrics to measure progress.”

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[-] 0 points by turbocharger (1756) 3 years ago

Lol right like this one: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/usa-energy-condensate-idUSL2N0P520420140626

If they want to save the bees, then outlaw neonicotinoids. Very simple. Doesnt require a task force, milestones or all the other assorted political garbage these freaks claim to care about.

Perhaps hold a vote on it? Nope, thats far too easy. Better to make a nice story of it, give everyone a fuzzy feeling and then do absolutely nothing about it in 180 days after all the little people have forgotten about it.