Victory! This week, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service lifted a freeze on federal protections for the rusty patched bumble bee.
The USFWS had imposed a “freeze” on the bumble bee’s listing last month, just one day before federal protections were set to take effect. NRDC filed a lawsuit—four days after the freeze took effect—and we are currently evaluating next steps.
The rusty patched bumble...
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