Bees, Butterflies: More Reasons to OK Fed Landgrabbing

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Bees, Butterflies: More Reasons to OK Fed Landgrabbing

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Press Release of Agriculture Committee

Sen. Chambliss Cosponsors Bipartisan Measure to Protect Pollinator Habitat

Contact: Erin Hamm (202) 224-2035
Thursday, May 24, 2007

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Ranking Republican Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today announced that he is cosponsoring legislation with U.S. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) that would emphasize the importance of pollinators in farm bill conservation programs. The Pollinator Habitat Protection Act of 2007 outlines provisions to include pollinators in existing conservation programs like the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Conservation Security Program (CSP) and Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).