Saturday, January 9, 2016

EPA Confirms Activists' Longtime Claims: Neonicotinoid Pesticide Threatens Honeybees

The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that a preliminary risk assessment of a neonicotinoid pesticide shows that the chemical poses a threat to some pollinators, specifically honeybees. Environmentalists and honey producers have long suspected a link between the pesticide and rapidly declining bee populations.


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