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California may restrict common pesticide

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:36 PM

California farmers who spray a widely used insecticide on some of the state's most abundant crops may soon have to overcome the nation's steepest restrictions or find another pest killer, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Clothianidin Pesticide Harms Honeybees And Must Be Banned, Beekeepers Claim

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:39 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Commercial beekeepers and environmental organizations filed a petition Wednesday, asking federal regulators to suspend use of a pesticide they say harms honeybees. The group is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection... Full Story

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