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US approves new pesticides linked to mass bee deaths as EU enacts ban

11.05.2013 00:45

In the wake of a massive US Department of Agriculture report highlighting the continuing large-scale death of honeybees, environmental groups are left wondering why the Environmental Protection Agency has decided to approve a "highly toxic" new pesticide.

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Anonymous user 25.07.2013 20:56

Ordinary people will suffer as the corporations get richer.


Sagit Billings 19.07.2013 07:41

Ironic they call themselves the "Environmental Protection Agency".

Anonymous user 18.07.2013 23:15

"broad stakeholder concerns.” - I think that sums it up right there.

Anonymous user 18.07.2013 19:10

I believe that if we lost honeybees, the human race would die off in 3-4 years.

Anonymous user 03.07.2013 22:39

Mess this up, how we feed ourselves? Our economy? Can we survive? Should we be cautious? It's nuts

Anonymous user 03.07.2013 22:32

Pesticides, GMO grub and quick solutions to complex foods has the potential to destroy our nation.


Will Panos 11.06.2013 22:40

The EPA and USDA have adopted the multiple factor theory to bee declines so they can continue business as usual, with a good flow of corporate money for those nice homes, party’s and extravagant vacations.

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 17:02

This shows clearly that politicians (including Obama) are no more than puppets on a string.

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 11:46

Chickens are natural predators of insects, worms, etc.. Hence no requirement for pesticides.

Anonymous user 26.05.2013 01:35

Some American corporation will figure out a way to profit from the resulting dying plant life.

Anonymous user 25.05.2013 17:26

I know why they do that, they are indirectly suggesting world wide gov to take care of these things

Anonymous user 24.05.2013 23:15

Profit before people, of course.


Heather Lynn 24.05.2013 22:52

friends of monsanto are not very friendly


Michelle Membrez 22.05.2013 01:37

here you go Chris

Anonymous user 21.05.2013 20:45

omg i cant believe it!!!!!!

Anonymous user 15.05.2013 21:04

Shame on USDA and whoever else allowed this to happen.

Anonymous user 15.05.2013 21:02

Only a corrupted governing body can decide against the public interest.

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