"Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species, including pollinators like bumble bees and monarch butterflies."
Scientists say pesticides from nearby farms are pushing them closer to extinction.
"I have brought wheat crackers, granola cereal, and corn meal from home and there's a fair amount in all of them."
"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."
What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?
Unfortunately, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt will continue to side with industry interests over science and citizen health.
New rules could affect everything from clean power to migratory birds, and they’re just a hint of what’s yet to come.
Why isn't the EPA considering restricting these products instead of expanding their use?
“The chronic abuse of the emergency approval process has created a shortcut for pesticide companies looking to gain backdoor approval for use of harmful pesticides.”
Meanwhile, regulators in North Dakota, Missouri and Arkansas are taking steps to set restrictions on dicamba-based herbicides.