Jefferson Exchange | November 20, 2013
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Wed November 20, 2013

Campaigning For A Ban On Neonicotinoids

Lisa Arkin of Beyond Toxics discusses a proposed ban on neonicotinoid pesticides.

The bodies of 50,000 dead bees no longer litter the parking lot of a Portland-area shopping center.

Credit pdphoto.org

But the impact of last June's bee kill is still being felt. 

Anti-pesticide groups, including Eugene-based Beyond Toxics, are collecting signature in an online petition to ban the use of the kinds of pesticides that killed the bees.   

 

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