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EPA Continues to Approve Bee-Killing Insecticides

EPA Continues to Approve Bee-Killing Insecticides

With over 40 percent of insect life threatened with extinction in the next few decades, the Environmental Protection Agency continues to issue emergency exemptions to toxic pollinator-killing insecticides at unprecedented rates, according to data gathered by the...

The Woman from Monsanto Inside Interior

For Immediate Release: Apr 01, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 The Woman from Monsanto Inside Interior Former Executive Had Hand in Lifting GMO and Pesticide Bans in Refuges Washington, DC — A former Monsanto executive serving as a political appointee...

Wildlife Refuges to Allow GM Crops and Neonic Insecticides

For Immediate Release: Aug 06, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Wildlife Refuges to Allow GM Crops and Neonic Insecticides Reversal of National Ban Threatens Pollinators and Other Wildlife in Their Refuges Washington, DC — The Trump administration has opened...

USDA Axes Webinars on Neonic Insecticide Risks

USDA Axes Webinars on Neonic Insecticide Risks Topic Deemed “Not Appropriate” for Official and Outreach Education Programs Washington, DC — Web-based training sessions about powerful new insecticides seeping into some of the continent’s most sensitive wetlands were...

Court Disapproves Neonic Pesticides on Wildlife Refuges

Court Disapproves Neonic Pesticides on Wildlife Refuges Final Suit Rooting Genetically Engineered Crops and Related Practices from Refuges Washington, DC — A federal court has ruled against use of neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) linked with destruction of bee...