California Lawmaker Seeks Limits on Bee-Killing Pesticides | Pesticide Action Network
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California Lawmaker Seeks Limits on Bee-Killing Pesticides

Beekeepers across the country have suffered devastating losses for a number of years now, with 22 to 36 percent of honeybee colonies dying each year. But even though this crisis directly threatens our food supply — since bees play a critical role in sustaining many crops — environmentalists say the federal government has failed to protect pollinators from harmful pesticides that are poisoning them.

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