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Leaked document: EPA knowingly approved bee-killing pesticide

Posted on Jan 22, 2011 in Uncategorized

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer (NaturalNews) A Colorado beekeeper recently obtained a leaked document revealing that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knows a popular crop pesticide is killing off honey bees, but has allowed its continued approval anyway. Despite opposition from its own scientists, EPA officials first gave the a-okay to Bayer CropScience’s toxic pesticide clothianidin in 1993 based on the company’s own flawed safety studies. But now it has been revealed that the EPA knew all along about the dangers of clothianidin and...

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