Bees and Pesticide Regulation

news_views_icon“Will We ‘Bee’ Smart about Pesticide Regulation? by Henry Miller.
On April 29, the European Commission failed for the second time to get the votes necessary to pass a proposed two-year ban on several innovative agricultural pesticides known as neonicotinoids (“neonics”). But immediately after reporting that a “qualified majority” of member states had not been reached, the Commission’s health and consumer affairs commissioner, Tonio Borg, announced that he would institute the ban administratively. Read the full article on the Daily Caller.

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