Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Are People at Risk?
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Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Are People at Risk?

The EU banned these chemicals because of their danger to honeybees, but they are believed to be harmful to humans—and they are in use in the United States. After a scientific review, the European Union has decided to implement a complete ban on neonicotinoids, a group of pesticides killing honeybees and affecting crop pollination. This…

Bill Works to Raise Regulations on Restricted-Use Pesticides
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Bill Works to Raise Regulations on Restricted-Use Pesticides

As the use of dangerous pesticides continues, a potential bill is in the works to increase protection for the public. The Hawaii state House unanimously voted to pass a bill that would establish regulations on users of restricted-use pesticides. Specifically, Senate Bill 3095 would create usage, reporting, and location requirements for agricultural businesses that utilize…