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Bee populations are plummeting! Yet the Environmental Protection Agency recently sided with Dow AgroSciences to approve a new, highly toxic bee-killing pesticide called sulfoxaflor.

And now the EPA is considering expanding the number of crops this pesticide can be sprayed on to include corn, alfalfa, oats, and several other significant and widely grown crops. Will you help us fight back?

Tell the EPA to deny Dow AgroScience's application to expand the registration of the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor now!

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To: Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency

As a citizen concerned about our nation's health and food security, I urge you to deny Dow AgroScience's application to expand the registration of the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor so that it can be sprayed on corn, alfalfa, oats, and several significant and widely grown crops.

Honeybees are dying at rates unprecedented in history, prompting the U.S. Department of Agriculture to warn that it is no longer confident in our ability to "meet the pollination demands of U.S. agricultural crops." Rather than expand the number of crops that can be sprayed with highly toxic and systemic insecticides like sulfoxaflor, the EPA must take immediate steps to help bees recover. I join with other members of Earthjustice in calling for you to suspend the use of sulfoxaflor on all crops pending a thorough analysis of the impacts to bees and the many crops that depend on bees for pollination.

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Sep 2, 2014 Marj Kirslis Bees are important to our survival.
Sep 2, 2014 Ruth Holt
Sep 2, 2014 Carrie Goetz
Sep 2, 2014 Caroline Chesebrough
Sep 2, 2014 melanie bonnett-rodgers We cant afford to lose anymore honey bees!!!
Sep 2, 2014 Emile Hiesiger
Sep 2, 2014 Teresa Rozenga
Sep 2, 2014 L Street
Sep 2, 2014 monica martinez
Sep 2, 2014 Pat Butler
Sep 2, 2014 Brye Radosevich
Sep 2, 2014 Ilaria Osti
Sep 2, 2014 Anna Piecha
Sep 2, 2014 Carol Montague
Sep 2, 2014 Kimberly McDonald
Sep 2, 2014 Veda Simpson
Sep 2, 2014 milow weber
Sep 2, 2014 Maggie Jaskolka 19027
Sep 2, 2014 Jonna Ryhanen
Sep 2, 2014 Michelle Dingman
Sep 2, 2014 tina brown
Sep 2, 2014 miodrag bozic
Sep 1, 2014 Corinna Jost
Sep 1, 2014 Donna Riddle
Sep 1, 2014 Laurent Roquebrun
Sep 1, 2014 Brittany Paral
Sep 1, 2014 Linda Eley
Sep 1, 2014 Mary Donohue
Sep 1, 2014 William Woodham
Sep 1, 2014 Darlene Falk
Sep 1, 2014 Georgia Brown
Sep 1, 2014 Francesca Haeri The use of pesticides is absolutely unacceptable. It is fatal to both insect AND human populations. We MUST move away from this outdated agricultural method.
Sep 1, 2014 Shirley Cupani
Sep 1, 2014 Valeria Barbieri
Sep 1, 2014 Lynne Taylor
Sep 1, 2014 shari ahlers
Sep 1, 2014 Jennifer Morian
Sep 1, 2014 Susan Welsford
Sep 1, 2014 Gloria Carlton
Sep 1, 2014 Rev. Joe Futterer Tell the pesticide companies to Buzz off.
Sep 1, 2014 J.A. Jennings
Sep 1, 2014 Lucille Heagy
Sep 1, 2014 Izabela Bogusławska
Sep 1, 2014 M Sivey This is so VERY important to all !!!!
Sep 1, 2014 Cyndy Shott The bee population has already been struggling to survive, & now you want to put a deadlier pesticide out there! What are you thinking? Wake up and realize that if we lose the bees, it's a short trip to our own demise!
Sep 1, 2014 Stuart Goldman
Sep 1, 2014 mary fanara
Sep 1, 2014 Claudia Grisel Garfias
Sep 1, 2014 Bradley Ashburn
Sep 1, 2014 Joshua Blackfoot

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