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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 17, 2014 Beth Call
Sep 17, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 17, 2014 Robyn Reichert
Sep 17, 2014 Ozge Atmaca
Sep 17, 2014 Kelly Eigler Will we import bees from China if there aren't enough left in the US? What will it take to act decisively?
Sep 17, 2014 Maddalena Gualtieri
Sep 17, 2014 Maria Livers
Sep 17, 2014 Christopher Mulhauser
Sep 17, 2014 mike rossa
Sep 17, 2014 George Moore
Sep 17, 2014 jennifer burgh
Sep 17, 2014 malu mateus
Sep 17, 2014 Betty Kang
Sep 17, 2014 dian wright
Sep 17, 2014 heidi taylor
Sep 17, 2014 Carly Thompson
Sep 17, 2014 Joni K Lamb
Sep 17, 2014 maria candiotti
Sep 17, 2014 Marilynn Fuller
Sep 17, 2014 Analeza Ali
Sep 17, 2014 Doris Palumbo ENOUGH!! BEES ARE NECESSARY TO THE ENVIRONMENT. THIS IS POISONING PEOPLE AS WELL!!
Sep 17, 2014 silvana mangano
Sep 17, 2014 joan salazar
Sep 17, 2014 Jennifer Stewart
Sep 17, 2014 Gary Cianciarulo
Sep 17, 2014 Michelle Debus
Sep 17, 2014 Allan Stilling
Sep 17, 2014 Ginger Thornsberry
Sep 17, 2014 Linda Fischer
Sep 17, 2014 Beverly Gannon when will they start and stop to think about the wonderful bees. FFS . hurry b4 its too late
Sep 17, 2014 Olivia Nilsson
Sep 17, 2014 Rachel Rosene
Sep 17, 2014 sibel sert
Sep 17, 2014 Joe Roy
Sep 17, 2014 Melissa Kizior
Sep 17, 2014 Thierry Meriaux
Sep 17, 2014 J T
Sep 17, 2014 celeste del vecchio
Sep 17, 2014 Rosa Castillo
Sep 17, 2014 Cristina Guerra
Sep 17, 2014 Janie Carabello
Sep 17, 2014 darla nystrom If these pesticides are killing the bees it can't be good for us either. Use less toxic products!
Sep 17, 2014 Chris Watenpool
Sep 17, 2014 Nicole Bell
Sep 17, 2014 Patricia Pell
Sep 17, 2014 david linnane
Sep 17, 2014 sherri pickett
Sep 17, 2014 David Seifert
Sep 17, 2014 Alex Buxton
Sep 17, 2014 Lise-Anne Coupal

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