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Sponsored by: Earthjustice

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


May 28, 2015 espiridion alvarez
May 28, 2015 Pat Ferich
May 28, 2015 Lauren Perrotta
May 28, 2015 Nadia Vassilopoulou
May 27, 2015 Cynthia Trexler
May 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 27, 2015 Marilyn Mason
May 27, 2015 Marci Turner
May 27, 2015 debra andl
May 27, 2015 Grace Van Artsdalen Bees are amazing creatures who are necessary for our survival. No bees, no food. Stop the chemical warfare on our planet and all who inhabit it.
May 27, 2015 E Kuzdeba
May 27, 2015 anthony roberts
May 27, 2015 Sandra Huacuja-Presser
May 27, 2015 Carol Go
May 27, 2015 Karmyn Heilmann this problem is out of control. I plant bee gardens free of pesticides and fertilizers and promote friends and family to do the same. You are killing our bees...therefore, killing us!
May 27, 2015 Natalie Clouser
May 27, 2015 Chandana Kothur
May 27, 2015 Laura Schellino
May 27, 2015 sharon thoele
May 27, 2015 antonio galatà
May 27, 2015 de paoli elisa
May 27, 2015 Cindy Murphy
May 27, 2015 Susanna Bortolin
May 27, 2015 Barb Ashley
May 27, 2015 (Name not displayed) Organic is needed and wanted! From a normal person.
May 27, 2015 Stacy Gullufsen Save the bees
May 27, 2015 linda may
May 27, 2015 Kelsey Gallant
May 27, 2015 Theresa Todd
May 27, 2015 Jered Yelton
May 27, 2015 Undine Nestler
May 27, 2015 Sandra Proaño
May 27, 2015 Sophie Shanahan
May 27, 2015 Virginia Lindo
May 27, 2015 Gail Bond
May 27, 2015 moushira mostafa
May 27, 2015 Kelly Morton
May 27, 2015 Holly Owsianik
May 27, 2015 Ramola Dharmaraj Please urge DOW to look into holistic methodologies of discouraging pests of any kind, such as essential oils--rather than permit them to continue using dangerous pesticides that are killing off our bees!
May 27, 2015 judith diener
May 27, 2015 Catherine Tessier
May 27, 2015 Mia Miller-White Stop killing Bees and killing our environment
May 27, 2015 Elizabeth Patton
May 27, 2015 Niki Campbell
May 27, 2015 (Name not displayed) Please think seriously about the power you wield when you deny Dow's application for the bee killing pesticide sulfoxaflor. Our bodies need this nutrient bees provide us for life and health. Don't deny us this right.
May 27, 2015 Ellen Farrell Save the bees, please! Think about future generations. You betray everyone but money-grubbers if you do not behave responsibly. Will you be remembered with gratitude or disgust?
May 27, 2015 Sherry La Trasse
May 27, 2015 tim oconnor
May 27, 2015 (Name not displayed) There must be a better way...
May 27, 2015 Lynn Hosmer

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