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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


Nov 26, 2014 Joan Walker
Nov 26, 2014 Michael Tisch
Nov 26, 2014 Patricia Williams
Nov 26, 2014 Lori Sees
Nov 26, 2014 Lindolfo Rodrigues Marins
Nov 26, 2014 James Spano
Nov 26, 2014 sheila jahrling
Nov 26, 2014 Patricia Bacon
Nov 26, 2014 Daniele Person
Nov 26, 2014 Patricia White
Nov 26, 2014 Mehdi Ranjbar
Nov 26, 2014 Catherina Ojeda
Nov 26, 2014 MARIA VEIGA
Nov 26, 2014 Janet Wheeler
Nov 26, 2014 Dianna Slowey-Thomas
Nov 26, 2014 sarah goldsmith
Nov 26, 2014 pat lee
Nov 26, 2014 Pat Kane
Nov 26, 2014 Christine Goss No bees, no food. We all die. Stop poisoning our bees.
Nov 26, 2014 brenda seymour
Nov 25, 2014 Darlene Repay STOP using Pesticides
Nov 25, 2014 Kevin\Karen Henderson
Nov 25, 2014 Janis Ley
Nov 25, 2014 Norma Murray
Nov 25, 2014 riga forbes We need the bees in order to survive on planet Earth. Pesticides, Herbicides and chemical fertilisers are destroying the health of the natural and human world.
Nov 24, 2014 Polly Anderson
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 24, 2014 Ashlyn Willis WE NEED THE BEES TO SURVIVE
Nov 24, 2014 Vigdis Forsberg
Nov 24, 2014 Richard Bosboom
Nov 23, 2014 Richard Kras These poisons are killing our bees and contributing to health problems in humans. Please stop using them.
Nov 23, 2014 Jean Ledesma Stop using highly toxic pesticides, we need all Our bees please stop immediately..
Nov 23, 2014 Pamela Nowicki We need to stop all hazardous insecticides from being used on our crops. Not only is it killing our bees, but it is also contributing to health problems of humans.
Nov 23, 2014 sharyn hemstead
Nov 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 23, 2014 Anne Neyhart
Nov 23, 2014 Bruna Santin
Nov 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 22, 2014 Steve Paxton
Nov 22, 2014 Jennifer King
Nov 22, 2014 Maribel Ortega
Nov 22, 2014 (Name not displayed) We need the bees! Please stop killing them!
Nov 22, 2014 Stefanie Frey
Nov 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 22, 2014 Frances Hinkson
Nov 22, 2014 Lauren Fonto
Nov 22, 2014 evelyne flament
Nov 22, 2014 Florencia Ferrero Motta
Nov 22, 2014 Mitch DeBoer
Nov 21, 2014 thom laz anyone who understands the consequences of these chemicals, understands the insanity in using them

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