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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


May 24, 2015 Penny Cooper
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed) We are running out of time.
May 24, 2015 Cheri Lyn Marchand
May 24, 2015 tamara eis
May 24, 2015 Susan Tatham
May 24, 2015 Jacquie Munoz
May 24, 2015 Sharon Liberty
May 24, 2015 amneris maffei
May 24, 2015 shawn nelson
May 24, 2015 Cassandra Weldon-Faulkner Highly toxic and systemic insecticides should be banned. There is too much damage being done with no consideration for the consequences!
May 24, 2015 Diana Gross
May 24, 2015 Hayley Grant
May 24, 2015 ricky Cunningham
May 24, 2015 Susan Weyrauch
May 24, 2015 linda thomson
May 24, 2015 Chrisleine COMTESSE
May 24, 2015 Judith Habermacher Save the bees. If the bees are gone so is our food. Who do you think pollinate the crops? Use some common sense here and stop the use of bee killing pesticides.
May 24, 2015 Ray Wheeler
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed) How far do we go in destroying not only our habitats, but the creatures that are vital to our existence? We are at historic levels of toxicity which is affecting honeybees. Corporations like Dow act as though they are not affected by the toxicity.
May 24, 2015 Sony Crystal
May 24, 2015 Lin Month
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2015 BARBARA BORRELLI SAFE THE BEES VERY IN INPORANTANT TO THE WORLD
May 24, 2015 Tisha Bratcher
May 24, 2015 Sharon Wilder
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2015 Alessandra Priolo Stop these pesticides 'Sulfoxaflor'~ Deny Dow AgroScience's application!
May 24, 2015 Charlotte Tiley
May 24, 2015 natalie wildfong
May 24, 2015 Nora Hansen
May 24, 2015 Judith Heffernan Elmy
May 24, 2015 Gail Kalvin
May 24, 2015 Tawney Guyon
May 24, 2015 kay jimerson
May 24, 2015 Karen R, Meth
May 24, 2015 Douglas E. Graves Bee have a right to live, just like very other being. Plus, bees dies, we die. Pretty simple.
May 24, 2015 Nicholle Pirog
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2015 Patricia Vanderpool
May 24, 2015 Jason Meyer
May 24, 2015 Elena Meyer
May 24, 2015 Lia Matthews
May 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2015 Jamie Hill
May 24, 2015 Patricia Laessig
May 24, 2015 Betsy Bristow
May 24, 2015 margaret huffstickler
May 24, 2015 maegan carr
May 24, 2015 nancy monaghan
May 24, 2015 rick benirschke they should be ashamed

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