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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


Mar 27, 2015 megan ryan
Mar 27, 2015 Beth Boeing This is absolutely critical!
Mar 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 26, 2015 Cynthia Rein Bees are so very important for our environment.
Mar 26, 2015 irene letcher
Mar 26, 2015 Daphne de Luca
Mar 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 26, 2015 Jill Giencke
Mar 26, 2015 Deborah Larson
Mar 26, 2015 lisaglenn goodman
Mar 26, 2015 Gabriele Hänseler
Mar 26, 2015 jillphipps phipps
Mar 26, 2015 nicole reens
Mar 26, 2015 Alessandra Berardi
Mar 25, 2015 Deborah Woods
Mar 25, 2015 Jeanette Kelly
Mar 25, 2015 Rosana Macieira
Mar 25, 2015 Tina da Cruz
Mar 25, 2015 renee wines
Mar 25, 2015 Judy Murphy
Mar 25, 2015 Tina Eiser
Mar 25, 2015 azza elsherbini
Mar 25, 2015 Wendy Butler
Mar 25, 2015 Sheela S. Iyer
Mar 25, 2015 Lisa Workman
Mar 25, 2015 Danijela Visak
Mar 25, 2015 Stephanie Burke
Mar 25, 2015 Margot Keijzer
Mar 25, 2015 Vanessa Slatton
Mar 25, 2015 Jeanne Fecht-Roberts
Mar 25, 2015 Michael & Kathryn Kevany
Mar 25, 2015 angela aden
Mar 25, 2015 susan helka No bees=no food/beeswax candles etc etc etc
Mar 25, 2015 Rachael Walker
Mar 25, 2015 Brittney Walters
Mar 24, 2015 Ana Teles
Mar 24, 2015 Ximena Suarez Lopez
Mar 24, 2015 Mary Ann Hamer
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed) Save the bees...ban pesticides! Without bees we will all die... Use your common sense.
Mar 24, 2015 estefania i
Mar 24, 2015 Cathleen Mckenzie What does "EPA" stand for , obviously NOT what you think ...try "Everyone Pee on America". Keep up the Pesticides and we will be a desolate Nation with not a pot to "P" in !!
Mar 24, 2015 Virginia Saliba
Mar 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 Kristen Brown
Mar 24, 2015 Majbritt Engbo Nielsen
Mar 24, 2015 Sabrina Cohen
Mar 24, 2015 Manuel DaCunha
Mar 24, 2015 Edward Colerich
Mar 24, 2015 Marie Boutsen
Mar 24, 2015 carmen lebeault

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