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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 Michael Haskell
Sep 17, 2014 mandie ludik
Sep 17, 2014 sierra strohm
Sep 17, 2014 bonr fdogjdf
Sep 17, 2014 Isabelle Pritchett
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Sep 16, 2014 Bernadette Irvine
Sep 16, 2014 Hieu Buu
Sep 16, 2014 Sheri Parry
Sep 16, 2014 Karen Amato
Sep 16, 2014 Michelle Cavanaugh
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Sep 16, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 16, 2014 Christine Kent
Sep 16, 2014 Donna Joles
Sep 16, 2014 Linda Carlough Save the bees! They are endangered and help the crops that feed us!
Sep 16, 2014 Robert Dumicz For life.
Sep 16, 2014 R Lefevre
Sep 16, 2014 Toni Fields
Sep 16, 2014 Miriam Corona
Sep 16, 2014 Cavallini Roland
Sep 16, 2014 Jane Tavener
Sep 16, 2014 Marie rose Dingens
Sep 16, 2014 Deborah Summerville Please deny Dow AgroScience's application to expand the registration of the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor.
Sep 16, 2014 Nathalie Marcinkowski "Without bees, humans will be gone in less than 7 years." - Albert Einstein
Sep 16, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 16, 2014 Dhan Melhi
Sep 16, 2014 arolyn anderson
Sep 15, 2014 Victoria Mikhaylov
Sep 15, 2014 Amanda Luby Stop killing the bee's!!!?
Sep 15, 2014 Diane DeArment
Sep 15, 2014 Emily Trinder
Sep 15, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 15, 2014 galina kay
Sep 15, 2014 (Name not displayed) The loss of pollinators will have a drastic effect on all life. Please protect!
Sep 15, 2014 julie wylie save the bees we need them
Sep 15, 2014 birgitta birgersson
Sep 15, 2014 Keary Missler
Sep 15, 2014 Linda Keller PLEASE do something to help stop this senseless destruction of our honeybees. They are a necessary part of nature.
Sep 15, 2014 Nicole Lorandt
Sep 15, 2014 Christine Lalande
Sep 15, 2014 Jennifer O'Brien
Sep 15, 2014 Mike Korn
Sep 15, 2014 Julia Fest
Sep 15, 2014 El Sierzega
Sep 15, 2014 Steven Kalata
Sep 15, 2014 sara gabriela herfra
Sep 15, 2014 Carol Leuenberger
Sep 15, 2014 gilda mazza

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