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US EPA sued over neonicotinoids

US activist groups and beekeepers have filed a lawsuit against the EPA over its continued registration of the neonicotinoid insecticides, clothianidin and thiamethoxam, despite alleged impacts on bees and other organisms. The action was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California on March 21st by the Center for Food Safety (CFS), Beyond Pesticides, Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA), the Sierra Club and the Center for Environmental Health, plus four beekeepers.



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