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Take Action: Ban the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides Before They Devastate Bee Populations in the USA


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JL
- 551 days ago - causes.com
Neonicotinoid, known as "neonics" for short, is a farm pesticide produced primarily by the German chemical giant Bayer, widely used in the U.S. to coat a massive 142 million acres of corn, wheat, soy and cotton seeds. They are also common ingredients in



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JL A. (275)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 8:24 pm

Ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides before they devastate bee populations in the USA

Posted to Bee The Change
Sep 23, 2012

To: Steven Bradbury, Director, Office of Pesticide Programs; William Jordan, Deputy Office Director for Pesticide Programs; Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator, jackson.lisap@epa.gov

Neonicotinoid, known as “neonics” for short, is a farm pesticide produced primarily by the German chemical giant Bayer, widely used in the U.S. to coat a massive 142 million acres of corn, wheat, soy and cotton seeds. They are also common ingredients in many home gardening products. However,...
 

Angelika R. (143)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 8:38 pm
Get the Bayer OUT! Signed, shared, thx JL
 

JL A. (275)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 8:42 pm
You are welcome Angelika. You cannot currently send a star to Angelika because you have done so within the last day.
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 8:48 pm

Signed, shared on Facebook and tweeted. I'm so glad people are finally taking notice of Bayer. Like Nestle and Monsanto their misdeeds are a long list, indeed.
 

JL A. (275)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 8:55 pm
Thanks for sharing Kit. You cannot currently send a star to Kit because you have done so within the last day.
 

Lynn D. (0)
Friday March 29, 2013, 1:11 am
Thanks!
 

Pogle S. (88)
Friday March 29, 2013, 2:28 am
Noted, trying to sign but keeps on giving me a server error
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Friday March 29, 2013, 4:53 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Carol D. (109)
Friday March 29, 2013, 6:00 am
Noted thanks
 

Shanti S. (0)
Friday March 29, 2013, 6:05 am
Thank you.
 

Petra M. (254)
Friday March 29, 2013, 7:01 am
Signed & noted, thanks!
 

Mitchell D. (131)
Friday March 29, 2013, 7:52 am
THANK YOU, JL!
I was hoping someone would post this, after reading about it in Tuesday's NY Times Science section.
 

JL A. (275)
Friday March 29, 2013, 8:41 am
You are welcome Lynn, Kerrie, Carol, Shanti, Petra and Mitchell.
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Tina P. (30)
Friday March 29, 2013, 9:19 am
S&N
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 29, 2013, 9:33 am
done
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Friday March 29, 2013, 10:10 am
You cannot currently send a star to JL because you have done so within the last day.
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. Thank you so much for posting this J L.
 

JL A. (275)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:22 pm
Thanks Tamara and you are welcome. I sometimes think the public comment activism options make more difference than those directed at Congress. Thanks for spreading the word.
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Michael Kirkby (85)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:51 pm
Posted - can't sign because I don't have a Facebook account and don't want one.
 

Sara W. (110)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:57 pm
Signed. Thanks!
 

Sara W. (110)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:57 pm
Ah, nevermind. No facebook.
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:57 pm
Thanks for signing the petition. Thanks J.L.
 

JL A. (275)
Friday March 29, 2013, 1:41 pm
Thanks Michael for posting.
Thanks for trying Sara. You are welcome Sara and Lisa.
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Birgit W. (145)
Friday March 29, 2013, 4:18 pm
Thanks, but I am not in Facebook.
 

Terry V. (30)
Friday March 29, 2013, 6:10 pm
S & N # 110,370
 

janet f. (28)
Friday March 29, 2013, 9:00 pm
signed
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Friday March 29, 2013, 11:37 pm
N & S. Thanks
 

Ludger W. (72)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 1:51 am
done
 

JL A. (275)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 6:41 am
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Stephanie Reap (192)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 7:08 am
signed and noted. TY
 

JL A. (275)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 7:17 am
You are welcome Stephanie. You cannot currently send a star to Stephanie because you have done so within the last day.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 8:18 am
Signed this one ages ago.
 

JL A. (275)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 8:29 am
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Shirley B. (5)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 11:11 am
Don't do facebook but have signed on other petitions. Noted TY , JL.
 

Paulett Simunich (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 3:46 pm
Go after Bayer!!!!! France and Germany have bannned this pesticide....It does appear that the USA is always on the outside looking in......We saved a tiny, tiny fish from extinction.....WE ARE NOW TALKING ABOUT THE
ENTIRE BEE POPULATION.........PRIORITES.......PEOPLE........PRIORITIES !!!!!
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 12:21 pm
Noted. Sorry can't sign--no facebook.
 

JL A. (275)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 2:13 pm
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Melania Padilla (179)
Monday April 15, 2013, 3:57 pm
Signed before!
 
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