EPA to require labels for pesticides harmful to honeybees

08/16/2013 | Hill, The

Pesticides containing chemicals known as neonicotinoids, which are harmful to honeybees, will be required to carry warning labels under new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency, according to this article. This comes as the EPA seeks to resolve the decline in the honeybee population known as colony collapse disorder. The EPA will work on the labels with pesticide-makers, but some environmental activists say the measure isn't enough to preserve the honeybees.

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