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ID:

680

Date:

2013-03-18

Headline:

Bird group calls for halt to widely applied insecticide

Reporter's name:

Chuck Raasch

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

USA Today

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A prominent bird-conservation group accused the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of underestimating the effects of a relatively recent group of pesticides, “neonicotinoids,” as it monitors chemical impacts on bird populations.

Notes:

The American Bird Conservancy used FOIA to obtain thousands of pages of documents from the EPA.

Keywords:

American Bird Conservancy, pesticide, insecticide, neonicotinoid, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, agriculture, farming

URL:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/18/birdsinsecticides/1996271/


Agencies:

EPA

States:

DC

Categories:

agriculture
business
endangered species
environment


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