- Published on July 30, 2012
- Written by Kim Greenwood
Senators Kirsten Gillebrand (NY), Patrick Leahy (VT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) recently sent a letter to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing their concern about the effects of thiamethoxam and clothianidin on honeybee health.
In it, they call for the EPA to expedite the review due to the potential for harm to honeybees and other pollinators.
You can read the letter here.