Elena Mihaly, vice president of Conservation Law Foundation Vermont says "It’s time for Vermont to protect its pollinators, farmers and food system." Her commentary in today's VTDigger describes how "Neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds dominate Vermont’s working landscape."
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(Updated 7pm) An article posted this evening provides more information: Vermont lawmakers consider banning pesticide class to help insect pollinators.