Pesticide companies and the Center for Food Safety are pleased with a legal settlement that involves canceling 12 neonicotinoid registrations and evaluating the effects of two neonics on endangered species.
The debate over neonicotinoids' impacts on the environment continues to rage, as evidenced by comments submitted to EPA as part of the agency's review of the most widely used insecticides on the planet.
Pesticide manufacturers and applicators are examining the impacts of a California decision to “freeze” uses for neonicotinoids while the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation re-evaluates their effects on pollinators.
UNITED KINGDOM, July 5, 2017 - A large, field-scale study that examined the effects of two widely used neonicotinoid insecticides on bees in three European countries has produced mixed results, which are being interpreted in starkly different ways.
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency may have to assess the effects on endangered species of 59 products containing clothianidin and thiamethoxam, two neonicotinoid insecticides.