EPA Approval of Pesticides Overruled by Federal Judge

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Two years ago, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been found guilty of fraud, now a recent report says that the agency has approved a pesticide known as sulfoxaflor back in May 2013, which hasn’t even been proven to be safe for the bees. Sulfoxaflor can also cause harm to fish and other aquatic plants. This just stained the reputation of the agency more.

The EPA has replied to public comments about this issue, however, said approval of pesticides overruled by federal judge, which made environmentally concerned citizens happy. Finally, the federal government has taken a stand against the wrongdoings of the EPA.

The details were reported on Natural News:

EPA decision to destroy environment with bee-killing pesticides overruled by federal judge

(NaturalNews) In a rare demonstration of justice, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to approve a new neonicotinoid pesticide known as “sulfoxaflor,” because its manufacturer, Dow Chemical, failed to submit the proper safety studies proving that the substance doesn’t harm bees. Read more…

Hopefully, the approval of pesticides overruled by federal judge will be the start of the many cases where the government will take action in protecting the environment. It’s definitely a good news that officials finally listened to the voices of their citizens.

There are more environmental issues that need attention, and the talk of many concerned citizens at present is the GMO labelling.

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