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This Controversial Pesticide Is Harming Honeybees

The risk assessment comes as honeybee colonies continue to experience large declines. A survey of 6,100 beekeepers published last May found that 42.1 percent of U.S. managed honeybees were lost between April 2014 and April 2015. Beekeepers in some states
Think Progress (blog)
added Jan 7, 2016 01:55
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JALBERT: Breathe Free

The two main strategies for preventing exposure to secondhand smoke in multifamily buildings are to prohibit smoking in the building entirely, or seal individual units where smoke-free policies are not currently in place. About 10 percent of public housi
Multi-Housing News
added Oct 10, 2013 02:06
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[Louisiana] Air quality in Alexandria businesses has improved since smoking ban enacted, advocate says

The air quality in Alexandria has improved in the year since the city banned smoking in bars, businesses and gaming facilities, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The anniversary of the law was celebrated Thursday at a Tobacco-Free Li
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Feb 7, 2013 09:30
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ARCHIVE: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Two of Pruitt’s new appointees helped companies defend their products or fight restrictions on secondhand smoke... Graham got his $25,000 and later served as an adviser to The Advancement for Sound Science Coalition, a group created by Philip Morris to
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:54
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ARCHIVE: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Two of Pruitt’s new appointees helped companies defend their products or fight restrictions on secondhand smoke, and another sought more than $300,000 in tobacco industry funding but was rejected. John Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Pub
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:53
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EPA Confirms Activists' Longtime Claims: Neonicotinoid Pesticide Threatens Honeybees

The EPA's preliminary risk assessment of imidacloprid found that the pesticide "potentially poses risk to hives when the pesticide comes in contact with certain crops that attract pollinators," according to a press statement. The agency found that residu
Truthout
added Jan 7, 2016 01:59
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Neonicotinoid Pesticide Use on Some Crops Harms Honeybees, EPA Finds

A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton plants and citrus trees but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency has found.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2016 01:34
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[Massachusetts] Patch.com Inhaling Boston Air is Equal to Smoking Cigarettes

Living the City of Boston is equivalent to smoking five cigarettes a year, according to an online tool backed by the EPA.
Patch.org
added Aug 31, 2015 13:36
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PERCIASEPE: Clearing the Air: EPA Secondhand Smoke Research Making a Difference | EPA Connect

Through their research, our scientists released a landmark health assessment in 1992, The Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders, that found that secondhand smoke leads to serious health complications, and even pre
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Mar 23, 2014 23:26
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[New Mexico] Carruthers led effort backed by tobacco firm

Carruthers, Republican governor of New Mexico from 1987 to 1990 and currently one of five finalists for the presidency of New Mexico State University ... Carruthers, 73, downplayed his role as the public head of TASSC and distanced himself from Philip Mo
Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41
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