EPA Sued Over Mass Die-Offs Of Honeybees

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT) -- Beekeepers and environmental activists sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday in California federal court, alleging the agency failed to adequately regulate pesticides that are annihilating honeybees and thereby hurting the economy and threatening agriculture.

The beekeepers and honey farmers joined with organizations including the Sierra Club, the Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides to accuse the EPA of neglecting to go through the proper approval process before signing off on the use of two common insecticides, frequently applied to corn and other crops,...
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