Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Little risk to bees from widely used insecticide, reports expert from the University of Arkansas.

A type of insecticide widely used to treat crops such as cotton and soy beans poses little risk to pollinators, including honey bees, an Arkansas-based researcher concluded.
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Arkansas AG joins lawsuit against EPA over lower ozone standards

The suit challenges the agency’s reduced National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Ozone.
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University of Arkansas professor calls for EPA approval of neonicotinoid pesticides

A University of Arkansas department of entomology professor says neonicotinoids do not harm pollinators, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should not delay approving new applications for using the pesticides.
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EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule slammed in committee hearing

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke out against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States rule at an Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing on Tuesday.
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