Widespread Pesticide Use Is ‘Folly’, Senate Hearing Told

A Senate committee examining bee deaths and pesticides must investigate the “indiscriminate” use of farm chemicals accumulating in soil and water, says a B.C. agriculture official. The appeal follows disclosures that federal regulators have licensed toxins for decades without completing environmental risk assessments: “If I’m a shareholder of Bayer, I think this is all great”.

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