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Water | NW Life | EnvironmentAug. 20, 2015 2:41 p.m.
Neonicotinoid pesticides show up in more than half of urban and agricultural streams sampled across the country, including one of two tested in Oregon, a U.S. Geological Survey investigation has found.
The city of Portland will phase out its use of certain pesticides that may be harmful to bees and other beneficial insects.
In response to a massive bee die-off last summer, an Oregon lawmaker is proposing restrictions on household use of four pesticides that pose a risk to bees.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture is restricting the use of two pesticide ingredients implicated in the deaths of more than 50,000 bumblebees earlier this year.
Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it was phasing out a class of bee-harming pesticides on wildlife refuges in the Pacific region. That rule now applies nationwide.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is eliminating the use of bee-harming pesticides on refuges in the Pacific region. One likely exception? Invasive crazy ants that attack nesting seabirds.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to eliminate the use of bee-harming pesticides on wildlife refuges in the Pacific region by 2016.