11 Feb '18, 3am

Maryland governor expected to ban bee-killing pesticides in US first

on Earth has been linked with widespread use of a class of pesticides called neonicotinoids . While the chemicals have already been banned in several countries, they are still widely used in the United States. Maryland, however, is the first state poised to approve a measure that bans the pesticides , after losing 60 percent of its hives last year. The pending legislation has passed the state’s upper and lower chambers, and now awaits the signature of Governor Larry Hogan, which is expected.

Full article: https://inhabitat.com/maryland-governor-expected-to-ban-b...

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