Pesticides

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5th Graders Hope Planting Meadow Can Attract Butterflies

Pesticides and loss of habitat are having an impact on monarch butterflies and honeybees around the world. The insects are dying off in large numbers.

05/28/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Beez Kneez Founder Kristy Allen

After working on Bar Bell Bee Ranch, owned by her aunt and uncle, Kristy Allen decided to combine her two favorite things –bees and biking – to create her own business.

04/07/2015

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To Save Bees, Minn. Growers & Gardeners Are Switching Pesticides

A new trend in gardening is generating a buzz. More growers and gardeners are moving away from chemicals and insecticides that are hurting or killing bees.

04/18/2014

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Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?

The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.

06/10/2013

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Minn. Farmer Blames Pesticides For Big Bee Die Off

As farmers get underway with their spring planting, some bee farmers in Minnesota are already counting their losses. In the last couple days one major producer reported that thousands of honey bees suddenly died.

05/16/2013

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Supreme Court: Pesticide Drift Isn’t Trespassing

The Minnesota Supreme Court says pesticide chemicals that drift from one farm to another do not constitute trespassing under the law, reversing an appeals court decision that found otherwise.

08/01/2012

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Get Rid Of Hazardous Materials At Summer Collection Events

Have paint, pesticides, old batteries, computers, VHS players and aerosol cans you want to get rid of?

07/23/2012

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Beekeepers Fear Harmful Effects Of Pesticides

Beekeepers say a new pesticide is killing bees. A group is asking the EPA to do more testing before using the pesticide, which was approved in 2003.

04/08/2012

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Court: Pesticide Drift Can Count As Trespass

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says it can count as trespass under the law when pesticide drifts from one farm to another.

07/25/2011