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In First Use of Landmark Law, Minnesota Confirms Neonics Harm Bees 

Minnesota has compensated two beekeepers who say their hives were damaged by a controversial strain of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, in the first test of a groundbreaking 2014 state law.”This is the first action of any state, a finding of fact, that neonicotinoids are harmful to bees,” state Sen. Rick Hansen, a co-sponsor of the 2014 bill, said on Sunday. “Once you have a state compensating people for a loss, it’s real.”

Source: In First Use of Landmark Law, Minnesota Confirms Neonics Harm Bees | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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