Florida Citrus Grower Kills Millions of Bees, Gets Off with Measly $1,500 Fine

August 30, 2013 by  
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While environmentalists and politicians disagree about whether or not to ban pesticides suspected of killing honeybees , some farmers are completely disregarding bee-protecting legislation that’s already on the books. Ben Hill Griffin Inc., one of the largest citrus growers in Florida, has been illegally using pesticides on its crops, resulting in the deaths of millions of bees throughout the state. Read the rest of Florida Citrus Grower Kills Millions of Bees, Gets Off with Measly $1,500 Fine Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bee die-off , bees , citrus grower , colony collapse disorder , fines , honeybees , pesticides , pollination        

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Florida Citrus Grower Kills Millions of Bees, Gets Off with Measly $1,500 Fine

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