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Bee-killing pesticides could be banned in Minnesota under new bill

Cities in Minnesota may soon have the option to ban pesticides to save the state's decaying bee and butterfly population under a new state bill. Rep. Jean Wagenius introduced HF 1255 last week that provides the state's towns and cities with legal authority to ban "pollinator-lethal pesticides" within their jurisdiction. Wagenius, who represents Minneapolis, told ABC News that the chemicals are responsible for the declining population of bees and butterflies which help pollinate the state's crops.  Read more....



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