TV News LIES

Saturday, Sep 20th

Last update01:33:10 AM GMT

You are here News International Bee deaths: EU delays action on pesticides ban

Bee deaths: EU delays action on pesticides ban

E-mail Print PDF

bee deathsEU nations have been unable to reach agreement on proposals to ban the use of three pesticides that have been linked to the decline of bees.

The European Commission had called for a two-year EU-wide moratorium, but a number of nations opposed the plans. A recent report by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) concluded that the pesticides posed a "high acute risk" to pollinators, including honeybees.

The commission is expected to redraft its proposals ahead of another vote.

Member states were unable to reach a qualified majority in order for the proposals to be adopted. The news of the stalemate has angered groups that had been campaigning in favour of the ba

A spokeswoman for Defra, the UK's environment department, said 14 out of the 27 EU nations - including the UK and Germany - had not supported the commission's proposals as they currently stood.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Turkey secures release of hostages held by Islamic State

Hostages released to TurkeyTurkish intelligence agents brought 46 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to...

CIA curbs spying in Europe after Germany catches official selling secrets to U.S.

CIA curbsThe CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor...

Obama refuses to grant Ukraine special non-NATO ally status

PoroshenkoThursday was likely a disappointing day for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, whose requests for lethal aid...

France strikes Islamic State group's depot in Iraq

France strikes ISISJoining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!