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Will Bees Get a Break? Neonic Bill Sent to Cal. Governor

Expert BlogCaliforniaLucas Rhoads
In the six months between the AB 2146's introduction and its passage by the legislature, concerns about impacts of neonics on human health have continued to mount. It is clearer than ever that California must act.

Cal. Gov. Shuts One Door on Neonic Cuts, but Opens Another

Expert BlogCaliforniaLucas Rhoads

California Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed AB 2146, a bill that would have prohibited harmful and unnecessary non-agricultural uses of neonic pesticides. But the Governor has tasked the Department of Pesticide Regulation with a review of these home and garden…

Kabir Green

Director, Federal Affairs, Government Affairs
Kabir Green, who joined NRDC in 2012, focuses on public lands issues, especially NRDC’s efforts to defend America's national monuments. He graduated from George Washington University's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration with a master's in public administration…

NRDC, Partners FOIA Zinke’s Undisclosed Monument Rollbacks Report

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Natural Resources Defense Council has joined with Earthjustice and Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke release his secret recommendations for reducing protections for certain public lands…

Curb Neonic Use to Save Bees—and Farmers

Expert BlogCaliforniaDaniel Raichel

Toxic "neonic" pesticides threaten bees and Californian's health, but Governor Newsom can help by signing the Pollinator Protection Act this week!