Petition statement to be delivered to Katy Coba, Oregon Department of Agriculture Director and Governor John Kitzhaber

ODA Director Coba: Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides in Oregon!

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ODA Director Coba: Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides in Oregon!

To be delivered to Katy Coba, Oregon Department of Agriculture Director and Governor John Kitzhaber

Petition Statement

Uphold Oregon law to make pollinators a priority over the profits of pesticide manufacturers by making permanent the temporary ban against the systemic neonicotinoids, which are implicated worldwide in colony collapse.
There are currently 9,450 signatures. NEW goal - We need 10,000 signatures!

Petition Background

Uphold Oregon statute ORS 634.322 (6) (c) which states, in part, that the State Department of Agriculture “is authorized to establish limitations and procedures deemed necessary and proper for the protect of…pollinating insects, bees” by making permanent the 180 day temporary ban on systemic neonicotinoids which are implicated worldwide in colony collapse in a mounting body of scientific evidence.

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