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Friday, December 20, 2013

The Oregon Department of Agriculture issued six civil penalties for improper pesticide applications that caused massive bumblebee die-offs last summer.

ODA has issued six civil penalties totaling $2,886 in connection with three incidents, in Wilsonville, downtown Portland, and West Linn.

Collier Arbor Care of Clackamas, a licensed commercial pesticide operator, was cited in all three.

In the largest incident, last June, about 50,000 bumblebees were found dead and dying in a Target parking lot under linden trees that had been sprayed with dinotefuran.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

 

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