Pesticides blamed for bee decline face EU restrictions
The European Commission is proposing a two-year moratorium on the use of three pesticides containing neonicotinoid chemicals, which the European Food Safety Agency claims pose a risk to beesResearch by the agency found that clothianidin and imidacloprid, which are used in products from Bayer CropScience, and thiamethoxam, the active ingredient in Cruiser OSR from Syngenta, pose an “acute
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A landfill site in Glasgow has been served with a civil penalty fine of £6,200 following a breach of its environmental permit which resulted in the release of odours that affected local communities over a period of eight days in June 2021 and saw 138 complaints.
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