If you haven't heard the news (note I politely refrained from saying "buzz"), a Colorado beekeeper is at the center of a controversy revolving around an Environmental Protection Agency document that reveals that the agency green-lighted use of a pesticide that's fatal to honeybees.
An updated posting yesterday on Fast Company quotes Colorado beekeeper Tom Theobald lamenting the fate of bees that might be affected by a pesticide called clothianidin, which has been banned in other countries.
The document at hand supposedly illustrates how the agency, whose mission is "to protect human health and the environment" — not to potentially destroy the insect that pollinates a third of our crops domestically — ignored warnings from its own scientists and allowed the chemical to be sold and used on food crops.
That's what the people wanted; that's what they're going to get. They obviously wanted a…
Well, the Wright 'Flyer' also had two tails.
Oppps! My bad. Tomcat