June 2019: Ordinance Establishing Oakland's Policy Prohibiting Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides to Protect Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

Publish Date: Aug, 20 2019

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On June 18, 2019, Council unanimously adopted an ordinance co-sponsored by Councilmember Bas with Councilmember Dan Kalb establishing Oakland's policy prohibiting the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in order to protect honey bees and other pollinators; urging the adoption of state and federal restrictions on these pesticides; and urging retailers operating in the City not to sell neonicotinoids. See full details on Ordinance #13544.