Griffith apiarists want fipronil banned from use in Australia after major bee poisoning

Declan Rurenga
Updated June 14 2019 - 3:19pm, first published 3:00pm
QUIET: Apiarists Les Ellis and Ian Carter hold up the empty frames from beehives destroyed by fipronil spraying. PHOTO: Declan Rurenga
QUIET: Apiarists Les Ellis and Ian Carter hold up the empty frames from beehives destroyed by fipronil spraying. PHOTO: Declan Rurenga

The use of a toxic chemical has left 10 million bees in Griffith dead.

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Declan Rurenga

Declan Rurenga was the editor of Griffith's Area News and Leeton's Irrigator until September 2023. Before landing at the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, he reported news in Junee, Wagga Wagga, Orange and Cootamundra.

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