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Offline TwT

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Beekeepers Fined in North Dakota
« on: February 24, 2005, 11:49:48 PM »
Thursday, February 24, 2005
Crass stupidiy in North Dakota

Ten beekeepers and a chemical company have been fined a total of nearly $190,000 for the unapproved use of sodium cyanide in North Dakota. Sodium cyanide has legal uses in mining, pharmaceuticals and chrome-plating, but beekeepers have been using it illegally as a pesticide. It turns into a deadly gas when it gets wet.

The beekeepers' behaviour sees to have been unbelievably stupid:

the beekeepers would mix a plastic ice cream bucket full of hot water and sulfuric acid, throw in a handful of sodium cyanide and run.
The investigation into the stray barrels of the chemical first started as a homeland security issue. The barrels were found last autumn.


http://www.grandforks.com/mld/grandforks/10976534.htm
THAT's ME TO THE LEFT JUST 5 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!!!!!

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Beekeepers Fined in North Dakota
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2005, 03:50:39 AM »
They got what they had comming you can only break the law so long before you get busted..  This is why we have laws and reg.....

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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2005, 04:01:27 PM »
Once again, I stand in awe of the overwhelming STUPIDITY and IDIOCY of so-called HUMANS!!!  :evil:   Given their apparent lack of concern for the neighbors and animals in the area, it's almost sad that they didn't get a whiff of their own brew!!!!!  :twisted:

Bee Good, and for the sake of others, PLEASE Bee Careful ! ! !
Smile!  The rest of the world will wonder what the heck you're up to!