Will USDA approve a GE tree for forestry use?

The USDA is nearing a decision whether to deregulate a eucalyptus tree that is genetically engineered to tolerate freezing weather for use in tree plantations. It “would become the first genetically engineered tree approved for commercial use in the United States,” says the Washington Post. In a draft environmental impact statement, the USDA, which regulates… » Read More

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