What's New in Michigan Organics? News

The biotechnology company Syngenta has petitioned the U.S. government to
"deregulate" a genetically modified (GM) corn variety that produces a
microbial enzyme to facilitate ethanol production. As part of the
decision-making process, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and
Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has prepared a draft environmental
assessment (EA) and plant pest risk assessment for review and comment. It is
also seeking addition public comment on Syngenta's petition. Reopening the
comment period will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and
submit comments on the petition.

Consideration will be given to comments received on or before July 6. Send
two copies of postal mail or commercial delivery comments to Docket No.
APHIS-2007-0016, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station
3A-03.8, 4700 River Road, Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-1238. Please state
that your comment refers to Docket No. APHIS-2007-0016. If you wish to
submit a comment using the Internet go to the Federal eRule making portal at
Comments are posted on the Web site.

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