Animal and Plant
Health Inspection Service

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Riverdale, MD 20737
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News Release

USDA Announces the Availability for a Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Draft Environmental Assessment for Dow AgroSciences’ cotton genetically engineered to resist 2,4-D and glufosinate.!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2013-0113-0196


We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has prepared a preliminary determination regarding a request from Dow AgroSciences LLC seeking a determination of nonregulated status for cotton designated as DAS-8191Ø-7, which has been genetically engineered for resistance to the herbicides 2,4-D and glufosinate. We are also making available for public review and comment our preliminary plant pest risk assessment, draft environmental assessment, and preliminary finding of no significant impact for the preliminary determination of nonregulated status.

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