Animal and Plant
Health Inspection Service

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Riverdale, MD 20737
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News Release

USDA Announces Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for GE Creeping Bentgrass


The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has prepared a draft environmental impact statement and preliminary plant pest risk assessment following the receipt of a petition from The Scotts Company and Monsanto Company seeking the deregulation of creeping bentgrass that has been genetically engineered for resistance to the herbicide glyphosate.

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