Newsroom Archive - 2009

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News 2009
December
USDA RESUMES REMOVAL OF INFESTED TREES AND DETERMINES NEXT STEPS FOR ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE ERADICATION EFFORTS IN MASSACHUSETTS
USDA DEREGULATES GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CORN MODIFIED FOR HERBICIDE RESISTANCE
USDA ANNOUNCES DISCOVERY OF ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE INFESTATION IN BOYLSTON, MASS
USDA SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ALFALFA
November
USDA HOLDS BIOTECHNOLOGY REGULATORY STAKEHOLDER MEETING
USDA ANNOUNCES FALL TREE RESTORATION IN MASSACHUSETTS - ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE-IMPACTED AREA
October
STATEMENT FROM APHIS ADMINISTRATOR CINDY SMITH REGARDING THE COMPLAINT SERVED TO FORMER ELEPHANT EXHIBITOR WILBUR DAVENPORT
ADDITIONAL ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE INFESTED TREES FOUND IN WEST BOYLSTON, MASS - Recent Detection Follows Discovery of Beetle in 2008
USDA PROPOSES TO AMEND THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT TO REQUIRE ITINERARIES FROM TRAVELING EXHIBITORS
September
USDA DEREGULATES GENETICALLY ENGINEERED PAPAYA
USDA ISSUES ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR CITRUS GREENING AND ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
USDA SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DEREGULATION - OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SOYBEAN
USDA BEGINS FALL PILOT STUDY TO TREAT TREES AGAINST ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE
August
USDA REOPENS COMMENT PERIOD ON BIOTECHNOLOGY QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DRAFT AUDIT STANDARD
STATEMENT FROM ACTING APHIS ADMINISTRATOR KEVIN SHEA REGARDING THE CONFISCATION OF AN ELEPHANT FROM A LEGGETT, TEXAS FACILITY
July
USDA CLOSING NATIONAL ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM - LISTENING TOUR COMMENT PERIOD ON AUGUST 3
STATEMENT FROM ACTING APHIS ADMINISTRATOR KEVIN SHEA - REGARDING ALLEGATIONS OF ANIMAL ABUSE IN RINGLING BROTHERS CIRCUS
USDA URGES RESIDENTS TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE INVASIVE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE - SEASON'S FIRST BEETLES EXPECTED TO EMERGE IN JULY
June
ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE ERADICATION PARTNERS DETERMINE NEXT STEPS IN MASSACHUSETTS
USDA REOPENS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON DEREGULATION OF - GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CORN
USDA OPENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON BIOTECHNOLOGY QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROJECT
May
USDA DEREGULATES GENETICALLY ENGINEERED COTTON
USDA COMPLETES INSPECTION OF NEW IBERIA RESEARCH CENTER
SECRETARY VILSACK ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL NATIONAL ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM LISTENING SESSION LOCATIONS
April
USDA TREATS NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY TREES AGAINST INVASIVE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE
USDA BEGINS TREE RESTORATION IN MASSACHUSETTS_ - ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE-IMPACTED AREA
USDA HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED RULE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY REGULATIONS
USDA - APHIS - Newsroom
March
USDA HOLDS SCOPING MEETING ON PROPOSED RULE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY REGULATIONS
February
ADDITIONAL ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE INFESTED TREES FOUND IN STATEN ISLAND
January
USDA TO BEGIN ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE ERADICATION EFFORT FOR - MASSACHUSETTS
USDA LAUNCHES BIOTECHNOLOGY QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PILOT PROJECT
USDA REOPENS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON PROPOSED RULE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY REGULATIONS