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Scotts/Monsanto GE Creeping Bentgrass Petition

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making available for public comment a petition from Scotts’ Company and Monsanto Company seeking deregulation for creeping bentgrass genetically engineered (GE) for resistance to the herbicide glyphosate. The petition will be available for public review and comment for 60 days starting January 8, 2016.  Comments received on or before March 8, 2016, will be considered.

To view supporting documents and submit public comments beginning January 8, 2016, through March 8, 2016, please go to our online public comment portal:!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2015-0096.

Federal Register Notice of Petition Availability

Petition No. 15-300-01p (This is a large, 4MB file, and may take a few minutes to download.)

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