Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service April 19, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Availability of an Environmental Assessment for the Field Release of Genetically Engineered Diamondback Moths
Document Number: 2017-07840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is making available for public comment an environmental assessment prepared in connection with a permit application for the field release of diamondback moths that have been genetically engineered for repressible female lethality and to express red fluorescence as a marker. The purpose of the proposed field release is to assess the feasibility and efficacy of these moths in reducing populations of diamondback moths that are known plant pests and a serious threat to agriculture.
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