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Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

10 Aug 2017

Quarter of a Million People Say NO to First-Ever GE Forest Tree *Photo by Orin Langelle of the wildfires in Chile By: Anne Petermann As a result of a national coalition effort including forest protection groups, Indigenous Peoples Organizations, anti-GMO and food safety groups, and climate justice organizations and including scientists, foresters, and ecologists, well over a quarter of a million people (280,000) and 600 organizations submitted comments yesterday rejecting the commercialization of ArborGen Inc.’s genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees,…

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