USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) as part of its review to determine whether to deregulate genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybean plants that are resistant to several herbicides, including a new trait for 2,4-D resistance. The petition for 2,4-D-resistant cotton was submitted to APHIS in Sept. 2013 and was not included in this analysis. However, the NCC hopes that the final Environmental Impact ...

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