ArborGen Joins Fray Over Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

Law360, New York (October 21, 2010, 1:38 PM EDT) -- ArborGen Inc. has intervened in a suit that seeks to shut down the company’s field-testing of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees on the grounds that the federal government's approval of the experimental plots didn't take into account environmental dangers.

Judge K. Michael Moore of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Tuesday let ArborGen in on the action, given the fact that the company will have to cut down its experimental cold-tolerant eucalyptus trees if the plaintiffs prevail in overturning the planting permits....
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