Judge Nixes Suit Against US Over Modified Crop Farming

Law360, New York (October 15, 2012, 5:38 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday threw out a challenge from environmental and food safety groups over the U.S. government's decision to allow genetically modified crops to be farmed in Midwest wildlife refuges, ruling that the government acted properly and did not abuse its power.

Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Food Safety and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility had accused the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of illegally entering into cooperative farming agreements to plant genetically engineered crops on 54 national wildlife refuges in eight...
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Case Title

CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY et al v. SALAZAR et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01934

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

James E. Boasberg

Date Filed

November 1, 2011

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