Enviros Win Challenge To GMO Farming On Wildlife Refuges

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A Washington D.C. federal judge handed three environmental groups a win Tuesday in their challenge of the federal government’s decision to allow the farming of genetically modified crops on National Wildlife Refuge land in the Southeast, saying mitigation measures can be implemented.

In granting the groups summary judgment, U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg said the court can provide some effective relief now, rather than waiting until the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service voluntarily stops its GMO farming practices on federally protected refuges at the end...
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CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY et al v. SALAZAR et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01457

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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James E. Boasberg

Date Filed

August 11, 2011

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