Judge Won't Clarify Federal Modified Crop Farming Ruling

Law360, New York (December 11, 2012, 8:21 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Tuesday shot down a request from environmental groups to clarify a judgment affirming the U.S. government's decision to allow genetically modified crops to be farmed in Midwest wildlife regions, finding that the groups are improperly asking the court to alter its previous ruling.

U.S. District James E. Boasberg said that Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Food Safety and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility were not seeking “true clarification,” instead looking for a ruling on the legitimacy of comprehensive conservation plans...
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