Enviros Sue To Block GMO Crops On Federal Wildlife Refuges

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 2:58 PM EDT) -- Several environmental groups on Tuesday sued to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from planting genetically engineered crops and using blanket pesticide in national wildlife refuges in the Midwest until more is known about the impacts of the practices.

The Center for Food Safety, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Sierra Club and Beyond Pesticides allege that FWS unlawfully entered into farming contracts on five refuges in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri without the environmental analysis required by the National Environmental Policy Act and the...
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