Activists Urge USDA to Block ArborGen's Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

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Over a quarter of a million people submitted public comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, urging the organization to say no to the possibility of ArborGen Inc.'s genetically engineered eucalyptus trees in the United States.

The project, if approved, would create the country's first GE tree plantations, a move that would have a negative impact on the environment.

Our guest is Anne Petermann, Executive Director of the Global Justice Ecology Project and Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees.

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