GE American Chestnut
White Paper, News and Resources to Take Action
White paper details issues & concerns of the GE American Chestnut
You can also read the Executive Summary
In addition to The Campaign to STOP GE Trees, Biofuelwatch and Global Justice Ecology Project, the network of groups collaborating to prevent the regulatory approval of GE trees in North America includes Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Indigenous Environmental Network, Rural Coalition and Shawnee Forest Defense.
For more information or to help stop the release of GE trees into the environment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
News & Analysis
The majestic American chestnut was once common in forests in the eastern U.S., but a blight has killed billions of these giant trees. Researchers are moving forward with genetically-modified trees that will survive the blight. But as Julie Grant of The...
On October 19, 2020 the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the petition for deregulation of Darling 58 genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American Chestnut closed. Historically, there has been strong...
For Immediate Release: 10/20/2020 Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes Groups Across North America Oppose Release of Genetically Engineered Trees New York- On Oct. 19th the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture...