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Release: Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes 

Release: Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes 

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...

Organic Grower Discusses Threats of GE American Chestnut

Organic Grower Discusses Threats of GE American Chestnut

There are increasing concerns by organic growers as to how the genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American chestnut tree may endanger their certified organic status as chestnut growers. Brian Caldwell owner of Hemlock Grove Farm talks about his...

Dogwood Alliance Joins in Opposition to GE American Chestnut

Dogwood Alliance Joins in Opposition to GE American Chestnut

Numerous environmental organizations representing millions of members have signed on in opposition to the proposal to spread genetically engineered chestnut trees into the wild. One organization is Dogwood Alliance, which works to protect southern forests across 14...

Anne Petermann On The Dangers Of GE Trees & Industrial Plantations

Anne Petermann On The Dangers Of GE Trees & Industrial Plantations

Anne Petermann is the Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project and the International Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Petermann warns that approval of the plan to release genetically engineered (GE) American Chestnut trees will open the door...

The Enviro Show Interviews Anne Petermann & Rachel Smolker

The Enviro Show Interviews Anne Petermann & Rachel Smolker

Greetings Earthlings. Perhaps you're familiar with the plight of the American Chestnut tree? It's a long sad tale and it may get even sadder soon. Dr. Rachel Smolker and Anne Petermann of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees join us to see the forest for the trees during...