Monsanto Co.; Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Herbicide Resistant Soybeans and Cotton, and Notice of Virtual Public Meetings

 
Docket ID: APHIS-2013-0043
Agency: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Summary:
We are announcing to the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on environmental impacts that may result from the potential approval of two petitions from the Monsanto Company (Monsanto) seeking a determination of nonregulated status of herbicide resistant soybeans and cotton. Issues to be addressed in the EIS include the potential environmental impacts associated with the increased use of certain herbicides and possible selection for and spread of weeds resistant to the herbicide dicamba combined with resistance to other herbicides (multiple resistance). We are also requesting public comments to further delineate the scope of the alternatives and environmental impacts and issues to be included in this EIS. We are also announcing that APHIS will be hosting a virtual public meeting during the scoping period. The purpose of the scoping meeting will be to allow the public an opportunity to comment on the range of alternatives and environmental impacts and issues discussed in the EIS.
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Genetically Modified Organisms and Products
Keyword(s): USDA, agriculture
Type: Nonrulemaking
Program: Biotechnology Regulatory Services
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jan 12, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Other
Posted: 12/12/2014
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-4774
Comment Period Closed
Oct 10, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Notice
Posted: 09/30/2014
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-3423
Comment Period Closed
Oct 10, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Other
Posted: 08/11/2014
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-0067
Comment Period Closed
Jul 17, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Notice
Posted: 06/10/2013
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-0007
Comment Period Closed
Jul 17, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Notice
Posted: 05/16/2013
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/15/2015
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-4808
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/15/2015
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-4811
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/15/2015
ID: APHIS-2013-0043-4809

Comments

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