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June 6, 2018
Dear BRS Stakeholder,
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing the preliminary determination of deregulation for a cotton variety genetically engineered (GE) for resistance to HPPD-inhibitor herbicides (e.g., isoxaflutole) and the herbicide glyphosate. Additionally, APHIS prepared a draft Environmental Assessment, preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment and preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact, which will be available for a 30-day public comment period.
This notice may be viewed in the Federal Register at: https://www.federalregister.gov/d/2018-12187. Beginning tomorrow, members of the public will be able to submit comments for 30 days through July 6, 2018 at: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=APHIS-2017-0073. Supporting documents are available now on the News and Information page of the BRS website.