Center for Food Safety v. Vilsack, ___ F.Supp.2d ___(N.D. Cal August 13, 2010) No. C10-04038 JSW (2010 WL 3222482) Earlier ruling: http://www.earthjustice.org/sites/default/files/library/legal_docs/gmo-sugar-beets-order-denying-pi-3-16-10.pdf
Summary: USDA violated NEPA by approving genetically engineered Roundup Ready sugarbeets without preparing an environmental impact study.
Background: Judge Jeffrey White of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued [...]
Participants to the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council’s 24th Annual Environmental Conference & Expo on October 21, 2010 in Moline, Illinois can find my presentation online here:
Participants to the Iowa State Bar Association’s 2010 Continuing Legal Education Seminar can find my presentation online here:
On October 4, 2010, the EPA announced that it had approved Iowa’s antidegradation Policy and Implementation Procedures.
Today the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, and the Iowa Water Environment Association filed a petition for judicial review and request for stay of agency action in the Polk County, Iowa district court. Defendants in the lawsuit include the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources [...]