White House changes rules for genetic engineering

Charles, Dan
May 1991
New Scientist;5/25/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1770, p14
Comments on a new proposal drafted by the White House Council on Competitiveness, which involves deregulating the biotechnology industry. Criticisms of the proposal from both environmentalists and the biotechnology industry; Details of the new policy; Comment from Robert Colwell, an ecologist at the University of Connecticut; Call for strict regulation on transgenic fish; The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and their response to the new proposals.


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