The Animal and Plant Healthy Inspect Service (APHIS) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting comments on an environmental assessment prepared in connection with a permit application for the field release of diamondback moths that have been genetically engineered for repressible female lethality and to express red fluorescence as a marker. The notice appeared in the Federal Register (82 FR 18416, April 19, 2017).
The text of the APHIS notice can be found at the following link:
Comments must be submitted by May 19, 2017. All questions about these solicitations should be directed to the point of contact listed in the APHIS solicitation.