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May 4th, 2022
Florida Approves Risky Release of Billions of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Scientifically Flawed Experiment
FDACS' approval came despite unresolved public health and environmental concerns raised by scientists, public health experts and environmental groups about potential impacts of the release.
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April 20th, 2022
Thousands of Californians Call on CalEPA to Halt Proposed Release of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes
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March 7th, 2022
Planned Release of Genetically Engineered Mosquitos Ignores Science, Public Health and Environmental Risks
EPA approves world's largest release of billions of genetically engineered mosquitoes in California and Florida
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October 1st, 2021
Release of Billions of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Proposed in California
EPA public comment period ends amid health, environment, and transparency concerns
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April 26th, 2021
Up to 144,000 Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Released in Florida Keys
Community members, environmental and public health groups condemn first-ever U.S. release, which will total to up to a billion mosquitoes over a two-year period
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August 19th, 2020
750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Approved for Release in Florida Keys
Community and environmental groups denounce decision citing environmental and health risks
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July 22nd, 2020
Florida Keys Delays Vote on Release of 750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes After Public Outcry
Community and environmental groups applaud decision
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June 15th, 2020
Advocates Challenge First Ever Genetically Engineered Mosquito Release
Releasing more than a billion GE organisms, Trump administration fails to consider any risks to dozens of endangered species from novel experiment
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December 7th, 2016
Victory! GE Mosquitoes Will Not Be Let Loose on Florida Community
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November 22nd, 2016
Advocates Challenge FDA on First Ever GE Mosquito Release
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November 9th, 2016
This Election, Keys Residents Vote "NO" on GE Mosquitoes
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August 9th, 2016
Feds' Approval of GE Mosquito Release Doesn't Account for Risk
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November 10th, 2015
Advocacy Groups Call for Halt to Open Air Field Trials of Genetically Engineered Moths
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June 10th, 2015
Groups Urge New York State Government, Cornell University to Notify Public About Genetically Enginereed Diamondback Moth Field Trial
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