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Hawai'i CFS

Policy Comments

September 10th, 2015
Letter from CFS and over 175 organizations urging President Obama and Members of Congress to oppose any funding bill that contains inappropriate and ideological policy riders.
August 5th, 2015
| Nanotechnology
Comments to EPA Regarding Nanotechnology and the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
August 3rd, 2015
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Input to the White House Task Force on Pollinator Health regarding the use of neonicotinoids
July 27th, 2015
| Organic & Beyond
CFS Comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture re: Origin of Livestock Rules in Organic
July 27th, 2015
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on "Risk Management Approach to Identifying Options for Protecting the Monarch Butterfly
July 27th, 2015
| Organic & Beyond
CFS Comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to discontinue Critical Use Exemptions for methyl bromide and finally eliminate the use of this hazardous, ozone-depleting chemical (Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2014-0743)
July 1st, 2015
| GE Foods
Comments from CFS on the preliminary plant pest risk assessment and draft environmental assessment of zea mays event MON 8741 genetically engineered for protection against corn rootworm and resistance to glyphosate
June 23rd, 2015
| Animal Factories
| Food Safety
CFS and dozens of organizations call on Subway to commit to antibiotic stewardship in meat & poultry
June 22nd, 2015
| GE Foods
Comments from CFS, Nearly 40 Other Groups Regarding Potential Changes to APHIS Biotechnology Regulations (Docket No. APHIS-2015-0036)
April 7th, 2015
| Organic & Beyond
Center for Food Safety comments to the National Organic Standards Board regarding synthetic methionine, "organic" aquaculture, nanotechnology in organics, GE contamination prevention and other issues.
March 2nd, 2015
| Pollinators & Pesticides
125 Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Bees, Pollinators From Pesticides Ahead of Pending Report From White House Pollinator Task Force
January 23rd, 2015
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Comments from CFS and allies Re: Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production; Docket No. EPA–HQ–OPP–2014–073
December 5th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Comments from Xerces Society, CFS and others on the Draft National Pollution Discharge Elimination System, Waste Discharge Permit No. WA0039781 (draft permit) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Control of Burrowing Shrimp [U]sing Imidacloprid on Commercial Oyster and Clam Beds in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, Washington (draft EIS)
November 24th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Comments from CFS and the American Bird Conservancy, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Olympia Beekeepers Association, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network North America and Washington State Beekeepers Association to the Presidential Pollinator Task Force regarding neonicotinoid pesticides and water contamination (Docket # EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0806)
November 19th, 2014
| GE Fish
Letter to FDA asking fordenial of new animal drug application (NADA) for AquaBounty Technonlogies’ AquAdvantage Salmon in light of environmental record.
November 13th, 2014
| Pollinators & Pesticides
Sign on letter from over 200 organizations and companies in support of petition to protect monarch butterflies under the Endangered Species Act.