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 Decade: 2000-2009
 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

Date: December 13, 2002
Creator: Bearden, David M
Description: None
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The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

Date: October 31, 2002
Creator: Bearden, David M
Description: None
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The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

Date: August 15, 2002
Creator: Bearden, David M
Description: None
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The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

The Natural Resources and Environment Function in the FY2003 Federal Budget: An Overview of Programs and Funding

Date: June 10, 2002
Creator: Bearden, David M
Description: None
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U.S. Agricultural Biotechnology in Global Markets: An Introduction

U.S. Agricultural Biotechnology in Global Markets: An Introduction

Date: June 19, 2003
Creator: Becker, Geoffrey S & Hanrahan, Charles E
Description: None
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U.S. Agricultural Biotechnology in Global Markets: An Introduction

U.S. Agricultural Biotechnology in Global Markets: An Introduction

Date: June 19, 2003
Creator: Becker, Geoffrey S & Hanrahan, Charles E
Description: None
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Regulation of Plant-Based Pharmaceuticals

Regulation of Plant-Based Pharmaceuticals

Date: March 8, 2005
Creator: Becker, Geoffrey S & Vogt, Donna U
Description: None
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Agricultural Biotechnology: Background and Recent Issues

Agricultural Biotechnology: Background and Recent Issues

Date: September 5, 2006
Creator: Becker, Geoffrey S.
Description: Since the first genetically engineered (GE) crops (also called GM [genetically modified] crops, or GMOs, genetically modified organisms) became commercially available in the mid-1990s, U.S. soybean, cotton, and corn farmers have rapidly adopted them. As adoption has spread, there have been policy debates over the costs and benefits of GE products. Issues include the impacts of GE crops on the environment and food safety, and whether GE foods should be specially labeled. Congress generally has been supportive of GE agricultural products, although some Members have expressed wariness about their adoption and regulation. The 109th Congress will likely continue to follow trade developments, particularly the U.S.-EU dispute, as well as U.S. regulatory mechanisms for approving biotech foods.
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U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea: Living Resources Provisions

U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea: Living Resources Provisions

Date: June 22, 2009
Creator: Buck, Eugene H.
Description: The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOS Convention) was agreed to in 1982, but the United States never became a signatory nation. In the 111th Congress, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs on January 13, 2009, acknowledged that U.S. accession to the LOS Convention would be an Obama Administration priority. This report describes provisions of the LOS Convention relating to living marine resources and discusses how these provisions comport with current U.S. marine policy.
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The Endangered Species Act and "Sound Science"

The Endangered Species Act and "Sound Science"

Date: October 5, 2006
Creator: Buck, Eugene H; Corn, M. Lynne & Baldwin, Pamela
Description: This report provides a context for evaluating legislative proposals through examples of how science has been used in selected cases, a discussion of the nature and role of science in general, and its role in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) process in particular, together with general and agency information quality requirements and policies, and a review of how the courts have viewed agency use of science.
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