EPA, Other Agencies To Weigh Updating Federal Biotechnology Regulation

July 2, 2015
The White House has tasked EPA and several other federal agencies with forming a workgroup to assess the potential to improve federal regulation of biotechnology by updating a decades-old framework for oversight, crafting a long-term strategy for future rules, and potentially updating biotech regulations and other policies. John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP), and other Obama administration officials announced the plan in a July 2 memorandum to the heads of the EPA,...

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