Monthly Archives: May 2013
Recent studies published in the United States show that transgenic (GMO) crops do not significantly increase yield per hectare, do not reduce herbicide use, and do not increase resistance to pests, in contrast to biotech industry claims.
The board Monday also adopted staff recommendation to update the Metro’s Title VI program to comply with recent changes in the law. New regulations require bus services to outline four standards and two policies relating to the act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or nation of origin. Standards include making sure routes that primarily serve minority groups have enough seats and that the buses don’t leave stops earlier than scheduled.