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White House plans Asian American economic summit in St. Paul

White House plans Asian American economic summit in St. Paul

The Biden administration will hold an economic summit for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs in St. Paul next week, part of its push to address barriers facing historically disadvantaged communities. The summit is the seventh regional gathering of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and will also …

The American Chestnut Foundation Bails as GE Chestnut Develops Growth and Mortality Problems and Fails to Resist the Blight

The American Chestnut Foundation Bails as GE Chestnut Develops Growth and Mortality Problems and Fails to Resist the Blight

Photograph Source: Greg Clarke – CC BY 2.0 Late on Friday, December 8th, the American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) announced they were withdrawing their support for the “Darling 58” (D58) genetically engineered American chestnut tree. After 10+ years and millions of dollars invested into the D58 chestnut, as well as a massive publicity campaign involving media …