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The Environmental Protection Agency told a Pennsylvania firm it may proceed with outdoor tests of a genetically altered microbial pesticide without a special permit. It will allow Ecogen Inc. of Langhorne, Pa., to conduct small-scale field tests of the substance, a genetically altered strain of Bacillus thuringiensis, on a variety of crops.

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