US database changed

In Juli 2010 I spend days working my way through the APHIS database to get out all the information about GM tree releases - and adding the links to the database entries in order to be able to follow up on them.
The bad news is that sometime in August the USDA changed their database system and now all of these links are broken - the good news is that there is a new database with the information and it will be possible to turn all the old links into new ones, but we first need to write a script to do that automatically.
Until then you can still find the database entries if you add the permit number to the following url
to create a url like this:

You can also search by type, institution or type at or with detailed information at