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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes PACA,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 10, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JANUARY 31, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes water...

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EPA’s Water Transfers Rule reinstated

Just over a year ago, in December 2015, the Second Circuit heard oral arguments over a district court’s decision striking down...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: NOVEMBER 29, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes CWA,...

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WEBINAR: Navigating Wetlands Issues in Agriculture

Last week the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium presented the webinar, “CWA, 404 & WOTUS: Navigating Wetlands Issues in Agriculture.” The...

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Supreme Court rules for landowners in wetlands case

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday in the case U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., Inc., that Army Corps of...

Supreme Court to decide CWA dispute

  • December 15, 2015

Posted December 15, 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether property owners can challenge the federal government in court,...

Court places hold on water rule nationwide

  • October 12, 2015

Posted October 12,2015 A U.S. court on Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule...

Federal judge halts EPA’s clean water rule

  • August 28, 2015

Posted August 28, 2015 A federal judge in North Dakota blocked the Obama administration’s waters of the U.S. (WOTUS)” rule...

Twelve states challenging CWA rule to be heard together

  • August 3, 2015

Posted August 3, 2015 A dozen lawsuits against the newly finalized “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule are scheduled...

Sixteen states sue the EPA

  • June 30, 2015

Posted June 30, 2014 Sixteen states have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contesting a rule that...

EPA Releases Final WOTUS Rule

Posted May 28, 2015 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today...

House Votes to Kill WOTUS

Posted May 15, 2015 The House approved by a 261-155 vote H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act, to withdraw...

Meat Packer Warned of CWA Violations

  • April 13, 2015

Posted April 13, 2015 An environmental group is threatening to sue Bartels Packing, a Lane County slaughterhouse and meat packaging...

CRS Released WOTUS Report

  • March 24, 2015

Posted March 24, 2015 On March 25, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

WOTUS Concerns Addressed at House Panel

  • March 20, 2015

Posted March 20, 2015 Farmers and leaders from agriculture and government agencies expressed their concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

WOTUS Interpretive Rule Withdrawn

  • February 3, 2015

Posted February 3, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers issued a memorandum of understanding to...

WOTUS Joint Committee Hearing Set for Feb 4

  • January 26, 2015

Posted January 26, 2015 The House and Senate committees have set a joint Feb. 4 hearing on the Environmental Protection...