In: Climate Change
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 25, 2017
- April 25, 2017
- Mark Camarigg
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes renewable energy, Urb...
NSAC Issues Climate Change Recommendations Under Farm Bill
- June 26, 2014
Posted June 26, 2014 A year after the President’s Climate Action Plan, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) announced the...
EPA Seeking 30 Percent Reduction in Carbon Dioxide Emissions by 2030
- June 3, 2014
Posted June 3, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a draft rule seeking 30 percent reduction in carbon dioxide...
Grassley Voices Concerns over EPA’s Methane Reduction Plan
- April 23, 2014
Posted April 23, 2014 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) voiced his concern about how the Obama administration’s methane-reduction efforts would affect...
EPA Releases Technical Papers on Methane Emissions
- April 18, 2014
Posted April 18, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a series of technical white papers about sources...
White House Announces Proposal to Reduce Methane Emissions
- April 1, 2014
Posted April 1, 2014 On Friday, the administration announced a proposal to reduce methane emissions, including a plan to lower...
USDA Announces Regional Hubs to Mitigate Climate Change
- February 10, 2014
Posted February 10, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently announced the creation of seven regional “climate hubs” for risk...
Court Finds BLM Failed to Meet Regulatory Requirements
- January 6, 2014
Posted January 6, 2014 In Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Burke, No. 2:12CV257DAK, 2013 WL 5916815, D. Utah (Nov. 4,...
Northeastern States Urge EPA to Support National Carbon Market
- December 9, 2013
Posted December 9, 2013 Nine Northeastern states making up the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are urging the EPA to mirror...
Ninth Circuit Issues Opinion in CA Low Carbon Fuel Standard Case
- September 27, 2013
Posted September 27, 2013 In Rocky Mountain Farmers Union v. Corey, et al., No. 12-15135 (9th Cir. Sept. 18, 2013),...
USDA Releases Report on Methods for Quantifying GHG Emissions and Removals
- September 4, 2013
Posted September 4, 2013 USDA has released a report containing methods for quantifying entity-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals...