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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 14, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.  ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us Wednesday, July...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JUNE 1, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.  JUDICIAL: Includes pesticides, CWA,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 25, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes climate...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 25, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted December 9, 2013   Nine Northeastern states making up the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are urging the EPA to mirror...

NALC Resource: State Law Clearinghouse

Posted October 22, 2013   The State Law Clearinghouse, available here, is a free resource provided by the National Agricultural Law...

Ninth Circuit Issues Opinion in CA Low Carbon Fuel Standard Case

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

Posted September 4, 2013   USDA has released a report containing methods for quantifying entity-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals...