A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes FWS, NOAA
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule announcing the reopening of the comment period on the May 22, 2019, proposed rule to list the Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus) as an endangered species and the Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi) as a threatened species with a section 4(d) rule, and to designate critical habitat for both species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule is prohibiting retention of “other rockfish” in the Aleutian Islands subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. Info here.
Final rule implementing Framework Adjustment 59 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan setting or adjusting catch limits for 19 of the 20 multispecies (groundfish) stocks. Info here.