A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: APHIS, FWS, NOAA
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice that APHIS added the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Benin, and the Republic of Botswana to the list of regions that it considers to be affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice announcing that FWS received an application for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act, and a draft habitat conservation plan amendment, from San Diego Gas & Electric. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Notice announcing that NOAA/NMFS has received a request from the Washington State Department of Transportation Ferries Division for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to two in-water construction projects on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Info here.