A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: CCC, EPA, FWS, FAS,
COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION
Final rule announcing that the CCC is amending the regulation governing the Food for Progress Program to update citations and make other technical and clarifying changes. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule proposing to amend the Risk Management Program regulations because of Agency review. The proposed revisions include several changes and amplifications to the accident prevention program requirements, enhancements to the emergency preparedness requirements, increased public availability of chemical hazard information, and several other changes to certain regulatory definitions or points of clarification. Info here.
Notice announcing an EPA order for the cancellations, voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency, of the chlorpyrifos products listed in Table 1 of Unit I., pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule prescribing special migratory bird hunting regulations for certain Tribes on Federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands. Info here.
Proposed rule to release (meaning introduce) the Guam kingfisher (Todiramphus cinnamominus), known locally as the sihek, on Palmyra Atoll as an experimental population under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE
Notice announcing the transfer of amounts for certain dairy articles from the historical license category to the lottery (nonhistorical) license category pursuant to the Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing regulations for the 2022 quota year. Info here.