A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Colorado
HB 22-1323 requires the state’s forestry service to make certain upgrades and improvements to its seedling tree nursery in order to expand its capacity and its ability to contribute to reforestation efforts in the state. Info here.
REGULATORY: EPA, FWS, NOAA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of pyriofenone in or on certain tomatoes. Info here.
Notice announcing that the EPA is announcing the availability of EPA’s “Proposed Revisions to the Atrazine Interim Registration Review Decision, Case Number 0062” memorandum and is soliciting public comment on the proposed revisions to the atrazine interim registration review decision. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice announcing that FWS received an application from Stewart Materials, LLC for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Notice announcing that FWS is providing a list of permits issued under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Notice announcing that NOAA/NMFS received an application from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to renew their Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)1(A) scientific enhancement permit for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program Steelhead Monitoring. Info here.
Notice announcing that NOAA/NMFS has prepared a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement to supplement information in the 2015 Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Makah Tribe’s request for a treaty right to hunt eastern North Pacific gray whales in usual and accustomed grounds off the coast of Washington State. Info here.