A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: APHIS, EPA, FWS
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice informing the public of the international standard-setting activities of the World Organization for Animal Health, the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention, and the North American Plant Protection Organization, and soliciting public comment on the standard-setting activities. Info here.
Notice advising the public that APHIS concurs with the World Organization for Animal Health’s bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) risk designations for Bolivia and the United Kingdom’s zone of Jersey. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule proposing significant new use rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs) and are also subject to Orders issued by EPA pursuant to TSCA. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule rescinding the final rule titled “Regulations for Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat” that was published on December 16, 2020, and became effective on January 15, 2021. This rescission removes the regulatory definition of “habitat” established by that rule. Info here.