A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: AMS, EPA, FCSIC, FWS, FS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Notice announcing that AMS is calling for nominations to fill a vacancy on the National Organic Standards Board. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of picarbutrazox in or on multiple commodities. Info here.
Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of the insecticide teflubenzuron in or on grape and grape raisins. Info here.
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION
Notice announcing the forthcoming regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the FCSIC. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule announcing a 90-day finding on three petitions to add a distinct population segment of the Plains bison (Bison bison bison) in and around Yellowstone National Park to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Notice announcing that FWS received an application for an incidental take permit to take the federally listed San Bernardino kangaroo rat under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Notice inviting the public to comment on applications for a permit to conduct activities intended to recover and enhance endangered species survival. Info here.
Notice inviting the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act and foreign or native species for which the Service has jurisdiction under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Info here.
Notice inviting public comment on the framework, focus, and direction of the Wildfire Crisis Implementation Plan associated with the Wildfire Crisis Strategy and specific provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, 2021. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule removing limits on the maximum amount of halibut individual fishing quota (IFQ) that may be harvested by a vessel, commonly known as vessel use caps, in certain IFQ regulatory Areas. Info here.
Notice announcing that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council is requesting information from the public on ways to reduce fishing related mortality for Bristol Bay red king crab. Info here.