A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Georgia
HB 997 provides for a state-wide exemption from all ad valorem taxes for timber equipment and timber products held by timber producers. Info here.
REGULATORY: EPA, NOAA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announcing EPA’s order for the cancellations and amendments to terminate uses, voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Notice announcing that NOAA/NMFS is issuing a permit to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, take of specific Endangered Species Act-listed marine mammal species or stocks under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, in the California thresher shark/swordfish drift gillnet fishery and the corresponding high seas component of the fishery. Info here.