A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Final rule increasing the assessment rate established for the 2019-2020 and subsequent fiscal periods from the Washington Apricot Marketing Committee. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announcing that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated one new equivalent method for measuring concentrations of Particulate Matter in the 2.5-micron range (PM2.5) in ambient air. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule announcing that NMFS is prohibiting retention of shortraker rockfish in the Central Regulatory Areas of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2022 total allowable catch of shortraker rockfish in the Central Regulatory Areas of the GOA. Info here.