A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: AMS, EPA, FWS
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Final rule announcing the renewal of substances listed on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances within USDA’s organic regulations. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule to revise the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards. Info here.
Notice announcing the availability of EPA’s draft human health and/or ecological risk assessments for the registration review of copper 8 quinolinolate, DCNA, nabam, triadimefon and triadimenol. Info here.
Propose rule announcing the Agency’s receipt of initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. Info here.
Proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) under the Toxic Substances Control Act. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule announcing that a 12-month determination on a petition to revise critical habitat for the Mount Graham red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis) under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Final rule determining endangered species for the Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment of the Sierra Nevada red fox (Vulpes vulpes necator). Info here.