A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: APHIS, EPA, FWS, USFS
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice advising the public that we are withdrawing a final environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act relative to a national approach for the control of highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks within the United States. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan revision submitted by the State of Missouri on November 12, 2019, revising the maintenance plan demonstrating continued maintenance of the 1997 PM 2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standards in the St. Louis area. Info here.
Final rule establishing a tolerance for residues of fludioxonil in or on banana. Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice announcing the receipt and availability of an application for an enhancement of survival permit under the Endangered Species Act and an associated draft programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement. Info here.
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
Notice announcing that in accordance with section 3(b) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the USDA Forest Service, Washington Office, is transmitting the final boundary for the Sturgeon National Wild and Scenic River to Congress. Info here.