A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, FWS, and NOAA
Environmental Protection Agency
Notice announcing the EPA’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.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Temporary rule announcing the 2021 recreational fishing season for the Federal charter vessel/headboat component for red snapper in the exclusive economic zone of the Gulf of Mexico through this temporary rule. Info here.
Notice that the final rule published on January 19, 2021 to expand Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is effective on March 22, 2021. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Kentucky
HB 236 changes provisions relating to investigations for pesticide misuse, annual licensing fees, and other provisions relating to fertilizer and pesticide use and application. Info here.