A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: AMS, EPA, FS, FWS
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Notice announcing that the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) designations of official agencies listed in the notice will end on prescribed dates. AMS is seeking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services to apply for designation. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule announcing 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.
Notice announcing a virtual, open, public meeting of the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee on November 15-16, 2021, with remote participation only. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule announcing that FWS designates critical habitat for the narrow-headed gartersnake (Thamnophis rufipunctatus) under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Notice announcing that the Modoc County Resource Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting by phone and/or video conference. Info here.