A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes NOAA, FWS
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSHPERIC ADMINISTRATION
Proposed rule NMFS proposes to approve and implement changes to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Risk Policy. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule announces a 12-month finding on a petition to list the sickle darter (Percina williamsi), a fish species from the upper Tennessee River drainage in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). After a review of the best available scientific and commercial information, we find that listing the species is warranted. Info here.