A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes NOAA, EPA, AMS, FWS
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule emergency rule temporarily extends the 2020 sablefish primary fishery from October 31, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announces the Agency’s receipt of an initial filing of a pesticide petition requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. Info here.
Notice EPA has received applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients. Info here.
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Proposed rule directs that a referendum be conducted among eligible growers of avocados grown in South Florida to determine whether they favor continuance of the marketing order regulating the handling of avocados produced in the production area. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice invites the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Info here.