A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, FCA, NOAA,
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announcing the availability of EPA’s draft human health and/or ecological risk assessments for the registration review of strychnine. Info here.
Notice announcing the availability of EPA’s proposed interim registration review decisions and opens a 60-day public comment period on the proposed interim decisions for the following pesticides: 1, 4-Dimethylnapthalene and 2,6-Diisopropylnaphthalene, acequinocyl, Bacillus cereus strain BP01, cypermethrins, dithiopyr, etridiazole, fenamidone, fenbutatin-oxide, fenpropimorph, fenpyroximate, flonicamid, flumetralin, flumioxazin, hypochlorous acid, inorganic halides, MCPB, Metarhizium anisopliae, metolachlor/S-metolachlor, Pantoea agglomerans strain C9-1, Pantoea agglomerans strain E325, propanil, terbacil, triclopyr. Info here.
Notice to suspend certain pesticide registrations issued by EPA. Info here.
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION
Notice of the forthcoming regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board on September 10, 2020. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEAN AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Proposed amendment and request for comment NMFS announces that the Pacific Fishery Management Council has submitted Amendment 29 regarding reclassification of the shortbelly rockfish as an ecosystem component species to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan to the Secretary of Commerce for review. Info here.
Temporary rule NMFS announces the re-opening of the recreational sector for gray triggerfish in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) through this temporary rule. Info here.
Temporary rule Federal Illex squid vessel permit holders are prohibited from fishing for, catching, possessing, transferring or landing more than 10,000 lb (4,535 kg) of Illex squid per trip, and from landing Illex squid more than once per calendar day. Info here.