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By: Brigit Rollins

Blending Blunder: Renewable Fuel Standards Under Fire

Authored by: Amanda Biediger, Research Fellow — A petroleum refining industry group, a biodiesel association, and environmental groups challenged Environmental Protection...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Nov. 18, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 JUDICIAL: Includes...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Nov. 14, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes...

Spilled Milk: Dairy Operation Sues Over Alleged Chemical Damages

The Highland Dairy (“Highland”), a 4,000-head dairy operation located in New Mexico, filed suit earlier this year against 3M Company and...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Nov. 8, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Nov. 7, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes...

The Ag and Food Law Daily Update: Nov. 6, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Nov. 5, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 JUDICIARY: Includes...

The Ag and Food Law Update: Nov. 4, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes AMS,...

Natural Resources Threatened? Iowa Environmentalists Sue Over Raccoon River

The Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (“ICCI”), a citizen’s environmental group, filed suit earlier this year against the State of Iowa...

The Ag and Food Law Update: Oct. 28, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes...

Protecting the Nest: Court Upholds Protections for Sage Grouse

A federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho issued a decision last Wednesday preventing the...

Fish Out of Water: U.S. Army Corps Shellfish Permit Ruled Unlawful

A federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington ruled last week that the U.S....

The Ag and Food Law Update: Oct. 11, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes FWS,...

On Pause: Roundup Case in Missouri Gets Postponed

A trial in a case alleging that Roundup, Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicide, caused cancer was set to begin later this month has...

Onto Dry Land: Seventh Circuit Brings Conclusion to A Two Decade Long Wetlands Dispute

In August, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit resolved a dispute that had been on-going for nearly...

Trouble in Paradise: Clean Water Act Violations Cause Trouble for County of Maui

The Maui County Council voted last week to settle a years-long legal battle that was set to go before the Supreme...

Deadline Delay Forces EPA to Revise Portion of the Clean Air Act

The D.C. Circuit issued a decision late last week ordering the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite a rule implementing a...

Beekeeper Backlash: EPA Under Fire for Insecticide Regulations

Two beekeepers’ associations, represented by Earthjustice, filed a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Ninth Circuit),...

RINsanity: Court issues decision on RFS program fuel blender designation

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion on August 30, 2019 resolving a...