Brigit Rollins, Author at National Agricultural Law Center
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By: Brigit Rollins

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Six

When lawsuits filed against Monsanto Company (“Monsanto”) and BASF Corporation (“BASF”) for allegedly causing dicamba-related injury to farmers were consolidated into...

Statement on COVID-19

During the COVID-19 emergency, the National Agricultural Law Center will be providing resources exclusively through a digital/online format, both on our website...

Managing Pest Management: Pesticide Assessment Changes for Endangered Species

According to the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”), federal agencies are required to consult with Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) or the...

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Five

Up to now, this series has examined the claims raised by plaintiffs in dicamba-related lawsuits that have passed judicial review been...

Turning the Tides: Judge Finds Lake Erie Bill of Rights Unconstitutional

In February, 2020, a federal court concluded that a law which granted rights to a waterbody, violated the United States Constitution....

The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: Feb. 28, 2020

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

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Four

A federal jury ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Bader Farms, in Bader Farms, Inc v. Monsanto Co., awarding $15 million...

NEPA & Ag: Farm Service Agency Loans Exempt in Proposed NEPA Overhaul

In January, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) released a proposed regulatory overhaul for the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”)....

The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: Feb. 18, 2020

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

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Three

UPDATE: On February 14, 2020 the jury in Bader Farms, Inc. v. Monsanto Co., No. 1:16-cv-299 (E.D. Mo. 2020) ruled in favor...

The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: Feb. 6, 2020

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

Fish Fumbles: GE Salmon Faces Uncertainty

In the latest move in an ongoing case against the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), a collection of environmental groups moved...

Biofuels Benefit: Renewable Fuels Prevail in Court

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit vacated three small refinery exemptions to the nationwide renewable fuel standard...

The Deal With Dicamba: Part Two

UPDATE: On February 14, 2020 the jury in Bader Farms, Inc. v. Monsanto Co., No. 1:16-cv-299 (E.D. Mo. 2020) ruled in favor...

WOTUS Redefined: EPA Announces Final Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has released its much-anticipated replacement for the 2015 Waters of the United States rule (“2015 Rule”)....

The Deal With Dicamba: Part One

UPDATE: On February 14, 2020 the jury in Bader Farms, Inc. v. Monsanto Co., No. 1:16-cv-299 (E.D. Mo. 2020) ruled in favor...

New Year, New NEPA: Environmental Law Could See First Overhaul in Decades

In January, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) released a set of proposed regulations that would change how CEQ implements...

Announcement: Packers and Stockyards Proposed Regulation Currently Accepting Comments

Today, USDA released a proposed rule governing competition in the livestock and poultry industries.  This was the latest iteration of the...

Making A Splash: Georgia, Florida Water Dispute Back to Supreme Court

A decades-long dispute between Florida and Georgia over each state’s water rights in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (“ACF River Basin”) is...

Roundup Round 2: California Glyphosate Law Under Fire

In 2017, a national coalition of farming interests, food producers, and pesticide manufacturers came together to file a lawsuit against the...