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

EPA Adopts New Policy For ESA Consultations & New Pesticide Active Ingredients

On January 11, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that effective immediately it had changed its policy regarding Endangered Species...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: January 14, 2021

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

WOTUS Update: EPA Releases Proposed Rule to Redefine WOTUS

On December 6, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published in the Federal Register its highly-anticipated proposed rule to redefine the...

EPA Releases PFAS Strategic Roadmap

In October 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released the PFAS Strategic Roadmap: EPA’s Commitments to Action 2021-2024 (“Strategic Roadmap”), which...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: November 2, 2021

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: November 1, 2021

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: October 29, 2021

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: October 28, 2021

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

Procedures: Class Actions & Multi-district Litigations

Filing a lawsuit can be a complex process. There are multiple legal procedures that govern how lawsuits may be brought, litigated,...

WOTUS Update: Breaking Down the Pre-2015 Regulatory Regime

In late August, a court in the District of Arizona issued a decision vacating the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (“NWPR”), the...

Paraquat Receives Interim Registration Decision, Faces Legal Challenges

On August 1, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published documents in the Federal Register announcing the Agency’s Interim Registration Review...

Arizona Court Vacates WOTUS Rule

UPDATE: Since the court’s ruling was issued, EPA has announced on its website that both it and the U.S. Army Corps of...

EPA Announces Decision to Revoke Chlorpyrifos Tolerances

On August 19, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced its intention to publish a final rule in the Federal Register...

Building Blocks: Basics of CRP

First authorized in the Food Security Act of 1985, the Conservation Reserve Program (“CRP”) is a voluntary program that allows agricultural...

California State Court Issues Pretrial Ruling In Roundup Case

A week before the trial of another lawsuit challenging the safety of Monsanto Company’s (“Monsanto”) Roundup products is scheduled to start,...

WOTUS Update: EPA Makes Announcement, Status Update for On-Going Lawsuits

On June 9, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) released a joint statement announcing...