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

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

This article is the first in a series that the National Agricultural Law Center will publish over the next several weeks...

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...

Water Wars Continued: Courts Dispute Role of Groundwater Under CWA

Current court cases have raised the question of whether the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) was intended to govern discharges of pollutants...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Dec. 10, 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: Dec. 9, 2019

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

Redefined: WOTUS Controversy Continues

Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) altered a central component of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) by once again...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Dec. 2, 2019

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

Muddy Waters: Western Lake Erie’s Impaired Status Causes Conflict

In an opinion issued earlier this month, a United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio once again considered...

The Ag and Food Daily Update: Nov. 27, 2019

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

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...