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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:...

Focus on Food: FDA Publishes Proposed Agricultural Water Rule

On December 6, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule to amend the agricultural water regulations found...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: December 10, 2021

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

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...

Court Vacates CWA Section 401 Certification Rule

In October 2021, a federal district court issued a decision vacating the 2020 Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification Rule (“2020...

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...

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...

New Law Changes Wetland Regulation in the State of Indiana

In April, 2021, the State of Indiana adopted a new law concerning the regulation of interstate wetlands. Senate Bill 389 (“SB...

From Supreme Court to State Courts, Important Enviro Rulings from June 2021

The past few month has seen a series of important environmental law decisions from various courts across the United States. The...