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Murky Tides: EPA Sued for Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Violations

Two lawsuits have been filed against the Environmental Protect Agency (“EPA”) over the agency’s handling of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup. The...

Hot Topics in Environmental Law: Litigation Updates

The past month has seen several developments in important, and on-going environmental law cases. Each litigation, though completely unrelated, has the...

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Ag Law Weekly: August 3 – August 9, 2020

This week’s Ag Law Weekly discusses the the Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed definition of “habitat”, the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association’s challenge...

WOTUS Update: Injunction Issued As Lawsuits Progress

On June 22, 2020, the long-awaited Navigable Waters Protection Rule (“Navigable Waters Rule”) officially went into legal effect. The Navigable Waters...

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The Ag & Food Law Update: July 14, 2020

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

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WOTUS Update: Navigable Waters Rule Faces Backlash

On April 21, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published the long-awaited Navigable Waters Protection Rule (“Navigable Waters Rule”) in the...

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April Round Up

Through the uncertain times that April has brought us, National Ag Law Center staff have continued connecting stakeholders with trusted research...

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Supreme Court Issues Opinion in “County of Maui”

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States published its opinion in a case concerning the role of groundwater in the...

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Revisiting WOTUS: Tracking Regulatory Changes to Critical CWA Term

On April 21, 2020, EPA published the Navigable Waters Protection Rule in the Federal Register. That rule establishes a new definition...

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: April 21, 2020

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

EPA Issues Guidance On Environmental Compliance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a guidance document on March 26, 2020, regarding the agency’s legal enforcement of environmental legal...

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: April 10, 2020

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

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: April 1, 2020

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

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: March 26, 2020

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

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: March 5, 2020

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

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Top Ten Agricultural Law Issues in 2019

In the world of agricultural law, 2019 was a year for significant developments and changes.  In summary below, attorneys at the...

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The Ag and Food Daily Update: Jan. 2, 2020

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

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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...

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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...

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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...