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Biden Administration Begins Review of Environmental Regulations

When the Biden Administration took office in January, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order requiring all federal agencies to review...

Ninth Circuit Upholds Decision to Vacate General CWA Permit

On February 11, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court opinion finding that a nationwide Clean Water...

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Fish Fumbles: GE Salmon Face More Hurdles

“Frankenfish”, “GMO Salmon” or “GE Atlantic Salmon” has been making headlines these past few months as AquaBounty prepares for the first...

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Ag & Food Law Update: November 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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August Round Up

The month of August has come to a close and researchers at the National Agricultural Law Center have been working hard...

Jumping the Gun? Government Says NEPA Challenges are Premature

On July 29, 2020, a coalition of environmental groups filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Western...

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...

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The Ag & Food Law Update: July 16, 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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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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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: March 31, 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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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”)....

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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...

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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...

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The Ag and Food Law Daily Update: Jan. 13, 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 and Food Daily Update: Nov. 11, 2019

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

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Protecting the Nest: Court Upholds Protections for Sage Grouse

A federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho issued a decision last Wednesday preventing the...

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The Ag and Food Law Update: Oct. 17, 2019

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 and Food Law Update: Sept. 24, 2019

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

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AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JUNE 20th

JUDICIAL: BARK, CASCADIA WILDLANDS, OREGON WILD, & WILDEARTH GUARDIANS, Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, Defendant, & HIGH CASCADE INC., Intervenor-Defendant.,...