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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes APHIS, EPA, FWS, NOAA, NRCS

ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE

Notice that APHIS has prepared a pest risk analysis that evaluates the risks associated with importation of fresh carrots from the Republic of Korea into the United States. Info here.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of tebuconazole in or on multiple commodities. Info here.

Final rule establishing a time-limited tolerance for residues of propyzamide in or on cranberry. Info here.

Notice announcing the availability of EPA’s proposed interim registration review decisions and the opening of a public comment period on the proposed interim decisions for several pesticides. Info here.

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

Revised proposed rule making additions to the November 28, 2018 proposed rule to update the List of Migratory Birds protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATOMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Proposed rule to implement management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of New Mexico. Info here.

NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE

Notice of intent to adopt the Final Environmental Impact Statement titled “Bruneau-Owyhee Sage-grouse Habitat Project” to improve and maintain suitable sage-grouse habitat in southwestern Idaho. Info here.