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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes FWS, NOAA

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Proposed Rule permitting significant new uses under the Toxic Substances control Act for 31 chemical substances that received a “not likely to present an unreasonable risk” determination. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Final Rule implementing 2020 specifications, including the annual catch limit and total allowable landing limit, for the commercial golden tilefish fishery to prevent overfishing while allowing optimum yield. Info here.

Temporary Rule prohibiting directed fishing for pollock by vessels using trawl gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska to prevent exceeding the 2019 Chinook salmon prohibited species catch limit. Info here.