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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes FWS, NOAA

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

Final Rule removing the Kirtland’s warbler from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species due to recovery. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Proposed Rule implementing Amendment 8 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan to specify a long-term acceptable biological catch control rule for Atlantic herring and to address localized depletion and user group conflict. Info here.

Final Rule implementing specifications for the summer flounder, scup, black sea bass, and bluefish fisheries and projects for the upcoming fishing year. Info here.