A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, NOAA, RHS
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule and reopening of comment period to July 12, 2020 concerning the revocation of an existing tolerance exemption and establishment of pesticide tolerances for residues of the fungicide BLAD. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule issuing management measures and eligible permit holders to replace historical captain endorsements in the reef fish and Coastal Migratory Pelagic fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico with standard Federal charter vessel/headboat permits to reduce the regulatory and economic burden on historical captains. Info here.
Proposed rule implementing management measures described in Regulatory Amendment 29 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region, as prepared and submitted by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. Info here.
Notification of quota transferring a portion of North Carolina’s 2020 commercial summer flounder quota to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Info here.
RURAL HOUSING SERVICE
Temporary policy allowing borrowers with direct loans within the Community Facilities Program to request payment deferrals during the period specified in the DATES section of this notification. Info here.