A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, FWS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Request for comment on an Economic Analysis Report related to the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule, published on January 19, 2017, and the withdrawal rule published on March 13, 2018. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final rule issuing significant new use rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act for chemical substances which are the subject of premanufacture notices. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule reclassifying the golden conure (Gauruba guarouba) under the Endangered Species Act from endangered to threatened on the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife based on determinations that the golden conure no longer meets the definition of an endangered species, but is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Proposed rule to implement Amendment 121 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area and Amendment 110 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska. Info here.