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

Proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the northern Mexican gartersnake and narrow-headed gartersnake in Arizona and New Mexico, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Final rule implementing the 2020 specifications for the Mid-Atlantic blueline tilefish fishery, including the annual catch and total allowable landings limits. Info here.

                                                                                                                                               

LEGISLATIVE: Includes Arizona state law

ARIZONA

SB 1145 amends section 45-615.01 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, relating to the groundwater code. Info here.