A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, NOAA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule for significant new use rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act for chemical substances which are the subject of premanufacture notices. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule implementing Regulatory Amendment 29 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region allows the use of powerheads in Federal waters off South Carolina to harvest snapper-grouper species. Info here.
Temporary rule limiting the opening of commercial and recreational red snapper in the exclusive economic zone of the South Atlantic for the 2020 fishing year. Info here.
Final rule and correcting amendment that implemented management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico, which published in the Federal Register on April 14, 2020. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes North Carolina
SB 315 enacts the North Carolina Farm Act. Info here.