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
Final rule implementing 172 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances to the list of toxic chemicals subject to reporting under section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act and section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule adjusting the commercial aggregated large coastal shark and hammerhead shark management groups’ retention limits for directed shark limited access permit holders in the Atlantic region from 36 LCS other than sandbar sharks per vessel per trip to 55 LCS other than sandbar sharks per vessel per trip. Info here.
Final rule revising the management regime for U.S. fishing vessels that target tunas and other highly migratory fish species in the area of overlapping jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean between the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission and the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Louisiana, Mississippi
SCR 3 establishes a Task Force on Log Truck and Agriculture Vehicle Liability Insurance. Info here.
HB 62 relates to riparian owner rights and revises state-owned lands on Deer Island. Info here.