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 establishing tolerances for residues of cyazofamid in or on multiple commodities. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Final rule implementing annual harvest specifications and management measures to establish allowable catch levels for Pacific mackerel for the fishing years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. Info here.

Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska. Info here.

Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in the West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska. Info here.

Final rule clarifying a regulation which incorrectly interprets the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary regulations to prohibit all fishing in the Sanctuary by removing the fishing prohibition text and cross-referencing regulations for national marine sanctuaries. Info here.

                                                                                                                                               

LEGISLATIVE: Includes Colorado, Wyoming

COLORADO

SJR 3 concerns approval of water project revolving fund eligibility lists administered by the Colorado water resources and power development authority. Info here.

SJR 5 supporting the state of Colorado’s written comments submitted on the United States department of agriculture’s interim final rule regarding the establishment of a domestic hemp production program. Info here. Info here.

WYOMING

HB 13 establishes a program for compensatory mitigation credits for conservation of the greater sage grouse. Info here.

HB 155 relates to animals and livestock, specifies requirements for distribution of meat pursuant to ownership of an animal share. Info here.