A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, FCIC, NPS
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Request for public comment for the document issued in the Federal Register on March 10, 2020, titled “Announcement of Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on the Fourth Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List.” Info here.
FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION
Final rule with request for comments on amending the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Forage Production Crop Insurance Provisions, and Forage Seeding Crop Insurance Provisions, to better reflect current agricultural practices and allow for variations in insurance provisions based on regionally-specific agronomic conditions. Info here.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Proposed rule revising National Park Service regulations in Alaska to comply with the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Sturgeon v. Frost. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes North Dakota
SB 2009 provides an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the agriculture commission. Info here.
SB 2345 relates to animal feeding operations and zoning regulations. Info here.