A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, FWS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Proposed rule inviting comments on a change to the eligibility requirements for nominees representing domestic manufacturers on the Softwood Lumber Board. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Direct final rule to amend the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for solvent extraction for vegetable oil production plants which were promulgated on April 12, 2001 under authority of section 112 of the Clean Air Act. Info here.
Final rule requiring all existing and new solvent extraction for vegetable oil production processes that are major sources to meet HAP emission standards reflecting the application of the maximum achievable control technology (MACT). Info here.
Proposed rule for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for solvent extraction for vegetable oil production. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule changing the migratory bird subsistence harvest regulations allowing for the continuation of customary and traditional subsistence uses of migratory birds in Alaska and prescribe regional information on when and where the harvesting of birds may occur. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Proposed rule revising specifications for the 2020 Atlantic bluefish fishery and projected specifications for fishing year 2021, as recommended by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. Info here.
Modification of fishing season in the commercial and recreational salmon fisheries in the area from Cape Falcon, OR, to the U.S./Mexico border. Info here.