A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes FWS, NOAA
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice of petition findings and initiation of status reviews of the Las Vegas bearpoppy (Arctomecon californica) and Tiehm’s buckwheat (Eriogonum tiehmii) to determine whether the two petitions to add species to the List of Endangered and Threatened Plants are warranted. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule and closure for commercial Spanish mackerel in the northern zone of the Atlantic exclusive economic zone will be reached by July 22, 2020. Info here.
Final rule removing regulations that implement the Closed Area I Hook Gear Haddock Special Access Program. Info here.
Temporary rule and closure for the commercial hook-and-line component of golden tilefish in the South Atlantic exclusive economic zone. Info here.