A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: EPA, FWS
Environmental Protection Agency
Notice of receipt of requests by registrants to voluntarily cancel certain pesticide registrations. Info here.
Fish and Wildlife Service
Notice announcing 90-day findings on three petitions to add species to the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants under the Endangered Species Act. With the publication of this document, FWS announces that it plans to initiate status reviews of the Aztec gilia (Aliciella formosa), Clover’s cactus (Sclerocactus cloverae), and Suckley’s cuckoo bumble bee (Bombus suckleyi) to determine whether the petitioned actions are warranted. Info here.
Notice announcing findings that two species are not warranted for listing as endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. After a thorough review of the best available scientific and commercial information, FWS finds that it is not warranted at this time to list Hall’s bulrush (Schoenoplectiella hallii) or triangle pigtoe (formerly Fusconaia lananensis). Info here.