McCarthy Named CEO of NRDC

November 7, 2019

Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator, 2013 to 2017, was named CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  She has a long history of working in government environmental agencies and is known for a pragmatic approach …

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Supreme Court to Address Maui Clean Water Act Dispute

November 7, 2019

The town of Lahaina in Maui has become the center of a Clean Water Act (CWA) dispute that is tremendously important to agriculture, and the case will be heard by the Supreme Court this week. …

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Senate Approved $214 Billion Appropriations Minibus

November 7, 2019

Last week, the Senate voted 84-9 to approve the $214 billion “domestic” appropriations minibus. The package includes funding for the Appropriations Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug …

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FDA Public Meeting on New Era of Smarter Food Safety

November 7, 2019

UEP Senior VP of Regulatory Affairs Oscar Garrison, along with consultant Randy Green, attended the FDA public meeting on October 21 in Washington, D.C. The meeting was held to outline the agency’s vision and gain …

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November Could be a Big Month for Trade Policy

November 7, 2019

November could see at least three major developments in the ongoing trade policy wars. First, the Trump administration and Chinese state media are hopeful that President Trump and President Xi Jinping may sign a “phase …

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