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Business Law Agribusiness Committee

Updates from the Business Law Agribusiness Committee

Ten years after publishing the first edition of the Agricultural Law Sourcebook, the Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section has enhanced the offering of legal forms for use by agricultural law practitioners. Read more
The Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association’s Business Law Section will kick off its 2020 Agriculture Tour series with the California Farm Bureau Federation’s Ag Issues Update Meeting, to be held in Sacramento on Friday, February 21, 2020. The program is a unique opportunity for practitioners to hear the perspectives of Farm Bureau’s legal staff on recent judicial opinions, pending court cases, and key legislative and regulatory developments affecting agribusiness throughout California. Read more
On January 23, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a final rule defining the scope of waters federally regulated under the Clean Water Act. The rule, called the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, is the second step in a comprehensive, two-step process intended to review and revise the definition of “waters of the United States” consistent with the Executive Order signed on February 28, 2017, “Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule.” Read more
The Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association’s Business Law Section will kick off its 2020 Agriculture Tour series with the California Farm Bureau Federation’s Ag Issues Update Meeting, to be held in Sacramento on Friday, February 21, 2020. Read more
On October 18, 2019, the Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section traveled to the New Car Dealer’s Association Showroom in Sacramento, California. Read more
The Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section will continue its 2019 Agriculture Tour series with an Ag Labor Tour, to be hosted by JRG Attorneys at Law. Read more
The Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section will continue its 2019 Agriculture Tour series with a Legislative and Regulatory Review. Come learn about recent legislation and regulatory actions impacting agriculture, wine industry, food processing, water districts, and food producers. Read more
The Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section will continue its 2019 Agriculture Tour series with a tour of the San Luis Joint-Use Complex located at 31770 Gonzaga Road in Gustine, CA. The Joint-Use Complex serves the State Water Project and the Central Valley Project and includes O’Neill Dam and Forebay, Sisk Dam, San Luis Reservoir, Gianelli Pumping-Generating Plant, Dos Amigos Pumping Plant, and a 103-mile portion of the California Aqueduct. The program is a unique opportunity for practitioners to go behind the scenes at this facility, built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and operated by the California Department of Water Resources. Read more
The Agribusiness Committee of the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section will continue its 2019 Agriculture Tour series with a Water Tour, to be held at the San Luis Joint-Use Complex near Santa Nella, CA, on Friday September 20, 2019. Read more
July 12, 2019 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) sent its rule to repeal the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (“WOTUS”) Rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) for interagency review. OMB reviews are limited to 90 days with no minimum period for review. The final rule is the first step in the two-step repeal-and-replace process undertaken by the Trump administration. Once the White House interagency review is complete, EPA can formally repeal the 2015 WOTUS Rule and move forward with finalizing its replacement rule. Read more

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