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News & Analysis In the Agencies Volume 50, Issue 6

85 FR 24074

The Department of State announced the nations from which wild-caught shrimp are eligible to enter the United States; the annual certification lists the harvesting nations that have adopted regulatory programs to prevent incidental taking of relevant species of sea turtles or otherwise do not pose a threat of incidental taking of sea turtles in the course of shrimp harvesting. 

Fisheries, Sea turtles

85 FR 23935

The National Park Service proposed to revise its regulations to comply with the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Sturgeon v. Frost, which held that Service regulations apply exclusively to public lands (meaning federally owned lands and waters) within the external boundaries of National Park System units in Alaska and not to lands that are not federally owned, including submerged lands under navigable waters. 

Public Lands

85 FR 23988

FWS announced the availability of and seeks comment on the Draft Kauai Islandwide Recovery Plan under the ESA, which addresses 175 listed species occurring on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. 

Endangered Species Act (ESA)

85 FR 23960

EPA approved South Carolina's request to revise/modify certain of its Agency-authorized programs to allow electronic reporting. 

Agencies, States

85 FR 23957

EPA approved Michigan's request to revise its Agency-authorized National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation program to allow electronic reporting. 

Agencies, Water (generally)

85 FR 23957

EPA approved Virginia's request to revise/modify certain of its Agency-authorized programs to allow electronic reporting. 

Agencies, States

85 FR 24094

Based on EPA's review of the air quality criteria and NAAQS for particulate matter, the Agency proposed to retain the current primary and secondary fine and coarse particulate matter NAAQS without revision. 

Clean Air Act (CAA)

85 FR 23938

SIP Proposal: New York (infrastructure requirements for the 2012 annual fine particulate matter NAAQS). 

Clean Air Act (CAA)

85 FR 24174

EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) amended carbon dioxide standards for passenger cars and light trucks with model years 2021 and later, and NHTSA amended fuel economy standards for model year 2021 and set new fuel economy standards for model years 2022-2026; the rules represent the second part of the Administration's action related to the proposed 2018 Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Rule and follow the agencies' action in September 2019 to ensure one national program for automobile fuel economy and carbon dioxide emission standards by finalizing re

Clean Air Act (CAA)

85 FR 23745

The Postal Service revised its hazardous, restricted, and perishable mail regulations to support the rapid deployment of coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic tests using the mail and to ensure that diagnostic kits potentially containing category B infectious substances are packaged, marked, and labeled properly to ensure safety and containment throughout transport.

Public health
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