Emily Ashcraft

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Org. Argues Delaware River Fracking Needs Oversight

In a case concerning fracking regulation in the Delaware River Basin, the Natural Resources Defense Council argued in an amicus curiae brief that regulation from an interstate commission is vital, arguing that Wayne Land and...

H-2B Visa Workers Given More Flexibility to Help Food Supply Chain During COVID-19

The Department of Homeland Security announced a temporary rule change to H-2B requirements which is intended to support the food supply chain and reduce the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural operations. The change applies to...

Hemp Company Debates Alleged Supply Agreement in Colorado District Court

American Hemp Ventures, a Colorado company, filed a lawsuit against Klondike Agricultural Products, LLC, after the defendant demanded millions of dollars for not following through with a supply agreement the plaintiff claims was entered into...

Members of Congress Ask for Aid in Excess Animal Population Caused by COVID-19

Members of Congress wrote a letter to President Trump asking for guidance and support for livestock and poultry producers as to animal depopulation and disposal. The closure or slowdown of meatpacking plants during the COVID-19...

Appeals Court Rules Farm Has Rights to Divert Water from River

In a reversal of the original ruling in the Superior Court of Sacramento County, Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye, along with Judge Ronald B. Robie, and Judge Harold E Hull ruled that Heather Robinson Tanaka...

Monsanto Receives Lawsuit from DC Attorney General for Toxic Chemicals

DC Attorney General Karl A. Racine filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company for making, promoting, and selling toxic chemicals called polychlorinated biphenyls which they knew would harm residents of the District, pollute waterways, and kill...