Pending Federal Actions
Pending State Actions
New Jersey Considers Allowing Dogs at Veterans’ Residential Facilities
New Jersey Senate Bill 3028 proposes to allow dogs as service and emotional support animals within a state veterans’ residential facility.
Case Law Updates
Federal Case Law Updates
Groups Challenge NMFS’ Analysis of Deepwater Horizon Impacts on Endangered Species
The Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, and Turtle Island Restoration Network have filed suit against the National Marine Fisheries Service, arguing that the agency’s biological opinion analyzing oil and gas activities in the Gulf of Mexico violates the Endangered Species Act and Administrative Procedure Act.
Groups Ask Ninth Circuit to Review EPA’s Approval of Fungicide
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety have filed a petition challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of a new fungicide, arguing that the agency did not look closely enough at potential harm to protected animals.
Consumer Perception of Dairy and Dairy Alternatives Sustainability
A new article published in the Journal of Dairy Science examines consumers’ perceptions regarding the sustainability of both traditional dairy and plant-based dairy products, finding that consumers tend to find plant-based dairy products more sustainable and ethical.