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September 26, 2017 | Legal Document

Minute Order Granting Joint Motion for Stay

STAYED until the earlier of (1) May 7, 2018; (2) the FDA announces that the Menu Labeling Rule's compliance deadline could be or will be extended beyond May 7, 2018; (3) the FDA fails to confirm on or before December 31, 2017, in a Federal Register publication, that the Menu Labeling Rule's compliance date is May 7, 2018; or (4) the FDA fails to publish draft or final menu labeling guidance as referenced in Dr. Gottlieb's August 25 press release by December 31, 2017. The parties are directed to file a joint notice seeking to lift the stay upon occurrence of any of the aforementioned events. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 9/26/17. (lcegs2)

September 20, 2017 | Report

Legal Pathways to Carbon-Neutral Agriculture

By Peter Lehner and Nathan A. Rosenberg. This article, excerpted from Michael B. Gerrard & John Dernbach, eds., "Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States," examines the agricultural strategies, practices, and technologies available to increase soil carbon sequestration and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

September 18, 2017 | Legal Document

Calorie Labeling Challenge Joint Motion for Stay

Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest (“CSPI”) and National Consumers League (“NCL”) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) and Defendants Dr. Tom Price, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, and the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) (collectively, “Defendants” or, together with Plaintiffs, “the Parties”) jointly and respectfully request that the Court stay all deadlines in this case until the earlier of either May 7, 2018 or the occurrence of one of the triggering events identified in paragraph 8 below. A stay of litigation will serve judicial economy and preserve the Parties’ resources by potentially allowing for resolution of this case without litigation.