Monthly Archives: July 2014

SD Stockgrowers Thank Noem for Vote on Endangered Species Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4315 this week with support from Representative Kristi Noem, R-SD.  H.R. 4315, the Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act combines four bills that were previously considered by the House Natural Resources Committee to update and modernize the Endangered Species Act (ESA), originally passed in 1973 and not updated […]

Cattle Groups Pleased With Appeal Court’s Affirmation of COOL 

Today, eleven judges at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Appeals Court)  denied the request by the American Meat Institute, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and other meatpacker lobby groups for an injunction that would have halted enforcement of the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law. While the decision to uphold the […]