Beyond COVID-19: Crisis response or road to recovery?
Crisis response or road to recovery?
On April 25, 2017, President Trump issued the Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America.
The Executive Order established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity that will identify legislative, regulatory, and policy changes to promote in rural American agriculture, such as economic development, job growth, and infrastructure improvement. The Task Force will be chaired by the Secretary of Agriculture.
The Executive Order directs the Task Force to report back to the President in 180 days recommending legislative, regulatory, or policy changes such as those that would
The Executive Order also directs the Task Force to comply with earlier executive orders, such as the Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs, which states that “for every one new regulation issued, at least two prior regulations be identified for elimination.” Industry predicts that the Task Force will focus on areas such as biotechnology, including pesticide approvals, and regulation regarding genetically modified organisms. While the details regarding the changes that the Task Force recommends to President Trump are still outstanding, the Health Law Pulse will follow these developments closely.
As the global aviation industry looks towards post-pandemic recovery and less turbulent skies, it is the topic of decarbonisation that is increasingly top of everyone’s agenda. There have been a number of eye-catching announcements around the world in recent weeks, from United Airlines announcing its intention to purchase 100 electric aircraft, an increased focus on the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from several airlines, and Korean Air utilising the green bond markets.
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