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July 28, 2014

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The National Law Review is a free resource of articles addressing environmental, climate change, and clean technology legal issues. Environmental law topics include : environmental permitting issues, compliance, impact requirements, hazardous waste disposal requirements under federal and state law and liabilities under the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, National Pollution Discharge Elimination System "NPDES" ; National Environmental Policy Act "NEPA"; California Environmental Quality Act “CEQA"; Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 “CERCLA"; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act “RCRA” and state Superfund legislation. Energy and natural resource legal issues include: renewable energy generation, such as wind, solar, hydroelectric and geothermal power, biomass, ethanol, and biodiesel as well as coal, oil and natural gas and nuclear power.

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Permitting Implications of Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG) Decision Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/28/2014
Battles Continue Over Local Bans on Hydraulic Fracturing Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/28/2014
New Jersey Energy Resilience Bank Funds Distributed Energy Resources McDermott Will & Emery 7/28/2014
Supreme Court Says Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Does Not Preempt Repose Defense for Tort Claims Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2014
Iowa Supreme Court Rules Pollution Suit Not Preempted by Clean Air Act Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2014
EPA’s Regulatory Timeline for Disclosure and Reporting of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals [INFOGRAPHIC] Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/28/2014
Dallas Jury Awards Nearly $3 Million in First U.S. Toxic Tort Verdict Related to Fracking Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2014
New Mexico Issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise its State Rural Universal Service Fund Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 7/25/2014
New Mexico Hearing Examiner Confirms October Hearing on PNM Application to Abandon San Juan ‎Generating Stations Unit 2 and 3 Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 7/25/2014
CFTC Commissioner O’Malia Resigns from the CFTC to join International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Covington & Burling LLP 7/25/2014
Flame Retardants Face Increasing Federal and State Scrutiny Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/25/2014
New Transportation Investment Center Boosts P3 (Public-Private Partnerships) Projects: “P3 or Not P3?” That is the Question. Obama Says: “P3.” Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/25/2014
Insured’s Teenage Daughter Entitled to UIM (Underinsured Motorist) Benefits for Injuries Sustained While a Passenger in Friend’s Auto Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. 7/25/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Concludes It Lacks Jurisdiction Over Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Facility in Marcellus Region Schiff Hardin LLP 7/24/2014
Weekly North Carolina Legislative Update for July 23, 2014 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/24/2014
The Place of Mitigation Banking and In-Lieu Fee Programs in Pennsylvania Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/24/2014
Australia Repeals Carbon Tax Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/23/2014
Department of Transportation (DOT) Proposes Crude-by-Rail Safety Changes Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/23/2014
FERC Issues Notices of Proposed Rulemaking on Physical Security and Protection System Maintenance and a Final Order on Generator and Transmission Relay Loadability Schiff Hardin LLP 7/23/2014
Energy & Environmental Law Update - July 21, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/22/2014
Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Seek Dismissal of Bondholder Challenge to Territory’s Bankruptcy Statute Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/22/2014
Groundbreaking Cross-border Airport Terminal Linking Tijuana to San Diego Breaks Ground Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/22/2014
Supreme Court Caps the EPA’s Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Stationary Sources: Only When a Permit is Required Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/21/2014
Energy Market Entry Strategies for Abu Dhabi Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
FERC Proposes to Approve NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) Physical Security Standard Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/21/2014
Deep-Water Knowledge Will Be Key to Saudi Aramco’s Red Sea Play Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Market Continues to Draw Foreign Investment Andrews Kurth 7/21/2014
EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 7/21/2014
EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 7/19/2014
New Ukraine-Related Sanctions Imposed on Russian Interests McDermott Will & Emery 7/19/2014
EPA Adopts Quality Assurance Program to Reduce Renewable Identification Numbers (RIN) Fraud Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/18/2014
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Invalidates PUC Review of Local Natural Gas Regulation - Public Utility Commission Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/18/2014
Enviros Seek to Preclude Affirmative Defenses in Clean Air Act Citizen Suits Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/17/2014
Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic Corporation of North America v. Optical Devices, LLC, Denying Institution of Inter Partes Review Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/17/2014
House Passes Appropriations Bill Barring Contractors with Some Fair Labor Standards Act Violations from Government Contracts Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/16/2014
The Fourth Circuit Limits the Clean Water Act’s Permit Shield Defense Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/16/2014
Comments Due August 11 on Environmental Protection Agency’s Amended Export Pesticide Labeling Requirements Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/16/2014
New European Union Ecolabel Criteria for Bed Mattresses Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/15/2014
Energy & Environmental Law Update - July 14, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/15/2014
“Friendly Discussions” Obligation is Enforceable Under English Law Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/15/2014
Proposed Expanded Definition of Waters of the United States [VIDEO] Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/14/2014
New York Court Tosses Property Owners’ Little National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Challenge to New York State’s Failure To Complete Hydraulic Fracturing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) For Lack of Standing Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/14/2014
UARG v. EPA: Is the Tailoring Rule All Dead or Just Part Dead? Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/12/2014
New Supreme Court Ruling On EPA Authority Over Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) – Little Clarification on the 111(d) Regulations Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 7/12/2014
Threatened and Endangered Species Listings Likely to Increase Under New U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Policy Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/12/2014
Compromise Probable for North Carolina Coal Ash Bill Poyner Spruill LLP 7/11/2014
Commerce Department Rulings Spur Oil Export Battle Covington & Burling LLP 7/11/2014
North Carolina: Lots of Legislative Theater; No White Smoke Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/11/2014
Seventh Circuit Remands FERC for the Second Time on Cost Allocation for High-Voltage Transmission Lines in PJM Schiff Hardin LLP 7/10/2014
Induced Seismicity and Underground Injection of Drilling Fluids Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/10/2014

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