September 19, 2021

Volume XI, Number 262

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Energy, Climate, and Environmental Law News

Environmental and energy laws intersect routinely with businesses, in many different niches and industries. From companies developing solar energy systems to a small business selling all-natural, organic foods, these industries collide with legislation and court precedents, and companies must be aware of the regulations impacting their businesses. Visitors to the National Law Review will come across industry news, agency news, and local legislation as well as litigation as it relates to the areas of energy and environmental law.

EPA and other Governmental Environmental Agencies and Legislation

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), the Clean Air and Water Acts, Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment, and Toxic Substances and Control Act (TSCA), are agencies that the National Law Review covers.  Additionally, the implications of the Endangered Species Act and implications of the changes to this long-standing legislation are analyzed by the legal experts at the National Law Review.

Alternative Energy Production

Additionally, biobased energy production and alternative energy production, including regulations, tax credits, and upcoming legislation are also extensively covered by the National Law Review.  Industry developments, legal developments in the energy sector, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and renewable energy reform and legislation, are among the topics visitors can read about online. Developments in coal, geothermal, solar, wind, hydroelectric, and natural gas both in the US and internationally are also updated on the website.

Environmental Litigation in Federal and State Courts

Many environmental issues and regulations find their way to the courtroom, as different agencies and environmental groups fight for their various interests.  Litigation covering the Clean Water Act and how it is enforced, as well as litigation on CERCLA and Superfund site clean-up costs and environmental litigation brought by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Climate Change and the Environment

Climate change has been a major factor in environmental legal issues, as the impacts of climate change are felt and there is increasing public pressure for companies and governments to pay attention to its devastating effects. The National Law Review provides coverage of corporate responses to climate changecreative litigation for the benefit of children, and the responses to climate change and coverage of world agreements, like the Paris Agreement,  and President Trump’s controversial withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

For hourly updates on the latest news about environmental and energy laws, regulations, and legislation, be sure to follow our Environmental Regulation & Energy Law Twitter feed and sign up for complimentary e-news bulletins.

Date Title Organization
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Sep
The Future of Illinois Energy Policy: Renewable Energy Set to Expand Foley & Lardner LLP
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Sep
Critical Housing Bills Signed by Governor Newsom Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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Sep
Senate Committee Holds Hearing on EPA Nominees for Assistant Administrator for Mission Support and Assistant Administrator for Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Sep
EPA Maui Interpretive Statement, We Hardly Knew Ye! Mintz
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Sep
EPA Will Not Enforce Key PIP (3:1) Rule Compliance Deadline Until 2022 Beveridge & Diamond PC
17
Sep
Environmental Disclosures: Considerations for Board Members Mintz
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Sep
Vermont Files Climate Change Lawsuit Against Major Oil Companies Mintz
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Sep
House Oversight Committee Investigating Climate Change Disinformation Mintz
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Sep
EPA Publishes Final Rule Extending PIP (3:1) Compliance Dates Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Sep
Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity — September 2021 Mintz
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Sep
California Legislature Sends Bill Limiting Recycling Claims to Governor's Desk Keller and Heckman LLP
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Sep
State Stormwater Program Amendments Significant for Those Affected by Post Construction Stormwater Permits Ward and Smith, P.A.
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Sep
Comments due October 15, 2021, on Chemicals Being Considered for Listing under New York’s Toxic Chemicals in Children’s Products Regulations Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Sep
DOE Announces Funding Focused On Reducing Aviation And Shipping Sector Emissions Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Sep
Public Interest? Federal Court Questions USACE Review of Need for Hospital Bracewell LLP
16
Sep
Hurricane Ida and OPA’s Acts of God Jones Walker LLP
15
Sep
Hydrogen and The Maritime Sector, Part I: Introduction to The Industry [PODCAST] K&L Gates
15
Sep
Force Majeure Under Texas Law in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida Jones Walker LLP
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Sep
Investors and Regulators Turning up the Heat on Climate-Change Disclosures: Attempting to Make Sense of the State of Play in the US, EU, and UK Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
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Sep
WOTUS, the ESA, and Permitting through Changing Regulations [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP

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