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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 is 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.

Date Title Organization
23
Oct
FERC Proposes Policy Statement on Oil Pipeline Affiliate Contracts Pierce Atwood LLP
23
Oct
FERC Policy Proposal May Advance State Efforts to Price Carbon Emissions Beveridge & Diamond PC
23
Oct
EFSA Updates Opinion on Styrene in FCMs Keller and Heckman LLP
23
Oct
EPA Announces Settlement with Electrolux for Importing Air Filter Products with Nanosilver Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
23
Oct
Contemplating the Future of the Lower Snake River Dams K&L Gates
22
Oct
UAE Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Regulations Bracewell LLP
22
Oct
Climate Change at the Crossroads: The Potential Impact the Election Will Have on Climate Change Policy Jones Walker LLP
22
Oct
EPA’s Draft Residual Efficacy Protocols for “Long-Lasting” Efficacy for Antiviral Products Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Oct
Final Rule Intended to Promote Transparency in Developing EPA Regulatory Guidance Documents Will Take Effect in November Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Oct
U.S. EPA Formalizes Reversal of “Once In/Always In” Emission Permitting Policy Foley & Lardner LLP
21
Oct
EPA Announces Settlement for Illegal Imports of Air Filter Products Incorporating Nanosilver Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Oct
One if by Land, Two if by Sea: Differentiating Between Maritime and Non-Maritime Workers on Offshore Wind Installations Jones Walker LLP
21
Oct
EPA Reminds Companies of November 1 Deadline to Submit CBI Substantiations for NOA Form A Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Oct
Workers Compensation PFAS Claims – Will Subrogation Apply? CMBG3 Law
20
Oct
US Trends and Developments in Alternative Energy Jones Walker LLP
20
Oct
Not Always a Breeze: Considerations in Contracting for Offshore Wind Projects Jones Walker LLP
20
Oct
FERC Rescinds Pipeline Contracts and Reaffirms Capacity Posting Policy Van Ness Feldman LLP
20
Oct
Washington Continues Wide-Ranging Efforts to Address PFAS With Release of the Draft Chemical Action Plan Beveridge & Diamond PC
20
Oct
Navigating BOEM’s Regulatory Framework for Commercial Wind Leases Jones Walker LLP
20
Oct
The Jones Act and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act in the Context of Offshore Wind Jones Walker LLP

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