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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
18
Jul
New York’s Landmark Climate Bill Creates Massive Investment Opportunities but with Few Details for Businesses Schiff Hardin LLP
18
Jul
DC Circuit Denies Petition Challenging Transfer-Based Exclusion under RCRA Beveridge & Diamond PC
18
Jul
The Energizer – Volume 48 K&L Gates
18
Jul
En Banc Ninth Circuit Reinstates and Clarifies Standard for Nationwide Class Action Settlement Proskauer Rose LLP
18
Jul
David Fischer Joins EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Jul
ReNEWS Southeast Volume 4 K&L Gates
17
Jul
Finding New FPA Authority, FERC Makes Policy Change to Authorize Retroactive Surcharges (and Maybe More) Bracewell LLP
17
Jul
EPA Will Quit Sending TSCA CBI Claims of Deficiency in August 2019 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
16
Jul
EPA Announces Important New Policy on TSCA CBI Claims of Deficiency Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
16
Jul
Ohio Appeals Dismissal of the State’s Complaint Against Rover Pipeline LLC Due to Ohio EPA’s Failure to Timely Respond to Request for CWA Section 401 Certification Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
16
Jul
Beginning Construction Continuity Safe Harbor Extended for National Security Concerns Foley & Lardner LLP
16
Jul
US EPA Formally Proposes Repeal of “Once In, Always In” Policy Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
15
Jul
EPA’s Enforcement Statistics and Priorities – the Trump Administration’s Shift in Focus Toward Collaboration and Greater Coordination with the States Bracewell LLP
15
Jul
Catastrophic Floods More Frequent in 2019 Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
15
Jul
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Fashion’s Environmental Footprint Ballard Spahr LLP
15
Jul
How Thoroughly do UK Businesses Need to Investigate What Happens to Their Waste After They Have Transferred It? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
15
Jul
PFAS Solution Moving Through Congress on Must-Pass Defense Bill Greenberg Traurig, LLP
15
Jul
California Establishes Fund to Combat Wildfire Threats Foley & Lardner LLP
15
Jul
EPA, Intervenors File Supplemental Briefs in Case Challenging EPA’s Prioritization and Risk Evaluation Rules Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
12
Jul
China Begins Public Consultation on Draft Revision to MEP Order No. 7 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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