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Volume XII, Number 144

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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
23
May
US EPA Adoption of New Phase I ASTM Standard E1527 Delayed by Adverse Comments Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
23
May
Timber Briefing: U.S. Lumber Prices Could Be Affected by Sanctions on Russia K&L Gates
23
May
US Executive Branch Update – May 23, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
23
May
Biden Revisions to the NEPA Regulations Now in Effect Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
21
May
Improvements to ECHA’s Chemicals Database Include Nanomaterial Form Characterization Information Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
20
May
McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 20, 2022 McDermott Will & Emery
20
May
Congressional Committees Hold Additional Hearings on EPA’s FY 2023 Budget Request Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
20
May
Brussels Regulatory Brief: April 2022 K&L Gates
20
May
Hydrogen: Near Term Challenges & Long Term Opportunities Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
20
May
EPA Amends Several TSCA Section 4 Test Orders for Chemicals Undergoing Risk Evaluation Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
May
FDA Updates Agricultural Water Protocol Keller and Heckman LLP
19
May
New York Defines “Disadvantaged Communities” for Use in Justice40 Predecessor Program Beveridge & Diamond PC
19
May
Reinstated Superfund Excise Tax Imposed on Certain Chemical Substances Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
May
EPA Releases Meeting Minutes and Final Report for March SACC Meeting on Draft TSCA Screening Level Approach for Fenceline Communities Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
May
Vale’s ESG Disclosures Lead to Regulatory and Shareholder Litigation K&L Gates
19
May
Virginia Finalizes CDPA Text With the Addition of Three Amendment Bills ArentFox Schiff LLP
19
May
EPA Considers Classifying Discarded PVC Plastic as Hazardous Waste Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
May
Why Environmental Compliance Auditing is Important in the Purchase/Sale of a Business von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
19
May
What’s in a Name?: “Defense Stocks” Highlight the Challenges for Asset Managers in Navigating Sustainability Taxonomies as They Characterize Investments as ESG-Compliant Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
19
May
European Commission Presents REPowerEU Plan K&L Gates

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