October 19, 2021

Volume XI, Number 292

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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.

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Date Title Organization
18
Oct
EPA's Ambitious PFAS Road Map Is Out. How Lost Will We Be When EPA Reaches its Many Destinations? Mintz
18
Oct
Is it an Executory Contract? Don’t Be So Sure(ty)! Nelson Mullins
18
Oct
EPA’s Draft Strategic Plan Emphasizes Environmental Justice Robinson & Cole LLP
18
Oct
EPA Places Environmental Justice Front and Center Schiff Hardin LLP
18
Oct
Prop 65 Regulatory Update for the Food & Cannabis Industry: OEHHA Proposes Specialized Warnings for Exposures to Acrylamide from Food & Exposures to Smoke from Cannabis/THC Products Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
17
Oct
Are Drinking Water Providers Liable Under RCRA for Contaminants They Didn’t Introduce? Barnes & Thornburg LLP
15
Oct
Section 48D: A New Tax Credit for Electric Transmission Property Foley & Lardner LLP
15
Oct
EPA Updates Confidential Status of Chemicals on TSCA Inventory Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Oct
Insurance Coverage for Emerging Contaminants - October 15, 2021 Barnes & Thornburg LLP
15
Oct
An Update on Wind Farm Development along the US Coastline McDermott Will & Emery
15
Oct
Baby Steps Toward a New WOTUS Rule Mintz
15
Oct
2021 ESG Seminar, Session 2 [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP
15
Oct
EU Proposal for the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Greenberg Traurig, LLP
15
Oct
DOE Announces Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Oct
EPA Announces Steps Intended to Enhance Scientific Integrity and Strengthen New Chemical Safety Reviews Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Oct
Shareholder Files Derivative Suit Targeting Company Executives for Greenwashing Robinson & Cole LLP
13
Oct
EPA Announces Appointment of Rod Snyder as EPA Agriculture Advisor Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
13
Oct
EPA Announces BOSC CSS HERA Subcommittee Meeting Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
13
Oct
The End of the (Most Recent) WOTUS Beginning? Mintz
13
Oct
California DTSC Announces GRSP Meeting To Discuss Microplastic Research And Policy Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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