February 19, 2019

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
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Feb
FCC Allows Access To Galileo For Improved Geolocation Barnes & Thornburg LLP
18
Feb
Commercial & Industrial Solar Due Diligence Review Manual for Tax Equity Transactions Foley & Lardner LLP
18
Feb
EPA Announces PFAS Action Plan Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
18
Feb
How to Avoid Being the Only Deep Pocket on the Block Barnes & Thornburg LLP
18
Feb
U.S. EPA Releases Long-Awaited PFAS Action Plan Foley & Lardner LLP
16
Feb
Recent Federal Developments February 15, 2019 EPA /FDA / TSCA / FIFRA /TRI Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Feb
PRIA Not Extended in Appropriations Bill; PRIA 4 Bill Passed by Senate Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Feb
Brownfields Redevelopment Receives Boost Under the BUILD Act Ward and Smith, P.A.
15
Feb
State Of Minnesota Announces Grant Opportunity Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Feb
EPA Releases PFAS Action Plan Beveridge & Diamond PC
15
Feb
DOE EERE BETO Funded Study Assessed Impacts Of Thinning Forests Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Feb
EPA Unveils PFAS Action Plan Robinson & Cole LLP
15
Feb
U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Feb
Carbon Markets Roundup 2018 Year in Review Beveridge & Diamond PC
15
Feb
CEQA Guidelines Receive Update, Climate Change Drives Major Amendments Beveridge & Diamond PC
15
Feb
Will MA Continue to Lead on Offshore Wind Development? Mintz
14
Feb
Federal Budget Deal Negotiations Fail to Advance PRIA Reauthorization Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Feb
Federal Guidance on Section 404 Permitting Under Development Van Ness Feldman LLP
14
Feb
EPA Releases PFAS Action Plan Barnes & Thornburg LLP
14
Feb
Comment Period Open for Proposed WOTUS Rule Bracewell LLP

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