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Volume XI, Number 101

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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
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Apr
State Climate Legislation Takes Aim at Natural Gas Industry Pierce Atwood LLP
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Apr
UMD Researchers Develop Novel Bioplastic From Lignocellulosic Resources Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Apr
EPA Releases Updated PFBS Toxicity Assessment Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Apr
What Will the SEC's ESG Enforcement Look Like? Cyber Cases Offer Clues Bracewell LLP
8
Apr
The Energizer – Volume 87 K&L Gates
8
Apr
EPA Considering Revised Effluent Limitations Guideline Relating to PFAS Schiff Hardin LLP
8
Apr
U.S. Senators Klobuchar And Ernst Introduce Biofuels Infrastructure Bill Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
8
Apr
Clean Energy Stands to Win Big with Biden Administration’s Proposed Infrastructure Plan Pierce Atwood LLP
7
Apr
Change at the Interior Department: A Look Ahead [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP
7
Apr
Actions on Climate Change Disclosure in California and New Report Indicate Spring May Be In Like a Lion and Out Like One Too! Hunton Andrews Kurth
7
Apr
Legal Environmental Insights: Episode 10 | Bringing New Disinfectants to Market: A Primer on FIFRA Dos and Don’ts Greenberg Traurig, LLP
7
Apr
MEES Update K&L Gates
6
Apr
Georgia Defeats Florida Water Claims in Supreme Court Original Jurisdiction Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP
6
Apr
Foley Weekly Automotive Report - April 6, 2021 Foley & Lardner LLP
6
Apr
Plastics Waste Reduction Bill is Flawed, Says Industry Keller and Heckman LLP
6
Apr
Biden Administration Outlines Path Forward in Ambitious Offshore Wind Push Jones Walker LLP
5
Apr
Lone Star Solar: Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Blackout Texas Mintz
5
Apr
India Proposes Phase Out of Single-Use Plastic Items by 2022 Keller and Heckman LLP
5
Apr
Bench Order Allows DNR to Temporarily Proceed with PFAS Initiative, with Limits Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
5
Apr
Mexico’s Bill with Draft Decree to Amend and Add Various Provisions to the Hydrocarbons Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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