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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
15
Sep
Earthjustice Claims EPA Fails to Disclose Information about New Chemical Substances Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
13
Sep
Report Recommends Changes to US EPA’s General Permit for Industrial Stormwater Discharges Ahead of Reissuance Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
13
Sep
China Issues Guideline for Environmental Risk Assessment of Chemical Substances Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
13
Sep
EPA Repeals Obama Rule Defining Waters of the U.S. Bracewell LLP
13
Sep
House Passes Package of Energy Bills & Subcommittee Holds Hearing On Growing The Clean Energy Economy Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
13
Sep
EPA Updates FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan; is Criticized by Academics for Failure to Identify Susceptible Populations Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
12
Sep
San Francisco’s Fluorinated Chemical Ban Limited to Compostable Food Service Ware Keller and Heckman LLP
12
Sep
EPA Administrator Signs Directive Intended to Reduce Animal Testing, Awards $4.25 Million for Research on Alternative Methods to Animal Testing Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11
Sep
The Final ESA Rule: "Taking" Stock of the Changes and Challenges [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP
11
Sep
Latin America Renewable Energy: Calls for Public Bids Greenberg Traurig, LLP
10
Sep
Basel Ban Amendment to Restrict International Trade in Hazardous Recyclables Beveridge & Diamond PC
9
Sep
China Notifies WTO of Two Draft Chemical Regulations Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Sep
President’s 2020 Budget Requests More Than $1.4 Billion for NNI Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Sep
Environmental Modeling Public Meeting Announced by EPA Environmental Fate and Effects Division Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
6
Sep
EPA Formalizes Policy to Partner with States on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Robinson & Cole LLP
6
Sep
FINRA Warns Investors of Potential Stock Fraud in Wake of Hurricane Dorian Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
6
Sep
DOE Office Of Science Announces BERAC Open Meeting Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
6
Sep
2020 Presidential Candidate, Elizabeth Warren, Writes Article On Achieving 100 Percent Clean Energy Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
6
Sep
National Chicken Council Submits Comments To EPA On The RFS Program Standards For 2020 And Biomass-Based Diesel Volume For 2021 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
6
Sep
“Broken Link in the Chain of Liability”: MTCA Decision Highlights Intricacies of Corporate Law Beveridge & Diamond PC

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