February 22, 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
Indian Nations Law Update - February 2019 Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
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Feb
More U.S. Cities Enact Plastic Bag Bans February 22, 2019 Keller and Heckman LLP
22
Feb
Environmental Issues & Terms in Common Commercial Contracts [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP
22
Feb
FDA Adds Ten New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications Keller and Heckman LLP
22
Feb
Washington Bill Would Make Food and Other Brand Owners Responsible for Plastic Waste Keller and Heckman LLP
22
Feb
Regulatory Developments: EPA Releases Updated TSCA Inventory Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
22
Feb
National Registry for Greenhouse Gases and Compound Emissions Greenberg Traurig, LLP
22
Feb
What are FDA regulations concerning UV coatings? Keller and Heckman LLP
22
Feb
New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions on Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China, India, Taiwan and Thailand Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
22
Feb
EPA Publishes Its Annual Draft Inventory Of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Sinks: 1990-2017 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
22
Feb
University Of Manchester Is Awarded £10 Million For A Biomanufacturing Research Hub Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
22
Feb
FDA Proposed Rule for OTC Sunscreen Drug Products Addresses Sunscreens Containing Nanomaterials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Feb
PG&E Seeks Declaratory Judgment Confirming Bankruptcy Court's Exclusive Jurisdiction To Determine Rejection Of Power Purchase Agreements Barnes & Thornburg LLP
21
Feb
Federal Banking Agencies Finalize Regulations Mandating The Acceptance of Private Flood Insurance Jones Walker LLP
21
Feb
US EPA Approves Missouri’s Innovative Approach to Limiting Nutrient Pollution Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
21
Feb
Washington State Requests Input on PFAS Alternatives Assessment Keller and Heckman LLP
21
Feb
Port of Ridgefield Sues Railroad, Takes Nothing Under MTCA Beveridge & Diamond PC
21
Feb
Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Indirect” Discharges Require NPDES Permits Beveridge & Diamond PC
20
Feb
How to Diligence a Solar Development Pipeline (Part 1 of 4) Mintz
20
Feb
EPA Releases Update to TSCA Inventory Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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