Environmental & Energy

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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Recent Energy, EPA, Climate & Environmental Law News

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Feb 24
A Strategic Approach to Emissions Credits With Anew’s Kyle Breeze [Podcast] Bracewell LLP
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Feb 24
IRS Announces Plans to Audit Corporate Aircraft Use Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Feb 24
EPA Seeks to Regulate Nine PFAS as Hazardous Constituents Foley & Lardner LLP
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Feb 24
Corporate Transparency Act – Dealer Compliance Alert ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Feb 24
Gold Dome Report - Legislative Day 27 (2024) Nelson Mullins
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Feb 24
Supreme Court Update: How Would Changes to Chevron Deference Affect EPA Risk Analyses Beveridge & Diamond PC
27
Feb 24
Corporate Transparency Act – Compliance Alert ArentFox Schiff LLP
27
Feb 24
EDF Releases Chemical Exposure Action Map Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
27
Feb 24
The City and County of San Francisco Are About to Deliver EPA & the Ninth Circuit Their 3rd Consecutive Clean Water Act Defeat in The Supreme Court Mintz
27
Feb 24
2024 Litigation Look Ahead Series: Increased Application of Major Questions Doctrine Could Limit Regulatory Authority Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Feb 24
MSHA Faces ‘Significant Challenges’ in Meeting Its Mandate to Protect Miners, DOL Inspector General Concludes Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
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Feb 24
The Climate Bubble: Real Estate and Extreme Weather Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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Feb 24
Gold Dome Report - Legislative Day 26 (2024) Nelson Mullins
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Feb 24
February 2024 ESG Policy Update - Australia K&L Gates
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Feb 24
Comments Regarding the Intentional Use of PFAS in Products and CUUs Due March 1, 2024, in Maine and Minnesota Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb 24
Mitigation of Increased Risks to Retailers Through Insurance Hunton Andrews Kurth
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Feb 24
EPA Emphasizes its Criminal Enforcement Program Van Ness Feldman LLP
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Feb 24
Groundtruth: Cumulative Impact Analysis - Massachusetts, EPA, and Beyond [Podcast] Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Feb 24
EPA Lowers the Fine Particulate NAAQS: A Closer Look at Implementation and Potential Impacts Robinson & Cole LLP
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Feb 24
Class Action Alleging Violations of ERISA’s ESG Investing Rules Survives Motion to Dismiss Hunton Andrews Kurth
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Feb 24
It's a Gas! Federal and State Developments Continue to Light Up the Natural Gas Debate K&L Gates
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Feb 24
Mining, Energy, and Infrastructure Disputes with Sovereign States in 2023: Mexico Tops the List of Respondents ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Feb 24
Updates on EV Tax Credits Katten
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Feb 24
SEC Expected to Drop Scope 3 GHG Emissions Disclosure Requirements From Final Climate Rule Mintz
23
Feb 24
Energy & Sustainability Washington Update — March 2024 Mintz
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Feb 24
CFPB Ramps Up Auto Finance Scrutiny: A Look at the New Data Collection Initiative Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Feb 24
FWS Issues Streamlined General Permits for Incidental Take of Eagles Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Feb 24
What Are Diversity Programs and Why Are They Being Challenged? Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky
 

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