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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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Feb
EPA Registers New Uses for Existing Products to Help Reduce the Spread of Candida auris Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
Natural Gas Compressor Facility Shut Down After Ransomware Attack Robinson & Cole LLP
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Feb
EPA Releases Final Review Plan for Certain CBI Claims under TSCA Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
Several U.S. and State Legislatures Propose Changes to State Bottle Bills and Advocate for a National Bottle Bill Keller and Heckman LLP
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Feb
Fiscal Year 2021 President’s Budget Request: Function 150 Account Highlights Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Feb
OSW’s Loss of Capacity Payments Under FERC’s Recent PJM Order Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
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Feb
NIOSH Publishes Science Blog Item on Nano- and Microplastics in the Workplace Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
EPA’s PFAS Action Plan, One Year Later Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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Feb
OMB Finishes Review of Proposed SNUR on LCPFAC and PFAS Chemical Substances Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
Maine Issues RFP for Renewable Energy, RECs and Capacity: Bids Due April 10 Pierce Atwood LLP
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Feb
Tenth Circuit Class Action Litigation | Winter 2019/2020 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Feb
Federal PFAS Legislation – the NDAA and Beyond Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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Feb
EU Publishes NanoDefine Methods Manual Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
SEC Indicates it Will Not Modify Climate Change Disclosure Criteria Schiff Hardin LLP
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Feb
EPA Announces Community-Scale Air Toxics Monitoring Grant Competition U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Feb
Recent Federal Developments February 15, 2020 EPA /FDA / TSCA / FIFRA /TRI Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
Corteva Announces It Will Cease Production of Embattled Insecticide Chlorpyrifos Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb
James Danly Renominated as FERC Commissioner Pierce Atwood LLP
14
Feb
Navigating Waters Protection Rule [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP
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Feb
BRAG Biobased Products Blog: February 14, 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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