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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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Jan
The Global Sustainable Finance Movement Bracewell LLP
17
Jan
West Virginia Legislative Brief: Commentary from Gil White 1/16/2020 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
17
Jan
A Mixed Bag on New Rules – Juggling Copyright Preclusion and Patent Infringement McDermott Will & Emery
17
Jan
Congresswoman Axne Announces GAO Response To Investigation Report On EPA Misuse Of SREs Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Jan
Power Purchase Amendment? West Virginia House Bills Introduced with Hope of Spurring Power Purchase Agreements in Renewable Energy Development K&L Gates
17
Jan
NFUS Pushes Scottish and UK Governments To Address Biofuel Issues Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Jan
Inside the 2018 Farm Bill: No Harm in Growing Hemp on Your Farm Stark & Stark
17
Jan
OEHHA Adopts Amendments to Prop 65 Retail Seller Responsibilities Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Jan
Poland: Offshore Wind Bill published by the Government on 15 January 2020 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
17
Jan
Consol Pennsylvania Coal Co. Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
17
Jan
DOE Announces Funding For Bioenergy Crops Research Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Jan
Congress Puts PFAS SNURs on an Accelerated Timetable Beveridge & Diamond PC
17
Jan
D.C. Circuit En Banc Review of FERC Tolling Orders Could Have Profound Implications for Infrastructure Projects Requiring FERC Approval Beveridge & Diamond PC
16
Jan
EPA Audit Program for Upstream Oil & Gas Facility Existing Owners Beveridge & Diamond PC
16
Jan
A Change in the Winds: EIA Forecasts Bump in Renewable Energy for 2020 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
16
Jan
New York Enacts Legislation Requiring Paint Manufacturers to Establish a Program for Collection and Recycling of Unused Consumer Paint Beveridge & Diamond PC
16
Jan
Tax Update from the Texas 86th Legislative Session Bracewell LLP
16
Jan
New York, California, and EPA Tackle 1,4-Dioxane Beveridge & Diamond PC
16
Jan
Hundreds of Environmental Groups Urge Massive Rulemaking Changes to Control Air Emissions at Plastics Manufacturing Facilities Beveridge & Diamond PC
16
Jan
Have Your Say – Public Consultation on How Western Australia Can Modernise Its Environmental Protection Legislation Now Open Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

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