October 21, 2018

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
19
Oct
EPA’s Indoor airPLUS Program Honors Partners with 2018 Indoor airPLUS Leader Award U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
19
Oct
UK Government Publishes Guidance on Trading Energy After a No-Deal Brexit Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Oct
FCA Publishes Discussion Paper and PRA Consults on Climate Change and Green Finance Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Oct
EPA Issues Final TSCA Fees Rule in Federal Register Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Oct
Fuel Marketing Research and Fuel Cell Development Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Oct
Groundwater Remediation as Potential Tool to Combat Water Scarcity: Navigating Potential Conflicts Between CERCLA Remediation Considerations and Water Policy Issues Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
19
Oct
European Commission Announces New Bioeconomy Strategy Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Oct
Looking Ahead: Proposed Regulatory Actions by FDA and USDA in the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda Keller and Heckman LLP
17
Oct
Landmark FERC Order Adopts New Method for ROE Determinations Van Ness Feldman LLP
17
Oct
FERC Announces New Framework for Determining Public Utility ROE Van Ness Feldman LLP
17
Oct
EPA Proposes SNURs that Break New Ground under Amended TSCA Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
16
Oct
New California Prop 65 Warning Requirements: What Businesses Should Consider Now Schiff Hardin LLP
16
Oct
RES Auctions in Poland Ready to Take Off Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
15
Oct
Berlin Declaration on Nanomaterials Submitted to Environment Council of the Council of the EU Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Oct
Invigorated Federal Interest in Fusion Energy Presents Opportunities and Questions for Growing Private Fusion Energy Sector K&L Gates
13
Oct
EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Florida U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
12
Oct
Amazon Chemicals Policy Includes Restricted Substance List Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
12
Oct
Oilfield Operators Take Note: EPA is Poised to Relax Your Vapor Monitoring Deadlines and Streamline Your Bureaucratic Layers Foley & Lardner LLP
12
Oct
Trump Talks Biofuels; BIO Applauds Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
12
Oct
What “Bio-based” Means Across The Globe Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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