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Volume XII, Number 147

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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 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.

For hourly updates on the latest news about environmental and energy laws, regulations, and legislation, be sure to follow our Environmental Regulation & Energy Law Twitter feed and sign up for complimentary e-news bulletins.

Date Title Organization
27
May
EPA Seeks Nominations for Technical Experts to Review New Chemicals Collaborative Research Program Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
27
May
A Fund by Any Other Name: SEC Proposes Names Rule Amendments K&L Gates
27
May
GHS Update — A Conversation with Karin Baron [PODCAST] Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
26
May
EPA Authorizes Anti-Monkeypox Claims for Pre-Designated Disinfectant Products Beveridge & Diamond PC
26
May
Electric Vehicles and Their Impact on Land Use and Development Norris McLaughlin P.A.
26
May
Washington State’s Economy-Wide Climate Plan Takes Shape: Ecology Seeks Comment on Proposed Climate Commitment Act Program Rule Beveridge & Diamond PC
26
May
EPA Withdraws its Direct Final Rule to Adopt the New ASTM E1527-21 Phase I ESA Standard von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
26
May
SEC Anti-Greenwashing Rules Approved At Hearing CMBG3 Law
26
May
Texas Takes Much-Anticipated Steps to Streamline Permitting and Assume Regulatory Authority for Carbon Sequestration Wells Hunton Andrews Kurth
26
May
SEC Announces Disclosures and Rules Changes Intended to Combat "Greenwashing" Mintz
26
May
ESG Task Force Climate Settlement Is First Of Many To Come CMBG3 Law
25
May
NJDEP Announces FHA Emergency Rulemaking Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
25
May
Update on Securities and Exchange Commission’s Landmark Proposed Climate-Change Disclosure Rulemaking Bracewell LLP
25
May
Federal Court Finds Tort Claims Preempted by CERCLA Consent Decree Hunton Andrews Kurth
25
May
A Few Things You Should Know in Case of Windstorm Damage to Your Home or Building Ward and Smith, P.A.
24
May
Federal Trade Commission Petitioned To Investigate Electric Utilities Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
24
May
EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Ban Ongoing Uses of Asbestos Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
24
May
The Garrulous Gavel: Lawyers for All Humans and the Legal Services Gap, with Susan Francis [PODCAST] Tycko & Zavareei LLP
23
May
US EPA Adoption of New Phase I ASTM Standard E1527 Delayed by Adverse Comments Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
23
May
Timber Briefing: U.S. Lumber Prices Could Be Affected by Sanctions on Russia K&L Gates

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