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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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Jun
EPA Releases Updated 2016 CDR Rule Data Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
1
Jun
Proposed Regulations for CCUS Tax Credit: Greater Certainty for Developers and Investors Van Ness Feldman LLP
1
Jun
Green Loans and Sustainability Linked Loans: New Guidance to the Green Loan Principles and Sustainability Linked Loan Principles jointly issued by the LMA, the LSTA and the APLMA Bracewell LLP
1
Jun
Judicial Council Amends Tolling Period for Statutes Limitations Impacted by COVID-19 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1
Jun
WOTUS: A Never-Ending Story Jones Walker LLP
1
Jun
Nationwide Permit 12: The Uncertainty Continues Schiff Hardin LLP
1
Jun
Australian Government Seeks Feedback on Energy Emissions Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper K&L Gates
31
May
Texas Supreme Court Held That The Reformation Statute For The Rule Against Perpetuities Could Apply To An Instrument Created By A Corporation Because Corporations Can Create Inter Vivos Trusts Winstead
29
May
Hydro Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 6 Van Ness Feldman LLP
29
May
UN Report Calls for More Uniform Information on Plastic Packaging Keller and Heckman LLP
29
May
Five Takeaways: Early Moves and Current Trends in Energy Storage McDermott Will & Emery
29
May
Class Action Litigation Newsletter Spring 2020 - Third Circuit Greenberg Traurig, LLP
29
May
U.S. Senators Join Forces In Bipartisan Bill Supporting Biofuel Producers Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
29
May
BRAG Biobased Products Blog - EPA Small Manufacturer Rule and Biopesticide Ingredient Comment Period Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
29
May
EPA OIG Finds TSCA Consent Orders Need Better Coordination Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
29
May
Treasury Issues Carbon Capture Credit Proposed Regulations K&L Gates
28
May
EPA, DNR Enforcement Guidance Vary Widely During COVID-19 Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
28
May
Treasury Extends Four-Year Continuity Safe Harbor to Five Years, Provides Safe Harbor for 3.5 Month Rule Mintz
28
May
Seller Beware: Coordinating Brownfields Redevelopment With Remediation K&L Gates
28
May
OCS Air Quality in the 21st Century: The Sky Will Not Fall Jones Walker LLP

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