November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

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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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Nov
Social Impact Investing: Benefits and Recommendations for Investors Mintz
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Nov
Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity – November 2019 Mintz
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Nov
A New Regime For Nigerian Upstream Royalty Rates Bracewell LLP
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Nov
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Hit Penneast Pipeline Company with Another Setback Stark & Stark
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Nov
Commission Rules Under Construction: COGCC Mission Change Whitepaper Released Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
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Nov
EPA Will Hold Webinar on Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Nov
Comments on Proposed Revisions to the CBI Substantiation Requirements Due December 9 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
8
Nov
Hemp update: Wisconsin Opens 2020 Growing Season Applications While USDA Issues Interim Final Rule Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
8
Nov
Compliance Deadline Approaching for California Cleaning Product Disclosures while New York Program Stalls Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Nov
USDA Interim Hemp Regulations Provide Welcome Guidance But Need Refinement Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Nov
Justices Wrestle with Scope of the CWA’s Permitting Requirement Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Nov
CFTC Approves Three Foreign Board of Trade Applications Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
8
Nov
House Committee Will Hold Hearing On Future Science In EPA Rulemaking Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
8
Nov
EPA Announces New Opportunity For Public Comment Period On CBI Procedures Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Nov
CFSA Solicited Comments on 9 Food Additives and 5 Food-related Products Keller and Heckman LLP
7
Nov
When is a Deal a Deal? Texas Supreme Court Weighs in on Two Landmark Oil & Gas Cases Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
7
Nov
Major Milestone for Hemp Production: USDA Issues Interim Final Rule Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Nov
Blockchain in Energy: Regulatory Sandboxes and the Clean Peak Standard Mintz
6
Nov
Getting Up to Speed: FERC’s Attempt to Update PURPA Sherin and Lodgen LLP
6
Nov
US EPA-California Tensions Over GHG Standards Increase with Preemption Challenge Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

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