August 19, 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
17
Aug
Environmental Groups Score First Victory to Expand Regulation of Stormwater Under the NPDES Program Beveridge & Diamond PC
17
Aug
Trump Administration Lifts Ban On Biotechnology Crops In Wildlife Refuges Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Aug
Recyclable Packaging Research Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Aug
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules for the Government in Alta Wind Case Foley & Lardner LLP
15
Aug
FDA Explains What to Expect As Compliance Date Nears for PC Animal Food Rule Keller and Heckman LLP
14
Aug
Solar Energy Jobs: Opportunities to Enhance Safety Compliance Covington & Burling LLP
14
Aug
EPA To "Veto" its Own Veto Authority Under the Clean Water Act? K&L Gates
14
Aug
Registration Opens for NNI Webinar on NanoEHS and Nanomedicine Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
13
Aug
NGOs Win Recent Challenge on Permits for Industrial Facilities when EPA Overlooks Factors in the CWA Statute Schiff Hardin LLP
11
Aug
California DPR Releases Final Toxic Air Contaminant Evaluation for Chlorpyrifos Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11
Aug
Ninth Circuit Directs EPA to Revoke all Tolerances and Cancel All Registrations for Chlorpyrifos Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
10
Aug
Expansion of Clean Energy Policies Continues Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
10
Aug
Senate Committee On Environment And Public Works Holds Hearing On EPA Environmental Protection and Economic Growth Agenda Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
10
Aug
DOE Requests Input Regarding Catalyst Production And Development Needs At National Laboratories Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Aug
Blockchain Energizer – Volume 33: August 9, 2018 K&L Gates
9
Aug
23 California DAs Obtain $1.5 Million Settlement for Deceptive Biodegradable Claims Keller and Heckman LLP
8
Aug
Five Questions on the Litigation Backlash from the Trump Administration’s Fuel Emissions Rollback Schiff Hardin LLP
8
Aug
DOT and EPA Release Proposal to Roll Back Obama-era Emissions Standards for Automobiles Beveridge & Diamond PC
7
Aug
DOE Fast Tracks Small Scale LNG Exports and Provides Assurance on Export Orders Covington & Burling LLP
7
Aug
EPA Adds Clarity to Interpretation of “Reasonably Foreseeable Conditions of Use” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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