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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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Apr
A Look At 2018 PHMSA Enforcement Numbers And 2019 Trends Barnes & Thornburg LLP
24
Apr
New Proposition 65 Regulation Intended to Assist Residential Rental Property Owners Offers a Mixed Bag Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
24
Apr
SEC Says No to Shareholder Proposal, But Climate Disclosure Disputes Are Here to Stay Schiff Hardin LLP
24
Apr
Contradicting the Department of Justice, EPA Changes Stance on Groundwater Discharges Greenberg Traurig, LLP
24
Apr
ACS Will Hold Free Webinar on Working Safely with Nanomaterials in the Laboratory Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
23
Apr
President Trump Signs Two Executive Orders to Promote Development of Critical Energy Infrastructure Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
22
Apr
Draft California Regulations for Nighttime Agricultural Operations Up for Vote at Standards Board Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
22
Apr
US EPA Finalizes Rule Employing “SNUR-Only” Approach for TSCA New Chemical Reviews Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
22
Apr
CAL/OSHA Proposes Emergency Regulation on Smoke-Protection after Destructive Wildfire Season Jackson Lewis P.C.
22
Apr
Monsanto Ordered to Pay Millions to Cancer Victims; Michigan Residents Join Growing List of Plaintiffs Varnum LLP
22
Apr
Can a State Provide Oversight Under a Federal CERCLA Order or Decree? Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Apr
EPA Schedules Public Meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Apr
Massachusetts Proposes Cleanup Standards for PFAS Beveridge & Diamond PC
19
Apr
Keystone XL Pipeline Litigation Takes a Turn on Heels of President Trump’s New Presidential Permit Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
19
Apr
Alert: Wisconsin Supreme Court Certifies DNR Regulatory Authority Cases von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
19
Apr
USDA APHIS Reopens Public Comment Period On The dEIS And PRA Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Apr
DOE Announces Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Winners Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Apr
Warren Writes Article Declaring Her Plan For Public Lands Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Apr
EPA Announces Final SNUR for Asbestos Will “Close Loophole and Protect Consumers” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Apr
FERC Rejects MISO’s Proposed Restrictions on Joining the Development Queue Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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