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Volume XI, Number 267

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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
24
Sep
Catching Up on the 2021 Clean Water Act Releases Robinson & Cole LLP
23
Sep
Build Back Better: Notable Infrastructure and Other Public Finance Provisions Make Progress in Congress Foley & Lardner LLP
23
Sep
Offshore Jurisdictional Issue Primer Jones Walker LLP
23
Sep
ESG: How it Applies to the Oil & Gas Industry and Why It Matters Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
22
Sep
Hurricane Ida Checklist for Louisiana Homeowners—Contracting for Repair of Disaster Damage Jones Walker LLP
22
Sep
Looking to Expand Your Existing Facility or Renew Your Permits? Here’s What May Be Different Under Washington’s New Climate Change Policies Jones Walker LLP
22
Sep
After the Storm: Rebuilding and Protecting Your Property Value Jones Walker LLP
22
Sep
WOTUS Whiplash Ward and Smith, P.A.
22
Sep
Colonial Pipeline Moves to Dismiss Cybersecurity Litigation and Moves to Strike Class: Will the Court Kick Plaintiff’s Claims? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
21
Sep
Prepare for California’s Upcoming Organic Waste and Food Collection Requirements Beveridge & Diamond PC
21
Sep
Mass. High Court: Three-Year Clock for Wetlands Protection Act Enforcement Actions Re-Starts With Every Sale of Property Pierce Atwood LLP
21
Sep
EPA Will Hold Webinar on Accessing and Using TRI Pollution Prevention Data Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
20
Sep
Rating Agencies Focus on ESG Concerns Mintz
20
Sep
Back to the Drawing Board on WOTUS: Federal Court Vacates Trump Administration's Navigable Waters Protection Rule K&L Gates
20
Sep
Lafourche Parish, LA Local Sales Tax Collector Grants Local Sales Tax Filing Extensions to Certain Dealers/Taxpayers Impacted by Hurricane Ida Jones Walker LLP
20
Sep
New York State Revises Solar and Wind Property Tax Calculator Pierce Atwood LLP
20
Sep
With 12 Months’ Notice, EPA Bringing Temporary Disinfectant Supply Chain Flexibilities to a Close Beveridge & Diamond PC
20
Sep
EPA and PBTs: A New Normal? — A Conversation with Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. [PODCAST] Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
20
Sep
Compensation Considerations and Wildfires Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Sep
The Future of Illinois Energy Policy: Renewable Energy Set to Expand Foley & Lardner LLP

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