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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
State of New Jersey Opposes PennEast Pipeline Company’s Request to Involve U.S. Supreme Court Stark & Stark
3
Jun
Insurance Coverage for Emerging Contaminants Barnes & Thornburg LLP
3
Jun
EPA Warns Against Potentially False and Misleading COVID-19 Disinfectant Claims Hunton Andrews Kurth
2
Jun
EPA Issues Final Rule to Streamline CWA Section 401 Review Van Ness Feldman LLP
2
Jun
EPA Warns Against False or Misleading Antiviral Claims, Highlights Enforcement Beveridge & Diamond PC
2
Jun
Nigerian Marginal Fields: New Bid Round and New Guidelines Bracewell LLP
2
Jun
Extension to Tax Credits Provides Relief to the Renewable Energy Industry Sherin and Lodgen LLP
2
Jun
Employers Beware of Fraudulent Specialty Contractor Licenses Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2
Jun
EPA Announces the Issuance of an Advisory on Disinfectants Making False and Misleading Claims against COVID-19 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
2
Jun
EPA Finalizes CWA Section 401 Water Quality Certification Regulation Hunton Andrews Kurth
2
Jun
EPA Releases Biannual Update to Public TSCA Inventory Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
2
Jun
Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations on Section 45Q Tax Credit for Carbon Capture Hunton Andrews Kurth
2
Jun
CRE Adds its Name to the List of Agencies Disturbing Mexico’s Legal and Regulatory Certainty Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
2
Jun
Opportunities for Industry Action in Response to President Trump’s Executive Order Limiting EPA and Other Federal Agency Use of Guidance Beveridge & Diamond PC
1
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

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