August 10, 2020

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August 10, 2020

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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
4
Aug
Supreme Court's 2020-2021 Preview: Interstate Water Rights K&L Gates
4
Aug
EPA Awards $4 Million to Develop New Approaches for Evaluating Chemical Toxicokinetics Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
3
Aug
RRC Flaring Rules – Still Up in the Air Hunton Andrews Kurth
3
Aug
UK’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Grants Now Available to Manufacturing Companies and Data Centre Operators Greenberg Traurig, LLP
3
Aug
FERC Dismisses Petition to Review Jurisdictional Challenges over Net Metering Pierce Atwood LLP
3
Aug
FDA Releases a New EPA-Approved Protocol for Evaluating the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Pesticides in Agricultural Water Keller and Heckman LLP
3
Aug
‘Environmental Justice for All Act’ Introduced in U.S. Senate Greenberg Traurig, LLP
1
Aug
Department of Justice Issues New Guidance Limiting Federal Clean Water Act Civil Enforcement Overfiling of State Actions Beveridge & Diamond PC
31
Jul
Hydro Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 8 Van Ness Feldman LLP
31
Jul
Now is the Climate for Change Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
30
Jul
House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Standards Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
30
Jul
Trump Administration Nominates Two to FERC, Could Restore Commission to Full Strength Beveridge & Diamond PC
30
Jul
Splitting The Roll – Commercial And Industrial Property Owners May Face Significant California Property Tax Increases Starting As Early As The 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
30
Jul
MassDEP Extends Comment Period on Draft Solid Waste Master Plan Pierce Atwood LLP
30
Jul
Pizza Boxes Are Recyclable, According to New Study Keller and Heckman LLP
30
Jul
The Energizer - Volume 71 K&L Gates
30
Jul
Suit Regarding Failure to Disclose Information about New Chemicals Could Be Resolved without a Trial Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
29
Jul
New DOJ Guidance Seeks to Limit Federal Enforcement under the Clean Water Act Greenberg Traurig, LLP
29
Jul
New Antidumping Petitions on Methionine From France, Japan and Spain Faegre Drinker
29
Jul
Two Nominations Could Return FERC to Partisan Balance Beveridge & Diamond PC

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