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Volume XI, Number 261

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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.

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Date Title Organization
27
Jul
RRC Announces PIPES which Allows Online Pipeline Safety Filings and Public Access Hunton Andrews Kurth
26
Jul
Ethylene Oxide: The Litigation Risks and Regulatory Issues Ahead K&L Gates
23
Jul
ICYMI: Recent Chemical and PFAS Agency Activities Hunton Andrews Kurth
23
Jul
"Functional Equivalent of a Discharge" Comes Full Circle: Maui Court Implements SCOTUS Guidance Jones Walker LLP
23
Jul
McDermottPlus Check-Up: July 23, 2021 McDermott Will & Emery
23
Jul
Clean Energy’s Messy Problem: The Solar Industry, the U.S. Government, and the Complex Task of Combatting Forced Labor Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
23
Jul
Louisiana 31st State in Union With an Environmental Audit Privilege Law Jones Walker LLP
22
Jul
House of Reps, TSA Tackle Cybersecurity in the Energy Industry Pierce Atwood LLP
22
Jul
EPA’s Multi-Sector General Permit for Industrial Stormwater Challenged in the Ninth Circuit —Plastics a Key Issue Beveridge & Diamond PC
22
Jul
Maine Adopts Broad Ban of PFAS-Containing Products Beveridge & Diamond PC
22
Jul
ESG Remains a Priority: SEC Asset Management Advisory Committee Adopts ESG Disclosure Recommendations Katten
22
Jul
We're One Step Closer to Comprehensive Federal Regulation of PFAS Mintz
21
Jul
EPA Headquarters Prods Cleanup Programs on Enforcement to Strengthen EJ Beveridge & Diamond PC
21
Jul
CPSC Sues Amazon to Force Recall of Hazardous Products Sold on Amazon.com Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Jul
The NJ BPU Develops Proposed Rules for the State’s Long-Term Solar Successor Program Norris McLaughlin P.A.
21
Jul
At Least We Have One Clean Water Act Rule for Everyone... For Now Mintz
21
Jul
EU Proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Greenberg Traurig, LLP
21
Jul
EU Proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Greenberg Traurig, LLP
21
Jul
FERC Launches Major Initiative to Reform Transmission Policy Beveridge & Diamond PC
20
Jul
FERC Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Reform Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation, and Generator Interconnection Procedures K&L Gates

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