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Volume XIII, Number 29

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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
12
Dec
Here We Go Again: Lesser Prairie-Chicken Re-Listed Under the Endangered Species Act Hunton Andrews Kurth
10
Dec
New EU Directive Requires Mandatory ESG Reporting Barnes & Thornburg LLP
10
Dec
Rocks and Hard Places: Noteworthy Developments in Climate Change Regulation for Us Insurers McDermott Will & Emery
9
Dec
An Introduction to the EU Sustainable Financial Disclosure Regime and the Draft EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive Foley & Lardner LLP
9
Dec
ELECTRIFYING THE RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARDS: EPA PROPOSES A MAJOR EXPANSION OF THE RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD PROGRAM K&L Gates
9
Dec
Biden Administration Makes $50 Million in Funding Available for Orphaned Well Clean Up on Tribal Lands Hunton Andrews Kurth
9
Dec
Green and Bear it: Class Action Alleges "Greenwashing" By Fast Fashion Company ArentFox Schiff LLP
9
Dec
EPA Proposes SNURs for 35 PFAS, Advancing Key Action in PFAS Strategic Roadmap Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Dec
EUON Announces New Study Assessing the Potential Impact of Graphene on Health and the Environment Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Dec
EPA Announces Proposed New Mitigation Measures for Rodenticides, Including Pilot for Protecting Endangered Species Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
8
Dec
California’s First Offshore Wind Auction Finalized – Key Takeaways Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Dec
ESG: Tips for the Oil & Gas Boardroom Foley & Lardner LLP
8
Dec
US Offshore Wind: After the West Coast and the Gulf of Mexico, the Central Atlantic States Are Next Jones Walker LLP
8
Dec
FTC Set to Review Green Guides Hunton Andrews Kurth
8
Dec
Beware Before You Flare: EPA Revamps Rulemaking to Pave the Way for Methane Emission Reductions Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
7
Dec
EPA Proposes to Add PFAS Subject to TRI Reporting to List of Chemicals of Special Concern Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Dec
Tribal Treaty Rights Take Center Stage in Two Landmark Federal Water Quality Actions Beveridge & Diamond PC
7
Dec
Materials Available from EPA’s NAMs Conference and CompTox Chemicals Dashboard Training Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Dec
All I Want For Christmas Is....Permitting Reform [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP
7
Dec
To Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2045, CARB Proposes 2022 Scoping Plan Hunton Andrews Kurth

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