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Volume XI, Number 209

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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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“Fit for 55” – Delivering on the European Green Deal Hunton Andrews Kurth
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Jul
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Passes Energy Infrastructure Act, Teeing Up Consideration of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Van Ness Feldman LLP
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Jul
Louisiana Wind Week 2021 Jones Walker LLP
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Jul
EPA Seeks Comments on Petition Filed to Cancel Seresto Registration Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jul
European Commission Proposes to Adapt Its Legislative Framework in Various Policy Areas to Make It ‘Fit for 55' K&L Gates
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Jul
Corporate Offtake Agreements are a Driving Force Behind the Shift Toward Renewable Energy in the United States Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jul
EPA Appoints New Members to TSCA SACC Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Jul
The Benefits of Environmental Compliance Audits [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP
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Jul
Climate Change [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP
14
Jul
Maine Becomes First State to Sign Extended Producer Responsibility Law for Packaging, Other States with Plastics and Packaging Bills May Follow Shortly Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jul
DOE Preparing Manufactured Housing Energy Conservation Standards Keller and Heckman LLP
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Jul
SEC Maintains Focus on ESG Disclosure Issues Mintz
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Jul
Latest EU Efforts on Climate Change Demonstrate Broader Risks to Business Mintz
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Jul
Changing Winds on Disclosure: What to Expect from Increased ESG Disclosure Requirements Nelson Mullins
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Jul
ESG - Recent Developments in Global Sustainable Finance K&L Gates
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Jul
PFAS Lawsuits Illustrate Impact of Plaintiffs' Legal Theories Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
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Jul
Sizing up The Scale of Mena's Potential Role in The Hydrogen Economy Share via Linked In [PODCAST] K&L Gates
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Jul
Sustainable Shopping Initiative Highlights EPA’s Safer Choice Program Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jul
Second Colonial Pipeline Data Incident Litigation Filed on Behalf of. . . . Over Ten Thousand Gas Stations? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Jul
EPA PFAS Action Sees Much Broader Scope Than In Past CMBG3 Law

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