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Volume XII, Number 340

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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
28
Nov
A rose or PFAS by any other name . . . . Mintz
28
Nov
GAO Publishes Science & Tech Spotlight on Biorecycling of Plastics Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
28
Nov
Elections Impact On PFAS Initiatives CMBG3 Law
28
Nov
PFAS Medical Monitoring Goes To State Supreme Court CMBG3 Law
27
Nov
Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Funding for Nationwide Brownfields Technical Assistance and Research Grants and Technical Assistance to Brownfields Providers U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
25
Nov
EPA Orders Two Illinois Drinking Water Suppliers to Comply with Requirements of America’s Water Infrastructure Act U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
24
Nov
EPA Announces the Release of Its Endangered Species Act Workplan Update Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
23
Nov
EPA Holds First Webinar on Approach for Reviewing MMOs, Including New and Modified CAMs Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
23
Nov
SEC Highlights ESG Enforcement Activity in Annual Report Mintz
23
Nov
Department of Labor Enables Consideration of ESG Factors in ERISA Investments Mintz
23
Nov
AUSTRALIAN REGULATORY UPDATE – 14 NOVEMBER 2022 K&L Gates
22
Nov
Associates Break Down the Fall Environmental Law Seminar [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP
22
Nov
FERC Broadens Definition of Affiliate; Increases Investor and Utility Scrutiny Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
22
Nov
EPA Adds Thousands of Additional TSCA Risk, New Chemical Submissions to ChemView, Commits to “Near Real-Time Publication” Going Forward Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
22
Nov
Brussels Regulatory Brief: November 2022 K&L Gates
22
Nov
ESG - What's Legal About It? [VIDEO] Polsinelli PC
22
Nov
FERC Releases Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Enforcement Report Pierce Atwood LLP
22
Nov
Environmental Justice Update: Five End-of-Year Lessons from EPA's 2022 Efforts ArentFox Schiff LLP
21
Nov
BOEM's First Offshore Wind Lease Sale on the West Coast Van Ness Feldman LLP
21
Nov
EPA deserves a high grade for its progress implementing its PFAS road map and so does Congress Mintz

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