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Volume XI, Number 336

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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
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Nov
Colonial Pipeline Data Breach Litigations: Where Are We Now? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
19
Nov
We Have a New EPA Definition of "Waters of The United States" But If You Were Looking for A Bright Line You're Going to Be Disappointed! Mintz
18
Nov
The New ASTM E1527-21 Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
18
Nov
SEC Continues to Advance ESG Agenda Hunton Andrews Kurth
18
Nov
Electricity Transmission Provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Bracewell LLP
18
Nov
NNI Holds Webinar on “What We Know about NanoEHS: Risk Assessment and Risk Management” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Nov
CEQ Takes Action to Restore Pre-2020 NEPA Regulations Robinson & Cole LLP
18
Nov
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Accelerating the Deployment of Hydrogen Bracewell LLP
17
Nov
ISO Publishes Standard on Evaluating the Antimicrobial Performance of Textiles Containing Manufactured Nanomaterials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Nov
Key Energy Provisions in Biden Administration $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Pierce Atwood LLP
17
Nov
OIG Report Includes Ensuring the Safe Use of Chemicals among EPA’s FY 2022 Top Management Challenges Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Nov
Vermont PFAS Settlement For Over $30 Million – Key Takeaways CMBG3 Law
16
Nov
Three Key Takeaways from FSOC's Climate-Related Financial Risk Report K&L Gates
16
Nov
Comprehensive $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill to Provide Critical Support for Clean Energy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
16
Nov
Comprehensive $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill to Provide Critical Support for Clean Energy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
16
Nov
Financing EV Infrastructure in the UK Greenberg Traurig, LLP
16
Nov
Biden Billions for PFAS in Drinking Water Mintz
16
Nov
Revised Phase I ESA Standard Released – ASTM-E1527-21 Robinson & Cole LLP
16
Nov
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Package: What it Means for Energy and Climate Beveridge & Diamond PC
15
Nov
Biden Signs Largest Climate and Resiliency Infrastructure Bill in U.S. History Van Ness Feldman LLP

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