September 21, 2021

Volume XI, Number 264

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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
Sep
EPA Expands Air Monitoring Efforts in Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
10
Sep
Fifth Circuit Holds Highly Compensated Oilfield Workers Paid a Day Rate are Entitled to Overtime Bracewell LLP
10
Sep
SCHEER Questions Whether Draft EQSs for Silver and Its Compounds Should Address Silver Nanomaterials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
10
Sep
Pricing Overseas Carbon: The Rise of Border Adjustment Mechanisms on Both Sides of the Pond Mintz
9
Sep
Sea Change: Biden Administration Halts Trump-Era Regulation and Expands Clean Water Act Protections Foley & Lardner LLP
9
Sep
EPA Publishes Draft Scope Document for D4 for Public Comment Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Sep
ESG in Indian Companies: Thinking Through the Sustainability Lens? Nishith Desai Associates
8
Sep
Property Damage Suffered as a Result of Hurricane Ida Must be Considered by Assessors into Determining the Fair Market Value Jones Walker LLP
8
Sep
Citing “Greenwashing” Concerns, IOSCO Issues Recommendations to Securities Regulators on Sustainability-Related Practices, Policies and Disclosures Vedder Price
8
Sep
Sustainability Outlook European Union – August 2021 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
8
Sep
Best Practices when Responding to a Maritime Disaster Jones Walker LLP
8
Sep
Not with A Bang but A Whimper -- EPA Decides No Clean Water Act Regulations Better After All Mintz
8
Sep
EPA Defers Compliance Date of PIP (3:1) Ban by Six Months, Announces Reopening of Five PBT Rulemakings Keller and Heckman LLP
8
Sep
Navigable Waters Protection Rule Vacated—EPA & Corps to Treat Vacatur as Nationwide Bracewell LLP
7
Sep
Uncertainty Over ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Definition Continues, as Federal Court in Arizona Vacates 2020 Rule Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
7
Sep
Celebrating 25 Years of FQPA -- A Personal View Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Sep
Article III Standing Still Proving to be a Formidable Defense to Environmental Citizen Suits Hunton Andrews Kurth
4
Sep
EPA Plans New Rulemaking for PBTs , Extends Compliance Dates for PIP (3:1) Rule Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
3
Sep
EPA Publishes Final Risk Evaluation Scope Documents for DIDP and DINP Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
3
Sep
FERC Announces Members and Establishes First Meeting for Joint Federal-State Transmission Task Force Bracewell LLP

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