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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
Importers of Mercury-Containing Articles Face Reporting Requirements Beveridge & Diamond PC
15
Nov
Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of November 8, 2021 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Nov
PHMSA Final Rule Expands Federal Oversight, Adds New Type of Regulated Gathering Line Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
15
Nov
California Passes Sweeping Package of “Green” Bills Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Nov
EPA Gets Serious About Environmental Justice K&L Gates
15
Nov
ASTM PFAS Changes Mean Significant Impact On Dealmakers CMBG3 Law
15
Nov
NYDFS Issues Guidance for Insurers on Climate Change-Related Financial Risks Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
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Nov
A Bright Spot in the Solar Market: Commerce Rejects Anonymous Petitions Requesting Anti-Circumvention Investigation and Tariffs Bracewell LLP
13
Nov
Infrastructure Bill Includes Provisions Important to Chemical and Agriculture Sectors Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
12
Nov
New Standard-Setting Body for Climate Change Disclosures Announced at Glasgow Climate Change Conference Mintz
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Nov
Hydrogen Rising: It Really Is Infrastructure Week! Congress Passes Historic Infrastructure Bill Offering Massive Opportunities for The Build out Of the Hydrogen Economy [PODCAST] K&L Gates
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Nov
Commerce Rejects A-SMACC Solar Panel Circumvention Petition Foley & Lardner LLP
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Nov
Broadband Bonds and Carbon Capture Bonds: Two New Tax-Exempt Bond Categories in Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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Nov
Tokyo Tech Study Reveals That Bioplastics Can Be Transformed Into Fertilizers Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Nov
The Biden Administration Proposes New Rule to Dramatically Cut Methane Emissions in the Oil and Gas Sector Foley & Lardner LLP
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Nov
DOE Issues Notice Of Intent To Issue FOA Titled “Scale-Up Of Integrated Biorefineries” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11
Nov
Changes to PCB Remediation Expected Under Proposed Rule Robinson & Cole LLP
10
Nov
Boston Requires Carbon Neutrality for Existing Buildings Goulston & Storrs
10
Nov
How Solar Industry Leaders Are Addressing And Overcoming The US-China Trade War On Solar Modules [PODCAST] McDermott Will & Emery
10
Nov
EPA Announces Forthcoming Regulations to Curb Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Sources Bracewell LLP

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