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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.

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
21
Nov
Ethylene Oxide Defense Verdict Causes Ripple Effects CMBG3 Law
21
Nov
THE ENERGIZER – VOLUME 110 K&L Gates
21
Nov
Commissioner Uyeda Urges Questioning Of ESG Trend Sustainability Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
18
Nov
Key Takeaways | Carbon Capture Gets a Long Runway for Development McDermott Will & Emery
18
Nov
EPA Proposes Massive TSCA Fee Increases Keller and Heckman LLP
18
Nov
EPA Will Hold Webinar on Supplemental Proposed Rule to Modify TSCA Fees Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Nov
Michigan PFAS Regulations Struck Down By Court CMBG3 Law
17
Nov
California’s 2022 Proposed Final Scoping Plan Hunton Andrews Kurth
17
Nov
Methane Emissions in the Spotlight at COP27 Beveridge & Diamond PC
17
Nov
GAO Recommends EPA and DOE Improve Decision-Making in Small Refinery Exemption Program Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Nov
Another Case in Which a Non-Governmental Organization Wants a Court to Tell EPA How To Do Its Job Mintz
16
Nov
EPA Proposes More Stringent Methane Regulations for Oil and Gas Facilities Van Ness Feldman LLP
16
Nov
Mexico Announced Aggressive Renewable Energy Targets during COP27 Foley & Lardner LLP
16
Nov
Jurisdiction Over Hydrogen Pipelines and Pathways to an Effective Regulatory Regime Van Ness Feldman LLP
16
Nov
REI PFAS Consumer Fraud Lawsuit Continues Trend of Similar Lawsuits CMBG3 Law
15
Nov
EPA Announces the Addition of Chitosan to the List of Active Ingredients Eligible for Risk Pesticide Exemption Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Nov
Coalition Petitions EPA to Require Health and Environmental Testing and Regulation of Polyvinyl Alcohol Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Nov
Inflation Reduction Act: Wage and Apprenticeship Requirements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
15
Nov
Federal Hydrogen Funding Program Lifts Off ArentFox Schiff LLP
15
Nov
Which Issues Affecting the Insolvencies of Failed Energy Companies has the Court Clarified? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

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