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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
9
Nov
House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On “TSCA And Public Health: Fulfilling The Promise Of The Lautenberg Act” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Nov
Waste Not, Want Not: EPA’s Impending National Recycling Strategy Hunton Andrews Kurth
9
Nov
EPA Proposes Sweeping Rule to Regulate Methane Emissions Schiff Hardin LLP
9
Nov
Pennsylvania Steps Up Its Environmental Justice Efforts Beveridge & Diamond PC
9
Nov
Revisions to Environmental Site Assessment Requirements to Impact Real Property Transactions Van Ness Feldman LLP
9
Nov
European Commission Issues its First—and the World’s Largest—Green Bond McDermott Will & Emery
9
Nov
Reeves County District Court Rules in Favor of Oil & Gas Operator in Produced Water Dispute Bracewell LLP
9
Nov
OCC Asks Bank Boards to Better Manage and Report Climate Risk Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
8
Nov
The New Environmental Rights Amendment to the New York Constitution Greenberg Traurig, LLP
8
Nov
EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition Regarding Chemical Mixtures in Cigarettes Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
5
Nov
President Biden Announces New Methane Emissions Reduction Strategy Beveridge & Diamond PC
5
Nov
Honorable Mentions in EPA’s Cleaner Indoor Air During Wildfires Challenge Include Concept Using Nanomaterial Coating Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
5
Nov
SEC Determines That Shareholder Climate Change Proposals Should Not Be Excluded Mintz
5
Nov
Supply Chain Disruption: Protecting Your Position in The Face of Global Challenges K&L Gates
5
Nov
The Impact of The Law Decree "Decreto Sostegni Bis" (DL N. 73/2021) On Raw Materials Price Contracts and Public Tenders K&L Gates
5
Nov
Comments on Proposed Extension of PIP (3:1) Compliance Dates Due December 27, 2021 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
5
Nov
Administration Proposes First Wave of Endangered Species Regulatory Revisions Van Ness Feldman LLP
5
Nov
The Energizer – Volume 99 K&L Gates
5
Nov
IFRS Foundation Forms Sustainability Disclosures Board Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
4
Nov
As COP26 Begins in Glasgow, at Home EPA Releases Bold Proposal on Oil and Gas Methane Emissions: Four Elements Worth Knowing Hunton Andrews Kurth

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