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Volume XI, Number 209

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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 is 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.

Date Title Organization
8
Jul
IRS Further Extends the Continuity Safe Harbor for Qualifying Solar and Wind Projects Bracewell LLP
7
Jul
ECHA Begins Consultation on CLH Proposal for Multi-Walled Carbon Tubes, Including Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Jul
ESA Rules Redux: Services Plan a Second (and, in Some Cases, Third) Look at the ESA Regulations Hunton Andrews Kurth
7
Jul
Coalition of Chemical Manufacturers, Brand Owners, NGOs, States, and Municipalities Calls on Congress to Restore Funding for EPA’s Safer Choice Program Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
6
Jul
EPA Announces It Is Taking Action in Response to Supply-Chain Disruptions for Inert Ingredients Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
6
Jul
Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration – An Industry Primed for Explosive Growth? A Summary of the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s Report McDermott Will & Emery
6
Jul
Section 45Q Revenue Ruling Released – Credit for Carbon Oxide Sequestration Greenberg Traurig, LLP
6
Jul
Oregon Sees Washington’s 2045 Target for Grid Decarbonization, Lowers by 5 Beveridge & Diamond PC
6
Jul
New Wind Parks in the Netherlands Frustrated by Court Ruling Greenberg Traurig, LLP
6
Jul
Do We Want EPA to Do Its Clean Water Act Job And, if So, What Will It Take? Mintz
2
Jul
GAO Report Pushes for PHMSA Regulatory Assessment Beveridge & Diamond PC
2
Jul
Following First Circuit Panel's Decision, Does EPA Even Matter Anymore? Mintz
2
Jul
Data on 20 High-Priority Chemicals and 30 Organohalogen Flame Retardants Due September 27, 2021 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
1
Jul
Will Mandated ESG Disclosures Lead to Increased Litigation Risk? Bracewell LLP
1
Jul
More than Innovation and Competition: The Latest Proposed Monitoring and Enforcement Mechanisms Targeting Foreign Influence in U.S. Research K&L Gates
1
Jul
Hydro Newsletter - Volume 8, Issue 7: Trump ESA Rule Rollback, Navajo Nation Clean Water Rule Lawsuit Stayed Van Ness Feldman LLP
1
Jul
ESG and the Sustainable Economy - Environmental and Energy Justice, Carbon, and The Energy Transition K&L Gates
1
Jul
ESG and the Sustainable Economy - The Ethical Supply Chain K&L Gates
1
Jul
FDA Issues Update on Testing of PFAS in Food Keller and Heckman LLP
30
Jun
Hydrogen Rising — Taking a Regional Approach to Hydrogen: A Conversation with DC-Based Connected DMV [PODCAST] K&L Gates

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