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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
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Oct
PFAS — What You Need to Know in Transactions Van Ness Feldman LLP
1
Oct
Looming November 30, 2020 EPA Submission Deadline for Chemical Data Reporting Requires Attention Now Faegre Drinker
1
Oct
EPA OIG Finds TSCA Service Fee Fund Financial Statements to Be “Fairly Presented and Free of Material Misstatement” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
1
Oct
Chlorpyrifos Regulatory Actions Closely Watched By Litigators CMBG3 Law
1
Oct
PFAS Ban In Cosmetics Is Precedent Setting Step In CA CMBG3 Law
1
Oct
New Order Extends Suspension of Certain CEQA Filing and Noticing Requirements Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
30
Sep
U.S House of Representatives Demonstrates Support for Fusion Energy K&L Gates
30
Sep
Pleasing All the People Some of the Time: New York Simultaneously Proposes Regulations Implementing Its New Siting Law and Community Benefit Program for Renewable Projects Greenberg Traurig, LLP
30
Sep
Hydro Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 10 Van Ness Feldman LLP
30
Sep
The New World of COVID-19: Paradigm Shifts in the Oil and Gas Industry Cornerstone Research
30
Sep
PFAS Firefighting Foam Ban Passes In CA CMBG3 Law
30
Sep
Massachusetts Adopts Summing Approach in Final Drinking Water Standards for PFAS Barnes & Thornburg LLP
30
Sep
EC Begins Public Consultation on Inception Impact Assessment for “Sustainable Products Initiative” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
30
Sep
FERC Order Removes Barriers for Distributed Energy Resource Aggregations in Wholesale Markets Mintz
30
Sep
Sport and Sustainability to the Extreme Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
29
Sep
TCEQ Considers Major Revisions to Penalty Policy K&L Gates
29
Sep
OIRA Memorandum Directs Agencies to Consider Principles of Fairness in Administrative Enforcement and Adjudication Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
29
Sep
California is Going All-In with Zero Emission Vehicles—No Gas Engine Sales Starting in 2035 Beveridge & Diamond PC
29
Sep
Gulf States Request Comments on Draft Standard for Food Packaging Polyethylene Bags Keller and Heckman LLP
29
Sep
Solar Energy Lease – What Landlords Should Know Norris McLaughlin P.A.

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