December 6, 2022

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
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Nov
California Sues PFAS Manufacturers Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Nov
ESG Risks of Antitrust Enforcement and Liability Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
14
Nov
Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity — November 2022 Mintz
14
Nov
Energy & Sustainability IP Updates — November 2022 Mintz
14
Nov
Biden Administration Proposes That Federal Contractors Must Disclose GHG Emissions Mintz
14
Nov
ORD Publishes Six Strategic Research Action Plans for FYs 2023-2026, Including for Chemical Safety for Sustainability Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Nov
Energy & Sustainability Litigation Updates — November 2022 Mintz
14
Nov
California PFAS Lawsuit Could Be Biggest State PFAS Lawsuit To Date CMBG3 Law
12
Nov
EPA Requests Public Comment on Proposed Cleanup at the Pierson's Creek Superfund Site in Newark, New Jersey U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
12
Nov
PRG Pulse 2022 Midterms Post-Election Webinar [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP
11
Nov
2022 U.S. Election Implications Greenberg Traurig, LLP
11
Nov
EPA Finds Methylene Chloride, as a Whole Chemical Substance, Presents an Unreasonable Risk to Human Health Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11
Nov
All Things Chemical Podcast: Keeping up with CLP Changes — A Conversation with Karin F. Baron [PODCAST] Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11
Nov
US Executive Branch Update – November 11, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
11
Nov
Harassing EPA in the Courts isn't in our interests even when an NGO like CLF or the CRWA is the Plaintiff Mintz
11
Nov
Biden-Harris Administration Strengthens Proposal to Cut Methane Pollution to Protect Communities, Combat Climate Change, and Bolster American Innovation U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
11
Nov
EPA Requests Nominations for Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11
Nov
Important Questions Answered As the UK Court Rules for the First Time on Issues Effecting Failed Energy Supply Companies Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
10
Nov
GT Newsletter | Competition Currents | November 2022 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
10
Nov
SCOTUS Cert Recap Of Two Newly Added Cases Concerning Trademarks, Tribal Water Rights Barnes & Thornburg LLP

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