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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.

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The SEC's New Rules Requiring Annual Disclosure of the Use of Conflict Minerals Bracewell LLP
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Sep
DOJ Files Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Against Agricultural Employer Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Sep
Diacetyl Litigation Update: Consumer Pops Case, Prevails in Lawsuit Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
21
Sep
Growing Michigan - Michigan Agricultural News - September 2012 Varnum LLP
20
Sep
SEC Adopts Payment Disclosure Rules for Resource Extraction Issuers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
20
Sep
More Electric Ford Automobiles Varnum LLP
20
Sep
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy News - September 2012 Varnum LLP
20
Sep
SEC Regulated Manufacturers Must Report Use of "Conflict Minerals" Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20
Sep
A123 Announces Technology Advance Varnum LLP
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Sep
Utility Owned Solar Projects Moving Forward Varnum LLP
18
Sep
New Illinois Environmental Legislation September 2012 Schiff Hardin LLP
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Sep
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 16, 2012 Mintz
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Sep
Efficient Lighting to Boost Jobs Varnum LLP
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Sep
2012 Hurricane Season Provides Another Opportunity to Extend Eligible Permits Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
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Sep
Horse Tracks as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations? Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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Sep
Johnson Controls Inc. to Dance with New Partners Varnum LLP
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Sep
Environmental Law Alert - Ohio Supreme Court Decision Finds Local Zoning Law is Applicable to Private Landfill Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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Sep
EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
15
Sep
District Court Power to Enjoin Improper Use Code Is Limited McDermott Will & Emery
15
Sep
EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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