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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
29
Mar
FERC Proposes Changes to EQR to Improve Accuracy in Reporting Simultaneous Exchanges Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
28
Mar
Pro-Business Environmental Permitting Process Bill HB503 on its Way to Florida Governor for Approval Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
28
Mar
U.S. Department of Commerce Preliminarily Finds Chinese Solar Panel Manufacturers Received Subsidies from the Chinese Government McDermott Will & Emery
27
Mar
Supreme Court to U.S. EPA: No Bullying Allowed Under Clean Water Act Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
27
Mar
Energy and Environment Legislative and Regulatory Update - March 26, 2012 Mintz
27
Mar
Michigan Environmental Clean-Up "CSI" Report Barnes & Thornburg LLP
26
Mar
Indiana Supreme Court Affirms Ambiguity, Unenforceability of Pollution Exclusion in CGL Policies- Litigation/Environmental Alert Barnes & Thornburg LLP
26
Mar
Italy: Senate Approves Draft Revision of Restrictions to PV Plants on Agricultural Ground McDermott Will & Emery
26
Mar
The IRS Retains Control of Tax Issues Relating to the Section 1603 Grant McDermott Will & Emery
25
Mar
FERC Imposes Additional Conditions on NERC's "Find, Fix, Track and Report" Enforcement Process Schiff Hardin LLP
24
Mar
Regulated Bidding for Emissions Allowances Under Phase Three of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme McDermott Will & Emery
24
Mar
Supreme Court Allows Pre-Enforcement Judicial Review of USEPA Administrative Compliance Orders Under the Clean Water Act "CWA" Schiff Hardin LLP
23
Mar
Clean Water Act Orders Subject to Pre-Enforcement Review Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
22
Mar
EPA Issues 2012 Construction General Permit Without Numeric Turbidity Limit; Hosts Webinar to Introduce Permit Changes Greenberg Traurig, LLP
22
Mar
7th Circuit Rules No Pollution Coverage under Illinois Law Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
22
Mar
FERC Grants NERC Enforcement Discretion over Low-Risk Violations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
21
Mar
Rules Proposed to Limit New Uses of Potentially Harmful Chemicals U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
21
Mar
Judicial Review of EPA's Cross State Air Pollution Rule - What to Expect Next Greenberg Traurig, LLP
21
Mar
How Should Workers Be Warned About Chemical Hazards? U.S. Department of Labor
20
Mar
Energy and Environment Update - March 20, 2012 Mintz

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