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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
Solyndra Executives Refusing to Answer Bankruptcy Questions Center for Public Integrity
28
Sep
Solyndra excutives stonewall Congress Center for Public Integrity
27
Sep
Following a 2-year refusal to comply, anthracite mine operator in Pennsylvania installs mandated communications and tracking system U.S. Department of Labor
26
Sep
Twelve Defendants Arrested for Involvement in the Illegal Distribution and Sale of Pesticides in New York’s Chinatown U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
25
Sep
Shelved Ozone Standard Would Have Had Modest Impact on Business, Politics Center for Public Integrity
24
Sep
New GHG Regulations for Minor Sources Create Major Regulatory Challenges Bracewell LLP
22
Sep
EPA Releases Strategy to Protect People’s Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened by Pollution U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
20
Sep
A Liquid Layer Solution for the Grid U.S. Department of Energy
19
Sep
Environment : Energy : The Politics of Energy New GOP Target at EPA: Graduate Student Interns Who are Tools of Obama’s 'Radical Policies' Center for Public Integrity
19
Sep
The Truth about Clean Energy Jobs U.S. Department of Energy
18
Sep
President Obama Returns Ozone Rule to EPA Greenberg Traurig, LLP
17
Sep
Former EPA Fugitive Sentenced to More than Seven Years in Prison for Asbestos Training Scam U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
16
Sep
Obama Administration Withdraws Draft Ozone Ambient Air Quality Standards and Reinstates 2008 Standards Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
16
Sep
DOE Awards $43 Million to Spur Offshore Wind Energy U.S. Department of Energy
15
Sep
WVDEP’S Emergency Rules On Horizontal Gas Wells Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
14
Sep
Fuel Efficiency Standards of the Future Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
11
Sep
Solyndra Investigation Expands as Agents Visit Executives’ Homes Center for Public Integrity
8
Sep
DOE Publishes Proposed Revisions to Export Control Regulations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
8
Sep
Congressional Hearing to Focus on Obama Administration Loan to Failed Energy Firm Center for Public Integrity
6
Sep
Oil and Gas Companies Should Expect Increased SEC Scrutiny of Operations and Reserves Hunton Andrews Kurth

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