January 17, 2021

Volume XI, Number 17

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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
9
Jan
Conto Energia IV Deadline Extended for Photovoltaic Plants on Public Administration Property McDermott Will & Emery
9
Jan
Environmental Due Diligence Issues Clarified by EPA for 2013 and Beyond – Tenants and Other Operators Beware Barnes & Thornburg LLP
8
Jan
Energy & Environment Law Update – January 8, 2013 Mintz
8
Jan
EPA Releases First Set of Draft Risk Assessments Under Existing Chemicals Work Plan Effort U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
7
Jan
Transocean Agrees to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crime and Enter Civil Settlement to Resolve U.S. Clean Water Act Penalty Claims from Deepwater Horizon Incident U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
7
Jan
EPA Proposes Partial Disapproval of Wisconsin's Plan for Implementing the PM2.5 NAAQS and Sierra Club Files a Lawsuit to Force EPA Action Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
7
Jan
Regulatory Environment for Shale Gas Production Bracewell LLP
6
Jan
Is Your Combustion Unit a Boiler or an Incinerator? - EPA Finalizes "NHSM" Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Rule Barnes & Thornburg LLP
6
Jan
Trade Policy and International Commerce: Issues to be Hotly Debated in Washington in 2013 Bracewell LLP
5
Jan
U.S. EPA Announces Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utility - Agreement will reduce emissions by 15,000 tons annually U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
5
Jan
EPA Issues Hydraulic Fracturing Study Progress Report Bracewell LLP
5
Jan
First Lawsuit Filed Over Gloucester County Train Derailment of November 30, 2012 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
4
Jan
Fiscal Cliffhanger: Congress Passes Federal Tax & Health Care Legislation for 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
4
Jan
Key Energy Tax Provisions Included in ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Legislation McDermott Will & Emery
4
Jan
Solar Shingles Come (Back) to Michigan Varnum LLP
3
Jan
EPA Issues Revised PM2.5 Ambient Air Quality Standards Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
3
Jan
The Fiscal Cliff Deal’s Impact on Clean Energy Mintz
2
Jan
Responding to Hurricane Sandy U.S. Department of Labor
1
Jan
Pleading Unjust Enrichment Does Not Support a Claim for the Underlying Trade Secret Misappropriation McDermott Will & Emery
31
Dec
Canadian Government Approves CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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