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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
14
Mar
The Florida Environmental Approach: Water Management Florida Coastal School of Law
13
Mar
EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
13
Mar
FERC and Constellation Energy Commodities Group Settle Investigation Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
13
Mar
Will a Moratorium on Confined Animal Feeding Operations Ever Get Through the Indiana General Assembly? Northeastern University School of Law
12
Mar
Energy and Climate Debate - Legislative and Regulatory Update March 11, 2012 Mintz
12
Mar
A Void for Vagueness: Florida’s Confinement Law Northeastern University School of Law
10
Mar
Refinery in Coffeyville, Kan., to Pay Almost $1M Civil Penalty for Environmental Violations Related to Air Emissions U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
10
Mar
EPA Issues 2011 Fuel Economy Trends Report/Fuel economy edges to record high as carbon pollution levels drop to new low U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
10
Mar
EPA Seeks Comment on Minor Reinterpretation of Rules on PCBs in Building Materials Mintz
10
Mar
Governor Signs Wetlands Reform Bill: 2011 Wisconsin Act 118 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
9
Mar
Kansas Refinery to Pay Nearly $1 Million Penalty for Environmental Violations Related to Air Emissions U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
9
Mar
The Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds That The Absolute Pollution Exclusion Is Applicable To Bat Guano von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
8
Mar
Non-EU Countries Oppose Inclusion of Emissions from Airlines in EU ETS McDermott Will & Emery
8
Mar
Army Seeks Public Comment on $7 Billion in Renewable Energy Procurement Mintz
8
Mar
Increasing Offshore Wind Projects: A Focus on Regulatory Authority Florida Coastal School of Law
8
Mar
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Adopts “Waiver Rule" Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
6
Mar
FERC Rejects Charges to GFAs for New Regional Transmission Project Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
6
Mar
Urban Waters Federal Partnership Launches Ambassadors Program to Support Revitalizing Urban Waterways in U.S. Communities / First Ambassador Selected; Will Help Coordinate Los Angeles River Watershed Project U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
5
Mar
Senator Bingaman Introduces Clean Electricity Standard McDermott Will & Emery
5
Mar
USEPA Proposes to Retain Current GHG Thresholds in Step 3 of the Tailoring Rule Schiff Hardin LLP

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