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Volume XI, Number 23

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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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Jul
Energy and Environment Update- July 29, 2012 Mintz
31
Jul
Major Provisions of Pennsylvania’s Oil and Gas Act Deemed Unconstitutional Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
30
Jul
U.S. Food Safety Regulations & Foreign Operations: International Processors Discuss Varnum LLP
30
Jul
EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
30
Jul
MSU Releases Impact Study of Michigan’s Food & Ag Sector Varnum LLP
29
Jul
DTE Energy on Track to Reduce Mercury Emissions Varnum LLP
29
Jul
Climate for Formaldehyde Exposure Product Liability Litigation Intensifies Barnes & Thornburg LLP
29
Jul
Illinois Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Clean Air Act Violations Involving Asbestos U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
28
Jul
Reconsideration Motion Fails in Middlefield McDermott Will & Emery
27
Jul
EPA Stormwater Regulations Continue to Drift Greenberg Traurig, LLP
27
Jul
EPA Kicks Off Third Annual Energy Star National Building Competition U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
27
Jul
Changes to the Feed-In Tariff Scheme for Non-Solar Photovoltaic Technologies in the UK McDermott Will & Emery
27
Jul
300+ New England Buildings Compete in Energy Star National Building Competition U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
27
Jul
Fruit Growers: Don’t Wait to Make Calls about Crop Insurance Varnum LLP
26
Jul
Wind Turbine Tax Assessment Confusion Varnum LLP
26
Jul
Department of Interior Secretary Endorses Federal Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing McDermott Will & Emery
26
Jul
Detroit Considers Streetlight Savings Varnum LLP
25
Jul
New York Governor Floats Idea to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in Majority of New York Counties McDermott Will & Emery
25
Jul
Pollution Pact in Wisconsin: U.S. EPA Issues Fines, Orders Upgrades at Coal-Fired Power Plants Center for Public Integrity
25
Jul
EPA Fines Violators for Failure to Report Chemical Data U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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