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Volume XII, Number 340

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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 are 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.

For hourly updates on the latest news about environmental and energy laws, regulations, and legislation, be sure to follow our Environmental Regulation & Energy Law Twitter feed and sign up for complimentary e-news bulletins.

Date Title Organization
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Nov
Proposed Rule Would Require Government Contractors to Disclose Climate-Related Risks Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
10
Nov
EPA Awards $7.7 Million for Research Grants to Improve Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures in the Environment Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
10
Nov
Revised Flood Hazard Area Control Act & Stormwater Rules to be Proposed on December 2, 2022 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
10
Nov
US Patent Office Seeks to Positively Impact Climate by Accelerating Examination ArentFox Schiff LLP
9
Nov
Are You Ready for District of Columbia’s Transportation Benefits Equity Law (Parking Cash Out Law)? Jackson Lewis P.C.
9
Nov
Key Takeaways | Hospitals and Renewable Energy: New Financial Incentives and Opportunities in the Inflation Reduction Act [VIDEO] McDermott Will & Emery
9
Nov
The Energizer – Volume 109 K&L Gates
8
Nov
Class Action Litigation Newsletter | Fall 2022 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
8
Nov
Saying EPA's implementation of its PFAS road map is going to "increase legal liability" is like saying seat belts will cause more car accidents! Mintz
8
Nov
Foley Automotive Report November 08 2022 Foley & Lardner LLP
8
Nov
Offshore Wind Comes to the Gulf of Mexico Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Nov
Up In Smoke – CA Court of Appeal Dismisses Prop 65 Case Against Water Pipe Manufacturer Narrowly Construing The Term “Expose” Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
8
Nov
CERCLA PFAS Comment Period Closes CMBG3 Law
8
Nov
U.S. Interior Department Initiates Actions to Protect Colorado River System, Reduce Deliveries Greenberg Traurig, LLP
8
Nov
DPR Announces Agreement with Amazon to Pay Nearly Five Million Dollars for Illegal Pesticide Sales in California Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Nov
Public Comments Requested on Additional Aspects of the IRA Clean Energy Tax Incentives, including Clean Hydrogen Production, Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Clean Commercial Vehicles and EV Charging Stations Mintz
7
Nov
EPA Will Expand Environmental Performance Standard and Ecolabel Recommendations for Federal Purchasing Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Nov
Central Banks Should Consider Climate and Biodiversity Shocks When Stress Testing Financial Institutions Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
7
Nov
EPA Will Hold Webinar on Its Approach Reviewing Mixed Metal Oxides, including New and Modified Cathode Active Materials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
7
Nov
EPA Takes Action to Address Illegal Destruction of Streams and Wetlands in Missouri and Nebraska U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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