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Volume XI, Number 336

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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
4
Nov
EPA Rule Eliminates Exemptions for Importers of Mercury-Containing Products Robinson & Cole LLP
4
Nov
EPA Posts Recording of Webinar on Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for 2022 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
4
Nov
Federal Agencies Reaffirm Commitment to Protecting Endangered Species, Providing Effective Pest Control Tools, and Regulating Pesticide Use in a Fair, Transparent, and Predictable Manner Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
4
Nov
EPA Proposes New Methane Regulations for Oil and Gas Facilities Van Ness Feldman LLP
3
Nov
Supreme Court May Limit EPA's Power to Regulate Carbon Emissions Mintz
3
Nov
Biden Administration Prioritizes Corporate Criminal Enforcement Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
3
Nov
SEC Publishes Sample Letter to Companies on Environmental Disclosures Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
3
Nov
UK Publishes New Climate Disclosure Requirements Mintz
3
Nov
EPA OIG Plans to Begin Fieldwork on Audit of EPA’s Process for Conducting New Chemical Reviews Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
3
Nov
U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Scope of EPA Authority over Power Plant Greenhouse Gas Emissions Beveridge & Diamond PC
3
Nov
The Management Systems Underlying ESG Reports Greenberg Traurig, LLP
3
Nov
FEMA Seeks Input on Updating the NFIP Program Van Ness Feldman LLP
2
Nov
Hydro Newsletter - Volume 8, Issue 11 Van Ness Feldman LLP
2
Nov
PFAS Updates: 3M’s Domestic and International PFAS Issues CMBG3 Law
2
Nov
Not So PFAS Jones Walker LLP
2
Nov
Potential Impact of EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap on CERCLA Cleanups Greenberg Traurig, LLP
2
Nov
As the PFAS Panic Continues, EPA Tries to Keep Up with the States Mintz
2
Nov
EPA Increases Environmental Justice- Related Reviews and Enforcement Robinson & Cole LLP
2
Nov
ESG’s Unintended Consequence – Lawsuits CMBG3 Law
1
Nov
What You Need to Know About the Biden Administration’s “Long-Term Strategy” with “Pathways to Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050” Hunton Andrews Kurth

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