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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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Sep
Gulf States Request Comments on Draft Standard for Food Packaging Polyethylene Bags Keller and Heckman LLP
29
Sep
Solar Energy Lease – What Landlords Should Know Norris McLaughlin P.A.
28
Sep
EPA Publishes Final Risk Evaluation for HBCD Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
28
Sep
Massachusetts Finalizes Drinking Water Standard for PFAS Beveridge & Diamond PC
28
Sep
Energy & Sustainability Washington Updates – October 2020 Mintz
28
Sep
Montana Supreme Court Again Rejects Public Service Commission's Modifications to PURPA Contracts Beveridge & Diamond PC
28
Sep
Wholesale Markets Opened to Small Energy Producers Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
25
Sep
Prop 65 Victory For Chemical Industry In Monsanto Case Has Been Appealed Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
25
Sep
EPA Finalizes Important Changes to Agency Guidance Procedures Beveridge & Diamond PC
25
Sep
The Energizer – Volume 75 K&L Gates
25
Sep
EPA Announces 2020 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
25
Sep
House Passes Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act Van Ness Feldman LLP
25
Sep
DOI Releases Proposal to Revise Supplemental Financial Assurance Requirements for Offshore Decommissioning Costs Van Ness Feldman LLP
25
Sep
Final Risk Evaluation for HBCD Is Third Completed under TSCA Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
25
Sep
PFAS Levels In NH Ignored By Air Force CMBG3 Law
24
Sep
EPA Publishes Final SNUR for Carbon Nanotubes (Generic) (PMN P-15-54) Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
24
Sep
BSEE Renews Offshore Platform Decommissioning Guidelines Hunton Andrews Kurth
24
Sep
CEQ Issues NEPA Emergency Guidance Beveridge & Diamond PC
24
Sep
FCA Consultation on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures For 2021 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
24
Sep
Environmental Law In NJ To Protect Low Income Communities CMBG3 Law

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