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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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Choosing Advocacy over Candor Renders Patent Unenforceable McDermott Will & Emery
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Mar
Everyone Loses with New DOJ Policy Ending 30-Year Practice of Supplemental Environmental Projects Schiff Hardin LLP
18
Mar
What is Going on With OPEC?? Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
18
Mar
Texas Environmental Update: COVID-19 Note Bracewell LLP
18
Mar
EPA Finalizes TSCA CDR Rule Keller and Heckman LLP
18
Mar
All Things Chemical™ TSCA Update — A Conversation with Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Mar
LR, DTR, Prospectus Regulation and MAR: FCA Consultation on Climate-Related and Other ESG Disclosures Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
18
Mar
US District Court Orders USDA to Revise Errors Related to Organic Animal Welfare Rule Withdrawal Keller and Heckman LLP
18
Mar
Failure to Include A No-Build Analysis in Project Description Does Not Violate CEQA Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
17
Mar
RIVM Announces Article on Nanoparticle Exposure and Hazard in the Ceramic Industry Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Mar
Recent Federal Developments - Nanotechnology & Biobased Products - March 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Mar
Recent Federal Developments - FDA - March 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Mar
Recent Federal Developments - TSCA/FIFRA/TRI - March 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Mar
EPA Extends Self-Reporting Window for Toxic Substances Control Act Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
17
Mar
Recent Federal Developments - Environmental - March 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Mar
Recent Federal Developments - RCRA / CERCLA / CWA / CAA / PHMSA / SDWA - March 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Mar
UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Consults on New Climate-Related Disclosure Requirements following TCFD Recommendations Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
16
Mar
Tips for Trading Compliance During a Pandemic Bracewell LLP
16
Mar
Meeting Environmental Compliance and Cleanup Requirements During the Pandemic Greenberg Traurig, LLP
14
Mar
COVID-19: Congressional, Federal Agency and Electric Sector Planning for Continued Operations Van Ness Feldman LLP

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