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Volume XI, Number 209

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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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Jun
States and Federal Government Continue to Advance Plastics Recycling and Minimum Recycled Content Mandates Beveridge & Diamond PC
30
Jun
Climate-Related Financial Risk: (Net) Zeroing in on Key Private Equity Considerations under the Biden Administration’s Executive Order Proskauer Rose LLP
30
Jun
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Natural Gas Pipelines' Authority to Exercise Eminent Domain Power over State Land Van Ness Feldman LLP
30
Jun
IRS Further Extends Continuity Safe Harbor for ITC, PTC Projects Foley & Lardner LLP
30
Jun
IRS Provides Relief on Begin Construction Continuity Requirements McDermott Will & Emery
30
Jun
Fourteen Months Later and Still Waiting for Any Court to Apply SCOTUS's Maui Functional Equivalence Test Mintz
30
Jun
EC Committee States More Data Needed to Assess Safety of Notified Platinum Nanomaterials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
30
Jun
Commissioner Lee Emphasizes the Role and Responsibilities of the Corporate Board Concerning ESG and Climate Change Mintz
29
Jun
Article Importers May Face Another TSCA Obligation, This One Related to PFAS Beveridge & Diamond PC
29
Jun
Yes, Let's "Legislatively Define" WOTUS! Mintz
29
Jun
Vermont PFAS Legislation Passes – Businesses Feel Impact CMBG3 Law
29
Jun
Manufacturers and Importers of 20 High-Priority Chemicals and 30 Organohalogen Flame Retardants Must Submit Data to EPA Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
29
Jun
Supreme Court Update: Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (No. 20-543), Transunion LLC v. Ramirez (No. 20-297), Hollyfrontier Cheyenne Refining v. Renewable Fuels Ass’n (No. 20-472), Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. (No. 20-255), Wiggin and Dana LLP
29
Jun
SEC Chairman Gensler Re-Affirms Focus on Climate Change Disclosures Mintz
29
Jun
SEC Commissioner Roisman Continues Critique of New Climate Change Disclosure Requirements Mintz
29
Jun
Organic reform: close to completion! Keller and Heckman LLP
28
Jun
FERC Endeavors to Encourage Transmission Development in Coordination With States Bracewell LLP
28
Jun
The Energizer – Volume 92 K&L Gates
28
Jun
NJ BPU Extends the Deadline for Completing TREC Projects, but Remains Silent as to Timing of a Successor Program Norris McLaughlin P.A.
25
Jun
Forced Labor Sanctions in the Solar Industry – What You Need to Know Foley & Lardner LLP

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